School Psychologist

Deadline: 
Sunday, April 9, 2017
District/Organization: 
Whitehall District Schools
Position Details: 

Whitehall District Schools is seeking a dynamic and competent School Psychologist. The ideal candidate holds training and experience related to all aspects of the School Psychologist’s role pertaining to:

  • intervention and consultation,
  • behavioral and mental health supports,
  • assessment and interpretation,
  • data collection and analysis,
  • school-family-community collaboration,
  • understanding disabilities and the supports required to assist students with disabilities,
  • understanding of and adherence to legal and ethical standards.

This individual understands­­­­­ the MTSS model and is capable of articulating and implementing the model.  This will require coaching, communication, and continuous dialogue around the model and to develop a shared and common understanding among all parties: teachers, parents, administrators, support staff, intervention staff, and students. This individual should have a strong capacity to interact with data not only from the perspective of a school psychologist, but from other stakeholders as well. This position requires the interaction with and dissemination of assessment data at many levels. This position offers a competitive and flexible salary schedule.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide best practice research and assist in the growth and implementation of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support
  • Desire to work as part of a team in meeting the needs of students
  • Assist in the facilitation of grade level data team meetings and Student Support Team meetings
  • Assist in the analysis of behavioral data and participate in Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports conversations
  • Able to verbally communicate and consult effectively with parents, school personnel, and the public
  • Skills in communicating effectively, both in written and oral contexts.
  • Collaborate in the development of evaluation plans, perform comprehensive evaluations within specified timelines, and provide written reports
  • Skill and ability to apply and interpret federal, state, and local laws and policies governing the provision of educational services to students with disabilities.
  • Other duties as assigned
Email: 
jerrymcdowell@whitehallschools.net
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