Job Description

Openings as of 2/27/2020
Allied Health

  • 20/21 SY - ESS School Psychologist Intern JobID: 1730
  • Position Type:
    Allied Health/Psychologist

  • Date Posted:
    1/14/2020

  • Location:
    Various Locations

  • Closing Date:
    UNTIL FILLED

  •   TITLE: School Psychologist Intern

    CLASSIFICATION: Certified

    REPORTS TO: Exceptional Student Services Director

    SUMMARY: Under the direction of the ESS Director, the School Psychologist Intern's primary duty is that of psychological service to children

    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Completes psycho-educational evaluations and re-evaluations as part of a multidisciplinary team evaluation
    Completes evaluations within the appropriate time lines
    Uses a variety of appropriate instruments/strategies to assess student abilities
    Utilizes professional and adopted standards for report preparation
    Submits evaluations for transcription, editing and review within District time lines
    Participates in multidisciplinary conferences
    Attends all scheduled student conferences
    Serves as team leader, as requested, for student conferences
    Conducts conferences in a professional manner
    Maintains professional documents
    Facilitates referrals to appropriate agencies
    Participates in crisis intervention services as requested by site administrators
    Responds in a timely manner to crisis situations
    Upon request, assumes leadership/guidance role within crisis situations
    Facilitates referrals to appropriate agencies for needed follow-up
    Interprets assessment data as needed to parents and district staff
    Gives accurate and complete data in a format understood by educators and parents
    Provides technical assistance to school staff in areas such as classroom modifications for learning and/or social/behavior management
    Demonstrates an understanding of classroom formats conducive to specific learning needs and styles
    Provides in-service training at the request of the site administrator and/or Director of Special Needs
    Serves as consultant for parents for areas such as child development, behavioral management, cognitive development, family dynamics, interpersonal communications
    Meets with parents to discuss their concerns regarding student cognitive and/or emotional development
    At parent request, consults with community agencies providing services to the child
    Develops and submits monthly and annual reports as requested by ESS Director
    Submits documentation in a timely matter
    Follows adopted procedures and standards
    Performance of other job related duties as assigned by ESS Director
    Follows adopted procedures and standards
    Complies with State statutes, Board policies, administrative procedures, school rules and regulations
    Carries out the school and District policies and designated regulations
    Follows adopted procedures when trying to make changes
    Conducts himself/herself appropriately towards staff and parents
    Responds to problems in a constructive manner
    Demonstrates respect for the ideas and feelings of others
    Maintains a professional demeanor
    Adheres to school day according to current Board policy and procedures
    Maintains responsible attendance patterns. Adheres to absence reporting procedures. Absence pattern is not disruptive to serves for children

    EDUCATION:
    Bachelor degree, current enrollment in Graduate Degree Program in School Psychology

    LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS:
    Valid Arizona School Psychologists Interim Certificate

    EXPERIENCE:
    Experience working with an ethnically diverse urban population

    SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/ABILITIES:
    Ability to work effectively w/district and school site administrators, teachers, support staff, parents and community agencies
    Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate

    WORKING CONDITIONS:
    The working environment is a school site setting.

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
    School Psychologist Intern's Salary Schedule, employee benefits in accordance with Board policies.

    EVALUATION:
    Performance to be evaluated in accordance with Board policy on evaluation of certified staff.






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