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LSSP - Caddo Mills, TX

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Caddo Mills ISD

City and State: Caddo Mills, TX

Date position is available: 07/01/2021

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.

Number of contract days: TBD

Salary Range: TBD

Employer contact info: Jana Everett - [email protected]

Jana Everett
Director of Special Programs
100 Fox Lane
Caddo Mills, Texas 75135
[email protected]

LSSP Intern - West Columbia, TX

Position Title: LSSP Intern

Employer Name: Columbia-Brazoria ISD

City and State: West Columbia

Date position is available: 08/02/2021

Position Description: Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Special Education, 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 or for crisis counseling. Provide support and assistance to staff and students to work effectively with individuals with challenging behaviors.QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification:+ Enrolled in Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or university+ Enrollment in a program recommending eligibility for a valid Texas license as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology as 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 purposes+ Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions+ Knowledge of psycho-social development+ Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students+ Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: 30,000 - 32,000

Employer contact info: Jennifer Kelly

Jennifer Kelly
Director of Special Programs
PO Box 158
West Columbia, Texas 77486
[email protected]

Assistant Associate Professor of School Psychology - Killeen, TX

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology

Employer Name: Texas A&M University - Central Texas

City and State: Killeen, Texas

Date position is available: 03/24/2021

Position Description: The Department of Counseling and Psychology is seeking a colleague to join us as an Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology to contribute to our goal of accessible, affordable, and quality education as well as our core values of excellence and achievement, compassion, integrity, knowledge, diversity, initiative, and collaboration.If interested, please apply through our external job page School Psychology program is a Specialist Degree program at the same level as Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees in other states. We provide an excellent training opportunity to prepare students to become a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) in the state of Texas, or work as a School Psychologist in other states. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for the Nationally Certified School Psychologist credential from NASP. Our diverse department faculty seeks to serve students from across the county, state, and country with a focus on military families.Job Summary:The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the teaching/learning process but will also keep an active research agenda and participate in the necessary operations of the institution.Minimum Requirements:Summary of QualificationsDoctorate in School PsychologyLicensed as a LP, LSSP, or license-eligible in TexasTenure-track faculty members in the rank of assistant/associate professor shall hold the earned doctorate in School Psychology approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve. In addition, the candidates shall be licensed as either a Licensed Psychologist or a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or be license-eligible in the state of Texas. They shall have demonstrated ability in the discipline of School Psychology and show clear promise of teaching excellence.Preferred Qualifications:Nationally Certified School Psychologists (NCSP).Familiarity with NASP accreditation standards and process.Teaching and supervision experience at the graduate level.Has demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degreeExperience working in the field of mental health, particularly in Applied Behavior AnalysisSALARY: Commensurate with experienceHOURS: Full-Time Faculty Hours (may vary)Paid on a monthly basis.Nine-month tenure track.Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on May 27, 2009, as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution offering bachelors and master's degrees for life's next chapter.The A&M University system will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout the system.Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.Texas A&M University-Central Texas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, and specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of A&M-Central Texas.Texas A&M University - Central Texas is an E-Verify institution of higher education.

Number of contract days: Nine Month with hopeful start in Fall 2021

Salary Range: Commensurate

Employer contact info: Tia Aguon

Tia Aguon
HR Generalist II
1001 Leadership Place
Killeen, Texas 76549
[email protected]

LSSP, LSSP Intern, or Diagnostician

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, LSSP Intern, or Diagnostician

