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Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Denton County Special Education Coop

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Denton County Special Education Coop

City and State: Sanger, Texas

Date position is available: 07/28/2021

Position Description: 1. Perform psychological assessments within timelines2. Provide written assessment reports within timelines3. Attend appropriate ARD meetings and assist in the development of goals and objectives and Behavior Intervention Plans, when required4. Interpret test data to ARD members5. Assess the progress of students on a regular basis and provide progress reports to parents each grade reporting period6. Exhibit good interpersonal skills in job performance7. Provide appropriate psychological intervention, i.e. consultation, counseling, behavior management plan, social skills training, etc.8. Refer students to appropriate agencies when needed9. Serve as liaison between schools and other agencies to facilitate positive changes in studentsOther Information:Denton County Special Education Cooperative serves five districts in Denton County:Aubrey, Krum, Pilot Point, Ponder, and Sanger. Sanger ISD is the fiscal agent and SISD employee benefits would be applicable to this position.

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Employer contact info: Kim Phillips, Director [email protected]

Coordinator:
Tracey Oney
Administrative Assistant
601 Elm St.
Sanger, Texas 76266
[email protected]
940-458-7430

 
Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

Position Title: School Psychologist

Employer Name: Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

City and State: Houston, Texas

Date position is available: 05/18/2021

Position Description: The award winning Department of Psychological Services in Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District is now hiring doctoral level school psychologists (LSSPs). We also contract with specialist level school psychologists for temporary employment. Located in Houston, the most diverse city in the United States, CFISD is the third largest district in the state of Texas. Our district houses a longstanding APA accredited internship program where we recruit doctoral interns from across the country each year. This program offers our staff the opportunity to train and supervise interns within our schools and our family clinic setting. We are a supportive, innovative, friendly department.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $61,275 - $85,492 (School Psychologist) $64,951 - $90,618 (Licensed Psychologist PhD)

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Traci Schluter, Ph.D., LSSP
Director, Psychological Services
10300 Jones Road, Ste 633
Houston, Texas 77065
[email protected]
281-517-6394

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Calallen ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Calallen ISD

City and State: Corpus Christi, TX

Date position is available: 07/26/2021

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.Full Job Description can be found at: https://calallen.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=275

Number of contract days: 200

Salary Range: $56,450.00 - $79,574.00

Employer contact info: Dr. Marcos Flores - [email protected]

Coordinator:
Sonya Durrwachter
Director of Special Education
4205 Wildcat Dr.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78410
[email protected]
361-242-5600

 
LSSP - Keller ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Keller ISD

City and State: Keller, Texas

Date position is available: 07/28/2021

Position Description: SUMMARY:Performs professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assesses the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services.BASIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:The essential functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the characteristic duties and responsibilities noted herein, however, this list represents examples only, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions found in this job description. Model core organizational beliefs and values; communicate openly and effectively within and across teams to maximize student success.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; score and interpret test data.Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results; consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans.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.Serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses as needed.Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identifying and understanding students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.Utilize effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.Establish and maintain professional communication with parents, students, and district personnel; ensure that all interactions are supportive, courteous, and respectful.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings; assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.Comply with all policies, operating procedures, legal requirements, and verbal and written directives; comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.Pursue professional development activities that align with district goals and initiatives and current professional research.Comply with the Employee Standards of Conduct.Perform other related duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned interns or trainees.* * An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee.SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: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 skills QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Certification: Master's degree in psychologyValid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology

Number of contract days: 193

Salary Range: $61K-$82K

Employer contact info: Tina Clark - [email protected]

Coordinator:
Tina R. Clark, LSSP, NCSP
Assistant Director of Special Education
350 Keller Pkwy
Fort Worth, Texas 76248
[email protected]
817-744-1134

 
Maxim HealthCare / Waco ISD

Position Title: School Psychologist

Employer Name: Maxim HealthCare / Waco ISD

City and State: Waco, TX

Date position is available: 04/30/2021

Position Description: Essential Duties and Responsibilities:• Completes multi-factored evaluations (initial and re-evaluations) in compliance with state• regulations with in a designated time frame• Conducts pre-referral consultation/intervention, including but not limited to: oBeing a standing member of the pre-referral team within the assigned school(s) oObserving the student(s) oServing an assessment specialist who may do any or all of the following: §Screen at-risk children for intervention §Monitor progress during intervention §Assess instructional strategies oConsults with teachers to add instructional strategies/interventions o Monitors response to curriculum modification• Serves as an instructional intervention specialist who plans intervention and individual education• Pyscho-educational assessments shall include: o Norm referenced test that measure intelligence, visual motor skills and fine motor skills oInterviews with the patient and/or individuals familiar with the patient oObservations of the patient• Consults individually, or in groups, with patients and/or parents or other personnel on matters relating to the education and mental health of the patients to ensure the development and provision of the most appropriate education program• Maintains a monthly Pyscho-Educational Evaluation log for each month of service• Reviews research in current best practice and presents recommendations to client for review and potential implementation as requested, including staff training programs on the basis of all necessary curriculum components and implements or supervises the implementation of intervention• Participates in on-going training/in-servicing related job duties• Consults with teachers and other team members on an ongoing basis• Serves as a technical assistant for the support of implementation of RTI in the assigned schools (if applicable)• Conducts an evaluation of each student assigned which shall include, but not limited to: oConducting pre-diagnostic meetings in order to determine scope and sequence of oneeded evaluations oInterviewing the student oObserving classroom behaviors oConsulting the student’s parents and teacher(s)• Reviewing the student’s academic history and current educational functioning• Conducts psycho-educational evaluations of the child’s learning process and level of educational achievement• Administers specialized evaluations specific to the nature of the child’s problems• Conducts Functional Behavior Analysis for student, if required• Helps create Behavior Intervention Plan for student, if required (consultation with team members required)• Attends pre-referral and screening team meetings in buildings assigned• Enters information regarding the psycho educational evaluation on CRT at least 24 hours prior to the extended IEP team meeting (as applicable per client/state requirement)• Participates in the extended IEP team meetings and other such procedures as necessary, including manifestation determination review meetings• As part of the team, determines the nature of a child’s problems through a full case study evaluation. When necessary, the Psychologist participates in: oParent conferences oClassroom observations oConsultations with local agencies oExtended IEP team meetings oCase follow-ups oConsultations with teachers, the other diagnosticians assigned to the case, supervisors, oand social workers• Attends PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluation reports, and scheduling/chairing pre-diagnostic meetings (PDM’s)• Participates in other duties based on the needs of students and programs. These may include teacher in-service, counseling, screening of students (preschool, etc), parent groups, supervision of interns, research of ongoing programs, and development of new programs• Maintains client information in a secure and confidential manner consistent with client and local procedures, as well as guidelines set forth by the State and State Board of Psychology• Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Number of contract days: 30

Salary Range: $34 - $50 per hour

Employer contact info: Cody Boomer: 512-340-9174

Coordinator:
Cody Boomer
Recruiter
3636 Executive Center Drive
Austin, Texas 78731
[email protected]
512-340-9174

 
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