Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist (Educator II)


Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist
(Educator II)

Area: Experimental Education Unit

General Information
The Experimental Education Unit (EEU) is a comprehensive early childhood center providing inclusive educational services for families and children with and without disabilities from birth through kindergarten. Services are provided to children and families through a transdisciplinary approach characterized by collaboration in which professionals share their discipline specific information and skills with other members of the team including the family. To find out more about or center, review job description and apply please visit http://haringcenter.org/eeu/employment/ under the heading employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:
To work as a transdisciplinary team member serving children with disabilities the Experimental Education Unit.

  • Develop and carry out occupational therapy through the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) process or Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).
  • Provide direct treatment in an inclusive environment amongst a trans-disciplinary team.
  • Communicate and/or consult with families, teaching team, researchers, and other related service staff.
  • Record motor behaviors, analyze data, plan programs based on data, and measure progress;
  • Participate in various team meetings, in-service training, and continuing education courses as appropriate or required.
  • Maintain clinic/therapy environment and equipment.
  • Assessment of student needs by conducting the occupational therapy evaluation process.
  • Maintain records according to centers standards: IEP, IFSP, treatment notes, progress reports and evaluation reports.
  • Supervise and provide training for University students.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • Bachelors degree (graduation prior to 2003) or Masters degree (post-2003 graduation) in Occupational Therapy; Masters degree or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy
  • Washington State Occupational/Physical Therapy license;
  • For Occupational Therapists only: National NBCOT (National Board Certificate in OT);
  • Washington Certification ESA, or willingness to pursue
  • Observation and data collection skills;
  • Experience working with children with developmental delays preferred.

Minimal Qualifications:

  • High level of professional behavior and judgment specifically in areas of confidentiality, safety, and communications with student and coworkers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive, constructive relationships with students and families.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various team members.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • High level of adaptability and flexibility in response to changing needs of families students and the organization.
  • Ability to accept and respond appropriately to coaching and mentoring.
  • Commitment to professional growth and research.
  • Ability to organize and carry out responsibilities efficiently.

How to apply:

To be considered for a position as an Occupational Therapist or Physical Therapist at the Experimental Education Unit, each applicant will need to submit (1) cover letter highlighting your commitment to diversity and inclusion through your experience and teaching, (2) resume, and (3) three letters of recommendation via email to eeuweb@u.washington.edu.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt. Late applications will not be reviewed.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or dso@u.washington.edu.