Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Position Available: Pediatric Occupational Therapist

As April is OT Awareness Month, I will be sharing some OT updates these next few weeks.

I am pleased to say a new school for children with special needs will be opening for September, 2014 enrollment. The school is looking to hire a pediatric occupational therapist, please see details:

Position: Pediatric Occupational Therapist 

Job: A full time occupational therapist position is now available at a newly opened special needs school
in Cairo, Egypt. The school will follow an American curriculum and offer an American diploma. OT needs
to provide a comprehensive range of services to a varied population. Students ages range from 3-18
years old and children have a wide range of diagnosis, such as Autism, CP, Down syndrome, Sensory
Processing Disorder and Learning Disabilities

Minimum requirements include: 

• Graduate of an accredited OT program ( Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree)
• 3-5 years experience working in pediatric setting
• Supervisory experience a plus
• Current license

Job duties include:

• Evaluate all students and develop appropriate treatment plan
• Treat students in 1:1 and/or group setting
• Educate teachers in OT recommendations to implement in the classroom
• Participate in staff and parent meetings

Benefits package includes:

• Salary based on experience + accommodations + travel allowance (one round trip ticket) + basic
health insurance

Position available: August 1, 2014

Position length of contract: 2 years

To apply: Email cover letter and CV to bis.occupationaltherapy@gmail.com

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