Northland Learning Center 
1201 13th Avenue South
Virginia, MN  55792
Phone (218) 741-9201
Fax (218)741-5384

Mr. Brian Yuretich
Executive Director
ISD #166 Cook County             ISD #696 Ely           ISD #712 Mt. Iron-Buhl             ISD #2909 Rock Ridge              ISD #6076 Northland Learning Center

ISD #695 Chisholm                   ISD #707 Nett Lake  ISD #2142 St. Louis County      ISD #2711 Mesabi East             ISD #361 International Falls

TITLE:  Physical Therapist
REPORTS TO: Executive Director

Position Summary:

  • Provides services to students eligible for related services
  • Provides early intervention services for eligible students 
  • Improves, develops, restores or maintains a child’s sensory and motor function in educational environments 
  • Functions as “related service provider” under state and federal law and regulations

Experience and Skills: 

  • Identify motor and physical impairments and delays
  • Treatment planning specific to pediatrics
  • Innovative interventions for a wide range of disabilities
  • Competent computer skills

Essential Job Functions: 
Must be able to perform the following job roles and functions: 

  • Conduct timely appropriate evaluation of students referred for early intervention and related services under IDEA
  • Prepare written reports of the evaluations
  • Participate in meetings as member of the multidisciplinary team 
  • Participate in development of IFSP, IEP or 504 plans for eligible students 
  • Provide direct, indirect and consultative physical therapy in home, telepractice, and educational settings/least restrictive environments for students 
  • Collaborate with other school personnel regarding physical therapy and the students’ needs 
  • Delegate activities to teachers, parents and paraprofessionals 
  • Train/instruct teachers, parents and paraprofessionals in delegated tasks and equipment use
  • Travel to and among schools to provide services (mileage reimbursed)
  • Maintain records of service provided 
  • Lift, transfer and position children and equipment as necessary

Mentoring is available.