JobID 2746 : School Psychologist (#1625353)
Date Posted: June 11, 2019
Date of Availability: August 2019
Date Closing: Open Until Filled
Mid-State Education District in Little Falls, MN, is excited to announce the opening of a brand new Special Education Facility, opening in August 2019, and are currently seeking additional special education professionals to join our team. The new facility will service the unique needs of our students with Emotional Behavioral Disorders (EBD), Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Developmental Cognitive Disabilities (DCD) and vocational / work base learning.
- Assist school staff in identification of students with disabilities, preschool through high school graduation (21 yrs.) and in planning appropriate evaluation and reevaluation procedures for individual students.
- Administer intellectual psychosocial, adaptive behavior, and other psychological assessments, including standardized tests and other procedures, to determine Special Education eligibility. Provide written and oral evaluation reports to professionals and parents based upon evaluation results.
- Design and complete behavior and ecological observations/data collection systems, effective student management, intervention techniques, ecological interventions in school and community environments that are compatible with student needs.
- Participate in evaluation teams, child study teams, and student assistant teams
- Provide consultation to staff and parents about the educational needs of students and strategies for improving instructional and learning environments.
- Suggest and, if needed, develop pre-referral intervention strategies to maintain students in regular education programs when possible.
- Provide social and emotional support services to individual students or groups of students as identified in IEPS.
- Participate in in-service training and provide / facilitate trainings as determined by the Executive Director
- Assist in school district projects or special activities that require consultation and/or direct services of a school psychologist.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Valid MN teaching licensure as a School Psychologist
- Knowledgeable about special education due process procedures and criteria
- Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team
- Ability to counsel individuals and small groups
- Ability to transport self among member districts and to regional and state meetings as necessary.
Salary: Dependent upon education and experience
Interested applicants must complete an online application using Frontline and upload a letter of interest, resume, three current letters of recommendation, copy of university transcript(s), and copy of teaching license.
Questions can be directed Simoine Bolin, Director of Special Education via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the main office at (320) 631-2500.
Applications can be found on our website: www.midstate.k12.mn.us, on the Home Page under the “Employment“ section or contact Mid-State Education District at (320) 631-2500 for assistance.
Mid-State Education District complies with all state and federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. This holds true for all district employment and opportunities.