School Psychologist (2019-2020 School Year)
210 Day Position
Salary: School Psychologist Salary Schedule The 2019-2020 Salary Scales will be posted as soon as they are available.
Master’s Degree in School Psychology from an accredited university required.
Specialist Degree in School Psychology from an accredited university preferred.
S-5 Certificate from the Georgia Professional Certification in School Psychology is required.
S-6 Certificate from the Georgia Professional Certification in School Psychology is preferred
The School Psychologist is directly responsible to the Lead School Psychologist.
1.) Implement procedures in accordance with state and federal regulations for identifying students who need screening and/or comprehensive evaluations.
2.) Complete evaluations and reports in a timely manner.
3.) Submit a written psychological report for each student evaluated.
4.) Serve as a member of the eligibility team.
5.) Participate in Student Support Team and Multi-Tiered Support System activities as appropriate for assigned schools.
6.) Provide direct intervention with students (individually and in groups) including skills training and counseling regarding school-related issues, when possible.
7.) Consult by presenting information on specific topics to parents, teachers, administration, and community members.
8.) Promote tolerance, understanding, and appreciation of diversity within the school community (e.g. presentations, literature, and/or technology).
9.) Collaborate with school staff and community agencies to provide information on issues affecting behavior, psychological, and social/emotional health.
10.) Collaborate with parents, teachers, and administrators to find effective interventions for learning and behavioral issues.
11.) Perform program evaluation and research, including evaluating the effectiveness of interventions, curricula, and assessment measures.
12.) Strengthen working relationships between colleagues, parents, and other stakeholders.
13.) Ensure confidentiality for students, student records, parents, staff and other stakeholders.
14.) Maintain assigned assessment materials and other equipment.
15.) Provide an accessible schedule to leadership personnel and use approved electronic sign in/sign out procedures.
16.) Be responsible for other duties and assignments as assigned.
- Minimum of an S-6 Georgia Educator’s Certificate in School Psychology.
- Ability to work well with students, parents, staff, and community.
- High integrity, excellent character, and good professional reputation are essential.
- Abide by the Georgia Professional Standards Code of Ethics for Educators.
- Ability to be regularly, predictably, and reliably at work.
- Ability to maintain highly confidential information in a professional manner.
- Ability to perform tasks involving prolonged periods of standing, walking, and sitting.
- Ability to perform routine physical activities such as bending and lifting/pushing/pulling up to 50 pounds.
- Vision, hearing, written and verbal communications are essential factors in performing required tasks.