2017-18 School Psychologist (temp for school year)
Job Description for School Psychologists
- Participates in the evaluation process (RtI) for students struggling academically or behaviorally
- Plays a crucial role with the building IST (Instructional Support Team)
- Is or is willing to become well versed and skilled in the PTR (Prevent-Teach-Reinforce) methods for Functional Behavior Assessments and subsequent behavior plans.
- Conducts comprehensive psychological examinations of referred students when needed.
- Conducts reevaluations for triennial reviews or as needed
- Participates in case conferences.
- Serves as a resource for school personnel regarding students with learning, social emotional and behavioral problems.
- Serves as a resource for school personnel regarding RtI, ICT/IST and PBS initiatives
- Serves as a resource for school personnel regarding crisis intervention, discipline, and safety concerns
- Serves as a resource for school administration regarding systemic intervention for problematic areas as demonstrated through school data
- Plan and implement social groups for intervention as needed
- Serves as a resource to school administration and staff regarding special education regulations and guidelines at the state and federal level
- Interpret diagnoses to school personnel, concerned professionals, parents and students from outside data sources.
- Serve as a resource involving recommendations and accommodations for challenging students and students with disabilities.
- Provides counseling services to students with special individual needs.
- Perform appropriate diagnostic and evaluative testing.
- Present well constructed, thoughtful, thorough, insightful reports related to completed assessments and observations of students.
- Responsible for the development of Individualized Education Programs (IEP's) and related documentation for behavioral goals and benchmarks.
- Maintain adequate records of treatment and data of the IEP objectives for the students being served.
- Meet with parents and advise them of their child's areas of need and progress of development.
- Make recommendations for the level and frequency of services as related to the areas of need in the IEP.
- Work with and assist other team members with providing necessary carry over of strategies and skills into all other areas of the students learning opportunities.
- Assist individuals (administrators, teachers/counselors, parents and students) in understanding the types and severity of behavior disorders.
- Create/Collaborate on Behavior Intervention Plans
- Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and provide PD to others for others to do this also
- Complete full Psycho-educational Assessments
- Other responsibilities as needed by administration
- Master's Degree in School Psychology
- DE License
- Favorable criminal background check for the candidate who is offered employment
- Tuberculin skin test
- Mandatory direct deposit of paycheck
Start Date: January 2018
Duty Days: 188
Reports To: Building Principal
Job Posting Link: www.capital.k12.de.us
Salary Range: From/To: 2017-18 Teacher Salary Schedule
- School Psychologist
A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.
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