Employer Name: Dripping Springs ISD

City and State: Dripping Springs, Texas

Date position is available: 08/02/2021

Position Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE:Evaluate, interpret results, and make disability determination decisions for students withdisabilities or suspected disabilities as part of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD)committee. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructionalpersonnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities. Consultwith administrators and staff regarding psychological and behavioral issues prevalent in aschool-based setting. Responsible for compliance with applicable district, state, and federalregulations relative to evaluation and determination of disability for special educationsupports and services.QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Certification:Master’s Degree from an accredited institutionLicensed Specialist in School Psychology licensure from the Texas State Board ofExaminers of PsychologistsSpecial Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, including evaluation of emotional functioning,education of students with disabilities, human development, and learning theoriesProficient in school-based counseling servicesExcellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsExperience:Completion of internship required – trainee or higher statusMAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:Assessment1. Receive student referrals and implement the appraisal process.2. Select and administer formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibilityfor special education services according to federal and state regulations.3. Collect and organize relevant assessment data from student’s cumulative folder,classroom teachers, principal, support staff, parents, and other resource personnel.4. Conduct classroom observations and personal interviews.5. Produce Full Individual Evaluation reports reflecting the review and interpretation ofassessment data and special education eligibility status.6. Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist withinterpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of IndividualEducation Plans (IEPs) for students, according to district procedures.7. Conduct psychological evaluations.Direct Services1. Provide special education counseling.Consultation1. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel withidentification.2. Assist classroom teachers with implementation of IEPs.3. Consult with parents concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation ofassessment data.4. Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhancetheir work with students.Program Management1. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students andparents.2. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.3. Manage inventory of assessment materials and equipment.4. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the assessment program and makechanges based on findings.5. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, accordingto mandated timelines.6. Complete or supervise the completion of all documentation related to the Admission,Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee meetings.7. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Educationrules, and local board policy in the areas of assessment, placement, and planning forspecial education services.8. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.Communication1. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.2. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.Other1. Participate in professional and staff development activities to improve job-related skills.2. Maintain confidentiality regarding student and coworker information and as required byFERPA.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:May supervise Licensed Specialist in School Psychology interns.EQUIPMENT USED:Basic office equipment, including computers, copy machines, printers, telephones,scanners, and software for word processing and databases.WORKING CONDITIONS:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Maintain emotional control under stress. Occasional travel district-wide to multiple worklocations, as assigned.

Number of contract days: 187 (intern) 192 (LSSP/Diagnostician)

Salary Range: Pay Scale 4 (LSSP/Diagnostician) Pay Scale 2 (Intern)

Employer contact info: Nancy Henry, Administrative Assistance

Gracee Condor
LSSP, School Psychoeducational Services Coordinator
PO Box 479
Dripping Springs, Texas 78620
[email protected]

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Plano ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: Plano ISD

City and State: Plano, TX

Date position is available: 07/01/2019

Position Description: Primary Purpose: *Responsible for the evaluation of students with emotional, social, and/or behavioral concerns, including assisting in the evaluations for suspected Autism for the special education department.Qualifications: *Education/Certification: Master's Degree Licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a Licensed Specialist in School PsychologySpecial Knowledge/Skills:*Excellent oral and written communication skill*Knowledge of best practices for evaluation and consultation and research based intervention strategies/modelsExperience:*Prior clinical or educational experience (preferred)Major Responsibilities and Duties:*Assume responsibility for the organization and operation of work within the area of supporting students and staff working with special education students following federal program guidelines as directed by the district and as specified in 34 Code of Federal Regulations §300.208 (a)(1)*Facilitate case management of evaluations through involvement with campus intervention and/or evaluation team meetings, consultation with parents and teachers, observations, and behavior management plans*Evaluate the intellectual, emotional, behavioral, and/or adaptive behavior functioning of referred students*Determine and utilize appropriate tests for evaluations, score and interpret test data, write psychological evaluation reports, and behavior management plans*Participate as member of local Admission, Review, and Dismissal committee as needed and when appropriate*Be available for consultations regarding program/service effectiveness*Make recommendations for Special Education eligibility of students for special education programs on the basis of serious emotional disturbance and /or other disabilities Take initiative to develop professional skills appropriate to job assignments*Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, moral, and responsible Consult with school staff and parents regarding children with social, emotional, and/or behavioral problems as well as cognitive impairments*Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information as well as evaluation results*Consult with parents, teachers, principals, special education staff, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, social, and behavioral functioning of referred students when necessary Follow all rules, regulations, and policies of Plano ISD and follow directives from supervisor(s) *Follow attendance policy as assigned by supervisor Perform other functions that may be assigned by the Administration and/or supervisor

Number of contract days: 189

Salary Range: minimum starting salary: $56,002.59

Employer contact info:

Tyler Aitken
Special Education Coordinator - LSSPs
2700 W. 15th St
Plano, Texas 75074
[email protected]

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