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Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Ft. Worth ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Fort Worth Independent School District

City and State: Fort Worth, Texas

Date position is available: 07/25/2018

Position Description: Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology Reports To: Director - Psychological Services Department/School: Special Education/Psychological Services FLSA Status: Exempt Job Code: 80AD Pay Grade: Campus Support Professional Date Written: August 3, 2015 GENERAL SUMMARY The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology provides an array of psychological services to students, parents, teachers, administrators, and other school personnel in the general and special education settings, and may provide internship training and staff development as requested. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Provides direct services to students including intellectual, academic, emotional/behavioral evaluations, behavior management planning, and intervention services. 2. Performs Special Education eligibility services with documentation. 3. Consults with teachers, parents, administrators, and other school personnel. 4. Participates on campus multidisciplinary team to develop solutions for struggling students. 5. Supervises LSSP trainees, Masters/Specialist and or Doctoral level interns and practica students; serves on an internship committee. 6. Attends department meetings and assigned professional development training. 7. Acts as a liaison for the district with parents and/or community agencies. 8. Provides crisis intervention services. 9. Conducts suicide and violence risk assessments. 10. Provides in service training for teachers, counselors, Psychological Services staff, and other school personnel. 11. Works with select low incident populations by choice and availability. 12. Assists the director in coordinating departmental functions. 13. Performs all other related duties as assigned by the Director of Psychological Services or the Special Education Executive Director. QUALIFICATIONS 1. Master’s, Specialist, or Doctorate degree in school psychology or related field of study. 2. Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), LSSP Trainee letter, or has passed the NCSP exam and has initiated LSSP licensure application procedures with TX State Board of Examiners of Psychologists and has not been notified that he or she does not meet the training requirements. 3. Experience in school psychology, particularly special education preferred. 4. Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred but not required. 5. Effective interpersonal, public relations, oral and written expression skills required. 6. Licensed in the state of Texas as a Psychologist preferred for Doctoral candidates. PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS PHYSICAL DEMANDS REFERENCE Occasionally (0-33% of day, 0-32 repetitions) Frequently (34-66% of day, 33-200 repetitions) Constantly (67-100% of day, >200+ repetitions) PHYSICAL DEMANDS Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Indoors 90%, in a controlled environment, 10% outdoors, exposed to weather elements. A detailed list of physical job requirements is available from the Compensation Department. These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities.

Number of contract days: 210

Salary Range: Min. - $62,685, Mid. - $78,357, Max. -$94,028

Employer contact info: Carlos Antoline, PhD; Director of Psychological Services, 817-814-2820

Coordinator:
Carlos M. Antoline
Director of Psychological Services
100 N University, Suite NE90
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
[email protected]
817-814-2820

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Fort Worth, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Supplemental Health Care

City and State: Fort Worth, TX

Date position is available: 08/06/2018

Position Description: Join the Supplemental Health Care team in Texas by working with one of our top-tier partnering school systems for the 2018-19 school year. We are a nationally recognized healthcare staffing provider partnering with a school district in Fort Worth, TX to provide a School Psychologist - LSSP. The School Psychologist will apply expertise in mental health and learning and behavior to help students succeed; as every child deserves to learn and thrive without labels or limits! The LSSP will cover multiple campuses and will be needed to treat and test students ages 3 through 21 years in Tarrant County. This contract is for the entire 2018/19 school year with an expected August start date. Pay is dependent on experience up to $45 per hour and year round pay packages are available. Interested School Psychologists can call or text Jim Burris at 469.844.8909 or by email at [email protected] for more information. Minimum requirements for this position: - Current Certification as a National Certified School Psychologist. - Active Registration through TSB of Psychological Examiners. - Valid BLS Card.

Number of contract days: 190

Salary Range: Up to $45.00 per hour

Employer contact info: Jim Burris [email protected]

Coordinator:
Carrie  Hannah
Talent Engagement Manager
101 Summit Ave
STE 500
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
[email protected]
(682) 730-0004

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - El Paso ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: El Paso ISD

City and State: El Paso, Texas

Date position is available: 07/23/2018

Position Description: Evaluates students as part of a Multidisciplinary Team for students referred for a Full and Individual Evaluation (FIE). Assists the ARD Committee in determining student eligibility for special education services. Assists in the ARD/IEP process through development of behavior intervention plans, counseling goals and objectives and academic goals and objectives to ensure educational benefit.

