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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

Starting date – September 2021 (with the possibility of taking on some referrals from June 2021)
Pridwin Preparatory School is a leading boys’ prep school situated in Melrose in Johannesburg. It prepares boys for entry into the top high schools in the country. Many of our boys also gain entry into prominent high schools in other parts of the world.

The OT practice is well-established within the school. It has been built up over the past 12 years, offering therapy in mornings and afternoons five days a week. The OT works within the school as part of a multi-disciplinary team (speech therapist, physiotherapist, remedial therapist, and teachers), but is not employed by the school. The practice is currently available for purchase and includes equipment, resources, and assessment tools. For further details, please contact Louise on 083 628 1166 or email loustof@gmail.com.

THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS POSITION ARE:

  • Occupational Therapist registered with the HPCSA and OTASA
  • MPS or other malpractice insurance
  • Extensive paediatric experience, preferably within a school environment
  • Sensory integration training
  • Good problem-solving skills, organisational and administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Competence in speaking, reading and writing English
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team, including advising teachers on supportive strategies to use within the classroom
  • Preferably available to practice in mornings and afternoons
  • Clearance certificate in terms of the Sexual Offences Act

Should you be interested in taking over this practice, please forward your CV together with three contactable references to headmaster@pridwin.co.za and cc loustof@gmail.com by 30 April 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date
30/04/2021
Pridwin Preparatory School, Melrose, Johannesburg
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