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Job Opening Information PHYSICAL THERAPIST

Job Number
74 SPE 20

Position Title
Required Application Type
Teacher / Admin
Job Description


Part-time to full-time position; 10 months per year, school calendar; hours per day dependent on site location

  • Evaluates the degree of function and disability and completes and submits appropriate documentation to CSE, Administrative staff or principal
  • Drafts appropriate annual goals and short-term objectives to present at the annual CSE meeting
  • Evaluates and re-evaluates short-term objectives on a quarterly basis throughout the school year
  • Keeps abreast of changes and developments in the field by attending professional meetings, reading professional journals and other publications
  • Performs Physical Therapy procedures upon the written order or referral of a licensed physician in accordance with state law
  • Participates with other personnel in the formation of students’ Individual Educational Program (IEP)
  • Instructs and participates in faculty in-service educational program
  • Utilizes adaptive equipment, materials and seating in order to permit the student to function more independently in the school environment
  • Carries out treatment program as identified through evaluation and IEP, and maintains appropriate and accurate documentation regarding assessment, planning and treatment outcome
  • Instructs parents and school personnel with regard to follow-up of therapy goals
  • Supervises therapist assistant and documents in accordance with state law
  • Identifies assistive technologies that will enhance student's functional performance and provides required documentation for funding
  • Develops and refines gross motor skills to improve functional activities
  • Follows the schedule and building procedures of the building of assignment
  • Carries out all other duties as assigned
Civil Service Title
Job Qualifications

Valid NYS Registration/License as a Physical Therapist

  • Experience with students with special needs preferred
  • This is a competitive position pending the Civil Service Training and Experience exam.

Salary:  Per Educational Association contract plus comprehensive benefits package.

Application Procedure

Please complete your file by submitting the following information:

*  Employment application

*  Letter of interest

*  Detailed résumé

*  Evidence of NYS certification, license or Registration Certificate (if applicable)

*  College undergraduate and graduate transcripts conferring degree

*  If no college education, furnish a copy of high school diploma or GED

*  One to three current, dated and signed letters of professional reference (must be less than 1 yr. old)

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