JobID 4086 : Psychologist LSSP (193 days) 2020-2021 Pool (#2036516)

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Psychologist LSSP Pool 2020-2021
Reports to:  Director - Psychological Services
Pay Grade: 604
Duty Days: 193 Days
Salary: $59,915 - $73,166






Position Purpose  
        
The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) provides an array of psychological services to students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel in the general as well as special education settings, and may provide internship training and staff development as requested.


Essential Job Functions
Master’s/Specialist Level:

  • Provides direct services to students including intellectual, academic, emotional/behavioral evaluations, behavior management planning, and intervention services.
  • Performs Special Education eligibility services with documentation.
  • Consults with teachers, parents, administrators, and other school personnel to assist with general education as well as special education students.
  • Participates in campus multidisciplinary team to develop solutions for struggling general education students, as well as special education students.
  • Supervises LSSP trainees, master’s/specialist interns and practicum students; serves on an internship committee.
  • Attends department meetings and assigned professional development training.
  • Acts as a liaison for the district with parents and/or community agencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention services to general education as well as special education students.
  • Conducts suicide and violence risk assessments.
  • Provides in-service training for teachers, counselors, Psychological Services staff, and other school personnel.
  • Works with select low incident populations by choice and availability.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Director of Psychological Services or the Assistant Superintendent of Special Populations.

Doctoral Level:
  • Provides direct services to students including intellectual, academic, emotional/behavioral evaluations, behavior management planning, and intervention services.
  • Performs Special Education eligibility services with documentation.
  • Consults with teachers, parents, administrators, and other school personnel.
  • Participates on campus multidisciplinary team to develop solutions for struggling students.
  • Supervises LSSP trainees, master’s/specialist interns and practicum students; serves on an internship committee.
  • Attends department meetings and assigned professional development training.
  • Acts as a liaison for the district with parents and/or community agencies.
  • Provides crisis intervention services.
  • Conducts suicide and violence risk assessments.
  • Provides in-service training for teachers, counselors, Psychological Services staff, and other school personnel.
  • Works with select low incident populations by choice and availability.
  • Supervises doctoral interns.
  • Assists the Director in coordinating departmental functions.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Director of Psychological Services or the Assistant Superintendent of Special Populations.

Personal Work Relationships
  • All Fort Worth ISD employees must maintain a commitment to the District’s mission, vision, and strategic goals  
  • Exhibits high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic.
  • Demonstrates high quality customer service; builds rapport/relationship with the consumer.
  • Demonstrates cultural competence in interactions with others; is respectful of co-workers; communicates and acts as a team player; promotes teamwork.  Responds and acts appropriately in confrontational situations.

Other Duties as Assigned
  • Performs all job related duties as assigned and in accordance to the Board rules, policies and regulations. All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to use software to create spreadsheets, databases, and do word processing.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written forms.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Travel Requirements
  • Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals
  • Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
  • Motion: Frequent repetitive hand motions; frequent keyboarding and use of mouse
  • Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
  • Environment: Work is performed in an office setting; may require occasional irregular and/or prolonged hours
  • Attendance:  Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position.
  • Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress; work with frequent interruptions
  
Minimum Required Qualifications
Master’s/Specialist Level:
  • Education:  Master’s or Specialist degree in school psychology or related field of study.
  • Certification/License:  Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), or has passed the NCSP exam and has initiated LSSP licensure procedures with Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (must obtain TSBEP trainee letter before position offered).
  • Experience:  In school psychology, particularly special education preferred.  Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred but not required.  Effective interpersonal, public relations, oral and written expression skills required.
Doctoral Level:
  • Doctorate degree in psychology.
  • Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), or has passed the NCSP exam and has initiated LSSP licensure procedures with Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (must obtain TSBEP trainee letter before position offered).
  • Experience in school psychology, particularly special education preferred.
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred but not required.
  • Effective interpersonal, public relations, oral and written expression skills required.
  • Licensed in the state of Texas as a Psychologist preferred.
 


Note:    These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities.

Posted By

Fort Worth Independent School District

100 N UNIVERSITY DR, FORT WORTH, TX 76107-3010
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,691 (USD)

State Average: $10,068 (USD)

% ELL Students

28%

State Average: 17%

Student Teacher Ratio

15.54

State Average: 15.26

% IEP Students

8%

State Average: 9%

FTE

10,643

State Average: 558