School Psychologist - 2018-2019 School Year
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
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
Completed Online Internal Transfer Application via Join Delaware Schools
Letter of Interest
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.
Completed Online Application via Join Delaware Schools
Letter of Interest
Three letters of reference
Out-of-state applicants must provide evidence of certification
Sarah Celestin, Director of Special Services
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.
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