Job Description

    24/25 SY - School Psychologist Intern JobID: 2552
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services/Psychologist Intern

  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2023

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Closing Date:
    UNTIL FILLED

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    TITLE: School Psychologist Intern

    CLASSIFICATION: Classified Hourly Salary Schedule

    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 timelines.
    • 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 timelines.
    • 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’s 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 effectively work 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 classified staff



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