All Other Positions - The Soulard School
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Job Title: School Psychologist Intern
Job Location: The Soulard School
Beginning: Feb 17, 2021
Deadline: Mar 05, 2021**
District: The Soulard School
Saint Louis, MO 63104
Telephone: 314-865-2799
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Job Description:
The Soulard School is seeking an intern to join our school for the 2021-22 school year. The Soulard School is committed to understanding the dynamic process of learning across the school community and within each student. We are looking for a candidate that can add to our culture of innovation and inclusivity. We encourage candidates to visit our website (www.soulardschool.org) to learn more about our unique philosophy and approach to education prior to applying. 
Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for conducting multidisciplinary evaluations for special education and Section 504 and schedules, facilitates Review of Existing Data meetings with parents and school staff
  • Explains procedural safeguards to parents and obtains written permission to evaluate and reviews student files and data-gathering packets and collects pertinent data from physicians, mental health professionals, and other agencies working with a child
  • Administers diagnostic tests and procedures to determine student’s cognitive  capability, processing strengths/weaknesses, academic achievement, social-emotional behavioral and adaptive behavior functioning and 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 eligibility decisions are made in compliance with DESE criteria and established professional practice
  • Participates in IEP conferences, problem solving meetings, Section 504, and grade level team meetings as requested
  • Provides input on appropriate goals and objectives for individual students
  • Helps make determinations about reevaluation needs
  • Completes informal assessments including observations, interviews, curriculum-based measurements,functional behavioral assessments, and other structured clinical tasks for students identified as off-track academically or behaviorally &provides short-term and crisis interventions including classroom and group activities
  • Engages in social-emotional-behavioral consultation, conducts functional behavior assessments, assists with creating and implementing behavior improvement plans
  • Facilitates use of appropriate data in meeting individual student needs and assists teams in data-based decision making & facilitates dyslexia screenings (i.e. Dibels assessments) on a tri-annual basis 
  • Provides individual counseling & leads social skills groups for various students & training for staff and parents regarding assessment-related procedures and eligibility criteria
  • Complete all tasks in a timely manner including meeting DESE compliance timelines
Qualifications: Intern applicants must be working toward a terminal degree in School Psychology and are required to seek provisional certification as School Psychologist in Missouri. This is a one year position overseen by the Director of Special Education. General Pay and Contract Provisions: Full-time, Salary Range: $15,000

The Soulard School strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of the people we serve. Please send a cover letter, resume and copy of certification(s) to: employment@soulardschool.org. Deadline for applying is 03/05/21. 
      







 

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

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