School Psychologist

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Employment Type
Full-time
Base Salary
$58,386 - $104,177 per YEAR
Benefits
Offers Pension
Start Date
Immediately
Position Areas
Specialists
Certification

Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in Pupil Personnel Services License.
The license position area must be in School Psychologist.

Description

JOB TITLE: School Psychologist

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Special Education Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Apply knowledge and experience in learning, behavior, and mental health to help children succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. Collaborate with teachers, parents, and school personnel to analyze and problem-solve students’ concerns. Provide specialized assistance through the use of consultation; observation; data collection and interpretation; curriculum-based measures; standardized assessments; behavioral assessments; threat and risk assessments; crisis intervention; counseling; research-based academic and behavioral recommendations; and staff development.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Actively participate on school-based student support / child study teams and special education committees. * Review information; collect and analyze data; and collaborate with educators, parents, and/or students to tailor and monitor interventions to meet the learning, behavioral, and/or social-emotional needs of students. * Select, administer, and interpret scientifically validated psychological and/or psychoeducational assessments to effectively respond to the reason for the referral; identify the individual strengths and weaknesses of students; and determine eligibility for special education services. * Effectively and efficiently communicate assessment results to parents and school-based teams through written reports and verbal presentations. * Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary team by attending and/or facilitating meetings, discussing evaluation findings with team members, and making appropriate recommendations. * Demonstrate knowledge of special education disability categories by making legally and ethically defensible eligibility recommendations to school-based teams. * Demonstrate knowledge of local, state, and federal legal requirements and policies governing special education and Section 504. * Manage and maintain organization of caseload to meet legal timelines. * Provide individual and/or group counseling interventions to address the unique learning, behavioral, and/or social – emotional needs of students that adversely impact them within the school setting. * Directly assist school personnel with crisis response and intervention. * Demonstrate skills to assess students for imminent risk of harm and to make referrals to appropriate community agencies and/or specialists when needed. * Provide in-service training as needed/requested to assist school personnel to meet the learning and/or mental health needs of students. * Responsible for developing Plans of Care and providing documentation required for Medicaid billing. * Perform other duties as required. Salary Range: $58,386 - $104,177 Position will be posted until filled.

HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Henry County Public Schools

3300 Kings Mountain Road P. O. Box 8958, Collinsville, VA 24078
 

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Henry County Public Schools

3300 Kings Mountain Road P. O. Box 8958, Collinsville, VA 24078