Physical Therapist

Department: Special Education
Job Title: Physical Therapist
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy
Certification/Licensure: Nebraska DHHS PT

Essential Functions of Position:

  1. Plan and implement programs for children/students birth to 21 in appropriate settings (natural environments, classroom, small group and individual).
  2. Possess knowledge of human development, neuromotor development and interventions, and of Rule 51 and Rule 52.
  3. Serve as an active member of the MDT & IEP/IFSP processes.
  4. Administer and interpret motor & functional assessments and rating scales to support eligibility and programming decisions for children birth-21.
  5. Provide ongoing interventions including coordination with the child’s team (including scheduling, traveling, and providing services and supports).
  6. Stay abreast of and implement best practices and evidence based assessment and instructional strategies.
  7. Perform consultative duties with parents, teachers, outside care providers, other professionals, adaptive equipment vendors and ESU administration.
  8. Complete all the required paperwork and reports (ESU 10, school districts served and the Nebraska Department of Education).
  9. Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
  10. Willing to travel.
  11. Regular and dependable attendance is an essential function of this position.
  12. Other duties as assigned.
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Additional Information

Starting the 2024-2025 school year.


ESU 10 Benefits Provided:

Health and Wellness

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health and Dental Insurance
    • Single Coverage Paid at 100%
    • Family Coverage Paid at 75%
    • Coverage based on Full-time Status or will be Pro-rated
  • EHA Wellness Programs
  • Life Insurance

Retirement (NPERS)

  • Defined Benefit
  • 101% Match

Mileage Reimbursement


  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 403B (Traditional & Roth available)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance (available for spouse/dependents)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Leave
  • AFLAC available
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Contact Information

ESU 10
76 Plaza Blvd
Kearney, Nebraska 68845

Jean Anderson
(p) (308) 237-5927
(f) (308) 237-5920

How to Apply

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