Hopeful Journeys Educational Center

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc.

Beverly, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3425411
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 8, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Physical Therapist Consultant

Hopeful Journeys’ mission is to provide quality and individualized education to children with autism spectrum disorders and other developmental disabilities. We strive to build better futures for children and families by helping them to reach their fullest potential and enabling them to live more productive and independent lives. Hopeful Journeys is designed to meet the individualized academic, social, vocational, and behavioral needs of children ages 3-22. Students who attend the Hopeful Journeys program require an individualized and highly structured environment throughout their day and across all activities that utilizes a teaching methodology based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).

Hopeful Journeys Educational Center is looking to contract a part-time, licensed Physical Therapist with a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience to provide consultative services in our school for children with autism and other developmental disabilities (ages 3-22). The contracted position entails physical Therapy evaluation and treatment services including but not limited to the following: initial evaluations, annual reviews (post-testing) triennial evaluations, discharge evaluations, direct therapy, and consultation services. Pay rate is $52.00 per hour not to exceed 20 hours per month.

General job responsibilities include:

-Conduct consults to 1:1 teacher, special education teachers and clinical staff
-Consult to teachers providing 1:1 therapy to students
-Provide feedback on and assist in the development IEP objectives as needed
-Conduct annual evaluations and assessments
-Attending IEP meetings as necessary
-Provide support to the development of APE goals and curriculum
-Analyze individual student progress and recommend program updates
- Meet regularly with and provide training to the OTs and BCBAs for consultation regarding student programming
-Coordination and communication with the student’s outpatient treatment team members
-Other duties as directed by supervisor.
-Providing some, but limited, direct services to students


• Masters degree in Physical Therapy
• Preference of at least 1 year working experience with specialized populations
• Knowledge of the federal, state, local legislation, regulations, policies, and procedure that mandate and guide phsycial therapy practices.
• Ability to document in accordance with professional standards, state and local guidelines, and reimbursement requirements.
• Ability to interpret the evaluation data and write a comprehensive report.
• Experience using computers and an aptitude to learn computer applications.
• Effective oral and written communication skills with the ability communicate respectively and compassionately to child and their family.
• Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required.
• Be able to pass a background and CORI check.
• Valid driver’s license in good standing and safe driving record.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 52 to $ 52 Per Hour
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Alternative Learning Environment
    Special Education > Autism
    Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities
    Special Education > Physical Therapist
    Special Education > Severe/Profound Disabilities
    Student Services > Physical Therapist
  • Location Description

    Hopeful Journeys (previously the Futures Clinic) provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy to children who are diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other related disorders. ABA therapy early in life can increase the ability of the child to obtain language and expand their ability to learn. It can also reduce the future costs of special education and help families relieve stress. High structured environments can improve a child's social, academic and self-help skills. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Hopeful Journeys Educational Center, Inc. is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Roxanne Zullo , Human Resources Manager
    • 28 Tozer Road
    • Beverly, Massachusetts 01915

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