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stdoctoral Psychology Resident- Austin


Reference: Job 730

Location: Austin, TX

Employer: Austin Psychology and Assessment Center (ApaCenter)

 


Employer Name:  Austin Psychology and Assessment Center (ApaCenter)

 

City and State where the position is location: Austin, TX

Date position is available: 7-1-18

Position Description: 

The Austin Psychology & Assessment Center (or ApaCenter - www.ApaCenter.com) has an opening for a postdoctoral resident beginning between July-September of 2018. The student must have his/her dissertation completed. Students with a strong background in administering comprehensive psychological evaluations to all age ranges are preferred, but experience conducting assessments of school-aged children and adolescents is required. Qualified post-doctoral students will also have experience conducting individual psychotherapy, preferably with a broad range of ages and clientele. Special expertise in areas such as parent training, family therapy, neuropsychological assessments, school-based assessments, autism spectrum disorders, and/or ADHD interventions would be beneficial. The position will require a minimum of 40 hours per week and will include supervision by Licensed Psychologists who are also Licensed Specialists in School Psychology. There is a possibility that a part-time position would be available, so candidates who prefer that option should still apply. The postdoctoral resident will have the opportunity to participate in monthly didactics and weekly case conferences and group supervision. Salary is competitive. More information about our practice can be found at www.ApaCenter.com. Interested candidates should send their CV and a letter of interest to drmikebrooks@apacenter.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Number of contract days: 365

Salary Range: Competitive

Contact: 

Mike  Brook

Ph.D., L.P., L.S.S.P.

6012 W. William Cannon

STE B 103

Austin, Texas 78749

drmikebrooks@apacenter.com

(512) 891-1500

 

 

 
LSSP: Copperas Cove ISD


Reference: Job 729

Location: Copperas Cove, TX

Employer: Copperas Cove Independent School District


Employer Name: Copperas Cove Independent School District

City and State where the position is located: Copperas Cove, TX

Date position is available: 11-14-17

Position Description: 

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Implement the special education appraisal process. Assess the educational, learning style, and program needs of students referred for special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: Specialist or Master's Degree (LSSP) or Master’s Degree with Educational Diagnostician Certification (Diagnostician) Valid Texas Teaching Certificate (Educational Diagnostician) Valid Texas License for School Psychology (LSSP) or has met Master’s Degree program requirements for: (LSSP Trainee, LSSP Intern) Special Knowledge/Skills: Bilingual Desired Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education students, human development, and learning theories Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to travel to multiple work locations as assigned Experience: Teaching Experience Preferred (Diagnostician & LSSP)

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 1. Collaborate with campus staff regarding the implementation of the Rtl process. 2. Receive student referrals and follow specific timelines to implement the appraisal process. 3. Select, administer, and score formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations. 4. Collect and organize relevant assessment data from student's cumulative folder, classroom teacher(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource people. 5. Conduct personal interviews. 6. Arrange for and participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee regarding interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. 7. Work with IEP Clerk to ensure timelines are met. 8. Consult with parents, students, and other professionals concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. 9. Coordinate the initiation or extinction of special education services and complete documentation required. 10. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required. 11. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and local board policy in the area of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. 12. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations. 13. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. 14. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. 15. Conduct home visits as needed. 16. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. 17. Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students and ensure compliance with laws, policies, ARDs, and IEPs. 18. Provide Special Education Counseling (LSSP) services when appropriate

WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: Ability to communicate (verbal and written); interpret data, provide instruction; and maintain emotional control under stress. Physical Demand/Environmental Factors: Regular district-wide travel; moderate lifting and carrying.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: LSSP/LSSP Trainee Pay Grade AP2: $50,255 – $72, 319 (min daily rate 255.10); Educational Diagnostician Pay Grade AP2: $50,255 – $72, 319 (min daily rate 255.10); LSSP Intern Pay Grade AP1: $41,193 - $59,277 (min daily rate 209.10)

