Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant


This position is a rare opportunity to join an exciting team. The regional Educational Service District 171 (ESD 171) is seeking a dynamic team player interested in making an impact in the lives of district staff as the Occupational Therapist Assistant for 29 School Districts within our ESD region.  The occupational therapist assistant will develop, implement and document treatment programs directly for students with disabilities within the scope of an occupational therapist assistant and/or supervise such treatment programs carried out by a certified occupational therapy assistant and/or technician to meet treatment goals.  Assess and recommend environmental modifications and equipment adaptations to assure accessibility for students with disabilities. Must be able to communicate well with the multidisciplinary team (including parents), maintain up-to-date cumulative treatment notes for all students, follow all relevant state and federal regulations for special education and Part C (Early Intervention) of IDEA, and understand and follow Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).  Participate in on-going professional development.  Attend essential agency and district meetings as well as conferences as necessary.  This position is based in Wenatchee, Washington.

Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant April 2022

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How to Apply

All completed packets must be submitted on-line and include:

  • Updated Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two Professional Letters of Recommendation (less than a year old)
  • Sexual Misconduct Form

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Frequently Asked Questions

Due to Governor Inslee’s proclamation 21-14.1 dated August 20, 2021 all NCESD employees are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or provide supporting documentation for a valid health or religious exemption. New hires will need to provide such documentation on or before their first day of work.

NCESD Non-Discrimination Statement:

The North Central ESD provides equal employment opportunity and treatment for all applicants and staff in the recruitment, hiring, retention, assignment, transfer, promotion, and training. Such equal employment opportunity is provided without discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, families with children, or the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person, veteran status. Inquiries concerning equal opportunity or the application of Title IX, Title VII, ADA, Section 504 and ADEA may be directed to Suzanne Reister, Executive Director HR, North Central ESD, 430 Olds Station Road, Wenatchee, WA 9880l.

The NCESD is an Equal Opportunity Employer.