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LSSP- Orange, TX


Reference: Job 705

Location: Dripping Springs, TX

Employer: Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD


Employer Name:  Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD

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

Date position is available: 8-7-2017 School Year

Number of Contract Days: 202 days

Salary: $45,000.00 to $79,000.00

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 (LSSP) 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, including cross-battery evaluation practices

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 Training in/understanding of verbal and physical behavioral management techniques Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

One year experience providing psychology services in an educational setting preferred

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Assessment

  1. Select and administer assessments and observations to evaluate the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of referred students; score and interpret test data; determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations.
  2. Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior intervention plans (BIP).
  3. 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.
  4. May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.

 

Consultation

 

  1. Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results.
  2. Conduct group, individual and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems as recommended by the ARD committee.
  3. Consult with teachers/staff concerning the interpretation of assessment data and the impact on the educational needs of students.
  4. Consult with teachers/staff concerning the implementation of behavior intervention plans.
  5. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.
  6. Present staff development training in assigned schools to enable school personnel to identify and work more effectively with students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.

 

Program Management

  1. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.
  2. Oversee the selection of assessment materials and equipment in consultation with director and district assessment personnel.
  3. Compile, maintain, and file all reports (physical and/or electronic), records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.
  4. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
  5. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.
  6. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.
  7. Participate in crisis/emergency response planning as needed.
  8. Maintain effective communication with colleagues, students, and parents.
  9. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.**

6.      Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

None

 

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

 

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, peripherals, and other instructional equipment

 

Motion: Frequent walking, computer/desk work

Lifting: Regular light lifting/carrying (≥ 15 lbs), occasional heaving lifting (≥ 45 lbs), positioning of students with physical disabilities; controlling behavior through physical restraint; assisting nonambulatory students

Environment: Requires districtwide travel

Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure

This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities or duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

 
   

 

 

 

*Note: The correct title for the person holding the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP). Only individuals who meet the requirements of Title 22 Texas Administrative Code §465.6 may refer to themselves as School Psychologists (i.e., hold a doctorate in area of specialization).

 **Note: An LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing psychological services in the public school to supervise an intern or trainee.

Contact:

Beth Sonnier

LCMCISD

HR Manager

6586 FM 1130 

Orange, TX  77632

ph   (409) 883-2232

fax  (409) 883-3509

bsonnier@lcmcisd.org

 
LSSP- East Central ISD


Reference: Job 703

Location: San Antonio, TX

Employer: East Central ISD


Employer Name:  East Central ISD

City and State where the position is located: San Antonio, TX

Date position is available: 8-8-2017

Number of Contract Days: 202 days

SalaryAdministrative Pay Grade 3

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.  For a detailed job description, please visit the website below,

To Apply:  https://www.applitrack.com/eastcentral/onlineapp/

 

 
LSSP- Lubbock ISD


Reference: Job 703

Location: Lubbock, TX

Employer: Lubbock ISD


Employer Name:  Lubbock ISD

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

Date position is available: Immediately

Number of Contract Days: 12-month contract

SalaryBased on years and experience

Position Description:

Primary Purpose:

The role of the LSSP is to provide psychological services within an assigned caseload.  An opening currently exists for an LSSP to provide those services in a setting that has the responsibility to provide intensive interventions to students K-12 with extremely challenging behaviors. 

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:

Master’s degree from an accredited School Psychology training program with a preference given to those with extensive training and/or experience in behavior intervention. 

Licensed by TSBEP as an LSSP

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of Functional Behavioral Assessment and the development of Behavior Intervention Plans

Ability to provide consultation to classroom teachers regarding behavioral strategies that will help students receive the maximum academic instruction that is possible

Ability to develop and deliver professional development to adult learners

Ability to interpret behavioral data

Ability to provide counseling and/or specific skill building to students with extremely challenging behaviors

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience:

Minimum of 2 years experience as an LSSP

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Instructional and Program Management

  1. Observe and consult with campus staff and administrators on an ongoing and proactive basis.
  2. Assist campus staff with Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans.
  3. Provide facilitation between school and parents.
  4. Provide Special Education teachers with research based behavioral and academic approaches/instructional strategies.
  5. Provide conflict resolution.

 Staff Development     

  1. Plan and provide staff development for teachers and staff in designated subject area.
  2. Disseminate information regarding current research and significant developments on the state and national levels in area assigned.
  3. Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and assistance to classroom teachers and administrators to facilitate improvement and innovation.
  4. Demonstrate behavioral strategies with students in classroom.
  5. Assist in communicating information to parent and community members about school programs.
  6. Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  7. Keep informed of and comply with state, district, and school regulations and policies.
  8. Demonstrate ability to train, demonstrate and implement current research-based strategies in area assigned.
  9. Compile and maintain all required reports, records, and other documents as determined necessary.                                                                          

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Maintain emotional control under stress.

Occasional prolonged or irregular hours.

Physical capacity to provide training in and implement state mandated crisis intervention programs, such as Nonviolent Crisis Intervention.  

Contact:

Kami Finger

Executive Director, Special Education

Lubbock ISD

1628 19th Street

(806) 219-0400

Fax: (806) 766-1206

 
LSSP- Cuero ISD


Reference: Job 702

Location: Cuero, TX

Employer: Cuero ISD


Employer Name:  Cuero ISD

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

Date position is available: July 31, 2017

Number of Contract Days: 197

SalaryCompetitive Salary with experience considered

Job 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 (LSSP) 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

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

One year 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. Determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations.

2.          Develop psychological evaluation reports and behavior management plans.

3.          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.

4.        May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses 

 

Consultation

6.          Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.

7.          Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students, interpretation of assessment data, and implementation of behavior intervention plans in managing disruptive students.

8.          Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.

9.          Present staff development training in assigned schools to enable school personnel to identify and work more effectively with students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.

Program Management

10.          Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.

11.          Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.

12.          Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.

13.          Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.

14.          May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.**

   

Contact:

Karen Linscomb

Special Education Director

361-275-1903 office

361-275-8597 fax

960 East Broadway St.

Cuero, TX 77954

klinscomb@cueroisd.org

 

 
LSSP- Fort Worth ISD


Reference: Job 701

Location: Ft. Worth, TX

Employer: Ft. Worth ISD


Employer Name:  Ft. Worth ISD

City and State where the position is located: Ft. Worth, TX

Date position is available: Immediately

Number of Contract Days: 210

Salary$62,685 - $78,357

Job Description:

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.

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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 practicum 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.

Contact:

Carlos M Antoline, PhD

Director of Psychological Services | Special Education Department

Fort Worth Independent School District

 817-814-2820

carlos.antoline@fwisd.org

100 N. University Dr. NW 258 | Fort Worth, TX 76107

www.fwisd.org

 
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