SY24/25 School Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA)

Location : Oakland, CA
Salary : Depends on Experience

PediaStaff is thrilled to announce a full-time opportunity for a School-Based Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant (COTA) in the Oakland area for the SY24/25.  Our Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant works under the direction of the Occupational Therapist providing educationally related occupational therapy to students with an IEP or 504 plan.  Looking for a compassionate and student-centered COTA for grades K-12 working at 2 sites, who is a team player and forward-thinking. Be part of a collaborative team that works to ensure students are prepared to succeed in college, career, and life.

We invite you to be a part of our team and directly impact students’ ability to communicate, learn, and thrive in the school environment – and, enjoy a rewarding compensation package.

Secure a fabulous SY24/25 position now and then……enjoy your summer!  Here is a glimpse of what we offer:

  • Competitive Pay: Estimated* weekly pay of up to $1570 depending on experience coupled with an attractive benefits package.
  • 12-month Benefits Plan: Optional program for school-based professionals covering pay benefits during summer break.
  • Comprehensive Insurance: Medical, dental, and vision — your medical benefit is available for only $29.00 per week.
  • Housing Allowance: If you're coming from afar, we've got you covered with a weekly per diem allowance based on your IRS eligibility.
  • Credentialing Reimbursements: We support your professional journey with licensure and credentialing reimbursements.
  • 401(k): Savings program with matching contributions.
  • Weekly Pay: Enjoy the convenience of weekly pay through direct deposit.
  • Clinical Support: At PediaStaff, you're never alone!


  • Graduation from an accredited Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant program
  • 2 years experience working with children with disabilities ages 4 to 18; educational setting is preferred

PediaStaff delivers flexible staffing solutions in pediatric and educational-based settings. We offer excellent hourly rates and Per Diem based on IRS eligibility.

PediaStaff provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PediaStaff complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location where the company does business.

* Estimated weekly pay includes projected hourly wages and weekly meal and lodging per diems for eligible clinicians based on nationally published GSA rates. 

Come and join a team that truly cares about you and your needs!

Job ID : JO-2406-27205

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