School Psychologist Job Description Sample
Family Solutions, an innovative provider of customized human and educational services is seeking independent contractors for School or Clinical Psychologists. Master/EdS level and licensed or license-eligible through VDOE for pupil personnel license. Clinical psych should be doctoral level and license-eligible through VDOE and/or Board of Health professions. Must have previous experience with psychological assessments - preferably as a school psychologist. Contract positions immediately available in the greater Fredericksburg area.
We have an excellent job opportunity for a School Psychologist for 3 days per week in the Auburn, WA area.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Case manage initial evaluations and reevaluations for special education;
- Conduct individual psycho-educational evaluations and observe and analyze data relevant to individual students; consult with parents, teachers, and other staff members about educational and psychological characteristics and needs of their students and to design appropriate, research-based academic and behavioral interventions for students;
- Be informed of state/federal rules and regulations as they pertain to the education of students with disabilities; consult with staff regarding special education law as it relates to qualification and placement for special education services;
- Provide appropriate consultation and assistance in the development and maintenance of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) and recommend, along with other IEP team members, placements or programs; participate in the development of functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans for students with disabilities that have significant behavioral difficulties;
- Participate in manifestation determination meetings;
- Remain current with advances in research, interventions, and educational developments for those with disabilities;
- Consult with private and public practitioners regarding students’ progress and development;
- Participate in developing in-service programs;
- Interpret student support services programs to community, professional groups, and outside agencies;
- Use the results of evaluation and self-appraisal to improve job effectiveness;
Training and knowledge desired:
- Ability to plan and carry out appropriate individualized assessment to meet the varied needs of students, including utilization of appropriate diagnostic information, writing of short-and long-term instructional programs that include goals and objectives;
- Understanding and utilization of individualized education programs;
- Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with student, parents, colleagues, and classified personnel.
- ESA certificate with endorsement in school psychology;
- Participation in a supervised practicum in both counseling and school psychology;
- Familiarity with general areas of school curriculum and organization;
- Experience using principles of behavior modification, conducting test administrations and interpretation;
- Familiarity with federal/state law regarding education for the handicapped;
- Experience working with children of various handicapping conditions, designing appropriate school programs, and developing strategies for program modification.
POSITION SUMMARY : The school psychologist delivers school-based psycho-educational services that improve student performance, enhance student educational success, and promote the mental health interests of children and youth. Services include consultation, support for interventions, assessment and evaluation, professional development, and school improvement activities. The school psychologist is expected to adhere to applicable federal and state laws and regulations (i.e., Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Individual with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA), Nevada Administrative Code (NAC), Section 504, as well as AIM and Department policies and procedures. This person will report directly to a supervising Special Education Director.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of Essential Duties and Responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be supplemented.
1. Using consultation and collaborative problem solving with school personnel and parents to address student learning, behavior, mental health, and social issues.
2. Assisting parents with referring the student to appropriate community agencies when needed.
3. Working directly with students, educators, and parents in a systematic process of intervention assistance and short-term support services that may focus on academic or behavioral interventions and supports, learning strategies, counseling services, social skills instruction, and other targeted services for support of instruction and intervention.
4. Assisting with school-based Response to Instruction (RTI) Team operations, including the development of Individualized Intervention Plans for at-risk students and support for implementation of curriculum-based measurement (CBM) practices for universal screening and progress monitoring. 5. Conducting assessments and evaluations in conjunction with teachers, parents, and other related services personnel in relation to student academic performance and achievement, student progress, learning aptitude, social/emotional development, adaptive functioning, and other relevant domains. 6. Using eligibility standards (IDEA, NAC; Section 504), Department procedures, and a variety of assessment techniques to assist the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) in determining student eligibility for special education services or student need for reasonable accommodations.
7. Writing comprehensive MDT Evaluation Reports following Department standards.
8. Assisting the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Team, as needed, in developing appropriate services for identified special education students.
9. Assisting the MDT Team, as needed, in developing reasonable accommodations for identified Section 504 students.
10. Promoting and advancing mental health issues relevant to students and families.
11. Actively support the functioning of the school-based crisis team to include training and support for implementation of the Suicide Intervention Protocol, Legal 2000 procedures, transition supports for students returning to school from hospitalization, and mental health screenings, as needed.
12. Serving in additional capacities, such as conducting professional development activities for school staff members regarding best practices and supporting school improvement activities.
13. Actively promoting and supporting Department initiatives associated with the District’s RTI Framework including; but not limited to, the monitoring of disproportionality in special education, development of School Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), and implementation of the RTI Assessment Protocol.
14. Participate in other job-related duties and activities related to the position, as assigned.
Education and Training: Master’s (MA or MS) or Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a concentration in school psychology. Licenses and Certifications:
1. Must possess, or be able to acquire, a license endorsement as a school psychologist from the Nevada Department of Education including:
- a. Completion of a minimum of 60 graduate credits in identified areas of study for school psychology; and
- b. Completion of a full (1,000 hour minimum) supervised internship in school psychology; or, c. Hold a certificate as a nationally certified school psychologist issued by the National School Psychology Certification System of the National Association of School Psychologists.
