Future School Psychologist (#304396)

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The following information outlines the role and responsibilities of a School Psychologist for Lauderdale County School System. *The School Psychologist performs psycho-educational assessment of students in Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade. *Consults with school staff and parents about eligibility, disability characteristics, assessment information, appropriate services, interventions and placement options. *Participates in crisis management by counseling and/or providing referrals to community resources. *Provides counseling services as required by student IEPs and requested by members of the IEP team. *Consults with teachers and parents in the development of appropriate student behavior goals. *Conducts Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA). *Oversees Manifestation Determination meetings. *Interprets test data for parents and school personnel, researches available tests and materials, and provides in-service training when asked. Qualifications -Psychologist Pre-K to 12 endorsement -Must possess or be able to obtain a Tennessee Department of Education Apprentice Special Group or Professional School Service Personnel license with an endorsement in School Psychology. -Experience in the administration and interpretation of assessment techniques to evaluate cognitive skills, academic achievement, behavior functioning, and eligibility for special education services. -Experience consulting with staff on academic and behavioral concerns. -Skills in intervention (both behavioral and academic). -Knowledge of RTI and interpreting RTI data.

Will consider an intern to fill the position

Position is full-time, but will consider part-time options, if necessary.

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Lauderdale County School District

321 Armory AVE, Ripley, TN 38063
 

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Compare with State

Amount per Student

$9,940 (USD)

State Average: $9,312 (USD)

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 4%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.81

State Average: 15.06

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 13%

FTE

644

State Average: 874