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School Psychologist Positions for the 2018-19 School Year

  • January 03, 2018 11:03 AM
    Message # 5657729

    Special School District of St. Louis County, MO is seeking full time School Psychologists for the 2018-19 school year.  

     Consults with general and special education staff regarding development of programs to assure student access to the curriculum. Plans, organizes, coordinate, and implements the assessment of students to determine eligibility for special education services.
    Job Responsibilities:

    1. Participates as team member in the multidisciplinary evaluation process.
    2. Acts as consultant to component district staff, building level teams, and parents regarding academic/behavioral interventions for at-risk students, using data-driven decision-making.
    3. Completes informal assessments to include observations, curriculum-based measurements, functional behavior assessments and other structured clinical tasks for at-risk students in the general education setting.
    4. Administers diagnostic tests and procedures to determine students’ cognitive ability, processing strengths and weaknesses, adaptive behavior development, academic achievement levels and emotional/behavioral functioning.
    5. Schedules meetings for review of existing data meeting, eligibility and reevaluation conferences in collaboration with parents, school staff and SSD evaluation team.
    6. Attends meetings for review of existing data meeting with parents and school staff to obtain pertinent background information, review school concerns, explain procedural safeguards and secure permission to evaluate.
    7. Reviews student files and data-gathering packets, and collects pertinent data from physicians, mental health professionals and outside agencies.
    8. Chairs eligibility conferences and reports assessment results and recommendations to parents, students, teachers, counselors and other interested and/or entitled parties.
    9. Ensures that eligibility decisions are made in compliance with DESE criteria and best professional practice.
    10. Maintains case records by preparing, editing, and proofing the final assessment report in a timely manner.
    11. Attends IEP conferences, as requested, to provide input on appropriate goals and objectives for individual students and to help make determinations about reevaluation issues.
    12. Consults with colleagues, supervisors, and other professionals regarding the special education and general education needs of individual students.
    13. At the request of building or SSD administrator, plans and provides in-service programs for programming staff, parents, and partner district staff regarding assessment and related services.
    14. If certified/licensed as a school psychologist, school counselor, professional counselor or social worker, conducts individual, group and facilitative counseling. Provides short-term and crises intervention and participates in classroom and group activities.
    15. Attends local/regional/national conferences and workshops, in-service training, staff meetings and credit courses (when necessary) in order to keep abreast of new developments and maintain certification and/or licensure.
    16. Assists with in-service training of colleagues and orientation of new staff members. Acts as mentor or intern supervisor for new staff and school psychology interns as directed by countywide diagnostic administrator.
    17. Serves on SSD and component district committees as requested by supervisor.
    18. Performs other tasks as assigned by the superintendent, assistant superintendent, executive director, director, countywide administrator, or area coordinator.

     
    Qualifications:
    Prior diagnostic experience required (special education preferred).
    Missouri School Psychologist certification or eligibility for certification. Specialist in School Psychology

    Please apply at the link below:

    https://www.applitrack.com/ssdmo/onlineapp/_application.aspx?posJobCodes=2801&posFirstChoice=Student

    Closing Date for Applications: 
    Open until filled

    For more info:  Please contact Special School District Human Resources (314-989-8211)


     

    Last modified: August 07, 2018 10:05 AM | Scott Crooks (Administrator)
  • April 13, 2018 3:06 PM
    Reply # 6098268 on 5657729
    Scott Crooks (Administrator)

    Jefferson City Public Schools seeks School Psychologist for 2018-2019 school year


    QUALIFICATIONS:                          

    • Graduate 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.
    • Experience in the public school setting preferred.                                                                            

     

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Teacher calendar days plus additional 16 days and benefits provided according to Board policy.

     

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Administer I.Q. tests, achievement tests, 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 Director 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 need 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 screening team or S.O.A.R. Team 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.

    Contact Information: 
    Human Resources
    315 E Dunklin Street
    Jefferson City MO 65101

    573-659-3013


    Follow the link to apply: 


    https://jcps.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1808


  • August 07, 2018 9:55 AM
    Reply # 6420557 on 5657729
    Scott Crooks (Administrator)

    Psychological Examiner/School Psychologist for the Francis Howell School District

    See position posting here

    Responsibilities

    The individual will provide evaluation to students at several schools for special education, ELL programming, and gifted services.

    The Francis Howell School District is the second largest school district in St. Charles County. It is a great place to live, work and go to school. FHSD is committed to the recruitment and retention of top-notch employees with the determination and drive to create a positive and effective 21st century learning environment for our students.

    The District offers a generous and comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their eligible dependents. There is a choice of three medical and three dental plan options, vision coverage, employee assistance program, district-paid employee basic life insurance equal to one times the annual rate of basic earnings, voluntary employee life insurance, voluntary dependent life insurance and voluntary accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

    The Francis Howell School District (FHSD) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Top Workplaces for the sixth consecutive year.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Minimum of Masters Degree

    Appropriate Missouri certification

    Certified as school psychologist or psychological examiner

    Knowledge of establish guidelines and procedures for testing

    Knowledge of appropriate assessment methods and instruments to use with students of varying abilities

    Knowledge of state standards, state and federal regulations and laws

    Knowledge of the subject matter content and assessment strategies

    Excellent oral and written communication skills

    Excellent interpersonal skillls

    Professional learning community knowledge

    Curriculum and instruction best practices knowledge

    Excellent organizational skills

    Proven problem-solving abilities


    Salary

    Salary commensurate with education and experience. Minimum salary $47,479.


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