Physical Therapist
Clayton County Public Schools - Jonesboro, GA

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Clayton County Public Schools is seeking applicants for the following position(s):

Physical Therapist

Job Type:
SPECIAL EDUCATION GENERAL CURRICULUM (P-12)

Duty Days: 185

Salary Range: According to CCPS Teacher Salary Schedule

Field(s)/Endorsement(s): SPECIAL EDUCATION PHYSICAL AND HEALTH DISABILITIES (P-12)

Job Description: Provides leadership in process development, implementation, and coordination of the Physical Therapy program within the District. Provides screening, evaluation, educational program and transition planning, therapeutic intervention, and exit planning for students identified with or suspected of having disabilities that interfere with their ability to perform daily life and academic activities. Provides support, recommends strategies, modifications and accommodations to the general educational body for exceptional students in the classroom. Serves students with Individual Education Plans (IEPs) and 504 Plans such as evaluating, planning, instruction, and monitoring progress.

Additional Job Information:
Plans and conducts PT sessions and programs, as indicated by the educational plan. Completes routine paperwork within the prescribed time frames: i.e. EIP's, assessments, progress notes, and Medicaid. Attends designated team meetings and conferences. Contributes PT information and observations to interdisciplinary team members, parents, and physicians as appropriate.

Follows the program's philosophy and guidelines to meet goals and objectives of the students' educational program. Participates in professional development.

Reports on all employees and student-related incident/accidents pertaining to PT.

Maintains confidentiality of student information. Assists in ordering and maintaining PT supplies. Keeps abreast of current literature related to PT interventions and general student care and utilizes group and individual therapy skills in the delivery of program services.
Provides supervision of non-certified and certified assistant personnel.

Conducts and supervises the inspection and proper use of PT equipment. Collaborates with team members to develop caseloads.

All other duties, as assigned and required, in order to perform the above services.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy (PT) from an accredited college or university required. Minimum 3 years experience. Prior experience in providing Physical Therapy in a K-12 public school environment, or rehabilitation settings; makes decisions and final recommendations which routinely affect the activities of others. Current license in Physical Therapy issued by the state of Georgia.

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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