School Psychologist (21/22 SY)
Job | Posted a month ago
|Supervisor:||Mr. Jeffrey Hart, Coordinator of Psychological Services|
|Employment Period:||11 Months|
|Start Date:||2021/2022 school year|
|Salary:||Commensurate with experience|
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Administers and analyzes results of psychological test batteries which may include tests of intelligence, personality, perception and achievement.
- Interprets the evaluations to parents and school personnel.
- Prepares psychological reports outlining problems, their probable courses, and recommended remedial measures such as curricular adjustment, special learning materials, environmental improvements, class placements, behavior modification programs, and referral to outside agencies.
- Assists in case management, including presenting required data to local screening committees and co-presenting to eligibility committees.
- Serves on crises intervention teams.
- Performs an increasing more responsible range of full psychological services to students and schools.
- Interprets, explains, promotes program goals, procedures to targeted or broad based constituencies and/or participants as appropriate.
- Coordinates specialized training, workshops, clinics, conferences to carry out activity, program or initiative objectives or departmental or division wide goals; field tests curriculum materials, instructional techniques, tests and evaluation instruments.
- Participates in the selection and supervision of support staff assigned to the department; provides leadership to those employees involved, at times observing and guiding their activities.
- Meets periodically or regularly with teachers, school based and non-school based administrators, community groups/agency staff, or advisory groups as required, collaborating with them on sub-function related activities.
- Assesses and evaluates program effectiveness; maintains program data; writes reports; maintains document, report, and data files.
- Performs other related work as required or assigned.
- Pupil Personnel License with a School Psychologist endorsement ; or
- Completion of an approved program in school psychology, sixty graduate hours that culminate in at least a master's degree, and an internship documented by the degree granting institution.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
- Excellent organizational, planning and human relations skills.
- Good knowledge of child/adolescent growth and development and counseling theory.
- Ability to apply knowledge of counseling practices to the needs of assigned students.
- Ability to develop cooperative working relationships with students, parents, and instructional staff.
- Ability to maintain accurate records and confidentiality, to include filing of academic records
You may apply anytime before midnight on the closing date. The following information is required to be considered for the position:
- Copy of license (transcripts if license has not been received)
- Most recent performance evaluation (internship evaluation if new to the profession)
- Feedback from reference forms (minimum of 2)
Hampton City Schools does not discriminate in employment against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, age, disability or other protected class. Personnel decisions are based on merit and the ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Executive Director of Human Resources, One Franklin Street, Hampton, VA 23669; (757) 727-2300
Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.
Hampton City Schools
1 Franklin Street , Hampton, VA 23669
At the following locations
One Franklin Street , Hampton, VA 23669
Compare with State
Amount per Student
State Average: $11,724
% ELL Students
State Average: 9%
Student Teacher Ratio
State Average: 14.22
% IEP Students
State Average: 13%
State Average: 801