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Clover Park School District

ESA - School Psychologist - 20227318 (20227318)

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TitleESA - School Psychologist - 20227318
Posting ID20227318
Description

 

 

FTE - 1.0

 

IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

 

A.  Class Title:                                           

       School Psychologist                                         

                

B.     Reports to:                                           

         Building Administrator

 

SUMMARY OF ASSIGNMENT

Under the general direction of the assigned Building Administrator, assists students, parents and school personnel through application of professional studies in the following areas:  student assessment, learning consultant, counseling, program development, consultant in child growth and personality development and research.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Provides counseling and consultation services for students individually, and in both large and small groups.
  2. Measures the intellectual, social and emotional development of students, and interprets the results of psychological studies.
  3. Diagnoses educational and personal disabilities, and collaborates in the planning of re-education and therapeutic programs.
  4. Identifies exceptional students and collaborates in the planning of appropriate educational and social placement and programs.
  5. Develops ways to facilitate the learning and adjustment of students.
  6. Administers intellectual assessments, behavioral or adaptive assessments, gathers medical information and coordinates all necessary reports.
  7. Assist teachers and administrators in understanding child behavior and intellectual and personality differences as they apply to the individual student and the class.
  8. Serves in a consultative capacity in curriculum planning.
  9. Consults with individual students and/or families, thereby serving as an agent for positive education and/or personal change.
  10. Encourages and initiates research, and helps utilize research findings for the solution of school problems.
  11. Participates in meetings of multidisciplinary teams, and coordinates multidisciplinary team paperwork.
  12. Attends Individual Educational Program meetings as necessary.
  13. Participates in informal student staffing teams at schools.
  14. Provides counseling as a related service as indicated in IEPs.
  15. Ensures complete documentation of the psychologist report and the summary assessments for students.
  16. Establishes beneficial relationships with students and staff based upon respect and rapport.  Interacts positively with students, parents, co-workers, staff, volunteers and teacher interns.
  17. Communicates current Special Education rules, regulations, and Clover Park School District policy and procedures.
  18. Performs other duties as assigned

 

The essential functions listed above are not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.  The position may perform a variety of non-essential functions consistent with the scope and intent of the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and Experience

 

    1. Master’s degree in Psychology or closely related field.

 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Knowledge of and ability to use psychological and behavioral assessment tools to evaluate students.
  2. Knowledge of and ability to use instructional skills and principles of learning.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, staff, and volunteers in a diverse environment.
  4. Ability to provide leadership for building activities and to adjust to new situations and guidance concepts.
  5. Ability to facilitate the educational development of students.
  6. Ability to lift 20 pounds and push/pull 40 pounds.
  7. Ability to work additional time as necessary to complete reports, assess new students for placement, etc.  Additional days may be determined centrally for assessments, and psychologist will be contacted on an as-needed basis for these assessments.

 

Certification  and Licenses

 

     1. Washington State ESA Certificate in School Psychology

 

     2. Fingerprinting and background check

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

 

      1. Recent experience as school psychologist.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Work is performed a regular elementary or secondary school building.  Work requires time spent beyond the school day, to meet with students and parents at the convenience of the family.  Exposure to normal amounts of dust and fumes from office machines and occasional loud noises.  Ability to use arms, hands and fingers; lift 20 pounds and push/pull 40 pounds; and to sit for prolonged periods of time are all required. 

 

FLSA:                   Exempt                                         AFFILIATION:         CPEA

 

JOB CLASS:        Psychologist                                 WORK YEAR:          183

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Clover Park School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. Address correspondence to one of the following individuals who have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination at Clover Park School District, 10903 Gravelly Lake Dr., SW, Lakewood, WA 98499-1341: Title IX Coordinator, Kevin Ikeda, Assistant Superintendent: (253) 583-5165, Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Brian Laubach, Deputy Superintendent: (253) 583-5050, Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator, Lori McStay, Executive Director for Human Resources: (253) 583-5087

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeAnnual
LocationSpecial Education

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/21/2021