Preschool Services Psychologist
|Job Title||Preschool Services School Psychologist|
|Supervisor||Associate Director of Preschool Services|
|Salary Schedule||Teacher Salary Schedule|
|Lane Placement||A-G (based on qualifications)|
|Contract Length||9.5 months (200 days)|
If you have questions regarding this position please contact Nannette Barnes at (385) 646-4670 or email email@example.com.
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.
The Preschool Services School Psychologist provides a variety of services, including, but not limited to, special education evaluations, social skills and behavioral training and supports with students, parent and teacher consultations, and data analysis.
- Work collaboratively with teachers, administrators, and parents.
- Conduct psychoeducational diagnostic evaluations, including classroom observations, preparation of evaluation reports, makes recommendations on eligibility for special education services, and ensures compliance with IDEA and Utah regulations with a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team.
- Write written assessment reports including recommendations.
- Conduct functional behavioral assessments.
- Interpret and analyze student academic and behavioral data.
- Provide consultation services with school personnel.
- Provide consultation services with parents.
- Act as a liaison with community professionals.
- Actively participate in and provide continued professional development activities.
- 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; or
- 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.
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.
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 20 pounds.