2. A valid driver’s license that allows the applicant/employee to legally operate an insured motor vehicle in Nevada.
The psychologists shall have the responsibility of providing services for the 2017-2018 school year that may include direct services, consultation and evaluation services as determined by the District’s needs.
The Psychologist will be responsible to provide the following range of services within the contracted hours of service:
Provide Psychologist services to students identified by the District in accordance with the terms in each student's IEP or Section 504 Plan.
Track students' progress
Attend and participate in meetings related to student progress when requested by District personnel.
Attend meetings such as IEP, 504, planning and eligibility meetings.
Consult with other individuals and team members relative to achievement and programming for the student's goals and objectives.
Write goals and objectives and/or present levels of academic and functional performance as required by the District.
Administer appropriate evaluations in accordance with standard practice and procedure.
Provide all required reports to District personnel.
Provide such otherservices, within the scope of professional responsibilities and qualifications, as may be required by the District.
Work Schedule: Each Psychologist must be capable of providing 20 to 21 hours per week for each full week (Monday-Friday inclusive) that the District's schools are in session.
School Psychologist- Job Openings in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island
For more than 25 years, TheraCare has been dedicated to setting the standards for excellence for multi-service healthcare, developmental and educational programs. Our philosophy reflects professionals working collaboratively with families, communities and children to maximize each child’s potential.
We are seeking dynamic School Psychologists looking for a comprehensive and rewarding experience. In this role, you will provide screening and diagnoses to children up to 3 years old with various developmental delays, in a variety of settings.
- Competitive compensation and benefits (medical/dental/401(k)/vision/ESOP/tuition reimbursement)
- Strong supervision model: our experienced staff is here to help you
- Complimentary Applied Behavioral Analysis informing session
- Mobile/paperless billing app- No printing/scanning/faxing/mailing notes
- Availability of clinical resources to aid in professional growth
- Caseload clustered in geographic area of your choice
- Work/life balance and autonomy- Flexible schedules
- Semi-monthly pay
- Professional development opportunities
- Opportunity for Employee Referral Bonuses
Qualified candidates will possess a Provisional, Professional or Permanent New York State Certification in School Psychology. Successful candidates will have excellent attention to detail regarding report submission, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, have the ability to liaise and collaborate with professionals in various disciplines and at different levels in order to best advocate for needs of children and be willing to travel to various settings for service provision.
TheraCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
We are dedicated to providing high quality services, which are monitored regularly by our tenured Quality Assurance team. Our model is based upon continuous improvement and our teams always strive to achieve 100% regulatory compliance while driving for optimal service outcome. We provide services within the five boroughs of New York, Westchester, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland.
The Ripley-Ohio-Dearborn (ROD) Special Education Cooperative has an opening for School Psychologist starting in the 2018-2019 school year.
ROD is an interlocal special education cooperative that provides special education and related services in eight school districts which are comprised of the Community School Districts of Batesville, Jac-Cen-Del, Milan, South Ripley, Rising Sun-Ohio County, Lawrenceburg, South Dearborn, and
· Serve as the coordinator for initial referrals and re-evaluations
· As the primary evaluator, utilize current evaluation techniques to identify special education eligibility
· Prepare comprehensive evaluation reports summarizing evaluation findings and recommendations for case conferences
· Serve as a member of school building teams to problem solve interventions for academic and behavioral concerns
· Communicate effectively with parents, students, and school personnel
· Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments
· Provide additional services to schools, parents, and students to support IEP goals
· Carry out additional duties outlined in the School Psychologist Job DescriptionJob
- License as a School Psychologist.
· Active driver’s license as driving to schools and conferences is a requirement.
For application instructions, visit: http://www.rodspecialeducation.org/employee.asp
The Drive Mind Group works with area schools to provide part-time and full-time support of School Psychologist to work directly in schools to provide services to students. This is a perfect opportunity for new professionals, retired professionals and professionals looking to get back into the work force with a flexible work schedule.
We are currently seeking a School or Clinical Psychologist who will conduct psychological evaluations of students, prepare evaluation team reports, and serve multidisciplinary teams. Additional roles may include providing counseling services, FBAs, support to RTI teams, etc. as needed. Opportunities for supervision and leadership roles in school psychology are also available.
- Psychologist must possess a Masters in School Psychology or Clinical Psychology.
- Experience in cognitive, achievement, and behavioral assessments.
- Must possess knowledge of Ohio Education Code, Ohio Code of Regulations and Office of Education schools policies, rules, and regulations regarding programs and pupils.
- Must have demonstrated ability to work effectively with professional personal in carrying out effective instructional or remediation program.
- Must have working knowledge of modern office technology, equipment and procedures.
- Experience in compliance monitoring of state and federal regulations regarding special education including facilitation IEP meetings.
- A valid Ohio drivers license, automobile insurance with a minimum of $100,000.00 liability coverage, and ability to drive to various sites to provide services a must.
- Must pass a current background check through the BCI and FBI.
