Category Schools - School Psychologist
Job Type Contract
Job Description: We are currently seeking a dedicated and qualified School Psychologist to join our team for the academic year starting August 22, 2023, and ending June 5, 2024. As a School Psychologist, you will play a vital role in supporting the social, emotional, and academic well-being of students in grades K-12. This is a full-time position with a weekly workload of 35-40 hours.
- Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments to evaluate students' cognitive abilities, social-emotional development, and academic progress.
- Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop and implement individualized education plans (IEPs) and interventions for students with diverse needs.
- Provide counseling and guidance services to students, addressing their social-emotional concerns, behavioral issues, and academic challenges.
- Administer and interpret standardized tests and other assessment tools to gather data and inform intervention strategies.
- Assist in the identification and implementation of appropriate classroom accommodations and supports for students with learning disabilities or special needs.
- Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to discuss student progress, develop intervention plans, and make recommendations for further support.
- Provide crisis intervention services and support during emergencies or critical incidents.
- Collaborate with community agencies and resources to coordinate outside services for students when necessary.
- Stay updated on current research, best practices, and applicable laws and regulations related to school psychology.
- Master's or doctoral degree in School Psychology or a related field.
- PA State certification or licensure as a School Psychologist.
- Previous experience working as a School Psychologist or in a similar role is preferred.
- Knowledge of psychological assessment tools, intervention strategies, and special education processes.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with students, parents, and colleagues.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical guidelines.
- Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations governing special education services.
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We look forward to hearing from you!
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