School Occupational Therapy Assistant


Job Details

Location Orland Park, IL
Discipline COTA
Date Posted April 02, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: Full-Time School Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) Contract Position

Company: Sunbelt

Job Location: Orland Park IL area

Job Type: Contract, Part Time (2-3 days/week)

Sunbelt is currently seeking a highly motivated and passionate Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to join our team in a full-time school contract position. As a leading provider of staffing solutions in the healthcare industry, we specialize in connecting talented professionals with rewarding job opportunities.


  • Provide direct occupational therapy services to students in a school setting under the supervision of a licensed Occupational Therapist (OT)
  • Implement individualized treatment plans and interventions to help students achieve their goals and improve functional abilities
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other members of the educational team to support students' participation and progress in the academic environment
  • Conduct assessments, gather data, and maintain accurate documentation of therapy sessions and student progress
  • Adapt and modify activities, equipment, and environments to promote students' independence and engagement
  • Provide guidance and education to parents, teachers, and staff regarding strategies and techniques to support students' occupational therapy needs


  • Valid Illinois Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) license
  • Previous experience working with pediatric populations, preferably in a school setting, preferred
  • Strong knowledge of occupational therapy principles, practices, and techniques
  • Ability to develop and implement individualized treatment plans based on student needs and goals
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate effectively with students, parents, teachers, and other team members
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and problem-solving skills to address diverse student needs and changing situations


  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive health benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Sick leave pay
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment

If you are a dedicated and compassionate Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant seeking a fulfilling opportunity to make a difference in students' lives, we encourage you to apply for this full-time school contract position with Sunbelt. Please submit your resume to the hiring manager Jessica at [email protected]

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Sunbelt is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. No question on the website is used for the purpose of limiting or excluding any applicant’s consideration for employment on any basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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