School Psychologist, South Bend Community School Corporation

Friday, June 02, 2017 10:16 AM | Anonymous

POSITION SUMMARY:

To provide comprehensive school psychological services in assigned buildings, including coordination of multi-disciplinary team evaluations and consultation with school staff/parents regarding a variety of educationally related issues, including the implementation of research based interventions.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:

Supervisor of Psychological Services
Building Administrator

DUTIES:

  • Coordinate multi-disciplinary team evaluations on students referred in public, and non-public schools.
  • Conduct appropriate informal, curriculum-based, and/or standardized assessments, in accordance with federal and state law, and local policies/procedures, within mandated timelines.
  • Utilize all information, including understanding of student background and characteristics to inform instruction, intervention and service delivery decisions.
  • Prepare (type) comprehensive written multidisciplinary team reports on all students evaluated.
  • Complete required components of Indiana IEP.
  • Attend case conferences within mandated timelines to interpret evaluation results to parents and school staff.
  • Work collaboratively with Special Education administrators, general and special education staff, principals, and support staff in assigned buildings/districts.
  • Provide technical assistance to the building staff/administrators regarding special education policies and procedures, etc., as needed.
  • Consult with building staff and parents regarding curricular and instructional practices for academic, social/emotional and behavioral domains.
  • Participate in general education intervention/student assistance team meetings and guide teams in selecting/implementing research-based interventions appropriate to students’ individual needs.
  • Provide in-service training for school staff, parents, and/or the community regarding educational psychology issues.
  • Depending on training, conduct individual and/or group counseling for students (e.g. social skills training, conflict resolution, anger control, crisis intervention, etc).
  • Participate in staff development and professional growth opportunities through attendance at staff meetings, inservices, conferences, etc.
  • Engage in consultation and collaboration with community agencies for the purposes of student assessment and delivery of services.
  • Complete other duties, as assigned by Supervisor of Psychological Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required experience or training:

  • State of Indiana Professional Educator’s License-School Psychologist

Interested applicants should contact Kristin Harges at kharges@sbcsc.k12.in.us


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