2019-20 School Psychologist

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas


Description:  School Psychologist

Terms of Employment:  
10 month position

Reports to:  Building Principal

Salary:  current teacher salary schedule (minimum M+30), plus higher rate stipend

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degree in school psychology or its equivalent (e.g. MA, C.A.S.)
  • Eligibility for DE license
School Psychologist Position Overview:
  • Consult and collaborate with, support, and/or coach individual or teams of teachers/school personnel regarding classroom management, individual student needs, data collection
  • Participate in pre-referral problem-solving teams (e.g., academic and behavioral response-to-intervention)
  • Conduct comprehensive psycho-educational assessments of current and suspected special education students 
  • Interpret data and diagnoses to school personnel, families, and students (as appropriate)
  • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and assist in developing Behavior Support/Intervention Plans
  • Use data and research to assist in determining when and which supports, accommodations, and/or modifications students need to be successful in educational settings

  • Report behavioral data analysis and progress to appropriate entities
  • Provide individual and/or group counseling as needed
  • Provide crisis-related social-emotional and behavioral support, including participation in risk/threat screenings
  • Participate in IEP meetings, to include reporting of assessment results and progress, providing input for decision-making (e.g., eligibility, programming, manifestation determination)
  • Participate in and provide building/district professional development
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hand and /or fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and sit. The employee must occasionally lift an/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Standard Requirements:
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check and Child Abuse Registry Check for the candidate who is offered employment
  • Tuberculin Test and physical
  • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck
Application Procedures
Interested candidates who meet the minimum qualifications may apply by completing an employment application no later than 11:59 PM on the closing date indicated above. A cover letter, resume and three letters of reference, dated within the last year, are required. Please note that incomplete application packages will not be considered.

Applicants needing special accommodations in the application process of the vacancy announcement may contact the Human Resources office at 302-857-4215.

Posted By

Capital School District

198 Commerce Way , Dover, DE 19904

At the following locations

Capital Administrative Office

198 Commerce Way , Dover, DE 19904

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $14,609

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.05

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 349