Instructional Support School Psychologist for 19-20 (Probationary)
TITLE: School Psychologist
SUMMARY OF JOB DESCRIPTION: School Psychologists are responsible for consultation and direct counseling services, program evaluation, specific assessments, and collaboration with various school teams.
SUPERVISED BY: Special Education Coordinator(s)
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $46,081 – $55,297
POSITION SALARY RANGE: $46,081 – $85,000
ESSENTIAL JOB ELEMENTS:
Major areas of Responsibility and Duties Specific to this Job
- Serve as a resource for general and special education staff to promote and implement academic and behavioral supports.
- Write behavior plans in conjunction with other pertinent team members (e.g. education staff and parents) and assist with behavior interventions when deemed appropriate.
- Lead the Functional Behavior Assessment process in assigned buildings.
- Lead the threat assessment process in assigned buildings.
- Provide RTI leadership and support in assigned buildings.
- Participate in the district Response to Intervention teams and assist with the facilitation and documentation of research-based methods for academic and behavioral supports.
- Administer, score and interpret necessary assessments (broad and focused) to assist in determining disabling conditions, and/or tiered programming for students according to State and Federal Regulations and according to Eagle County Schools (ECS) policies and procedures.
- Participate as member of special education teams and participate in the IEP process within assigned buildings.
- Share pertinent evaluation/observation information with parents, students, and agencies as appropriate.
- Provide direct mental health counseling services to targeted individual students and student groups.
- Manages oneself (is organized, prepared, and punctual; manages resources; meets deadlines; follows through on commitments; demonstrates appropriate physical appearance relative to job and environment expectations)
- Consistently acts in ways that directly support various missions (CDE, schools, districts)
- Effectively maintains relationships at multiple levels (individual, team, schools, districts)
- Delivers significant, noteworthy contributions to team and organizational goals.
- Responds to districts
- Is respectful and collaborative
- Handles disagreements and conflicts in a diplomatic manner that does not result in decreased effectiveness over time.
- Enhances the image of public education
- Displays a willingness to learn new information
- Maintains ethics, legal responsibility, and confidentiality
- Follows organizational and district policies
- Displays effective interpersonal skills (has rapport with all, knows roles of co-workers, promotes information exchange such as through parent/teacher conferences or newsletters)
- Uses strong verbal communication and strong listening skills
- Uses appropriate written communication that is constructed with the purpose, audience, and intent in mind and with proper writing conventions and mechanics
- Applies the appropriate mode of communication (e-mail, written, telephone, face to face) for specific situations
- Maintains composure during difficult conflict situations
- Communicates job related problems and difficulties to immediate supervisor
- Develops and maintains rapport and effective relationships with children and adults contacted in the course of work by using courtesy, diplomacy, collaboration, cooperation, support, and professional conduct
- Actively contributes to the goals and success of all teams and team members through collaboration, cooperation, and flexibility (give and take) in team discussions, activities, and decision making.
- When appropriate, seeks first to understand
- Is able to effectively give and receive constructive feedback
- Understands and conveys one’s role within each school setting
- Serves as a liaison between District and Human Service Agencies, sharing appropriate information when needed, once proper parental consent is obtained.
1. Meets all licensing requirements for the position
- Consistently meets all expectations listed in the job description
- Delivers services as determined by the IEP or instructional schedule 100% of time
Personal Growth Progress
- Stays current on professional knowledge and technical skills through training opportunities and participation in relevant professional committees and organizations
- Formulates goals that reflect the organization’s strategic theme and include specific, measurable outcomes instead of just completing activities
- Demonstrates objective and measurable achievement of individual goals
- Develops new goals when current goals have been achieved
Students, parents, support staff, administrative staff, and community members
- Masters Degree
- Hold a Colorado Department Education licensure in School Psychology
- Recommended but not required; Successful, school-based experience in RTI and mental health counseling Bilingual skills
SPECIFIC SKILLS RECOMMENDED:
- Knowledge of RTI process
- Knowledge of progress monitoring tools and techniques
- Demonstrated ability to administer and interpret cognitive and social/emotional diagnostic evaluations
- Demonstrated ability to provide evaluation results clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
- Demonstrated organizational skills
- Demonstrated communication skills, both written and oral
How to ApplyPlease visit www.eagleschools.net to apply!
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