School Psychologist

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Altar Valley School District #51
Position Description

        
JOB TITLE:                                            PSYCHOLOGIST
DEPARTMENT:                                      District
REPORTS TO:                                       Exceptional Services Director
FLSA STATUS:                                      Exempt
SUPERVISORY DUTIES:                       None
FTE:                                                          .5
SALARY:                                                  $33,000-$37,000 TBD based on experience

  
SUMMARY:  Provides district level special education support services, including psycho-educational assessment and consultation for students with disabilities.  The School Psychologist also assists the Exceptional Services Director in matters pertaining to the special education of students with disabilities.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Uses appropriate testing and diagnostic practices to assess students referred for evaluation.
  • Assists in identifying students with disabilities according to federal and state eligibility guidelines.
  • Evaluates students at the preschool level to assist in determining eligibility for preschool services.
  • Makes recommendations for placement and strategies to assist students with learning and/or behavioral difficulties.
  • Attends IEP, MET, and other meetings to interpret psycho-educational results and assists with placement of special education students.
  • Prepares and submits reports on all students evaluated.
  • Consults with RTI, SAP, and Intervention teams as needed.
  • Assists with in-service training.
  • Attends conferences and workshops pertaining to school psychology and keeps abreast of new developments in the field.
  • Serves as a liaison with parents, school personnel, and community sources that provide educationally-related support services.
  
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
Education & Experience:
  • Valid Arizona School Psychology certificate is required. 
  • Master’s degree in psychology 
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in student development in a professional environment
  • Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.
  • Valid Arizona driver’s license.
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted childcare methods and behavior management techniques and knowledge of relevant government regulations.
  • Ability to operate standard office and computer equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with children and adults.
  • Skills in working effectively with students and families from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situation.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents and community business members.
  • Ability to work independently and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies.
  • Computer Proficiency: Utilizes all appropriate, available and relevant technology to ensure duties are performed effectively.

Posted By

Altar Valley Elementary District

10105 S. Sasabe Rd , Tucson, AZ 85736
 

At the following locations

District Office

10105 S. Sasabe Road , Tucson, AZ 85736



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,828

State Average: $8,651

% ELL Students

5%

State Average: 6%

Student Teacher Ratio

29.97

State Average: 23.13

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 12%

FTE

92

State Average: 143