Bilingual School Psychologist
"Mundo Verde is not only a place of transformation for our students and families, but also for the teacher leaders, teacher learners who work tirelessly to create a unique place of love and learning." ~ MV founding principal and parent
We are seeking a Bilingual School Psychologist to support students’ ability to access the general education environment and curriculum to achieve at high standards. He/she applies expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior to help children academically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally. The School Psychologist diagnoses mental disorders and provides therapeutic services and supports students’ social and emotional growth.
To be considered for the Bilingual School Psychologist visit http://www.mundoverdepcs.org/employment/ to complete an application and submit a resume/cover letter. Starting salaries are directly correlated to candidate's experience.
- Conduct observations/screenings/evaluations and write corresponding reports with recommendations
- Disseminate rating scales and interpret and report results/conclusions
- Design Tier I and II social/emotional/behavioral strategies, interventions, and supports
- Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and use them to inform the creation of Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)
- Develop draft IEPs to include: Present Levels of Functional Performance, Accommodations, Modifications, Supplementary Aids and Supports, and Goals
- Deliver direct and indirect related services consistent with the IEP and 504 Plan
- Maintain regular service trackers
- Monitor and report student progress triennially and during ESY
- Develop draft 504 accommodations
- Conduct risk assessments
- Develop/implement bullying prevention programs
- Respond to crisis situations
- Consult on cases involving child abuse/neglect and homelessness
- Support school safety by assisting with student arrival and dismissal procedures
- Participate in school events outside of regular school hours (i.e. Learning Expos, open houses, etc.)
- Increase parent engagement and staff expertise through the creation of a parent/professionalsocial/emotional/behavioral Resource Center and training opportunities
- Increase student achievement by identifying and addressing social/emotional/behavioral barriers to learning
- Promote student wellness and resilience
- Contribute to the creation of an engaging learning environment and safe, positive school climate
- Reduce schoolwide behavioral incidents
- Strengthen the effectiveness of Restorative Practices
- Reduce/eliminate inappropriate referrals to special education
- Master’s degree in psychology from an accredited institution of higher learning
- Successful completion of the period of required supervised fieldwork
- Valid license to practice as a school psychologist in DC
- Familiarity with the DC Municipal Regulations for Psychology
- Commitment to adhere to the American Psychology Association (APA) Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct
- At least 3 years experience working as a school psychologist, preferably in a diverse or bilingual public or public charter school
- Bilingual in Spanish and English
To be considered for the Bilingual School Psychologist visit http://www.mundoverdepcs.org/employment/ to complete an application and submit a resume/cover letter.
We are currently seeking Full Time, Part Time or PRN School Psychologists to join our dynamic group of dedicated, client-oriented therapists in our Kansas City market.
We offer flexible hours with no weekends or holidays!
Quantum Health Professionals employs:
- School Psychologists
- SLPs to provide staffing for a variety of schools in the Kansas City metro area.
Graduation from a NCATE approved program in Master’s/Specialist degree in School Pychology
A Valid License Issued by the Kansas State Department of Education in School Pyschology or Provisional Endorsement.
Current state School Psychologist certification or ability to become certified (National Certification preferred)
Extensive knowledge of acceptable psychological testing procedures and practices is required.
Knowledge of special education laws and regulation is required.
* Therapist-owned and operated
* Work/life balance -- no weekend or holiday requirement
* Passionate about providing quality patient care
* Mentoring program
* Opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings including acute hospitals, acute rehab, outpatient, SNF, and home health
* Competitive pay and benefits package
* Generous PTO policy
* Continuing Education Reimbursement
* Focus on patient care
* Competitive salary
* Health, dental, and vision insurance
* Company paid life insurance
* Voluntary programs
* Cafeteria plan available
* 401 (K)
* Paid time off
* Bereavement pay
* Jury duty pay
* Continuing education
* Professional development program
* Professional liability insurance
* Paid licensure fees
Part-Time or Full-Time
Locations: All NYC Boroughs
- Staten Island
City Pro Group, Inc provides state of the art services to children with developmental delays and disabilities. An industry leader in both the evaluation and treatment of children on the autistic spectrum, City Pro Group, Inc. seeks to help each child reach his or her full potential.
You will be providing evidence-based, behavioral therapy to children on the autistic spectrum. Our multi-modal program incorporates both directive and naturalistic teaching methods tailored to the specific needs of each client and family.
- Provide in-home and community-based Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy
- Identify and address learning and behavior problems that interfere with school success
- Support child’s social, emotional and behavioral health
- Teach parenting skills and enhance home-school collaboration
- Design and implement academic and behavioral interventions
- Ability to work closely with children between the ages of 0-3
- Comfortable communicating with family or caregivers of children
- Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, around the needs of the client
- Candidates must possess the necessary license, registration or certification to provide early intervention services.
- Current New York School Psychologist certificate; Special Students with Disabilities certificate a plus
- Master’s degree in School Psychology
- Competitive hourly rate
- Make your own schedule
- ABA support and complimentary ABA training
- Free workshops and Continuing Education Credits offered
City Pro Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to make all personnel decisions without discriminating on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, physical disability, mental disability, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, national or ethnic origin, and any other protected status.
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