School Psychologist

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Start Date
08/02/2021
Valid Through
06/24/2021
Position Areas
Specialists

Description

Please note that this posting closes at 3:00 pm on the date listed above.

Granite School District
 

Job Title School Psychologist
Department/Location College & Career Readiness
Supervisor Director of Special Education
Salary Schedule Teacher Salary Schedule
Lane Placement A-G (based on qualifications)
Contract Length 9.5 months (200 days)
FTE 1.0 (3 positions)
FLSA Classification Exempt
Special Designations See below

This posting is for three positions.  Two positions are ongoing contracts and the other is a one-year-only contract.  If you have questions regarding this position please contact Gerry Trelease at (385) 646-4406 or email gtrelease@graniteschools.org
 

To perform this job successfuly, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodations.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, training, education, responsibilities, abilities; the machines, tools and equipment used; background; and any licenses or certifications required.  Regular attendance and timeliness is an essential job function to perform the essential duties and responsibiltiies of the position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Job Summary:

The School Psychologist provides a variety of services, including special education evaluations, social skills and behavioral training and supports with students, counseling services, parent and teacher consultations, response to intervention implementation, and data analysis.

Essential Functions:


- Work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and parents.
- Conduct IDEA evaluations.
- Write written assessment reports including recommendations.
- Generate and implement IEP documents and student goals.
- Conduct functional behavioral assessments.
- Develop behavior intervention plans.
- Assist with response to intervention programs.
- Interpret and analyze student academic and behavioral data.
- Assist with the school’s 504 Accommodation team.
- Provide direct intervention services to students (individually and/or group).
- Provide consultation services with school personnel.
- Provide consultation services with parents.
- Act as a liaison with community professionals.
- Actively participate in continued professional development activities.

Non-essential Functions:


- Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge and Skills:


- Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
- Possess strong computer and educational technological skills.
- Works independently with little direct supervision.
- Works as part of a team.
- Accepts responsibility and is self-motivated.
- Display effective multi-tasking and time management skills.

Required Education and Qualifications:
 

- Requires a Utah State Board of Education (USBE) cleared criminal background check.
- Requires one of the following:

- a valid Professional Educator License issued by the Utah State Board of Education with an School Psychologist License Area of Concentration;
- an equivalent license in another state;
- verification of enrollment or completion of an accredited School Psychologist program prior to the date of hire that will result in one of the licenses listed above; or
- enrollment in a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) accredited university program and prepared for an internship.

New program graduates who have not yet received their license may upload a conferral letter from their university program in lieu of their license.  This letter must include the anticipated date of graduation and the specific areas in which the applicant will be licensed.

Working Environment:


- Work takes place in a typical school environment.
- Supervision of students requires both indoor and outdoor responsibilities (e.g. recess duty, gymnasium activities, etc.) in all types of weather and air quality.
- Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Physical Domains:
This list of essential and marginal functions and of physical requirements is not exhaustive and may be supplemented in accordance with the requirements of the job.


- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and/or hear.
- The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, and crouch.
- The employee is occasionally required to use hands to handle or feel objects and must occasionally climb or balance.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Posted By

Granite School District

2500 South State Street , Salt Lake City, UT 84115
 

At the following locations

SPECIAL EDUCATION

2500 SOUTH STATE STREET , SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84115