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LSSP- Waller ISD


Reference: Job 695
Location: Waller, TX
Employer: Waller ISD


 

Employer Name:  Waller ISD

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

Date position is available: 2017-2018 School Year

Number of Contract Days: 192

Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience

PURPOSE:  To provide psychological consultation, intervention, evaluations, counseling and educational support as required by the psychological service model in conjunction with student and campus needs. 

Education/Certification

•          Master’s degree in psychology from an accredited college / 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 knowledge of  federal and state law for special education

•          Strong evaluation report writing skills

•          Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students

•          Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

•          Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills a plus

Experience: Two years’ experience providing psychology services in an educational setting-Position Description

Contact:

Jan Oatess

Director SPED Department

joatess@wallerisd.net

936-372-4008

 

 
LSSP- IDEA Public Schools Weslaco


Reference: Job 694
Location: Weslaco, TX
Employer: IDEA Public Schools


 

Employer Name:  IDEA Public Schools

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

Date position is available: July 2017

Number of Contract Days: 212

Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience

Position Description: 

Role Mission: The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) demonstrates knowledge and skills in assessment, eligibility for Special Education, academic and behavioral interventions, state and federal legal frameworks for Special Education, and ensure compliance. LSSPs will help the campus support students and parents by problem solve interventions with students who are struggling academically and behaviorally. In addition, the LSSPs will provide direct student behavioral supports and track student progress towards goals.

Responsibilities:

The LSSP will demonstrate knowledge of and aid in the development and monitoring of IEP for Special Education Services as per State and Federal Guidelines.

  • Make sure IEP goals align to Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance and Full and Individual Evaluation results.
  • Help the teacher develop TEKS based IEPs.
  • Collaborate with general and special educators in the implementation of IEPs.
  • Supports the special education teacher in collaborating with the general education teacher.

The LSSP will participate and help facilitate ARD Meetings and ensure that all ESPED ARD paperwork is completed as per State and Federal Guidelines

  • Meet 100% compliance in Annual ARDs.
  • Guides the campus in manifestation determinations and completing ESPED manifestation paperwork.
  • Guide the campus in reviewing conduct and behavior for all special education students.
  • Ensuring all required ARD members are in attendance at ARD meetings.
  • Helps train the Special Education Teachers in completing ARD meeting paperwork and in holding ARD meetings.

The LSSP will plan and complete 100% of individual and group Special Education counseling services for all eligible students as well as intervene with all students in emotional or behavioral crisis on an emergency basis.

  • Ensure all counseling services are tracked
  • Complete counseling service notes per session
  • Be trained in Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
  • Conduct crisis counseling when necessary
  • Complete and track progress in Special Education Counseling

The LSSP will support the campus 504/RTI coordinator in tracking and monitoring students in Response to Intervention and 504 for academic and behavioral concerns.

  • Ensure that campuses are employing a problem solving model for students in TIERS II and TIERS III
  • Guides the campus in how to track and document academic and behavioral interventions
  • Aids the campus in completing Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans in Response to Intervention and 504
  • Provides guidance on academic and behavioral interventions in TIERS II and TIER III

The IDEA LSSP will evaluate students with different disabilities and demonstrate knowledge of eligibility criteria for Special Education as per state and federal guidelines.

  • Conducts multidisciplinary evaluations Full and Individual Evaluations for all Non-Speech only students who are referred for 1 or more eligibility categories ( out of 11 eligibility categories).
  • Ensures psychological evaluations for Autism and Emotional Disturbance are conducted in accordance with National Association of School Psychology best practice recommendations.
  • Adhere to the most up to date evaluation tools and standards as stipulated in the American Psychological Association Testing Standards
  • Conducts Dyslexia evaluations
  • Conducts evaluations as needed for student College Board accommodations

Live values of IDEA.

