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Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant – COTA
July 20, 2017 The Children's Center

The Children’s Center for Neurodevelopmental Studies in Glendale is looking for a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) to join our team.  We are a small non-profit private school that serves children with Autism and other Developmental Delays and diagnoses.  The Center also provides outpatient clinical services for students and the community, during the after-school hours.  We are looking for a COTA to provide in clinic therapy services during the afternoon to early evening hours.  The COTA will provide therapeutic services and implement a therapeutic treatment plan to address the goals and objectives for clients, prescribed by the supervising Occupational Therapist.  Essential job functions in this role also include:  demonstration of clinical reasoning in treatment planning, implementation and monitoring of client’s progress, as well as timely and thorough documentation of all services.  The therapist must be able to collaborate within an interdisciplinary team and effectively communicate client progress to caregivers and families on a regular basis.  Pediatric experience in this field is highly preferred.  We are looking for a person who would do part-time work or possibly full-time, depending on the needs.  Our school is expanding and we need your assistance.  This is a great opportunity to work with an excellent team. One of our teachers was recently recognized as the Outstanding Special Education Teacher of the Year by the National Association of Special Education Teachers.  We have also been recognized recently as the Outstanding Charity of the Month by the Mayor of the City of Glendale.

Requirements: Must have received their Associates Degree or higher from and accredited COTA program and hold an AZ State License.  Must have a current fingerprint clearance card, must pass a background clearance check, CPR/First Aid card, Arizona State Driver’s license, able to pass a drug test, have three written letters of reference, and be willing to get training on “Article 9” and “Prevention and Support” (we can assist training).  Ideal candidates will be positive team players who genuinely care about children with special needs.

Apply on site at The Children’s Center, 5430 W. Glenn Dr., Glendale, respond to this ad or apply online at our website.   For more information, see

For questions call David in Human Resources at 623-915-0345 ext. 209