School Psychologist - 1 Year Contract

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Valid Through
05/18/2022
Position Areas
Specialists

Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

       1. Valid New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and School Psychologist Endorsement.

  1. Minimum experience as determined by the Board.

  2. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing special education and demonstrated ability to effectively provide testing, psychological evaluation and counseling services.

  3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  4. Required criminal history check and proof of U.S. citizenship or resident alien status.

  5. Such other qualifications to the above as the Superintendent may find appropriate

 

REPORTS TO:
Director of Pupil Personnel Services

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTION:
To enable students to derive the fullest benefits from school by promoting their sense of self and by evaluating and working to ameliorate psychological or mental health problems that may interfere with their adjustment to school and the education program offered to them. 


TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
1 Year Contract 

 

EVALUATION:
Evaluated annually in writing by the Director of Pupil Personnel Services. 

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 
  1. Participates in the evaluation, classification and placement of all pupils with special needs. 

 
  1. Administers, scores and evaluates standard psychological tests for the purpose of assessing the intellectual, educational, emotional, social and behavioral characteristics of those students referred. 

 
  1. Interprets the results of psychological testing and assists in the development and coordination of an appropriate individualized education plan for each pupil requiring special education and/or related services and participates in the ongoing evaluation of the academic progress and educational placement of classified pupils.

 
  1. Serves as a case manager as assigned and maintains appropriate case records.

 
  1. Provides psychological counseling to students, parents and staff and, as needed, makes referrals to appropriate community resources.

 
  1. Assists in the development and delivery of in-service programs and parent seminars.

 
  1. Keeps the staff and community informed of the schools’ psychological services.

 
  1. Maintains professional competence through continuing education and other professional growth activities.

 
  1. Observes students in classrooms and other school settings. 

 
  1. Serves as a consultant to parents, school personnel and community groups on child development and mental health topics.

 
  1. Cooperates with personnel of community health and social welfare agencies.

 
  1. Performs all duties required as a member of the Child Study Team by administrative code, state and federal laws, and Board policy. 

 

    13. Performs other related duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor, the Superintendent of Schools or his designee.

AFFIRMATIVE ACTION - EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 

Posted By

Long Branch Public Schools

540 Broadway , Long Branch, NJ 07740
 

At the following locations

District

540 Broadway , Long Branch, NJ 07740