Number of contract days: 221

Salary Range: $266.10 - $384.04 (Daily Rate); commensurate with experience + stipend

Employer contact info: Jeannie Gross (Staffing Assistant)

Coordinator:
Angelica Rodriguez
Special Education Director
6531 Boeing Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79925
[email protected]
(915) 230-2000

 
LSSP (Austin, TX)

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired

City and State: Austin, TX

Date position is available: 07/20/2018

Position Description: POSITION: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology DEPARTMENT: Comprehensive Programs POSTING #: 18-0085 MONTHLY SALARY: Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm (some evenings) OPENING DATE: 7/16/18 CLOSING DATE: Until filled CLASSIFICATION #: T021 GROUP #: n/a Veterans: Compare this position to military occupations (MOS) at the Texas State Auditor’s Office by pasting this link into your browser. http://www.hr.sao.state.tx.us/Compensation/MilitaryCrosswalk/MOSC_ProgramManagement.pdf ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Initially works closely with assigned mentor to learn best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments • Compiles evaluation information for student Full and Individual Evaluations using methods and adaptations needed for students with vision loss and severe impairments • Conducts evaluations relating to educational achievement, intellectual functioning, and adaptive behavior; and social, emotional and behavioral functioning • Leads multidisciplinary team completing autism evaluations • Writes reports of evaluation results and makes recommendations for IEP development • Makes recommendations regarding counseling as a related service and provides counseling services as assigned • Consults with instructional staff regarding test interpretations and recommended teaching strategies • Communicates evaluation results in jargon-free manner to parents • Participates in IEP Planning Meetings, IEP Committee Meetings, and other team meetings as assigned; leads discussions on evaluation at these meetings • Conducts training regarding evaluation, disability conditions or other areas • Demonstrates knowledge of and remains current in state and federal laws, policies and procedures regarding evaluation; continues professional growth and development • Serves as a member of the school’s crisis team and occasionally may be asked to respond to a student in crisis at night or on weekends • Collaborates with team members to implement positive behavior interventions and supports, including completion of functional behavior assessments and developing behavior intervention plans; assists with related training of staff • Provides consultation to team members and parents regarding emotional issues • Coordinates communication and consultation with school nurses, psychiatrists, parents, administrators and staff members regarding psychiatric recommendations and psychotropic medications management • Attends work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy • Complies with all agency policies and procedures • Performs related work as assigned SUPERVISOR • Special Education Director MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS • Master’s degree in psychology with Licensed Specialist in School Psychology credential from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts] • Skill in working well as a team member and with diverse groups of students, parents and staff members in direct service delivery and consultation • Skill in learning and implementing best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments • Must be available during the evening or weekend for emergency interventions on an infrequent basis PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Experience assessing students with visual and multiple impairments in a public school setting • Experience with data-based decision-making in the development and implementation of Behavior Intervention Plans • Experience consulting with psychiatrists, parents and staff members for students with severe behaviors • Familiarity with IDEA and Texas regulations and rules governing assessment of students in special education • Bilingual in English and Spanish (may be eligible for Bilingual Stipend of $2,500.00) TO APPLY: Applicants should complete the State of TX employment application, which can be obtained in person, or by contacting HR to request it by mail or fax, or by downloading it from our web site at http://www.tsbvi.edu/current-positions-available. Applications are accepted Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Applications must be received in the HR office by 5PM on the closing date.

Number of contract days: 190

Salary Range: Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience

Employer contact info: Miles Fain - Principal

Coordinator:
Miles Fain
Principal
1100 W 45th St
Austin, Texas 78756
[email protected]
512-454-8631

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - San Marcos ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: San Marcos CISD

City and State: San Marcos, Texas

Date position is available: 08/13/2018

Position Description: Implement the special education assessment process including testing for emotional disturbance and autism. Assess the need for counseling as a related service. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel and parents to provide an appropriate educational program for students with disabilities.

Number of contract days: 192

Salary Range: $53,180 - $79,772

Employer contact info: www.smcisd.net

Coordinator:
Tammy Maiorano
Director of Special Education
P.O. Box 1087
San Marcos, Texas 78667
[email protected]
512-393-6933
512-393-6952

 
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