School Psychologist

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Full-time
Grade Levels
10th
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Kindergarten
Preschool/Pre-K
Start Date
Upcoming School Year
Position Areas
Specialists

Description

The School Psychologist is directly responsible for the psychological assessment of academic, social, emotional, and behavioral domains utilizing problem-solving and standardized evaluations. The School Psychologist monitors the completion of case study evaluations and participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) conferences and problem-solving meetings designing systems, programs and services that maximize students’ social, emotional, and educational success. In collaboration with staff, families, students, and communities the school psychologist promotes effective educational environments. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Conduct psychological assessments and interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, team meetings, and problem-solving meetings. 2. Provide individual, group, and family therapy per IEP requirements. 3. Monitor completion of case study evaluations and participate in IEP conferences and problemsolving meetings. 4. Lead crisis intervention efforts and provide insight into the development of functional assessments and behavior intervention plans. 5. Integrate psychological services into the classroom environment as appropriate. 6. Provide assistance to staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students. 7. Evaluate and/or translate research into practice and understand research design and statistics in sufficient depth to plan and conduct investigations and program evaluations for improvement of services. 8. Contribute to program development that furthers the integration of social, coping, and problemsolving in the classroom. 9. Provide support services to parents/guardians as needed. 10. Coordinate and/or collaborate with a range of individuals/agencies to promote and provide comprehensive services to students and families. 11. Provide and/or assist in professional development for staff, parents, and/or community. 12. Participate in professional growth activities on a yearly basis including recertification for CPI, workshops, in-services, professional reading materials, and/or other available offerings at NSSEO. 13. Proficiently use technology to communicate, compile reports, and collect data. 14. Participate in building or program activities and meetings as appropriate. ju

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Highland County Public Schools

P.O. Box 250 , Monterey, VA 24465
 

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Highland County Public Schools

P.O. Box 250 , Monterey, VA 24465