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Duties

RESPONSIBILITIES
Assessment
• demonstrates knowledge of formal and informal assessment procedures
• selects appropriate assessment instruments
• conducts assessments appropriately
• interprets assessment information accurately
• demonstrates knowledge of the screening/referral evaluation process
• conducts ongoing assessment of instructional/therapeutic goals and objectives

Provision of Instruction/Therapy/Counseling
• demonstrates an understanding of the content area
• defines and/or revises specific and sequential goals and objectives appropriate for student, based on assessment
• develops long range plan according to instructional/therapeutic sequence
• demonstrates daily preparation to achieve IEP goals and objectives
• selects, prepares and/or adapts materials to meet individual student’s needs

• organizes time, space, materials, equipment for instruction/therapy
• plans for substitute and has materials available at all times (when applicable)
• employs a variety of techniques, methods and materials appropriate for student needs
• demonstrates effective individual and group behavior management techniques

Communication Techniques
• communicates in an effective, constructive and positive manner with students and parents
• interacts positively and effectively with school personnel, including supervisors, administrators, teachers, auxiliary staff, building secretaries, etc., as an effective team member
• promotes positive public relations

Management Tasks
• facilitates, coordinates and/or schedules for teacher/therapist, classroom paraprofessional, student, district personnel
• manages and coordinates require meetings/conferences
• manages and coordinates required paperwork
• trains, supervises and evaluates paraprofessionals (when applicable)
• completes, monitors and/or forwards pupil data as required

Professionalism
• Follows policies and procedures of SWCCCASE
• Demonstrates professionalism while setting examples for students
• Demonstrates continual assessment of personal and program effectiveness, responds effectively to feedback
• Actively participates in the evaluation process
• Demonstrates flexibility and is adaptable to change
• Uses judgement appropriately
• Conducts self in appropriate and ethical manner
• Treats others with respect and dignity
• Participates in professional growth activities
• Maintains a clean work area
• Dresses appropriately

Communication Skills
• Performs as an integral member of the educational team
• Maintains confidentiality in matters related to this position
• Relates in a helpful, positive, and efficient manner with peers, supervisors, and all those in contact with SWCCCASE

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy or related area with a certificate in physical therapy
Current Illinois registration as a physical therapist
Verification of prior therapy experience

Salary/Benefits

Length of employment, salary and benefits determined by the Board of Directors of SWCCCASE

How to Apply

Apply online on our employment page at:  www.swcccase.org  

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/swcccase/onlineapp/default.aspx

Job Posting Date

4/8/2021

Start Date

8/6/2021