School Psychologist 20/21 SY
Job Description: Incumbents are responsible for applying skills and knowledge of modern psychology, within the professional scope of practice of psychology, to the process of educating children in conjunction with students, teachers, administrators, and other District staff.
Job Qualifications: Master’s degree in psychology is required; doctorate degree is preferred; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above. Licensing/Certification Requirements: AZ School Psychologist Certificate K-12; AHCCCS number for Medicaid billing within four weeks of hire; AZ Fingerprint Clearance Card.
Duties & Responsibilities: Duties include, but not limited to providing school-based collaboration and consulting to eliminate or reduce student learning and behavioral problems and to increase skill levels of teachers, parents, administrators and other key staff; evaluating students for purposes of diagnosis of disabilities, educational planning, and compliance with assessment plans; providing primary, secondary and tertiary mental health services; critically examining, delimiting, and communicating findings of medical and psychoeducational research literature and implications for children’s learning, education environments, and behavioral processes to teachers, parents and administrators; determining how rights of parents and children effect decision making at critical junctures; coordinating school problem solving teams; and providing systems level collaboration by linking with external mental health resources to best address the mental health and learning needs of students.
Complete Job Description: School Psychologist
Employment Information: 2020-21 school year; Hours vary up to 40 hours per week; 215 Days (see paid work calendar)
Salary link: Allied Health