Black Bear Academy presents a career opportunity for an Occupational Therapist specializing in sensory processing deficits and other relational challenges, interested in working in a nationally recognized private preschool program for children starting at 18 months of age through kindergarten. OT will work on therapeutic team and primarily will collaborate with Speech Language Pathologists, who lead morning classes. OT will also lead individual and group sessions for children with various fine motor, sensory and learning needs. Benefits and salary are competitive with Chicago’s top private schools and include an unprecedented level of clinical mentoring, benefits, including continuing education, access to sensory gym and equipment, extremely small class sizes and the best curriculums.
Qualified candidates must be high energy, flexible to change, and have the ability to think on your feet.
OTR/L Master’s or Doctoral degree in Occupational Therapy from an accredited occupational therapy program approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association and Illinois State licensure
Black Bear Academy is a highly specialized, dynamic, private clinical program. We offer therapeutic classes, small group therapies, dyads, individual therapies and enrichments to address communication, feeding, independence, or delays and disorders related to, but not exclusively:
social skills/pragmatic language skills
fine motor skills
executive functioning skills