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22 Feb 2019

Instructional Support School Psychologist for 19-20 (Probationary)

Eagle County Schools
 Eagle, Eagle County, Colorado, United States

Job Description

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.

Professionalism

  • 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

Communication

  • 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

Relationships

  • 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.

Job Competency

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

CONTACTS:
Students, parents, support staff, administrative staff, and community members

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 Apply

Please visit www.eagleschools.net to apply!

Bureaus: - National -. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Instructional Support. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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