Contact: 

www.ccisd

Angela Kirkpatrick

Director of Special Education

705 West Avenue D

Copperas Cove, Texas 76522

Phone: (254) 547-1227

Fax: (254) 547-5676

kirkpatricka@ccisd.com;

Linda Hall

Director for Human Resources Services

Phone: (254) 547-1227 Ext. 11201

HR Fax: (254) 547-1535 

lhall@ccisd.com

 

 

 

 
LSSP: Midland ISD


Reference: Job 728

Location: Midland, TX

Employer: Midland Independent School District


Employer Name: Midland Independent School District

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

Date position is available: 11-26-17

Number of Contract Days: 197 days

Position Description: 

Serve on the district’s special education program’s assessment team. Conduct psychological evaluations of referred students. Plan and manage the psychological services program for students and parents. Coordinate interagency referrals and agreements. Provide training for teachers in special teaching methods and behavioral intervention.

Salary Range: Daily rate 252.65 – 371.17

 

Contact: 

Dawn  Miller

Director of Special Programs

615 W Missouri Ave

Midland, Texas 79701

dawn.miller@midlandisd.net

(432) 2401435

(432) 680-1044


 

 

 

 
Educational Diagnostician, LSSP, LSSP Trainee, LSSP Intern (Bilingual Desired)


Reference: Job 727

Location: Copperas Cove, TX

Employer: Copperas Cove Independent School District

 

 


Employer Name: Copperas Cove Independent School District

City and State where the position is located: Copperas Cove, TX

Date position is available: 12-1-17

Number of Contract Days: 197 days

Position Description: 

PRIMARY PURPOSE: Implement the special education appraisal process. Assess the educational, learning style, and program needs of students referred for special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: Specialist or Master's Degree (LSSP) or Master’s Degree with Educational Diagnostician Certification (Diagnostician) Valid Texas Teaching Certificate (Educational Diagnostician) Valid Texas License for School Psychology (LSSP) or has met Master’s Degree program requirements for: (LSSP Trainee, LSSP Intern) Special Knowledge/Skills: Bilingual Desired Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education students, human development, and learning theories Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Ability to travel to multiple work locations as assigned Experience: Teaching Experience Preferred (Diagnostician & LSSP)

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 1. Collaborate with campus staff regarding the implementation of the Rtl process. 2. Receive student referrals and follow specific timelines to implement the appraisal process. 3. Select, administer, and score formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations. 4. Collect and organize relevant assessment data from student's cumulative folder, classroom teacher(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource people. 5. Conduct personal interviews. 6. Arrange for and participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee regarding interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. 7. Work with IEP Clerk to ensure timelines are met. 8. Consult with parents, students, and other professionals concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. 9. Coordinate the initiation or extinction of special education services and complete documentation required. 10. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required. 11. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and local board policy in the area of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. 12. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations. 13. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. 14. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. 15. Conduct home visits as needed. 16. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. 17. Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students and ensure compliance with laws, policies, ARDs, and IEPs. 18. Provide Special Education Counseling (LSSP) services when appropriate

WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: Ability to communicate (verbal and written); interpret data, provide instruction; and maintain emotional control under stress. Physical Demand/Environmental Factors: Regular district-wide travel; moderate lifting and carrying.

Salary Range: 

LSSP/LSSP Trainee Pay Grade AP2: $50,255 – $72, 319 (min daily rate 255.10); Educational Diagnostician Pay Grade AP2: $50,255 – $72, 319 (min daily rate 255.10); LSSP Intern Pay Grade AP1: $41,193 - $59,277 (min daily rate 209.10)

 

Contact: 

Angela Kirkpatrick Director of Special Education 705 West Avenue D Copperas Cove, Texas 76522 Phone: (254) 547-1227 Fax: (254) 547-5676 kirkpatricka@ccisd.com; Linda Hall Director for Human Resources Services 703 West Avenue D Copperas Cove, Texas 76522 Phone: (254) 547-1227 Ext. 11201 HR Fax: (254) 547-1535

