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LSSP- Cuero, TX


Reference: Job 707

Location: Cuero, TX

Employer: Cuero ISD


Employer Name:  Cuero ISD

City and State where the position is located: Cuero, TX

Date position is available: 2017-2018 School Year (Begins August 7, 2017)

Number of Contract Days: 197days

Salary: Negotiable

Position Description:

 

Districtwide LSSP.  Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavior problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services.

Contact: 

Karen Linscomb

Director of Special Education

Cuero ISD

960 East Broadway St.

Cuero, TX 77954

klinscomb@cueroisd.org

P: 361-275-1900 Ext. 121

F: 361-275-8597

 
LSSP- Holland, TX


Reference: Job 706

Location: Holland, TX

Employer: Bell County Coop for Exceptional Children


Employer Name:  Bell County Coop for Exceptional Children

City and State where the position is located: Holland, TX

Date position is available: 2017-2018 School Year

Number of Contract Days: 202 days

Salary: Commensurate with Experience

Position Description:

Position allows LSSP to provide all aspects of psychological services  for small schools served by the coop. For more information contact the special education.

Contact: 

Nancy Riley, Special Education Director

 

PO BOX 188

Holland, TX 76534

254-657-8155 voice

254-657-8153

Riley.nancy@gmail.com

Position allows LSSP to provide all aspects of psychological services  for small schools served by the coop. For more information contact the special educationPosition allows LSSP to provide all aspects of psychological services  for small schools served by the coop. For more information contact the special education 
 
LSSP- Orange, TX


Reference: Job 705

Location: Dripping Springs, TX

Employer: Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD


Employer Name:  Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD

City and State where the position is located: Orange, TX

Date position is available: 8-7-2017 School Year

Number of Contract Days: 202 days

Salary: $45,000.00 to $79,000.00

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 university

Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) granted 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, including cross-battery evaluation practices

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 Training in/understanding of verbal and physical behavioral management techniques Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

One year experience providing psychology services in an educational setting preferred

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Assessment

  1. Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students; score and interpret test data; determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations.
  2. Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior intervention plans (BIP).
  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.

 

Consultation

 

  1. Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results.
  2. Conduct group, individual and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems as recommended by the ARD committee.
  3. Consult with teachers/staff concerning the interpretation of assessment data and the impact on the educational needs of students.
  4. Consult with teachers/staff concerning the implementation of behavior intervention plans.
  5. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.
  6. 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

  1. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.
  2. Oversee the selection of assessment materials and equipment in consultation with director and district assessment personnel.
  3. Compile, maintain, and file all reports (physical and/or electronic), records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.
  4. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
  5. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.
  6. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.
  7. Participate in crisis/emergency response planning as needed.
  8. Maintain effective communication with colleagues, students, and parents.
  9. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.**

6.      Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

None

 

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

 

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, peripherals, and other instructional equipment

 

Motion: Frequent walking, computer/desk work

Lifting: Regular light lifting/carrying (≥ 15 lbs), occasional heaving lifting (≥ 45 lbs), positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint; assisting nonambulatory students

Environment: Requires districtwide travel

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

 
   

 

 

 

*Note: The correct title for the person holding the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (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).

 **Note: An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to supervise an intern or trainee.

Contact:

Beth Sonnier

LCMCISD

HR Manager

6586 FM 1130 

Orange, TX  77632

ph   (409) 883-2232

fax  (409) 883-3509

bsonnier@lcmcisd.org

 
LSSP- Richardson


Reference: Job 706

Location: Richardson, TX

Employer: Special Student Services in Richardson ISD -


Employer Name:  Special Student Services in Richardson ISD

City and State where the position is located: Richardson, TX

Date position is available: 2017-2018 School Year

Number of Contract Days: 190-194 days

Salary: $59, 527 - $63.745   

Position Description:

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a master’s 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.

 

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION WILL INCLUDE THE ABILITY TO:

  • 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.

 

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/risd/OnlineApp/default.aspx The application must be complete and three electronic reference forms must be received to be considered.

 

Applicants who have previously applied in AppliTrack must update their application once per year by securing updated references.

 

Applicants will be contacted if an interview is needed.

 

 
LSSP- Dripping Springs


Reference: Job 704

Location: Dripping Springs, TX

Employer: Dripping Springs ISD


Employer Name:  Dripping Springs ISD

City and State where the position is located: Dripping Springs, TX

Date position is available: 82017-2018 School Year

Number of Contract Days: 192 days

Salary: $50,956 and $61,983

Position Description:

 

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Evaluate, interpret results, and make disability determination decisions for students with disabilities or suspected disabilities as part of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities. Consult with administrators and staff regarding psychological and behavioral issues prevalent in a school-based setting. Responsible for compliance with applicable district, state, and federal regulations relative to evaluation and determination of disability for special education supports and services.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certification:

Master’s Degree from an accredited institution

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology licensure from the Texas State Board of

Examiners of Psychologists

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, including evaluation of emotional functioning,

education of students with disabilities, human development, and learning theories

Proficient in school-based counseling services

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

Completion of internship required – trainee or higher status

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

Assessment

1. Receive student referrals and implement the appraisal process.

2. Select and administer formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility

for 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 of assessment data and special education eligibility status.

6. Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs) for students, according to district procedures.

7. Conduct psychological evaluations.

 

Direct Services

1. Provide special education counseling.

 

Consultation

1. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification.

2. Assist classroom teachers with implementation of IEPs.

3. Consult with parents concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.

4. Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students.

 

Program Management

1. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.

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 make changes based on findings.

5. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, according to 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 Education rules, and local board policy in the areas of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.

8. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.

 

Communication

1. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.

2. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.

 

Other

1. Participate in professional and staff development activities to improve job-related skills.

2. Maintain confidentiality regarding student and coworker information and as required by FERPA.

 

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 work locations, as assigned

 

To apply: https://a2-2.applitrack.com/drippingsprings/onlineapp/default.aspx?Category=Student+Support+Services

 
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