Occupational Therapist

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  • Post Date: September 22, 2021
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Occupational Therapist

Renfrew County District School Board
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: September 20th 2021
Renfrew County is located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley in Eastern Ontario and stretches from the outskirts of Canada’s capital. The Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) covers an area that reaches to Deep River in the north-west, Arnprior in the east and the edges of Algonquin Park in the south.


We educate 9,400 students in 28 schools and are the third largest employer in Renfrew County.  At RCDSB, we celebrate the unique contributions of each individual. We cultivate an environment that values imagination and innovation. We guide and support our students as they consider the evolving opportunities of the 21st century and discover their own pathways to success.  As a member of the RCDSB team, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment.


We are currently recruiting for an Occupational Therapist. This position is 21 hours per week, 10 months of the year and is available immediately.


The Occupational Therapist will focus on school program patients with a variety of physical and psychosocial conditions.



  • Conduct assessments, interpret results and write comprehensive reports
  • Consult with teachers and other school staff, as well as student and parents
  • Lead students through individualized care plans – accurately assessing, communicating and providing treatment to facilitate goal attainment for the student
  • Plan for improvement of cognitive, physical, sensory and motor skills for students with diverse learning needs and support special equipment allocation process
  • Provide ongoing evaluation of student treatment plan progress
  • Provide written reports, as required, ensuring all documentation is aligned with college standards
  • Liaise with referral sources and funders to build relationships and ensure student’s needs are met
  • Support other initiatives or programs within the board as required
  • Other duties as assigned under the direction of the Principal of Special Services
  • Travel throughout the board’s jurisdiction required with occasional travel to meetings throughout the province
  • University degree in occupational therapy
  • Registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario
  • Three years of pediatric experience
  • Experience in clinical assessment
  • Ability to establish rapport with students and their families
  • Strong understanding of an educational setting and inclusion
  • Experience working within a team environment
  • Good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others
Additional Information
Applications must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. on September 27, 2021.


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This position is based out of the Mary Street Education Centre in Pembroke with travel throughout the RCDSB district. Prorated annual salary range is $36,983 to $45,697 (for 21 hours per week, 10 months per year).


The vacation periods for this position are over Christmas Break, March Break and approximately 8 weeks during the months of July and August.


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest. All offers of employment are conditional upon receipt of a current, original criminal background check which includes the vulnerable sector screening and is acceptable to the board.


Please advise the human resources department HRDept@rcdsb.on.ca prior to the closing date if you require accommodation at any time throughout the application process so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Contact Information
Renfrew County District School Board
Pembroke, Ontario

Website: www.rcdsb.on.ca

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