Physical Therapist

Category:  Special Education
Job Function: 


Provides a continuum of physical therapy and support services to the students and staff in Fulton County; Supports children’s ability to function, access, and participate safely in all school environments

Essential Duties

  • Assists in the development of Individual Education Plans and 504 Plans for eligible students
  • Collaborates with other members of in-school teams to plan and implement appropriate services for students
  • Provides physical therapy services as stated in the Individual Education Plan or 504 Plan
  • Recommends and assists in developing necessary adaptive equipment and modifications for specific student needs
  • Conducts appropriate assessments in accordance with District procedures and timelines and interprets results to teachers, parents, and other personnel
  • Provides assistance to teachers in making appropriate instructional modifications for students
  • Prepares and maintains required records and reports as directed by the District to monitor amount, type, and quality of services provided
  • Adheres to professional, ethical, and legal standards of practice
  • Adheres to all District policies and procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree


Must hold current licensure in Physical Therapy by the State of Georgia

Experience Qualifications

0-1 year related experience required


  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Working Conditions

  • Classroom environment

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift and carry 30-50 pounds with assistance
  • Ability to push or pull a maximum of 50 pounds
  • May require stooping or crouching
Posting ID:  29764

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