Hiring School Psychologist in Austin TX

Austin, TX 24 days ago

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Category Schools - School Psychologist
Job Type Contract

School Psychologist Needed in Austin, Texas

Are you a dedicated School Psychologist looking for an opportunity to utilize your expertise in conducting evaluations to support students' educational and emotional well-being? Do you thrive in a collaborative educational environment where you can make a meaningful impact on the lives of children? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a School Psychologist specializing in evaluations for students in grades K-12, onsite in Austin, Texas.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive psychological evaluations to assess students' cognitive, academic, social-emotional, and behavioral functioning.
  • Administer and interpret standardized assessments, including cognitive assessments, achievement tests, and behavioral rating scales, to gather data and inform decision-making.
  • Collaborate with educators, parents, and other members of the educational team to determine students' eligibility for special education services and develop appropriate intervention plans.
  • Write clear, concise, and comprehensive evaluation reports that summarize assessment findings, interpret results, and make recommendations for educational programming and support.
  • Participate in Individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings and provide consultation to support the implementation of recommended interventions and accommodations.
  • Stay current with best practices, research, and developments in the field of school psychology, and participate in ongoing professional development activities.

Qualifications:

  • Master's or Doctoral degree in School Psychology from an accredited program.
  • Valid state certification or licensure as a School Psychologist in Texas.
  • Previous experience conducting psychological evaluations in a school setting preferred.
  • Strong assessment and diagnostic skills, with proficiency in administering and interpreting standardized assessments.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate assessment findings and recommendations to diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team and establish positive relationships with students, families, and colleagues.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Flexible schedule options available for full-time or part-time positions.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of students and contribute to their academic and personal success.

If you are a dedicated School Psychologist with a passion for conducting evaluations to support students' educational and emotional needs, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding position. Join us in our mission to empower students to thrive and succeed in school and beyond in Austin, Texas!

To apply, please submit your resume, cover letter, and contact information for professional references or contact Kari Shelton – [email protected] or 770-225-3198.
 

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