Primary Purpose:

Plan and provide direct therapy to students with physical disabilities. Provide therapeutic intervention to eliminate or reduce problems or impairments that interfere with students’ ability to derive full benefit from the educational program.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Master’s degree in physical therapy or related program

Valid Texas license as a physical therapist granted by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of medical information and indications for physical therapy treatment

Skill in use of tests and measurements for assessing physical function

Ability to administer manual exercises and physical therapy treatments

Ability to instruct students and manage their behavior

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills