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Duties

Purpose: The School Psychologist is directly responsible for the psychological assessment of academic, social, emotional, and behavioral domains utilizing problem-solving and standardized evaluations. The School Psychologist monitors the completion of case study evaluations and participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) conferences and problem-solving meetings designing systems, programs and services that maximize students’ social, emotional, and educational success.
 
Report to: Building Principal or Program Administrator

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct psychological assessments and interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, team meetings, and problem-solving meetings.
  • Contribute to program development that furthers the integration of social, coping, and problem-solving in the classroom.
  • Coordinate and/or collaborate with a range of individuals/agencies to promote and provide comprehensive services to students and families.
  • Evaluate and/or translate research into practice and understand research design and statistics in sufficient depth to plan and conduct investigations and program evaluations for improvement of services.
  • Lead crisis intervention efforts and provide insight into the development of functional assessments and behavior intervention plans.
  • Participate in the administration of formal and informal transition plans and collaborate with teams to implement transition activities for post-school outcomes.
  • Engage in data-based problem solving with teams and families to plan for future career, independent living, and other post-school outcomes
  • Identify transition linkages with team members for student participation in post school activities
  • Provide and/or assist in professional development for staff, parents, and/or community

Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS - MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Professional Educators License (PEL) endorsed for a School Psychologist.
  • Participate in twelve (12) hours of Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training and techniques.
  • Ability to travel within NSSEO and districts and move about NSSEO and district buildings as necessary

Salary/Benefits

FLSA:Exempt
Salary Range: NSSEA Salary Schedule
Starting at $44,076/ year - depending on qualifications and years of work experience

How to Apply

Please complete the Online Application on www.nsseo.org

Email Address

bcarter@nsseo.org

Job Posting Date

2/24/2021

Start Date

8/15/2022