Employment

Current Positions

Occupational Therapist OR Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant(COTA)

Dickinson, ND

The West River Student Services Unit is accepting applications for a Full-Time OR Part-Time Occupational Therapist (OT)/Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant(COTA) for the current school year. The OT will evaluate students to determine their functional levels and identify special needs. Plan and implement activities to assist special education students to benefit from their educational experiences.

Salary: DOE (Permanent) + Benefits include Health Insurance, Section 125 Cafeteria Plan, Sick and Personal Leave, Paid Retirement Program, and a Student Loan Forgiveness Plan

If interested in the position, please send a letter of application, resume, references, and a current copy of your teaching license to:

West River Student Services
Attn: Melissa Uetz, Director
P.O. BOx 1575
Dickinson, ND 58602

or email to: Melissa.Uetz@k12.nd.us


Special Education Coordinator

Dickinson, ND

Application deadline: 9-30-2019 or until filled

The Special Education Coordinator assists the special education director in analyzing, planning, implementing, and monitoring a comprehensive system of special education and related services.

  • Monitor and support compliance with IDEA procedures and paperwork
  • Serve as a coach, mentor, and/or trainer to special education staff throughout the district
  • Provide support to student teams in making recommendations regarding special education programming
  • Serve as a resource to school staff in developing solutions for learning and behavior challenges
  • Facilitate functional behavior assessments (FBAs) and behavior intervention plans (BIPs)
  • Assist in coordination of programs including ECSE and ESY
  • Assist the director in the development of unit policies and procedures
  • Other duties may be assigned by the Director

DOE (Permanent) + $10,000 unit cafeteria benefit plan. Unit pays BOTH sides of Teacher’s Retirement, Long Term Disability Insurance, $50,000 Basic Life Insurance Policy, Medical Flex, Dependent Care Flex, and Health Savings Account (HSA).

If interested in the position, please send a letter of application, resume, references, and a current copy of your teaching license to:

West River Student Services
Attn: Melissa Uetz, Director
P.O. BOx 1575
Dickinson, ND 58602

or email to: Melissa.Uetz@k12.nd.us

For additional information, please call West River Student Services at 701-483-1257 ext. 4.