School Psychologist Intern

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POSITION:         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

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

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.
     

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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.

STIPEND:

  • $17,500

 

Posted By

Fredericksburg Public Schools

210 Ferdinand Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
 
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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$11,756 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students

13%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.25

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

10%

State Average: 13%

FTE

554

State Average: 801