Occupational Therapist-Residential School

Occupational Therapist-Residential School

  We are seeking an Occupational Therapist for our school program.  As an Occupational Therapist at Heartspring, you are key to creating hope and opportunity for the children we serve. 

Heartspring OT’s work as part of an interdisciplinary team that includes teachers, speech therapists, physical therapists, medical professionals and residential supervisors. Our collaborative approach is designed to help students achieve their greatest possible levels of independence.

The Occupational Therapist at Heartspring Residential School administers assessments, plans and implements programs, and conducts occupational therapy treatment through direct and/or consultative services.  The OT also supervises any Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants and their program delivery.

If you are passionate about working with children and would like to be part of an innovative, inter-disciplinary team, this will be the best career of your life!  

The life-changing role of our Occupational Therapists:

  • Complete standardized and/or informal testing and functional assessments to assess fine motor skills or measure progress.
  • Provide direct and indirect occupational therapy services to residential and/or day-only students as specified in the Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
  • Consult with student teams in preparation for IEP meetings.
  • Attend IEP meetings as assigned.
  • Draft OT present level of performance reports and goals prior to IEP meetings.
  • Write programs and procedures as determined by the team in order to support IEP goals and objectives.
  • Attend student review meetings as scheduled.
  • Track the quality and quantity of OT data and compile data for all IEP objectives.
  • Train staff on new/revised OT programs and procedures as needed.
  • Document direct and indirect services provided for each student.


  • Bachelor's Degree in target field required
  • Must maintain current state licensure


Competitive salary based on experience.


Heartspring offers health, vision, and dental insurances, paid sick leave and paid vacation, and employees are eligible to begin contributions to a 403 (b) retirement vehicle after their first month of employment.  Additionally, we cover national and state membership dues, CEUS up to $1000 annually, licensing, and professional development.

Heartspring is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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Creating hope and opportunity that changes the lives of children with special needs and their families

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All job openings are located in Wichita, KS.

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