School-Based Physical Therapist & PTA Jobs

School physical therapists do more than strengthen motor skills and treat ailments; they strengthen lives, families, and communities. As the number of school-aged children affected by physical disabilities continues to rise, the demand for qualified physical therapists is growing as well. At ProCare Therapy, we can help you find the physical therapy job opportunity that is right for you and your future. When you work with us, we also help strengthen your career with ongoing career support, comprehensive benefits and a competitive salary.

School-Based Physical Therapy Responsibilities

The duties of a school-based physical therapist (PTs) and physical therapy assistant (PTA) revolve around restoring and promoting healthy movement patterns in children. Using their expertise in movement and function, physical therapists help students who have a disability that hinders their academic performance. They design, perform and implement therapeutic interventions for individual students in need. PTs also work closely with other school professionals and parents to monitor a child’s progress and relay any other pertinent information.

School-Based Physical Therapy Requirements

Before you begin working in schools and helping children as a physical therapist, you need to earn a Doctoral Degree in Physical Therapy (DPT). Every DPT program has a clinical setting where you gain real-world experience under the supervision of another DPT. After your coursework and clinical rotations, you need to receive your certification and state licensure. The American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties handles the different specialties you can certify in as a physical therapist. Individuals must then pass the National Physical Therapy Examination to receive their state licenses.

Average Physical Therapist Salary & Job Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the physical therapy occupation, as a whole, is expected to see 28% growth between the years 2016 and 2026. This means roughly 67,100 new jobs in total. The average salary for a physical therapist varies greatly depending on where you work in the United States and in what setting.

Find exciting school-based physical therapy jobs and physical therapy assistant jobs near you and apply now!

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Physical Therapist's Assistant Wanted

  • Schools - PTA
  • 12 days ago
  • peyton, CO

PTA Opening in Cimarron Hills, Colorado!

Are you a Physical Therapist Assistant licensed in CO? Are you on the hunt for a school-based opportunity? A Colorado School District is seeking a talented, spirited PTA to jump in for the remainder of their 2021-2022 Schoolyear! This is an immediate hire - we'd love to interview you ASAP!

To be considered for this position, you will need…

  • Associate's Or Bachelor's Degree
  • Colorado License
  • Prior Experience In Schools

Job Overview:

  • Full Time
  • K-12 Caseload

We are looking for a positive, energetic candidate that is going to be driven by the student's, as well as their own, success!

Apply now – Interviews are currently being scheduled!

If you are interested in taking immediate advantage of this opportunity, go ahead and send me a copy of your updated resume to expedite the process! If you are interested in learning about other available opportunities, don't hesitate to ask. I look forward to speaking with you!

Contact Information:
Sophia Matia
[email protected]
(678)-710-7705

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