School Psychologist #4418
Position: School Psychologist
Location: To be determined
Start Date: 2020-2021 School Year
Employment: 10 months/year - includes benefits - full-time
SALARY: Teacher salary schedule based on experience and degree. Salary Schedule can be found on the district’s website: https://www.christinak12.org/cms/lib/DE50000539/Centricity/Domain/130/FY2020%20Wilmington%20-%20Teachers.pdf
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: IInterested applicants must complete an online teaching application and upload a letter of interest, resume, copies PRAXIS II scores, transcripts, copy of license/certification and three current letters(within one year of closing date) of recommendation. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position.
Apply at: http://www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx
- Hold a valid Initial, Continuing or Advanced License and
- NASP or APA School Psychology degree – supervised internship
- NCSP Certificate from the NASP or
- Valid, current certificate from another state in School Psychology
- Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4 hours per workday.
- Minimum lifting requirements- 50 pounds (with assistance).
- Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students.
- Screens students for possible speech and/or language problems.
- Evaluates speech/language of students in the schools.
- Schedules individual and small group therapy sessions for those students identified as having speech and/or language problems.
- Does hearing threshold tests upon the request of the school nurse to help identify children with hearing problems and recommends referral to the proper agencies or physicians for further testing if necessary.
- Interprets students' special speech and language needs to principals, teachers and parents when necessary, and when possible, provides special materials to teachers to help meet speech problems in the classroom.
- Refers students to and confers with community resources as required.
- Cooperates with the school personnel to give each student the maximum help possible.
- Provides information to parents and community through P.T.A. meetings, workshops, etc.
- Acts in ways which are likely to promote students' feelings of self worth.
- Encourages students to behave in accordance with classroom and school rules.
- Prepares reports and information as prescribed by Christina School District, the Department of Education and the Cost Recovery office.
- Keeps accurate records and documentation on student programs.
- Maintains a professional relationship, working cooperatively with all school personnel.
- Meets responsibilities as per contractual agreement and state law (Title 14, Section 12).
- Pursues opportunities for professional growth.
- The appointee will be responsible to the School Administrator and the Director of Pupil Personnel Services, and have the responsibility for developing and coordinating speech and language therapy functions as required.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Employment is conditional upon receipt of an acceptable criminal background report, a negative pre-employment drug screening and a child abuse registry check showing you are not on the registry at any level.
The Christina School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other categories protected by federal, state, or local law. Inquiries regarding compliance with the above may be directed to the Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Christina School District, 600 North Lombard Street, Wilmington, DE 19801; Telephone: (302) 552-2600.