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Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Grapevine Colleyville ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Grapevine Colleyville ISD

City and State: Grapevine, Texas

Date position is available: 09/04/2018

Position Description: Primary Purpose: Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services. Qualifications: Education/Certification: Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists* Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of psycho-social development Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Two years experience providing psychology services in an educational setting Major Responsibilities and Duties: Assessment 1. Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students and to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations. 2. Score and interpret test data. 3. Develop emotional/behavioral evaluation reports and behavior management plans, within state timelines 4. Conduct or participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. 5. May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses. Services/Consultation 6.Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems. 7.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program. 8. Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students. 9. Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances. 10. Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. 11.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. 12. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. Program Management 13.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. 14.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings. 15.Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. 16. Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories. 17.Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. 18. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations. 19.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. Communication 20.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors. 21. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. Supervisory Responsibilities: May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.**

Number of contract days: 195

Salary Range: $57,843 - $81,539

Employer contact info: https://grapevinecolleyville.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx

Coordinator:
Joann Wiechmann
Executive Director of Special Services
3051 Ira E Woods
Grapevine, Texas 76051
[email protected]
817-251-5546

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - Coppell ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Coppell ISD

City and State: Coppell, TX

Date position is available: 09/04/2018

Position Description: Implement the special education appraisal process. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of learners referred to special education. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for learners with disabilities. Consult with parents, educators and administrators and provide training as requested.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: Pay Grade 103

Coordinator:
Julie Harrison
Coordinator of Behavior Services
Brock Center--Intervention Services
268 Southwestern Blvd
Coppell, Texas 75019
[email protected]
214-496-7036

 
LICENSED SPECIALIST in SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY (LSSP), LEAD

Position Title: LICENSED SPECIALIST in SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY (LSSP), LEAD

Employer Name: Fort Bend ISD

City and State: Sugar Land, Texas

Date position is available: 08/27/2018

Position Description: QUALIFICATIONS: • Master's Degree in School Psychology or related field • Valid Texas licensure as a LSSP by the Texas Board of Examiners • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a LSSP in the educational setting • Exhibit strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills WORK ENVIRONMENT: Travel to other locations may be required. Work is performed in classroom settings, work stations, meeting rooms, and offices. The position requires occasional walking, standing, bending, lifting, and carrying work-related items weighing less than 25 pounds, such as testing materials and equipment, books, and papers. Position requires working with students who may exhibit disruptive and/or aggressive behaviors. Work involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions when performing job duties. JOB PURPOSE SUMMARY The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), Lead will assist in the supervision of LSSPs to ensure compliance with federal and state laws as well as local operating guidelines as they apply to the evaluation and identification of students with disabilities. The incumbent will monitor compliance with regulations as stated in the Individuals with Disabilities Improvement Act (IDEA). ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • Oversee and monitor Full Individual Evaluations and other appropriate evaluations conducted by LSSPs as required by IDEA • Assist in the planning of professional development for the evaluation staff • Work in collaboration with the other assessment leads to develop and monitor assessment teams and district procedures • Coordinate LSSP interns • Provide direct supervision as needed for licensure • Provide consultation for recommendations regarding eligibility, services and placement of students with disabilities • Monitor and assist in budgeting and ordering of materials for assessment staff including changes to evaluation instruments used by district staff in determining eligibility for special education • Maintain thorough and up to date knowledge of all applicable laws and make recommendations for appropriate changes to departmental operating guidelines/procedures • Gather and analyze data as needed for local, state and federal programs • Assist in hiring of LSSPs as well as placement of LSSPs to ensure that all campuses have adequate coverage • Attend all district meeting as assigned • Perform other duties as assigned

Number of contract days: 238

Salary Range: Grade 104

Employer contact info: Fort Bend ISD

Coordinator:
Deena Hill
Executive Director, Special Education
3319 Sweetwater Blvd
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
[email protected]
281-634-1000

 
LSSP Doctoral - Aldine ISD

Position Title: LSSP-Doctoral

Employer Name: Aldine ISD

City and State: Houston Texas

Date position is available: 08/01/2018

Position Description: Psychological evaluations and reevaluations to determine if students meet criteria for disability conditions of emotional disturbance or autism. Behavioral consultations to assist staff with general and special education students. Review of outside records relevant to disability conditions of emotional disturbance or autism and behavior. District and special education staff development which might include NCI, RtI, counseling, and behavior management.

Number of contract days: 210

Salary Range: Daily rates ranging from $277 to $457 plus stipends totaling at least $4500. Base salary annual minimum: $58,170, mid-range: $71,400 high-range: $95,970. Stipends: $2500 travel, $1500 critical need, $500 doctoral, also candidates may qualify for LP stipend ($4000) and/or bilingual stipend ($1500). Longevity pay at $100 added annually after third year in AISD.

Employer contact info: Aldineisd website, HR 281.985.6204

Coordinator:
Marc C Evans
LSSP
15010 Aldine-Westfield
Hosuton, Texas 77032
[email protected]
281-985-6656

 
LSSP - Huntsville ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Huntsville ISD

City and State: Huntsville, Texas

Date position is available: 08/13/2018

Position Description: Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services.

Number of contract days: 200

Salary Range: $50,948-70,356

Employer contact info: Kelly Pieterse 936-435-6950 [email protected]

Coordinator:
Ashley Kimich
Special Education Coordinator
441 FM 2821 East
Huntsville, Texas 77340
[email protected]
936-662-4045
936-435-6640

 
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