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  • March 21, 2019 11:19 AM
    Message # 7238164
    Anonymous

    Special School District of St. Louis County, MO is seeking full time School Psychologists for the 2019-20 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/default.aspx?Category=Student+Support+Services

  • April 24, 2019 1:12 AM
    Reply # 7301010 on 7238164

    Opening as of 4/24/2019

    School Psychology Internship Job Posting 19-20 School Year for the Independence School District (ISD)

    • School Psychologists in ISD primarily serve in a consultation model with a strong emphasis in behavior. Daily responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
      • Conduct functional behavior assessments
      • Develop student support plans/behavior intervention plans
      • Provide guidance on data tracking and data collection tools
      • Provide guidance on problem-solving teams and help school teams in implementing three-tiered models of student support
      • Design and implement academic and behavioral interventions
      • Analyze student data to determine the effectiveness of interventions provided and to evaluate growth in student learning
      • Assess students for special education (through sped process outlined by sped department)
      • Assist special educators in translating evaluation results into meaningful educational recommendations and IEP goals
      • Facilitate understanding of community mental health, medical, and psycho-educational evaluation reports, including understanding the implications of various DSM diagnoses
      • Coordinate and present staff in-service training on educational and psychological topics such as trauma-informed care and trauma sensitive school practices, behavior management, mental health, problems-solving teams, etc.
      • Conduct threat assessments and provide crisis response assistance when necessary
      School Psychology Interns would be responsible for these duties under direct training and supervision of a certified School Psychologist within the district. Supervision will be tailored to individual needs and program requirements. NASP competencies will be used as a guide and evaluation tool throughout supervision. Two-hour individual supervision sessions will be provided weekly for each intern (additional supervision time will be available, if necessary).  Ed.S. and Ph.D. level internships will be considered.
       
      Internship applicants must be working toward a 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 $25,000 stipend and  full medical and dental benefits for the 10-month internship.  District-provided housing may be available for successful applicants.
       
      For more information on the district, please visit our website at www.isdschools.org.
       
      A completed application packet must be on file with our Human Resources Department prior to being considered for an interview.  Application guidelines can be found at www.applitrack.com/isdschools/onlineapp.    (Note: Applications submitted through the NASP website are considered incomplete.) In addition to the application form, applicants are encouraged to upload the following documents onto the online application system: vita/resume, three letters of reference, and university transcripts.
       
      If you would like more information prior to submitting an application, please contact Breanna Elton, School Psychologist at breanna_elton@isdschools.org or (816) 809-3582.


  • April 24, 2019 1:14 AM
    Reply # 7301011 on 7238164

    Opening as of 4/24/2019

    ***Listed as School Psychology Intern Position but the district is considering individuals seeking an internship or full time employment as a School Psychologist

    School Psychology Job Posting 19-20 School Year for the Independence School District (ISD)

    • School Psychologists in ISD primarily serve in a consultation model with a strong emphasis in behavior. Daily responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
      • Conduct functional behavior assessments
      • Develop student support plans/behavior intervention plans
      • Provide guidance on data tracking and data collection tools
      • Provide guidance on problem-solving teams and help school teams in implementing three-tiered models of student support
      • Design and implement academic and behavioral interventions
      • Analyze student data to determine the effectiveness of interventions provided and to evaluate growth in student learning
      • Assess students for special education (through sped process outlined by sped department)
      • Assist special educators in translating evaluation results into meaningful educational recommendations and IEP goals
      • Facilitate understanding of community mental health, medical, and psycho-educational evaluation reports, including understanding the implications of various DSM diagnoses
      • Coordinate and present staff in-service training on educational and psychological topics such as trauma-informed care and trauma sensitive school practices, behavior management, mental health, problems-solving teams, etc.
      • Conduct threat assessments and provide crisis response assistance when necessary
       
      Applicants must be hold a degree in School Psychology and a 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 full medical and dental benefits for the 10-month contract. 
       
      For more information on the district, please visit our website at www.isdschools.org.
       
      A completed application packet must be on file with our Human Resources Department prior to being considered for an interview.  Application guidelines can be found at www.applitrack.com/isdschools/onlineapp.    (Note: Applications submitted through the NASP website are considered incomplete.) In addition to the application form, applicants are encouraged to upload the following documents onto the online application system: vita/resume, three letters of reference, and university transcripts.
       
      If you would like more information prior to submitting an application, please contact Breanna Elton, School Psychologist at breanna_elton@isdschools.org or (816) 809-3582.


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