School Psychologist - 2018-2019 School Year

Location
Wilmington, DE 19805, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 27, 2018
Ref
5200006316


The Red Clay School Psychologist plays a key role in collaborating with the school community to determine student's educational needs and provide recommendations for interventions and supports. The School Psychologist evaluates the needs of students to determine eligibility for special education services as well as the need for behavioral and counseling supports.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Conducts psychoeducational evaluations to determine eligibility for special education including cognitive and achievement testing as well as adaptive and social/emotional measures
  • Develops psychoeducational reports and Evaluation Summary Reports
  • Provides individual and small group counseling supports using research-based techniques
  • Completes Functional Behavioral Assessments and develops Behavioral Support Plans
  • Consults with school staff regarding academic and behavioral interventions and supports
  • Advises teachers and other school personnel on methods to enhance school and classroom atmosphere to provide a motivating educational environment
  • Actively participates in eligibility and IEP meetings and delivers reports in a family-friendly manner
  • Refers individuals to community agencies for student and/or family support
  • Assist the Problem Solving team members in reviewing student response to interventions
  • Serves as a member of the School Crisis Intervention Team
  • Attend monthly School Psychologist meetings
  • Performs other related duties as required


QUALIFICATION:

Minimum of Masters Degree in School Psychology

Experience as a school psychologist

Delaware Advanced License

Delaware Continuing License

Delaware Initial License

Out of State Teaching License

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of roles and functions of a School Psychologist in an educational setting
  • Knowledge of IEPs and the assessment process
  • Skill in using and interpreting a broad range of assessments and sharing outcomes with teachers and parents.
  • Proficient skills with Functional Behavior Analysis, Positive Behavior Support Plan development, Manifestation Review Determinations and Collaborative Problem solving
  • Knowledge of PBS
  • Knowledge of Federal and State regulations
  • Certified/licensed as School Psychologist in State of Delaware

To Apply:

District Applicants:

Completed Online Internal Transfer Application via Join Delaware Schools

https://transfer.joindelawareschools.org/ats/trans_login?COMPANY_ID=WA000183

Letter of Interest

Resume'

Please Be Advised: The Reported Time employment status is not eligible for the Internal Transfer Application; this status requires the "Standard Application" to apply for all positions.

Non-District Applicants:

Completed Online Application via Join Delaware Schools

https://apply.joindelawareschools.org/ats/app_login?COMPANY_ID=WA000183

Letter of Interest

Resume'

Three letters of reference

Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Sarah Celestin, Director of Special Services

sarah.celestin@redclay.k12.de.us

302-552-3773

Reports To: Director of Special Services

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.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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