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Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Richardson, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Richardson ISD

City and State: Richardson, TX

Date position is available: 05/18/2020

Position Description: •Minimum of a masters degree with licensure as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists or be eligible for LSSP licensure•Thorough knowledge of evaluation procedures and instruments used in public schools.•Exceptional interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills.•Exceptional mastery of professional communication, teaming, presentation, and writing skills.•Ability to effectively focus on student, parent, and state expectations as measured by RISD goals.•Capable of providing both a powerful influence as a leader and contributing as a team player.•Function as a support person to assist schools in the implementation of the Special Education processes outlined in the Guide to Special Education Services as well as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).•Select, administer, and interpret individual evaluations to address eligibility for special education services. •Provide counseling services to students as well as consult and develop individual and/or classroom intervention plans that address students’ behavioral, emotional, and/or social functioning using evidenced based strategies. •Produce accurate and complete evaluation records and special education paperwork.•Assist the ARD Committee in determining eligibility and need for services in special education.•Work cooperatively with colleagues, parents, and members of the educational community.•Foster productive relationships with both parents and members of the educational community.•Maintain prompt and regular attendance.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $63,263 - $67,746

Employer contact info: Tabitha Gillum [email protected]

Coordinator:
Tabitha Gillum
Special Education Coordinator
701 W. Beltline Rd.
Richardson, Texas 75081
[email protected]
469.593.7405

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Lancaster ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Lancaster ISD

City and State: Lancaster, Texas

Date position is available: 05/18/2020

Position Description: Major Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment1.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.2.Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans.3.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.4.May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.Consultation5.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.6.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.7.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.8.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 Management9.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.10.Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.11.Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.12.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.13.May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.***Other14.Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.Supervisory Responsibilities:NoneMental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripheralsPosture: Frequent sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twistingMotion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extensionLifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint; assisting nonambulatory studentsEnvironment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; may require districtwide travelMental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressureNOTES:*The correct title for the person holding the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or LSSP. Only individuals who meet the requirements of Title 22 Texas Administrative Code §465.6 may refer to themselves as School Psychologists (i.e., hold a doctorate in area of specialization).**An individual who has completed an internship, applied for a license, and been approved by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP) will be issued a Trainee Status Letter and will maintain this status for a maximum of one calendar year until he or she passes the Jurisprudence Exam. A trainee must be under the supervision of a LSSP until licensure is confirmed by TSBEP in writing.*** An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to supervise an intern or trainee.This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Number of contract days: 207

Salary Range: $59,630 - $83,195

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Pamela Brown Brown
Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources
422 S. Centre Street
Lancaster, Texas 75146
[email protected]
972-218-1400

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Floresville ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Floresville ISD

City and State: Floresville, TX

Date position is available: 08/03/2020

Position Description: 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 PsychologistsSpecial Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposesKnowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventionsKnowledge of psycho-social developmentExcellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsExperience:One year experience providing psychology services in an educational settingMajor Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment1.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.2.Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans.3.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.4.May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.Consultation5.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.6.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.7.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.8.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 Management9.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.10.Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.11.Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.12.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.13.May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.Supervisory Responsibilities:None.Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including computer and peripheralsPosture: Frequent sitting, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twistingMotion: Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extensionLifting: Regular light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint; assisting nonambulatory studentsEnvironment: Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases; may require districtwide travelMental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure

Number of contract days: 204

Salary Range: $54,705-$78,724

Employer contact info: Debbie Akers, Special Education Director [email protected] (830) 393-5300, ext. 13000

Coordinator:
Leticia Gutierrez
LSSP
1200 Fifth Street
Floresville, Texas 78151
[email protected]
(830) 393-5300, ext. 13020

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Princeton ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Princeton ISD

City and State: Princeton, TX

Date position is available: 07/30/2020

Position Description: 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.JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification:Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or universityValid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of PsychologistsSpecial Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposesKnowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventionsKnowledge of psycho-social developmentStrong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and studentsExcellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsAssessment1. Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students and to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations.2. Score and interpret test data.3. Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans.4. 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.5. May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.Consultation6. Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.7. Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.8. Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.9. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.10. Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results.11. Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.12. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.Program Management13. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.14. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.15. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.16. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.17. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.18. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.19. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.20. Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.Communication21. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.22. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.Working Conditions:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Maintain emotional control under stress. Regular districtwide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities.2+ years experience in working in public school preferred.You may apply at www.teacherjobnet.org

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $64,000 - $80,000

Employer contact info: Liz Goen - [email protected]

Coordinator:
Liz Goen Goen
Executive Director of Special Programs
600 Mabel Ave
Princeton, Texas 75407
[email protected]
469.952.5406
972.736.2018

 
Licensed Specialist In School Psychology - Conroe ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist In School Psychology

Employer Name: Conroe ISD

City and State: Conroe, Texas

Date position is available: 05/13/2020

Position Description: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) JOB STATUS:OPEN POSTING DATE:02/07/2020 POSTING NUMBER:00024692 LOCATION: Admin Special Education - 877 POSITION TITLE:Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) JOB DESCRIPTION: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. Guide development of Individualized Education Plans (IEP) in compliance with Federal/state law and District policy and procedures.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:***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.***Complete associated documentation for and/or participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee meetings to assist with appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures.***Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Conduct individual counseling sessions as directed by the IEP.***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.***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. *****Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.***Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.***Display tolerance necessary for accepting supervision and feedback regarding job performance.***Regular attendance.***Perform all other duties as assigned.EXPERIENCE:***One year experience in educationQUALIFICATIONS:***Education/Certification/Licensure:Master’s degree in related fieldValid license as a licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP)*Special Knowledge/Skills:***Knowledge of administration and interpretation of appropriate evaluation instruments***Knowledge of public laws and district procedures regarding special education***Maintaining two-way communication between various stakeholders***Demonstrated organizational skills

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $52,000 - $75,00 See website (conroeisd.net/department/hr/) for details

Employer contact info: Christine Corson

Coordinator:
Christine M. Corson
Recruiting and Retention Specialist
3205 W. Davis
Conroe, Texas 77304
[email protected]
936-709-7859
936-709-9859

 
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