Job Description

Openings as of 12/10/2019
Student Support Services

  • School Psychologist JobID: 521
  • Position Type:
    Student Support Services/Psychologist

  • Date Posted:
    5/3/2018

  • Location:
    Page Middle School
    (High-Needs School)


  • Date Available:
    2018-19 School Year

  • Closing Date:
    Open until filled

  •   JDE 422
    TITLE: School Psychologist - Page Middle School

    SALARY: Professional Salary Schedule depending on Year of Service (Certified School Psych); Intern documentation required (Certified Teacher Salary Schedule)

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Valid Arizona Psychologist Certificate
    • Ability to relate well with students
    • Familiarity with Navajo language and culture preferred
    • Good written and oral language skills in English
    • Ability to maintain accurate records in writing and on a computer
    • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable.

    EDUCATION: A valid Arizona Psychologist Certificate

    REPORTS TO: Director of Educational Services

    PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational assessment to identify those students with significant social/emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties
    • Develop, recommend and monitor interventions to improve the educational experience of those students with significant social/emotional, behavioral and/or learning problems
    • Serve as a consultant to administrators, counselors, and teachers
    • Assessment and counseling of at-risk students
    • Understand and experience with the 3-tier RTI and PBIS modules
    • Provide parent training, staff in-service, and alternative instructional strategies to decrease potential academic behavior failures
    • Help identify and serve at-risk students as per District policy
    • Assess learning differences of identified students
    • In-service teachers, individually or as a group, on a methods of addressing learning differences; RTI & PBIS Strategies
    • Conference with parents on learning differences and other parenting issues
    • Counsel students to decrease potential failure in the school students
    • Assist in maintaining student profiles on identified at-risk students
    • Act as part of building child study teams to determine the best programming of at-risk individuals
    • Attend review of data meetings for initial and re-evaluations to interpret data and assist team with assessment needs
    • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational examinations of referred students within 60 day time line
    • Complete FBA and student behavioral support plan as directed
    • Interpret diagnostic results as is appropriate to school personnel, other concerned professionals, parents, and students while maintaining confidentiality
    • Based on diagnostic information make comprehensive recommendations for specific strategies to assist students
    • Ensure all testing information is in the RED / MET document in IEPPRO and available to other team members 24 hours prior to a MET meeting
    • Submit finalized written reports and protocols within 10 working days of eligibility (MET) meeting and all related signature pages for the evaluation process
    • Conduct and/or participate in case conferences as assigned by Director
    • Provide appropriate psychological services (group and/or individual counseling, classroom consultation, referral to applicable school and community resources, social skills training, etc.)
    • Complete any voucher-evaluation related paperwork
    • Attend Professional Development district-wide workshop
    • Attend designated staff and committee meetings as assigned
    • Provide instructed consultation on the special needs of student with cognitive delays (LD, DD, Autistic and ED) as requested by supervisor
    • Complete other assignments as requested by supervisor
    • The District reserves the right to amend this job description as necessary

    EVALUATION: Annually by the Director of Educational Services

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Set annually by the Governing Board.
    Certified Psychologist 10-month certified contract 204 days of student attendance days. Psych Interns contract 198 days. Work hours 8-5, Monday through Friday.




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