Website School District of New Richmond
Inspire Every Student to Learn to His or Her Potential
The Physical Therapist is responsible for the evaluation, program development, and delivery of physical therapy to eligible students. Responsibilities also include the evaluation of student progress, program evaluation, consultation and training for staff and parents, and liaison services with medical and other outside service agencies.
Director of Student Services
1. Assess student needs to determine functional level, gross and fine motor abilities and sensory/motor abilities to establish performance baselines.
2. Participate in multidisciplinary team decision making and in writing individual education program goals and relating to therapy required in the educational setting.
3. Develop therapeutic programs to assist the student in the educational setting to include gross motor skill development and mobility.
4. Manage and provide related physical therapy in the educational setting using therapeutic and instructional methods that are appropriate to meet the stated objectives.
5. Provide consultation, in-service and training to teachers, aides, administrators, students and parents about assistive devices, adaptive equipment and classroom adaptations as necessary to promote gross motor movements.
6. Act as a liaison between medical and educational personnel regarding the child’s physical condition and its effectiveness on learning and level of functioning.
7. Document student progress and systematically evaluate the program.
8. Attend student, school and district level meetings as required.
9. Works cooperatively with staff, students, parents and the community.
10. Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
1. Licensure as a Physical Therapist.
2. Successful completion of an accredited physical therapy program.
3. Currently hold or eligible to hold a Wisconsin DPI certification.
4. Excellent communication skills in order to work effectively with community, parents, students and staff.
This work regularly requires sitting, standing, walking, speaking, hearing and occasionally requires pushing, pulling, lifting, and operating machines; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, and observing general surroundings and activities; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. school offices/classrooms/passageways).
District Application Guidelines
All applicants must apply using the WECAN website.
Please complete your application by clicking the box below:District Application
- Be sure to review the district’s requirements for the application process and provide all required documents.
- Some districts may require that candidates apply through an external link. If that is the case, the link will be noted in the job posting.
- If the posting does not indicate an external link, apply using your MASA online candidate profile and click on the box below.
- If you have not completed your candidate profile within our site, please do so by clicking here. Many districts search the profiles for promising candidates. To improve your outcome, please complete all requested information.
You will need to have a Jobsite account and be signed in to view your candidate profile.