FCCPS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
Working in Falls Church City Public Schools offers the unique opportunity to provide comprehensive school psychological services in one building alongside a collaborative support services team including social workers, school counselors, behavior specialists, reading specialists and math specialists.
Performs a full range of psychological services in an educational setting, enabling students to achieve optimal learning. Collects, interprets, and synthesizes information about a student’s sensory motor and perceptual functioning, academic achievement, intelligence, social and emotional adjustment. Includes evaluation, counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, threat and risk assessment, staff development, research, case record management, and educational planning and coordination with outside agencies.
For more information see the job description page on the FCCPS website.
Education and Experience:
- Possess a Master of School Psychology degree, or a program deemed equivalent by the Virginia Department of Education review consisting of 60 graduate semester hours, plus one year internship
- Eligibility for a Virginia License as a school psychologist
- Experience working with children and adolescents in a school, clinic or hospital setting
- Sensory skills to effectively communicate and interact with other employees and the public through the use of the telephone and personal contact as normally defined by the ability to see, read, talk, hear, handle or feel objects and controls.
- Physical capability to effectively use and operate various items of office related equipment, such as, but not limited to: a personal computer, calculator, copier, fax machine and projection and video devices.
- Ability to engage in significant climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, or repetitive motions.
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