School Psychologist Intern
REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree required and currently enrolled in a graduate-level educational school psychology program.
JOB DESCRIPTION: See job description below.
LOCATION: Office of Pupil Personnel Services/Division-Wide
STIPEND: $ 17,500
BEGINNING DATE: To Be Determined
CONTACT PERSON: Sue Keffer, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, Ext. 2216
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: UNTIL FILLED
NOTE: Fredericksburg City Public School Division is an equal opportunity employer. Therefore, it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, gender, age, marital status, or disability in its educational programs or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position or program for which application has been made.
PLEASE POST: January 8, 2020
School Psychologist Intern
2020 – 2021 School Year
The School Psychologist Intern supports a full range of school psychological services to children grades K-12, including screening and assessment, individual and group counseling, and work with outside agencies as appropriate. S/he is a member of the multi-disciplinary teams to determine student’s eligibility for special services, appropriate programming, and on-going progress.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide individual and group services to children that emphasize improved educational performance.
- Screen and evaluate referred children including selecting appropriate instruments, administering tests, observations, and writing reports which state the evaluation findings and provide for educational program recommendations.
- Participate as a member of the IEP team, contributing evaluation findings and collaborating with all members of the team to develop education plans.
- Collaborate with school staff around RTI implementation, Child Study Team meetings, and Threat Assessment Teams.
- Consult with parents, teachers, and other staff regarding any accommodations/modifications needed for a specific child.
- Demonstrate knowledge of, and support, Fredericksburg City Schools’ mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
- Perform other related duties as required and assigned.
- Demonstrated commitment to students and learning.
- Experience with students grades K-12.
- Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively and interact effectively with different audiences.
- Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; high sense of urgency; demonstrated ability to successfully handle multiple cases concurrently.
- Ability to work as a part of a team.
- Demonstrates ability to adjust to and use new approaches in the performance of his/her duties.
- Deals with obstacles and constraints positively.
MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:
- Master’s Degree required.
- Currently enrolled in a graduate-level educational school psychology program.