School Psychological Examiner - Miriam School and Learning Center
Position: School Psychological Examiner
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Psychologist/School Psychological Examiner
Job Location: Miriam Learning Center
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Miriam School and Learning Center
St. Louis, MO 63132
Telephone: 314-962-6059
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Job Description:
POSITION: SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST/SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINER
STATUS: PRN, AS NEEDED, DAY HOURS, AND AVAILABILILTY OF A MINIMUM OF TWO FULL DAYS PER WEEK
POSITION INCLUDES: TESTING IN ST. LOUIS CITY CHARTER SCHOOLS, PRIVATE EVALUATIONS, AND PUBLIC SCHOOLS OUTSIDE OF ST. LOUIS COUNTY (preschool, elementary, junior, high school, and college).
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Missouri Certified School Psychologist or School Psychological Examiner
  • Minimum of one year of experience evaluating students in a school setting.
  • Knowledge of Missouri DESE State guidelines and/or DSM-V is necessary.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, writing, and technology skills.
  • Recent testing experience and report writing experience using DESE and/or DSM-V criteria.
REPORTS TO: TESTING SUPERVISOR
PAY: $46 an hour and/or $690 per each psychoeducational case
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Complete private evaluations requested by parents and/or private school using DSM-5 criteria (School Psychologist only).
  2. Analyze student records including the Review of Existing Data (RED), attendance and discipline files, and other student data provided by the schools.
  3. Based upon data, determine appropriate test selections to administer in areas indicated by school or parents.
  4. Conduct interviews with parents/guardians and teachers to obtain background information and social history.
  5. Distribute, collect, and score social/emotional/behavioral and adaptive behavior rating scales completed by parents and/or school staff.
  6. Keep the school updated on any preliminary concerns with areas not identified on the RED that may need further testing. Determine with the school if a second Notice of Action (NOA) is warranted.
  7. Conduct student observations at school when indicated to help determine eligibility.
  8. Keep SPED coordinator updated on findings prior to eligibility meeting. Schedule conferences in a timely manner based upon Miriam Learning Center and DESE guidelines.
  9. Score and write up diagnostic findings using web based program or Miriam Learning Center templates.
  10. Submit draft reports to the MLC testing coordinator 3 working days prior to the meeting for review.
  11. Attend and chair eligibility conferences. Interpret test data to staff and parents utilizing a format of strengths and weaknesses along with educational impact.
  12. Present Missouri DESE eligibility criteria to the multi-disciplinary team in a rule in and rule out format for diagnosis(es).
  13. Guide multidisciplinary team to make an informed decision concerning eligibility using Missouri DESE guidelines.
  14. Make instructional and behavioral accommodations and/or recommendations as a part of the final report.
  15. After the conference, finalize the written report within 10 days to mail out to the parent.
  16. Submit billing and track hours in payroll in a timely manner.
  17. Other duties as assigned by the coordinator.
 

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