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2019-2020 School Psychology Internships in Columbia, MO

  • November 16, 2018 9:34 AM
    Message # 6910571

    School Psychology Interns:  The Columbia Public Schools in Columbia, Missouri, anticipates full-time openings for school psychology internship positions for the 2019-2020 school year.  Columbia is a city of approximately 121,000 residents and is situated in between Kansas City and St. Louis.  It is host to the University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia College, and Stephen’s College and provides a diverse educational setting. 

    School psychology interns assist supervisors with all duties under direct training and supervision.  These duties include, but are not limited to, conducting multidisciplinary evaluations for special education eligibility, offering consultation to teachers and staff, conducting functional behavioral assessments, assisting with creating behavior improvement plans, leading teams in data-based decision making, and providing guidance when building leaders express interest in systemic initiatives.  Supervision is provided by specialist level school psychologists and is tailored to individual needs and program requirements.   

    Internship applicants must be working toward a terminal degree in school psychology and are required to seek a Temporary Authorization Certificate as a school psychologist in Missouri.  Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at www.dese.mo.gov for more information.  Successful candidates will be offered a salary of $34,500 as well as full medical and dental benefits for the 9-month internship. 

    A completed application packet must be on file with our Human Resources Department prior to being considered for an interview.  An introduction to our excellent school district and application guidelines can be found at www.cpsk12.org (direct link to job application can be found here:  https://columbia.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=2410.  The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019; however, early applications are encouraged since offers are typically made to exceptional candidates early in our search.  (Note: Applications submitted through the NASP website are considered incomplete.)

    If you would like more information prior to applying, contact Kami Paris, lead school psychologist, at kparis@cpsk12.org or (573) 214-3200. 

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