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LSSP - Huffman Independent School District

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Huffman Independent School District

City and State: Huffman, Texas

Date position is available: 08/01/2020

Position Description: Job Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology* Exemption Status/Test: Exempt/ProfessionalReports to: Director, Special Ed Date Revised: March 3, 2020 Dept./School: Special Education Primary Purpose:Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or universityValid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) or Trainee Status Letter issued by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists* Special Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventionsKnowledge of psycho-social development Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience:One year experience providing psychology services in an educational setting Major Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students. Determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations.Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans.Conduct or participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures.May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.Consultation Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students, interpretation of assessment data, and implementation of behavior intervention plans in managing disruptive students.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. Present staff development training in assigned schools to enable school personnel to identify and work more effectively with students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances. Program Management Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings. Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.***Other Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures. Report promptly to the director any accident or illness of staff or students.Other duties as assigned by administration.Promote, participate, and facilitate in a teamwork center manner.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: AP-3

Employer contact info: Michelle Davenport - Director of Special Services 281-324-7631

Coordinator:
Michelle Davenport Davenport
Director of Special Services
24302 FM 2100
Huffman, Texas 77336
[email protected]
281-324-7631

 
Licensed Mental Health Clinician, School Based (195 days) Multiple Positions

Position Title: Licensed Mental Health Clinician, School Based (195 days) Multiple Positions

Employer Name: Mental Health Services, Dallas ISD

City and State: Dallas ISD

Date position is available: 07/01/2020

Position Description: Provide clearly identified and easily accessible therapeutic services that address the mental and emotional well-being of students (clients) and families representing multiple schoolswithin the district.School-based Licensed Mental Health Clinicians provide services at campus.

Number of contract days: 195

Salary Range: $59,317 minimum, Median $74,147

Employer contact info: Connie Rodriguez 214-773-1892

Coordinator:
Connie Rodriguez
Director, Psychological & Social Services
2909 N. Buckner Blvd, Suite 501
Dallas, Texas 75218
[email protected]
214-773-1892

 
LSSP/Educational Diagnostician

Position Title: LSSP/Educational Diagnostician

Employer Name: Austin Discovery School

City and State: Austin, TX

Date position is available: 08/03/2020

Position Description: Primary Purpose:Assess the educational needs, learning styles, and program needs of students referred tospecial education services, grades K-8. Work cooperatively with instructional personnel toprovide the most appropriate instructional programs for students with disabilities.Qualifications:● Education/Certification:○ Master’s degree in educational assessment○ Valid Texas teaching certificate○ Valid Texas educational diagnostician certificate or Valid LSSP LicenseSpecial Knowledge/Skills:● Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education students, humandevelopment, and learning theories● Ability to interpret data● Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsExperience:Minimum two years teaching experienceMajor Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment1. Select and administer formal and informal assessments to determine studenteligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas EducationAgency regulations.2. Compile and evaluate comprehensive student information including classroomobservations; personal interviews with the student, teacher(s), parents and others;and relevant assessment data from the student's cumulative folder. Consult withparents and teacher concerning the educational needs of students andinterpretation of assessment data.3. Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist withinterpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development ofIndividual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district proceduresConsultation1. Present staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel inidentifying and understanding students with disabilities.2. Assist classroom teachers with implementation of IEP.3. Support MTSS committee in tracking and monitoring students in tieredinterventions.Program Management1. Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.2. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the assessment program andmake changes based on findings.3. Compile, maintain, and file reports, records, and other documents required.4. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Educationrule, and local board policy. Comply with all district and local campus routines andregulations.Communication1. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.2. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents.Other Duties as Assigned:1. Schedule and facilitate ARD meetings.2. Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor and/or Head of School,Principle, Superintendent.Supervisory Responsibilities:● None.Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:● Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals, and other instructionalequipment● Posture: Prolonged standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping,pushing/pulling, and twisting● Motion: Frequent walking● Lifting: May require regular heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of studentswith physical disabilities, control behavior through physical restraint, assistnon-ambulatory students, and lift and move adaptive equipment; may work prolonged orirregular hours● Environment: Exposure to biological hazards; may require districtwide travel● Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: Minimum $52,870

Employer contact info: Christie Stinson

Coordinator:
Elisha Grossenbacher
Student Services Director
9303 FM 969
Austin, Texas 78724
[email protected]
512-674-0700

 
LSSP- Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Northwest ISD

Position Title: LSSP- Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Northwest ISD

City and State: Justin, Texas- position is multi-campus

Date position is available: 07/27/2020

Position Description: Assume a leadership role in the adaptive behavior program for the Northwest ISD Special Education Department. Provide consultation to school personnel and parents concerning prevention and intervention strategies relating to the learning or behavioral problems of students. Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services. Serve on the assessment team, and conduct comprehensive individual evaluations of students referred for special education placement.

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: $62,216.00-$82,965.00/per year

Employer contact info: Kris Kelly

Coordinator:
Kristine Kelly Kelly
Director of Special Education
2001 Texan Drive
Justin, Texas 76247
[email protected]
817-215-0182
817-215-0170

 
LSSP for 2020-21 School Year in Houston

Position Title: LSSP for 2020-21 School Year in Houston

Employer Name: Supplemental Health Care

City and State: Spring, TX

Date position is available: 08/01/2020

Position Description: The LSSP would be in-person (assuming the district is back in that sort of capacity) for the entire 2020-21 school year. The District certainly prefers full-time, 37.5 hours per week, but would look at other amounts of availability on a case-by-case basis. If the District happened to need to close due to a reemergence of COVID-19, Supplemental Health Care has plans in place to keep the integrity of the therapy being performed intact. We are conducting interviews over the next 2-3 weeks over the phone or utilizing Zoom.

Number of contract days: 185

Salary Range: Up to $45.00 per hour

Employer contact info: Jim Burris - call/text 469-844-8909

Coordinator:
Jim Burris
Senior Division Manager of Schools
12225 Greenville Avenue, Suite 600
Dallas, Texas 75243
[email protected]
469-844-8909

 
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