LSSP- Idea Public Schools

Reference: Job 722

Location: Austin, TX

Employer: IDEA Public Schools


Employer Name:  IDEA Public Schools

City and State where the position is located: Austin, TX

Date position is available: 10-17-17

Number of Contract Days: 217 days


Position Description:

 Accountabilities 1 The LSSP will demonstrate knowledge of assessments and disabilities and aid in developing an appropriate IEP for students. 2 The LSSP will participate and facilitate ARD Meetings (Initial Placement, Annual, Re-Evaluation, Special Review Meetings, Manifestation). 3 The LSSP will follow correct procedures for obtaining and maintaining records. 4 The LSSP will attend and provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel in a variety of areas regarding behavior and academic supports. 5 Live values of IDEA. Minimum Qualifications: Education/Certification: • Completion of a training program in school psychology accredited/approved by the American Psychological Association or the National Association of School Psychologists or a • Master’s Degree in psychology with specified course work • Completion of a formal internship • License in School Psychology through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists • Texas Teacher Certification preferred • Valid driver’s license Knowledge and experience in: • Developing and implementing behavioral interventions and behavioral consultation for students exhibiting severe interfering behaviors in their educational environment • Working as part of an Autism Team with students on the autism spectrum • Working with school staff, parents and students that are identified under IDEA Competencies: • Exceptional organization, communication, and interpersonal skills • Knowledge of different standardized tests in accordance with the American Psychological Association guidelines for standardized tests and testing • Ability to interpret data • Ability to organize and coordinate district-wide programs • Ability to provide direct behavioral supports to students and staff Experience: • Completion of 1200 hours of supervised internship of which at least 600 must be in a public school • Teaching experience preferred Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: • Maintain emotional control under stress. • Regular districtwide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying. • May be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning students with physical disabilities. Selection Process: After submitting your online application, IDEA will review your materials. Candidates with a track record of success who pass the initial application screening will be invited to a phone or video interview. Candidates who are successful with this second interview will move into final consideration by the hiring manager. Application Instructions: please select "Apply Now" in the upper-left hand corner of this page. You will then be taking to the application portal entrance. After you create a new profile, you will be able to apply directly for this role. If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.




Belinda M Garcia


LSSP Manager


2115 W Pike Blvd, Weslaco, TX 78596


Weslaco, Texas 78596