School Psychologist

Summary:

Provide evaluation, consultative, and counseling services in the school setting. Conduct psycho-educational evaluations and lead the multidisciplinary team in the process of identifying students as eligible for and in need of special education services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for a variety of tasks to include but not limited to:

  • Lead the multidisciplinary team through the evaluation process when a student is referred for special education evaluation.

  • Conduct cognitive, academic, behavior, adaptive behavior, and autism evaluations using sound assessments to determine eligibility for special education services.

  • Participate in classroom observations.

  • Prepare cohesive and timely evaluation reports.

  • Interpret assessment data and impart it to parents and MET team members in a meaningful way.

  • Determine students’ needs and develop programming recommendations based on evaluation outcomes.

  • Lead the school’s pre-referral intervention team.

  • Provide counseling services in alignment with student’s IEPs and/or 504 plans.

  • Facilitate training on topics related to position on an as-needed basis.

  • Consult with teachers and administrators regarding behavioral and academic concerns.

  • Other duties as assigned by the Special Education Director.

Qualifications:

  • Certification as a School Psychologist

  • Master’s Degree required, Doctoral Degree preferred

  • Experience conducting psycho-educational evaluations