All Other Positions - St. Louis Language Immersion Schools
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Job Title: School Psych Intern
Job Location: St. Louis Language Immersion School
Beginning: Aug 05, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Louis Language Immersion Schools
St. Louis, MO 63110
Telephone: 314-533-0975
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Job Description:
St. Louis Language Immersion School is seeking an intern who demonstrates a strong desire to work in at an academically rigorous college preparatory school and has a belief that all students can achieve at the highest levels.  All staff are expected to support the mission of the school and must actively participate in professional and school-wide activities.
  • Primarily responsible for conducting multidisciplinary evaluations for special education and Section 504 eligibility and testing for the gifted program.
    • Schedules and facilitates Review of Existing Data meetings with parents and school staff
    • Explains procedural safeguards to parents and obtains written permission to evaluate
    • Reviews student files and data-gathering packets and collects pertinent data from physicians, mental health professionals, and other agencies working with the child
    • Administers diagnostic tests and procedures to determine a student’s cognitive capability, processing strengths/weaknesses, academic achievement, social-emotional-behavioral and adaptive behavioral functioning
    • Coordinates assessment activities with other members of the diagnostic team (e.g.. speech/language, occupational/physical therapy, Functional Behavioral Assessments, Assistive technology evaluations)
    • Schedules and conducts eligibility evaluation and re-evaluation conferences with parents and school staff
    • Maintains student records consistent with DESE compliance requirements
    • Prepares, edits, proofs and disseminates evaluation reports in a timely manner to parents and school staff
  • Ensures that eligibility decisions are made in compliance with DESE criteria and established professional practice.
  • Participates in IEP conferences, problem-solving, Section 504, and grade level team meetings as requested
    • Provides input on appropriate goals and objectives for individual students
    • Help make determinations about reevaluation needs
  • Completes informal assessments including observations, interviews, curriculum-based measurements, functional behavioral assessments, and others structured clinical tasks for students identified as off-track academically or behaviorally
  • Provides short-term and crises intervention including classroom and group activities.
  • Engage in social-emotional-behavioral consultation, conduct functional behavioral assessments, assist with creating & implementing behavior improvement plans.
  • Facilitates the use of appropriate data in meeting individual student needs and assist teams in data-based decision making.
  • Provide guidance when building leaders express interest in developing systems which support team problem solving, multi-tiered systems of support and response to intervention procedures.
  • Provide individual counseling and lead social skills groups for various students.
  • Provides training for staff and parents regarding assessment-related procedures and eligibility criteria
  • Complete all assignments in a timely fashion.
  • Passionate about working in a socioeconomically and ethnically diverse urban environment.
  • Must be willing to bring a positive attitude to important and difficult tasks and commit to direct and clear communication when misunderstandings and conflicts arise. 
Qualifications:
Intern applicants must be working toward a terminal degree in school psychology and are required to seek provisional certification as a school psychologist in Missouri.
Salary Range:
$20,000 per year, including benefits. 
 
Clinical Supervision by a certified & experienced school psychologist is included in the terms of this agreement
 
Job type:
Full-Time, 10 Month Position

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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