JobID 9414 : School Psychologist Intern - 3 positions (2020-2021) (#1922009)
School Psychologist Intern (2020-2021) - 3 Positions
Salary Grade/Level/Family/Range: Classified
Hourly $26.10 plus benefits
Reports to: Assistant Director of Special Education
Contract Length/ Days: (2019-2020/ 180) 8-hour days
Date Posted: November 11, 2019
Deadline for application: Until-Filled (Applicant screening will begin no later than 11/18/2019. Applications are still accepted until the position is filled; however, we recommend that you apply as soon as possible).
- Must have, or have the ability to obtain a current School Psychologist Intern Authorization from the Colorado Department of Education
- Four-year college degree in behavioral/social sciences.
- Must have completed graduate coursework in educational/psychological assessment.
- Any other combination of related education, experience, and training.
The Intern experience is comprehensive and includes targeted and comprehensive assessment, consultation with teachers, crisis intervention, individual and group work, progress monitoring, behavioral and academic interventions, as well as aiding in the development of IEPs. The Interns will have the opportunity to serve on district wide teams including Autism, Resource Team, Multicultural Assessment Team, Traumatic Brain Injury, Behavior Support Team, Assistive Technology, and Response to Interventions Teams. Supervision is provided according to NASP guidelines.
• Participates in a variety of activities related to behavior, academic, and psychological intervention and consultation to gain experience with and support school side prevention and intervention programs.
• Observes and evaluates children with learning or behavioral difficulties through a systematic referral procedure based upon state and federal laws, regulations and guidelines.
• Participates as a member of IEP teams, and support teams as necessary, whose purpose it is to develop a total service plan (IEP or Educational Plan), recommending appropriate intervention strategies and programming for children to achieve optimal educational progress.
• Suggests medical psychiatric, psychological, counseling, or other sources of treatment or assistance beyond those provided by the resources of the school system, in accordance with the needs of the student and request of the parent.
• Assists in conducting individual and group counseling activities with students, when appropriate and as requested by the LEA and/or IEP team, for the purpose of facilitating personal, social, emotional, and academic growth.
• Consultant for special educational needs of identified students.
• Prepares and submits psycho-educational reports for purposes of documenting assessment results and providing instructional and/or learning style recommendations.
• Consults with personnel of community health, social welfare agencies and juvenile court, as needed, to comprehensively address the needs of students.
• Provides in-service training of school personnel in the appropriate areas.
• Attends weekly individual supervision with assigned mentor psychologist(s).
• Performs other duties as may be assigned.
• Serves as a member of district wide committees/teams as appropriate.
• Complies with all School District policies and procedures.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Work Environment/ Physical Demands
Ability to sit for long periods of time, numerous distractions, visual, auditory and ambulatory acuity important
Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds
Positive attitude and desire to learn. Professional demeanor. Exceptional skills in Diagnostics, Consultation, Counseling. Ability to work independently. Knowledge and basic understanding of IDEA 2004, Exceptional Children's Education Act, and other relevant pieces of legislation. Knowledge of current psychological techniques including the administration and interpretation of various assessment tools. Knowledge and understanding of basic psychological and educational foundations including social and cognitive development, theories of learning and motivation, and awareness of instructional practices. Knowledge of current best practices in school-based prevention and early intervention strategies for student with learning disabilities, or mental health and/or social needs. Demonstrated skills in facilitation, conflict resolution and student and adult learning. Demonstrated skills in data gathering and analysis. Evidence of organization, planning and time management skills.
Greeley-Evans School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, gender identity, marital status or disability. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort. The Superintendent is committed to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Regular attendance is required for this position.