Psychologist - Special School District
Position: Psychologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Psychologist 2019- 2020 School Year
Job Location: Districtwide
Deadline: Jun 30, 2019**
District: Special School District
Town & Country, MO 63131
Telephone: 314-989-8211
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Job Description:
Summary:  Consults with general and special education staff regarding development of programs to assure student access to the curriculum. Plans, organizes, coordinate, and implements the assessment of students to determine eligibility for special education services.
 
Job Responsibilities:
(To be successful at SSD all positions must embrace the principles of – One Child-One Team, service oriented leadership, accountable management, and effective collaboration.)
 
Instruction and Learning – Student achievement/performance and staff growth
 
  1. Participates as team member in the multidisciplinary evaluation process.
  2. Acts as consultant to component district staff, building level teams, and parents regarding academic/behavioral interventions for at-risk students, using data-driven decision-making.
  3. Completes informal assessments to include observations, curriculum-based measurements, functional behavior assessments and other structured clinical tasks for at-risk students in the general education setting.
  4. Administers diagnostic tests and procedures to determine students’ cognitive ability, processing strengths and weaknesses, adaptive behavior development, academic achievement levels and emotional/behavioral functioning.
  5. Schedules meetings for review of existing data meeting, eligibility and reevaluation conferences in collaboration with parents, school staff and SSD evaluation team.
  6. Attends meetings for review of existing data meeting with parents and school staff to obtain pertinent background information, review school concerns, explain procedural safeguards and secure permission to evaluate.
  7. Reviews student files and data-gathering packets, and collects pertinent data from physicians, mental health professionals and outside agencies.
  8. Chairs eligibility conferences and reports assessment results and recommendations to parents, students, teachers, counselors and other interested and/or entitled parties.
Qualifications:
Education and/or Experience:
 Prior diagnostic experience required (special education preferred).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Missouri School Psychologist certification or eligibility for certification. Specialist in School Psychology preferred.

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Interested applicants must apply online:   www.ssdmo.org/careers.html

The District does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religious preference, marital status, disability, national origin, or any other reason prohibited by state or federal law.  Employees of the District are required to comply with the provisions of the Title VII of The Civil Rights Act and Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments.
 

 

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

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