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Mineral County Schools 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726            Phone: 304-788-4200            Fax: 304-788-4204

Occupational Therapist




POSITION:                                 OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:      Director of Special Education


EMPLOYMENT TERM:              Minimum 200 days annually, pursuant to WV Code §18-5-45; extended employment terms may be established by the Mineral County Board of Education.

SALARY:                                    Pursuant to WV Code §18A-4-2, in accordance with Mineral County Teacher Salary Schedule, commensurate with experience and education level.

EVALUATION:                            Performance in this position will be evaluated by the immediate supervisor and in accordance with WV State Code §18A-2-12, WV State Board Policy 5310 and Mineral County Board of Education Evaluation Policy.  

JOB SUMMARY:                        Provide appropriate instruction to students and insure that the students meet the learning objectives and standards for the appropriate grade level.



  • Conducts student-specific evaluations, assessments, consultations;
  • Consults with students, families, school staff members, and other service providers to develop recommendations for treatment programs and techniques, to interpret evaluation results, and/or to coordinate the provision of treatment;
  • Develops, plans, leads, and/or participates in educational training and outreach activities to include program development and presentation of lectures and/or workshops;
  • Works with a multidisciplinary team;
  • Assists in the development and implementation of special programs;
  • Gathers, stores, and monitors dates related to student progress for use in assessing progress toward individualized education program goals and objectives;
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, educational personnel, and others;
  • Follows confidentiality procedures regarding students, parents/guardians, and staff members;
  • Demonstrates behavior which reflects established professional responsibilities;
  • Maintains records and submits monthly reports for Medicaid eligible services;
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by principal for Director of Special Education
  • Adheres to Employee Code of Conduct as outlined in Mineral County School’s Policy 3210; and
  • Performs other duties deemed appropriate and assigned by the Superintendent and/or immediate supervisor(s).



  • Valid West Virginia licensure to practice Occupational Therapy; Criminal background check conducted pursuant to WV Code §18-5-15c and/or §18A-3-10, as appropriate


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed drugs while in the workplace.  Alcohol and controlled substance which affects employee productivity, safety or judgment in the workplace will not be tolerated.



The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to reach, stand, walk, lift, grasp, write, talk, hear, see, use technology such as computers and multimedia equipment, and use repetitive motions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may frequently lift and/or move at least 10 pounds of materials.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff members.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Most commonly, the educational setting is indoors. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate (20-60 dB).


The information contained in the job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of duties performed by this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned by the Superintendent or his/her designee.

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MINERAL COUNTY SCHOOLS: 36 Baker Place, Keyser, WV. 26726      |      Phone: 304-788-4200      |      Fax: 304-788-4204
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