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Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Arlington ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Arlington ISD

City and State: Arlington, TX

Date position is available: 10/10/2019

Position Description: ROLE AND PURPOSE:The primary purpose of the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is to support students' ability to learn and apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, in order to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. The LSSP partners with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals to facilitate safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community. The LSSP provides evaluations to determine the presence or absence of emotional disturbance and autism. QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Licensure Licensed Specialist in School Psychology by the Texas State board of Examiners of Psychologists, required.Nationally Certified School Psychologist, preferred.Minimum of three years counseling experience, preferred.Public school experience in conducting evaluations of ED and Autism preferred SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:Knowledge of Federal and State Special Education guidelines Expertise in conducting psychological and autism evaluations of children and adolescents Ability to work cooperatively with school staff, parents, and other professionals Ability to communicate effectively with parents MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES Instructional Management Facilitate student engagement in the learning environment Conduct psychological evaluations for FIE Provide strategies and interventions to teachers/staff for student success Support teachers/staff with social-emotional student progress Collect and interpret student and classroom data Provide consultation to administrators, teachers, parents, and support personnel regarding the psychological needs of students as they relate to the education setting and process Provide Psychological Services as required by the IEP School/ Organization Climate Support social-emotional learning in the school environment Support school-wide positive behavioral supports Provide crisis prevention and intervention services Consult with administrators, teachers, and other staff concerning procedures that are consistent with federal, state, and local guidelines pertaining to Special Education School Organizational Improvement Generate and interpret useful student and school data, as appropriate Plan services at the district, building, classroom, and individual levels Provide consultation to administrators, teachers, parents, and support personnel regarding the psychological needs of students as they relate to the education setting and process Student Management Individually administer a complete battery of tests including intellectual, academic achievement, adaptive behavior, vocational interest, vocational skills, and developmental skills Develop a written report of psychological assessment to present to the ARD committee Develop report/recommendations based on the results of the screening/evaluations School/Community Relations Conference with parents regarding their child’s special education testing results as needed Develop and present recommendations to support the student and family Help families understand their child's learning and mental health needs Assist in navigating special education processes Provide information on community resources and connect families with community service providers when necessary Enhance staff understanding and responsiveness to diverse cultures and backgrounds Professional Growth Keep abreast of the continual changes and the most current legal interpretations of Federal and State guidelines Maintain continuing education licensing and certification as required by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Supervisory Responsibilities Supervise LSSP interns and trainees as assigned Miscellaneous Performs other duties as assigned

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: $60,988 - $85,090

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Michelle Trussell
HR Manager - Recruiting and Sourcing
1203 W. Pioneer Pkwy
Arlington, Texas 76013
[email protected]
682-8677290

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - IDEA Public Schools El Paso, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: IDEA Public Schools

City and State: El Paso, TX

Date position is available: 10/31/2019

Position Description: IDEA Public Schools works to ensure the success of all students and to address any barriers which may impact students from achieving incredible academic and social outcomes. Licensed Specialists of School Psychology, key members of the Special Programs team, partner with regional instructional leaders, a portfolio of campus leaders, and teachers to maximize student outcomes.The IDEA Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) demonstrates knowledge and skill in assessment, determining Special Education eligibility, academic and behavioral interventions, state and federal legal frameworks for Special Education, and ensures compliance with all facets of Special Education. LSSPs will help a portfolio of campuses support students and parents through problem solving interventions with students, who may be struggling both academically and behaviorally. In addition, LSSPs will provide direct student behavioral supports and track student progress towards IEP goals.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $58,884 - $75,077

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Laura Peppe Westphal
Manager of HQ Staffing
2115 W. Pike Blvd
Weslaco, Texas 78596
[email protected]
956-261-2497

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - (LSSP) IDEA Public Schools

Position Title: 

Employer Name: IDEA Public Schools

City and State: San Antonio, TX

Date position is available: 10/17/2019

Position Description: IDEA Public Schools works to ensure the success of all students and to address any barriers which may impact students from achieving incredible academic and social outcomes. Licensed Specialists of School Psychology, key members of the Special Programs team, partner with regional instructional leaders, a portfolio of campus leaders, and teachers to maximize student outcomes.The IDEA Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) demonstrates knowledge and skill in assessment, determining Special Education eligibility, academic and behavioral interventions, state and federal legal frameworks for Special Education, and ensures compliance with all facets of Special Education. LSSPs will help a portfolio of campuses support students and parents through problem solving interventions with students, who may be struggling both academically and behaviorally. In addition, LSSPs will provide direct student behavioral supports and track student progress towards IEP goals.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $61,828 - $78,831

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Laura Peppe Westphal
Manager of HQ Staffing
2115 W. Pike Blvd
Weslaco, Texas 78596
[email protected]
956-261-2497

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Little Elm ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Little Elm ISD

City and State: Little Elm, Texas

Date position is available: 09/23/2019

Position Description: https://littleelmisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=351

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $55,339 minimum - $75,859 maximum

Employer contact info: Cortney Clover, Executive Director for Special Populations

Coordinator:
Laurie Toben
Assistant Director for Special Populations
300 Lobo Lane
Little Elm, Texas 75068
[email protected]
972-947-9340

 
LSSP - Cleburne ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Cleburne ISD

City and State: Cleburne Texas

Date position is available: 09/12/2019

Position Description: LSSP Qualifications:Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists*Special Knowledge/Skills:Knowledge of measurement of behavior Knowledge of displaying and interpreting behavioral data Knowledge of behavioral change procedures and systems support Knowledge of procedures for assessing behavioral functioning for educational purposesKnowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of current methods and techniques of applied behavior analysis including functional behavior assessment, functional communication training, discrete trial training, TEACCH, and other confirmed evidence based practices. Knowledge of psycho-social development Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills CPI/ABA training preferred Experience:Two years experience providing behavioral services Three years experience providing psychological services in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee**Major Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment 1.Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the emotional and behavioral functioning of referred students.2.Analyze and interpret behavioral data.3.Develop functional behavioral assessments and behavior management plans.4.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. Consultation 5.Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.6.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.7.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.8.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.9.Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and assessment results.10.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.11.Provide intensive staffing in support of specific behavioral IEP components 12.Consult with classroom teachers regarding management of student behavior according to IEP. 13. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. IEP Development and Program 14.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.15.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of behavioral 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.School Visitation 20.Establish and maintains campus visitation.21.Observe informal interactions between teacher(s) and student(s).Communication 22.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.23.Maintain a professional relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and community members.24.Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.Program Management/License 25.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment and obtain appropriate number of continuing education hours necessary to maintain license(s).26.Provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee, as needed.**27.Maintain ethical standards as required by the state psychology board.28.Complete all other duties as assigned.Other 29.Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required.30.Assist parents, diagnosticians, speech language pathologist, community services personnel, classroom teachers, and instructional support teams in early identification, assessment and intervention planning for students on autism spectrum.Supervisory Responsibilities:None.Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Maintain emotional control under stress. Regular district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. May be required to lift and transfer students.*Note: 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 Chapter 22 Texas Administrative Code §467.2 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 provide supervision of an intern or trainee.The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are 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: ADMIN 2 PAY GRADE

Employer contact info: https://www.applitrack.com/cleburneisd/onlineapp/

Coordinator:
Cory  Borden
Special Education Executive Director
505 N Ridgeway Ste 100
Cleburne, Texas 76033
[email protected]
817-202-1113
817-202-1464

 
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