School Psychologist Specialist

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School Psychologist Specialist 

 
  • Possesses knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, regulation, and policies regarding children’s special education eligibility and programming. 

  • Manages, monitors, and facilitates the work responsibilities for departmental school psychologists.

  • Selects and administers age appropriate assessment methods and materials in order to determine the needs of the student. 

  • Interprets assessment results and compiles comprehensive psychological assessment reports that address the reason for referral and include appropriate recommendations. 

  • Participates in eligibility committee meetings and contributes to the development of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

  • Participates in other pertinent meetings at various schools assigned, as needed.

  • Serve as a resource to teachers and staff regarding psychological services and the academic/psychological needs of students.

  • Provides in-service training and workshops for teachers and staff regarding students with disabilities and proper procedures for the identification and referral of students. 

  • Ensure compliance of testing regulations that apply to school based psychological testing services.

  • Consult with residential facility and private schools for SPED related testing services.

  • Conduct behavioral classroom/school observations.

  • Assist in designing a behavior management plan as an intervention.

  • Work with parents, teachers and administrators to develop strategies to address learning and behavior difficulties.

  • Prepare timely reports to maintain timelines for paperwork completion and conferences.

  • Keeps abreast of developments and research in the field of school psychology and shares with colleagues. 

  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

 
  • Must hold a valid teaching certificate and necessary credentials for a State approved Psychological Examiner License or School Psychology Specialist, or Licensed Professional Examiner.  

  • Experience in conducting and interpreting evaluations and behavior modification development and producing written evaluation reports.

  • Have knowledge of current research, changes, and trends to facilitate positive behavior support.

  • Must display excellent people skills.

Posted By

West Memphis School District

301 South Avalon , West Memphis, AR 72301
 

At the following locations

Special Services

410 West Tyler Suite B, West Memphis, AR 72301