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Great School Psychologist Opportunity! Decatur, AL area

Decatur, Alabama Posted 5 days ago

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Category Schools - School Psychologist
Job Type Contract

Director is now interviewing!

A school district in the Decatur, Alabama area is looking for a full-time school psychologist. Previous experience in schools working with emotional disabilities is preferred.

  • Full-time.
  • On-Site.
  • Caseload: K-12th
  • Virtual interview process.
  • Responsibilities:

  • Administers to students, on an individual basis, intelligence tests, achievement tests, tests to measure perceptual and motor development, and functional behavior assessments.
  • Evaluates and interprets all testing and makes recommendations for school and class placement for the appropriate special education program.
  • Interprets test findings to parents as requested; counsels with parents regarding student's potential and achievement level; recommends to parents ways of helping student or recommends sources from which they may seek further counseling.
  • Confers with teacher, administrators, and other professional staff on findings of individual tests and help them in their efforts to better understand and place each student.
  • Consults with other agencies, both public and private, regarding individual cases.
  • Consults with psychologists, psychiatrists, and physician for the purpose of correlating all available information regarding individual cases.
  • Write complete reports on each student tested and files with test record.
  • Write behavioral intervention plans as needed.
  • Engages in personal professional growth and demonstrates professional ethics and leadership.
  • Adheres to school system rules, administrative procedures, and local board policy, and state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Keeps informed regarding research in psychological and educational testing practices in the area of testing construction, test administration, and test results evaluation.
  • Reviews all components of IEPs at school campuses with special education teachers and administrators.
  • Compiles eligibility and IEP data for appropriate service delivery.
  • Consult with SST teams, ISS staff, system Alternative Schools, and teachers of special needs and regular education students with severe behavior problems.
  • Conduct teacher training on classroom management and social skills instruction for regular education/special education teachers, ISS Staff and Alternative School Staff.
  • Conduct parent training for guidance on dealing with students who exhibit challenging behavior in the home as well as in the school setting.
  • Assist administrators with being proactive in decreasing the number of school incidents assigned to ISS and Alternative School.
  • Performs other duties within the scope of his/her employment as may be assigned.
  • Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage available
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive Pay
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • For more information, apply below or call/email Joe at 678-497-4757 / for immediate consideration.

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    Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

    • Competitive Salary
    • Weekly Paycheck
    • Matching 401(k) Plan
    • Extensive Medical Coverage
    • Licensing Assistance
    • Custom Housing
    • Travel Assistance
    • Professional Development Reimbursement