School-based Occupational Therapy Vacancies

 Updated 01/20/2015

Please send requests for posting a vacancy, including contact information/web address, to

Vacancy list will be updated as needed.

Alamance County Schools

Alamance-Burlington School System is currently seeking to fill a school-based occupational therapy position. The position is full-time, 10 months, starting at the end of December. Please contact Stefanie Nance, Related Services Program Specialist at or 336-570-6130 ext 37820 if interested.

Ashe County Schools

Contract Occupational Therapy Position. Applicant must hold Occupational Therapist license issued by the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy. Availability to bill Medicaid required. Application deadline is open until filled.

To express interest, please contact Terry Richardson, Director of Exceptional Children, at (336) 846-3221x. 240 or by email


Asheboro City Schools

10-month position serving students in 8 schools within the district. Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include 7% supplement, paid holidays, sick leave, vacation annual leave, cafeteria plan for pre-tax expenses, longevity pay, retirement system with employee participation, death benefit provision, health insurance, dental insurance, unemployment insurance, disability insurance, worker’s compensation, and tuition assistance program.  Interested candidates should contact Pam Johnson at 336 625-5104 or at


Asheville City Schools

Applications are being accepted for: Occupational Therapist

Paul Perrotta, EC Director

(828) 350-6128


Brunswick County Schools

Full-time occupational therapist position.  The position is listed on the NC DPI website under job vacancies and is listed as temporary although can become permanent. We serve beautiful coastal NC areas including Southport, Oak Island, and Ocean Isle.  Interested candidates should contact EC Director, Melissa Quinlan, at


Carteret County Schools

Seeking Occupational Therapist to work full time in school setting with children with disabilities ages 3-21; must be licensed in NC.

Please contact:

Debbie Sewell, Director
Exceptional Children's Programs
Carteret County Schools
107 Safrit Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516
252-728-4583, ext. 146


Catawba County Schools

Seeking Occupational Therapist to work full time in school setting with children with disabilities ages 3-21; must be licensed in NC

Please contact Sharon M. Freitag, OTR/L Lead clinician/Autism Team/Assistive Technology Team Occupational Therapy Department

Catawba County Schools Exceptional Children



Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools

Job Title:  Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Minimum Educational Requirements:  Completion of a certified occupational therapy assistant course from an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved program and current North Carolina License for Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

Term:  10 month position

Licensure Area:  North Carolina Occupational Therapy Assistant License

Description:  Provide occupational therapy services to students at various schools or educational settings in the district under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist.  Occupational therapy services include but are not limited to the following: assist Occupational Therapist with gathering data, developing goals and implementing intervention plans if indicated; collaborate with school teams, parents and other service providers; attend Individual Education Program (IEP) meetings; provide direct and/or consultative services per IEP; comply with documentation requirements; and provide in-service training to IEP team members.

Additional Job Information:  Certification by the American Occupational Therapy Certification board – NC Occupational Therapy Assistant license (required); minimum 1 year experience in a school setting (preferred)

Apply online: Careers

Contact:  Gloria Graham, Lead Occupational Therapist at

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools:

Immediate openings for full-time Occupational Therapist

  • Excellent mentoring opportunities with large, dynamic OT staff
  • Degree in occupational therapy from accredited university required
  • Apply on-line:

Click here to review VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT


Chatham Co. Schools


Clinton City Schools

Clinton City Schools, Clinton, NC is seeking a part- time certified occupational therapist to serve students ages 3-21 attending school in the LEA and found eligible for occupational therapy services. For additional information, interested applicants may contact Emily Pope, EC Director, at 910-592-3132 or by email at


Craven County Schools

New Bern, NC

Occupational Therapist Position opening.  Please apply at our website address

Contact  is or phone 252-514-6310 for an interview.


Cumberland Co. Schools


Currituck County Schools

Currituck County has a 10.5 month contract OT position.(Click here to review the detailed job description.) Individuals meeting the qualifications for this position are invited to submit an online application, a letter expressing their interest, résumé, transcripts, three (3) letters of reference (sent by individuals who know applicant’s professional skills), and any other pertinent information to Anne Mackin, Director of Personnel, Currituck County Schools, 2958 Caratoke Highway, Currituck NC 27929. Applications can be found at


Dare County Schools

Occupational Therapist - Must hold or be eligible to hold appropriate certification and NC state licensure. Contact George Graham, EC Director, Central Office at 252-480-8888, ext. 1926 or

Durham County Schools

Durham Public Schools has a 10-month OT position available with  an approximate start date of August 18th. For more information, please click here or contact Richard Lemke at or (919) 684-5684.

Guilford Co. Schools

Five full-time, 10-month newly created positions now open. Candidates must hold a degree in occupational therapy from an accredited occupational therapy professional program recognized by NCBOT and have completed all fieldwork requirements. Two years of experience as an occupational therapist, preferably in a school system or pediatric practice setting or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.  Contact Fonda Curtis at or 336-370-2376.


Harnett Co. Schools

Contact Sharon Best at


Haywood Co. Schools

Haywood County Schools, which is located just west of Asheville in the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, needs a part-time Occupational Therapist to serve students district wide  for  10 to 12 hours of contract therapy services per week – The position begins September 9, 2014 and ends June 30, 2015.  Experience with preschool children is preferred.  Applicant must have current Occupational Therapy license through the North Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy. Please send resume and letter of interest to Haywood County Schools Exceptional Children Director Joan Ferrara at 


Hickory Public Schools

Hickory Public Schools is currently seeking to fill a school-based Occupational Therapy position. The position is full-time, 10 months. Contact information is provided.

Contact Hickory Public Schools

Attn:  Amanda Byrd



Johnston Co. Schools

Contact Sharon Best at


Family, Infant and Preschool Program

Morganton, NC

Early childhood intervention program serving 5-county area in the foothills of Blue Ridge mountains. Contact Dathan Rush, Ed.D., CCC-SLP at (828) 430-7952 or


Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools


Orange Co. Schools

Two full-time 10-month  OT positions now open. See the link below for details:


Randolph Co. Schools

Randolph County Schools is hiring for a part-time OT position:





Central Services

Brooke Moser

Occupational Therapist

*must hold a valid OT license

15.5 hours weekly/10 months


Rockingham Co. Schools


Sampson County Schools

10 month employee COTA needed. State salary schedule and benefits. Send resume and references to Ann Johnson, EC Director at


Scotland County Schools

10-month, full-time Occupational Therapist position.  May supervise a COTA. Salary plus local supplement.  Position open until filled.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and current resume by email to: Larry Johnson, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources,


Summit Charter School

Seeking Occupational Therapist

Contact Kim Stiwinter, EC Coordinator



Surry Co. Schools


Union Co. Public Schools

Located just south of Charlotte, NC.  Two OTR positions available immediately - both 10 month positions, 1 on year round schedule, one on traditional schedule. Pediatric or school experience required. Please contact Janet Mapes at


Wilson Co. Schools


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