Description POSITION TITLE: School Psychologist
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TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Teacher calendar days plus additional 16 days and benefits provided according to Board policy.
Ed.S or Ph.D from an approved program in school psychology. This program provides training in the psychological and academic assessment of children, behavioral and academic interventions, in addition to consultation with teachers and parents.
Appropriate state teacher certification as a school psychologist.
Knowledge of methods of assessment; systematic processes to collect data, translate assessment results into empirically based decisions about service delivery and evaluate outcomes of services.
Knowledge of learning processes, appropriate instructional interventions to meet students’ needs, and the ability to implement and assess their effectiveness.
Knowledge of behavioral mental health, collaborative and/or consultation models and methods and their application.
Experience in public school setting preferred
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Administer I.Q., achievement, and social/emotional/behavioral assessments, and other tests required to determine eligibility for special services
Provide written reports of assessment for student evaluations
Collaborate with building and support staff throughout the district to meet the needs of students
Make recommendations to the Assistant Superintendent of Special Services concerning the need to obtain additional medical, psychological and/or psychiatric information on an evaluation.
Participate as an IEP team member with functional behavioral assessments, behavior intervention plans and /or in the manifestation determination process
Collaborate with outside agencies, parents and teachers to meet the needs of students
Review student records for the screening and evaluation process of students
Provide group and individual lessons on social skills development
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:
Be a member of the building level diagnostic team on assessments of all students who are suspected to have disabilities. This could include gathering historical data on the student, administering IQ tests, administering projective testing, observations, clinical interviews, and adaptive assessments.
Be a member of the building teams such as Tier 1, Student Support Teams, in a building when requested.
Plan and implement in-service sessions on behavioral strategies and interventions.
Plan and implement staff development with district and building staff on new and revised testing instruments.
Research new intervention strategies and new assessments in the areas of instructional strategies, behavior management, behavioral intervention plans and emotional disabilities.
Conduct home visits as needed.
Other duties as assigned by the administration.
315 E Dunklin Street
Jefferson City MO 65101
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