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Columbia Public Schools--School Psychologist Opening for 2019-20 School Year

  • May 23, 2019 11:14 AM
    Message # 7369564

    Columbia Public Schools has an opening for the 2019-20 school year for a School Psychologist.  Psychological Examiner candidates will be considered as well.  APPLY ONLINE AT  Contact Dr. Molly Stebbins, Coordinator of School Psychological Services at if you have additional questions.

    This position is primarily responsible for conducting multidisciplinary evaluations for special education eligibility.  In addition to this role, school psychologists also engage in consultation, conduct functional behavioral assessments, assist with creating behavior improvement plans, lead teams in data-based decision making, and provide guidance when building leaders express interest in response to intervention.  On a limited basis, school psychologists also provide individual counseling and lead social skills groups for students with disabilities.


    • Follow all policies and procedures of the school district.
    • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to properly identify students with disabilities and monitor compliance with state and federal requirements.
    • Provide consultation and problem-solving on an as-needed basis for all students in assigned school buildings; collect and analyze data regarding students, classes, and buildings. 
    • Conduct functional behavior assessments for special education students, assist with the creation of behavior intervention plans, and provide individual/group counseling and social skills as needed for students with disabilities to access the general education curriculum.
    • Consult on and assist with 504 evaluations.
    • Participate in professional growth activities and demonstrate a sense of professional responsibility.
    • Perform other duties as necessary to support the mission and vision of Columbia Public School District.


    All employees of the District are expected to adhere to the policies and regulations of the Board of Education, maintain appropriate certification and competencies necessary for the position, and demonstrate the values of the district at all times.  For information on polices, regulations and values, visit


    Reports To:  Coordinator of Psychological Services for Special Services & Director of Special Services

    Supervises:   None


    Minimum:   Graduate degree in school psychology or related field; Missouri certificate for K-12 School Psychologist

    Preferred:  NCSP certification preferred; previous experience as a school psychologist in the public schools preferred

    Ideal candidate will have a professional and friendly demeanor with a demonstrated ability to work well with a variety of individuals in a fast-paced environment.

    Successful candidates who hold the Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) credential are eligible for an annual $3,000 stipend.

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