 

 

 

 
Evaluation Specialist- ESC Region 20


Reference: Job 726

Location: San Antonio, TX

Employer: ESC Region 20

 


Employer Name:  ESC Region 20

City and State where the position is located: San Antonio, TX

Date position is available: 11-7-17

Number of Contract Days: Full-time Employment

Salary: Monthly $5022.00 to $6278.00

Position Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Provide leadership related to early intervention processes, special education eligibility determination and the use of assessment data for Individualized Education Program (IEP) development and implementation. Provide training and technical assistance in the following areas: response to intervention/positive behavior supports models, bilingual special education issues, and administration/interpretation of the most commonly used test instruments.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

JOB KNOWLEDGE Master’s degree required. Three years of relevant experience. Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) required. Experience as a member of an appraisal team. Experience working with students with disabilities in inclusive settings. Experience working with response to intervention/positive behavior support models. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Experience in facilitating groups. Knowledge or experience in working in bilingual or ESL programs preferred. Knowledge of and experience in adult learning and planning appropriate staff development for adults. Demonstrate effective job-related skills that model effective integration of technology. Demonstrate competence with assisting others to appropriately integrate technology into the curriculum. Proficiency with standard functions within electronic applications such as MS Office (e.g., word processing, electronic spreadsheets) and e-mail. Proficiency with computers (PCs and/or MACs) to include desktop management, file management and operations, and working in a network environment. Exceptions to these requirements will be considered based on exemplary skills, training, and record of success.

PRODUCTS/OUTCOMES Facilitate groups in a way that builds capacity in making effective decisions regarding, instructional strategies for students with special learning needs, performance standards and measures for students with special learning needs, appropriate referrals and eligibility for special education, delivery of instructional programs in inclusive settings. Design, develop, and deliver staff development/technical assistance in the areas of eligibility, evaluation language/second language acquisition, learning styles, and brain-based learning. Serve as a liaison between clients and community resources and state and federal agencies. Deliver products/services in a timely manner. Evaluate program effectiveness. Provide technical support to districts/campuses in preparing for and responding to PBMAS visits/audits. Identify and integrate technology that supports instructional programs.

INITIATIVE Engage in learning experiences that build capacity in, designing and implementing strategies to evaluate progress of students with disabilities, planning and implementing best practices in working with students with disabilities, incorporating evaluation and instructional strategies for students with disabilities into the campus improvement plan. Use ingenuity and creativity in problem-solving. Use originality and self-reliant judgment in the development of services. Research and appropriately apply current theories and methodologies.

COMMUNICATION/HUMAN RELATIONS Demonstrate self-confidence and poise in representing the Center. Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills. Promote and support organizational change. Build relationships with colleagues and clients in meeting shared outcomes. Promote the profession through public relations, professional development and recruitment.

SUPERVISION AND ORGANIZATION OF STAFF None

BUDGET MANAGEMENT None

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Travel independently as required to fulfill responsibilities of the job. Function within the policies and procedures of ESC-20. Accept other responsibilities as assigned. Comply with the requirements of the ESC-20 Quality Management Systems (QMS) as detailed in the ESC-20 Dress and groom appropriately for the ESC-20 work setting. Quality Manual, Quality Procedures, and Work Instructions. Serve at the will of the Executive Director.

FUNDING The ESC-20 Special Education Program is federally funded out of IDEA-B and is implemented in compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory provisions. This position is federally funded out of IDEA-B and all duties associated with this position are allowable and allocable to the grant. Time and effort records for this position are in accordance with the requirements in the applicable Office of Management and Budget (OMB) cost principles. 

Contact: 

Tracey James

Human Resource Generalist

1314 Hines Avenue

San Antonio, Texas 78208

tracey.james@esc20.net

210-370-5221

210-503-6259

 

 

 
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