School Psychologist

Job | Posted a month ago
Favorite
Share
Easy Apply
Job Certification
Required
Employment Type
Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
11th
12th
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
6th
7th
8th
9th
Kindergarten
Benefits
Offers 401K
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Specialists
Certification

Must hold a license issued by any agency.

Description

Spectrum Academy is the premier charter school working with children who have Autism. The School Psychologist will, under the general supervision of the Related Services Coordinator, assist students, teachers and parents in enabling students to derive the fullest potential educational experience from school by promoting positive self esteem and resilience, and providing suggested methods and plans for overcoming psychological or mental health problems.

Essential Performance Responsibilities: • Conducts psychological assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to maximize learning and overcoming psychological issues. • Assists with the identification and placement of all types of exceptional students. • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with psychological services. • Attends IEP meetings as needed for students with special needs. • Serves as a resource and consultant on mental health and child psychology, conducts in-service programs as requested. • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships. • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws. • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Knowledge of child psychology principles, assessments, methods, behavior modification, etc., and current developments in child psychology. • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students. • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. • Ability to organize and coordinate work. • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.

Posted By

Spectrum Academy

575 North Cutler Drive , North Salt Lake, UT 84054
 

At the following locations

Spectrum Academy

575 North Cutler Drive , North Salt Lake, UT 84054


Spectrum Academy - Pleasant Grove Campus

867 S 800 W , Pleasant Grove, UT 84062


Spectrum Academy - North Salt Lake Campus

575 N Cutler Dr , North Salt Lake , UT 84054



Insights
Compare with State

Student Teacher Ratio*

State Average: 22.85

% ELL Students*

State Average: 6.61

% IEP Students*

State Average: 12%

FTE

State Average: 338