School-based Occupational Therapy Vacancies

 Updated 11/19/2015

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

Vacancy list will be updated as needed.

CHARTER SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES - these are mostly small caseloads, usually requiring less than 5 service hours/week

Reaching All Minds Academy 
2703 Holloway st.
Durham NC 27703
Contact:  Mr. Mckoy, Ms. Angela Cheek or Eboni Maynard 
Phone #:  919 596 1899
Summit Charter School
Contact Kim Stiwinter, EC Coordinator

Thunderbird Preparatory Academy in Cornelius, NC, is in need of an OT to provide OT evaluations and services at the school and keep data on IEP goals approximately 5 hours a week. Flexible schedule.  Contact: Angela Sanderline, EC Coordinator, Thunderbird Preparatory Academy;  704-412-1024 or

Alamance County Schools

Alamance-Burlington School System is currently seeking to fill a school-based occupational therapy position for the 2015-16 school year. The position is full-time, 10 months. 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


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

Full-time, 10-month Occupational Therapist position. Come work at the beach along the beautiful coast. Candidate must hold a degree in occupational therapy from an accredited occupational therapy professional program recognized by NCBOT and have completed all fieldwork requirements.

Please contact:

Kim Sarver, Director
Exceptional Children's Programs
Carteret County Schools
107 Safrit Drive
Beaufort, NC 28516


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

Chatham Co. Schools


Cleveland County Schools

Cleveland County Schools is seeking a Lead Occupational Therapist.  For additional information, please see our Job Board at:


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  20 to 30 hours per week. The position begins August 17, 2015.   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 or call ext. 2124


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


Lincoln Co. Schools

Occupational Therapist Position Vacancy 2015-16: Interested individuals should contact Dr. Jennifer Cash, Director of the Exceptional Children's Program at telephone (704) 736-1017, extension 30128 and email address    The OT position vacancy announcement can be found on the Lincoln County Schools web site at<> under the Human Resources Department.


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


Newton-Conover City Schools

Full-time 10-month OT position at public separate school now open. Interested applicants should contact Heidi Bedington at

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


Richmond County Schools


Richmond County Schools is currently seeking a Full Time (10 Month) Occupational Therapist in Hamlet, NC

New Grads Welcome!
Passion for Differentiated Instruction, Inclusion and Strong Professional Collaboration skills required.
Will Train the right applicant in School Based OT provision if no prior school based work experience.


Contact -    Dr. Theresa Gardner, Director of Exceptional Education


Richmond County Schools


118 Vance Street, Hamlet, NC 28345        

Phone: (910) 582-5860             Fax: (910) 582-7854

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,


Surry Co. Schools



Wake Co. Schools

Hiring Occupational Therapists
Requirements: Licensed to practice Occupational Therapy in NC
Overview: 12 month and 10 month positions available; Flexible schedule; Opportunities for growth, learning, and professional development; Access to other OTs through biweekly team meetings; Work closely with Speech Language Pathologists and Physical Therapists; Join a dynamic OT department that provides assessments and direct services to students
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Wilson Co. Schools


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Summit Charter School

Seeking Occupational Therapist

Contact Kim Stiwinter, EC Coordinator