Must hold a license issued by Virginia Department of Education.
The license must be in one of the following types: Postgraduate Professional License, Provisional License, Pupil Personnel Services License.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Admissions/Registrar, Counselor/Guidance, Financial Aid, Minority/Multicultural Affairs, Pupil Personnel Workers, Residence Life, School Liaison Officer, School Nurse, Social Worker, Truancy Officer.
The license must be in one of the following grades: Preschool/Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.
Fluvanna County Public Schools seeks to hire a School Psychologist for an immediate vacancy. Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Valentine, Director of Special Education, with any questions at email@example.com or phone: 434-589-8208.
Job Title: School Psychologist
Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Reports To: Director of Special Education/Principal
FLSA Status: Exempt
Evaluates needs of average, gifted, disabled, and disturbed children within educational system or school, and plans and carries out programs to enable children to attain maximum achievement and adjustment by performing the following duties.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Conducts diagnostic studies to identify child's needs, limitations, and potentials, observing child in classroom and at play, studying school records, consulting with parents and school personnel, and administering and interpreting diagnostic findings.
Plans special placement or other treatment programs.
Counsels pupils individually and in groups to assist pupils to achieve personal, social, and emotional adjustment.
Carries out research to aid in introduction of programs in schools to meet current psychological, educational, and sociological needs of children.
Advises teachers and other school personnel on methods to enhance school and classroom atmosphere to provide motivating educational environment.
Refers individuals to community agencies to secure medical, vocational, or social services for child or family.
Participates in planning of remedial classes and testing programs designed to meet needs of students.
Serves as consultant to school board, superintendent, administrative committees, and parent teacher groups in matters involving psychological services within educational system or school.
Administers individual psychodiagnostic techniques for the assessment of intelligence, personality, aptitude, achievement and perception.
Participates in legal appeals and hearings regarding students who have been evaluated psychologically or are in special education programs.
Conducts short-term individual and/or group counseling whenever possible.
Conducts in-service workshops or consultative conferences for school personnel on request or as needed.
Interprets test results to parents and teachers.
Other duties as assigned.