Rehabilitation Technician Instructor (PTT)


San Antonio

Summary:  The Rehabilitation Technician Instructor will ensure ethical conduct, sound educational practices, and the academic development of each student, with focus on the Mission Objectives of the College of Health Care Professions. In this position, the Instructor delivers the curriculum to help students achieve their educational goals. The Physical Therapy instructors will also manage their classrooms and promote a positive and engaging learning environment, provide support, tutoring and other assistance as needed. Instructors are to “model” the professional behaviors, language, and activities expected of our students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Utilize classroom and lab instruction, student assessment mechanisms, and classroom management techniques to provide an engaged classroom experience to students.
  • Rehabilitation Technician Instructor guarantees that student has been presented with material to successfully meet the learning objectives of each course within a student’s program of study.
  • Ensure the instructional materials and equipment are ready for student use, sufficient in quantity, and are properly maintained and in working order.
  • Participate in on-going faculty assessment and professional development activities to ensure an active and engaging classroom for all students; maintain required certification and licensure.
  • Actively participate in meeting, review and analyze data, compile reports, and meet academic and administrative deadlines.
  • Ensure campus compliance with all federal, state, and regulatory bodies’, guidelines, along with internal policies of the company.
  • Monitor attendance of students and submit to registrar’s office before leaving work day/evening.
  • Prepare weekly lesson plans; follow syllabi to maintain a pace to meet requirements.
  • Rehabilitation Technician Instructors ensure strict adherence to school schedule.
  • Notify director of all incidents and/or issues immediately.
  • Grade tests and submit grades on time to register’s office.
  • Maintain and clean classrooms, laboratory areas and faculty offices.
  • Physical Therapy Technician Instructors arrive for work, be in your classroom to greet students and begin class on time.
  • Other duties as assigned for the Physical Therapy Instructor.

Competency:  To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Change Management - Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance.
  • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
  • Strategic Thinking - Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures.

Minimum Requirements:

•Certificate in Physical Therapy,  Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or related career field, and 3 to 5 years of Physical Therapy clinical practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

•5 years experience OR an Associate's Degree and 3 years experience, from a regionally accredited institution in Kinesiology, Exercise Physiology, Athletic Trainer or Trade Certificate in Physical Therapy or related career field.

•Must have experience working in the physical/Occupational Therapy or related career field

•Certificate in Physical Therapy,  Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology, Kinesiology or related career field, and 3 to 5 years of Physical Therapy clinical practice experience.

Basic Function and Responsibility:

•Experience in educational therapy and methodology and instructional design and methodology experience with student evaluation and outcome assessments. Use current skills and knowledge to promote student learning and active participation.

Working Conditions:

•Typical classroom   and laboratory environment.

Official transcripts are required prior to the date of hire

 •Certificate in Physical Therapy,  Athletic Training, Exercise Physiology or related career field, and 3 to 5 years of Physical Therapy clinical practice experience.