School Psychologist

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Description


SALARY                                                           View Unit II Salary Scale
Commensurate with certification, degree, and experience based on the Wicomico County Unit II Salary Scale.  Includes employee benefits package.
 
HOURS
12 months, (260 days)
FLSA:  Exempt
Contract Unit:  This position is part of the Unit II (Administrative and Supervisory) bargaining unit
 
QUALIFICATIONS
Hold or be eligible for Maryland State Department of Education certificate as a School Psychologist.

Ability to communicate effectively using the English language when deemed necessary.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
Conduct and interpret psychological assessments of students to parents, school staff, and students, as appropriate.
 
Assist in the development of educational activities and behavior management programs as they relate to individual student needs.
 
Meet with the IEP team to participate in eligibility determination, placement decisions, IEP development, and program reviews of students with disabilities.
 
Complete functional behavior assessments and develop behavior intervention plans for students with behavioral needs
 
Provide professional development for staff and families regarding disabilities, early intervention, behavior intervention and mental health supports
 
Provide counseling services to students.
 
Provide crisis intervention to school-based personnel, students and families.
 
Participate in school-based prevention and intervention programs.
 
Assist school officials in maintaining effective communication between students, parents, the community, and schools.
 
Serve as a resource and consultant to students, staff, and parents.
 
Serve on other committees, as needed, to support school and school system improvement efforts.
 

Posted By

Wicomico County Public Schools

P O Box 1538 , Salisbury, MD 21802
 

At the following locations

Central Office

2424 Northgate Drive Suite 100, Salisbury, MD 21801



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$15,835

State Average: $15,742

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.34

State Average: 14.80

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 12%

FTE

2,238

State Average: 4,679