  • Believes and is committed to our mission: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
  • Is driven by outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes
  • Embodies IDEA’s core values

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide program support to Special Education Teachers

Competencies:

  • Demonstrate competence in the psychological evaluation, diagnoses, and in the formal report of evaluation results of school-aged children.
  • Demonstrate competence in developing and implementing prevention techniques and interventions, including a variety of approaches to counseling students and families.
  • Demonstrate competence in collaboration, consultation, relationship building with a wide variety of individuals and organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, competence, and sensitivity in understanding, interacting, collaborating, evaluating, counseling, consulting, advising, and implementing interventions and programs with colleagues, students, and families from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities; with minority populations; and with students from special circumstances.
  • Demonstrate competence in presenting himself or herself as a knowledgeable psychological service professional.
  • Demonstrate competence in the skills related to successful functioning as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

 

 Contact:

Stephanie LaMarca, Director of Headquarters Staffing

Stephanie.lamarca@ideapublicschools.org

512-289-6704

 

 
LSSP- IDEA Public Schools San Antonio


Reference: Job 693
Location: San Antonio, TX
Employer: IDEA Public Schools


 

Employer Name:  IDEA Public Schools

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

Date position is available: July 2017

Number of Contract Days: 212

Salary: Negotiable and commensurate with experience

Position Description: 

Role Mission: The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) demonstrates knowledge and skills in assessment, eligibility for Special Education, academic and behavioral interventions, state and federal legal frameworks for Special Education, and ensure compliance. LSSPs will help the campus support students and parents by problem solve interventions with students who are struggling academically and behaviorally. In addition, the LSSPs will provide direct student behavioral supports and track student progress towards goals.

Responsibilities:

The LSSP will demonstrate knowledge of and aid in the development and monitoring of IEP for Special Education Services as per State and Federal Guidelines.

  • Make sure IEP goals align to Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance and Full and Individual Evaluation results.
  • Help the teacher develop TEKS based IEPs.
  • Collaborate with general and special educators in the implementation of IEPs.
  • Supports the special education teacher in collaborating with the general education teacher.

The LSSP will participate and help facilitate ARD Meetings and ensure that all ESPED ARD paperwork is completed as per State and Federal Guidelines

  • Meet 100% compliance in Annual ARDs.
  • Guides the campus in manifestation determinations and completing ESPED manifestation paperwork.
  • Guide the campus in reviewing conduct and behavior for all special education students.
  • Ensuring all required ARD members are in attendance at ARD meetings.
  • Helps train the Special Education Teachers in completing ARD meeting paperwork and in holding ARD meetings.

The LSSP will plan and complete 100% of individual and group Special Education counseling services for all eligible students as well as intervene with all students in emotional or behavioral crisis on an emergency basis.

  • Ensure all counseling services are tracked
  • Complete counseling service notes per session
  • Be trained in Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
  • Conduct crisis counseling when necessary
  • Complete and track progress in Special Education Counseling

The LSSP will support the campus 504/RTI coordinator in tracking and monitoring students in Response to Intervention and 504 for academic and behavioral concerns.

  • Ensure that campuses are employing a problem solving model for students in TIERS II and TIERS III
  • Guides the campus in how to track and document academic and behavioral interventions
  • Aids the campus in completing Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans in Response to Intervention and 504
  • Provides guidance on academic and behavioral interventions in TIERS II and TIER III

The IDEA LSSP will evaluate students with different disabilities and demonstrate knowledge of eligibility criteria for Special Education as per state and federal guidelines.

  • Conducts multidisciplinary evaluations Full and Individual Evaluations for all Non-Speech only students who are referred for 1 or more eligibility categories ( out of 11 eligibility categories).
  • Ensures psychological evaluations for Autism and Emotional Disturbance are conducted in accordance with National Association of School Psychology best practice recommendations.
  • Adhere to the most up to date evaluation tools and standards as stipulated in the American Psychological Association Testing Standards
  • Conducts Dyslexia evaluations
  • Conducts evaluations as needed for student College Board accommodations

Live values of IDEA.

  • Believes and is committed to our mission: that all students are capable of getting to and through college
  • Is driven by outcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them
  • Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly
  • Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change
  • Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization
  • Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationships in order to achieve outcomes
  • Embodies IDEA’s core values

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Provide program support to Special Education Teachers

Competencies:

  • Demonstrate competence in the psychological evaluation, diagnoses, and in the formal report of evaluation results of school-aged children.
  • Demonstrate competence in developing and implementing prevention techniques and interventions, including a variety of approaches to counseling students and families.
  • Demonstrate competence in collaboration, consultation, relationship building with a wide variety of individuals and organizations.
  • Demonstrate knowledge, competence, and sensitivity in understanding, interacting, collaborating, evaluating, counseling, consulting, advising, and implementing interventions and programs with colleagues, students, and families from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and ethnicities; with minority populations; and with students from special circumstances.
  • Demonstrate competence in presenting himself or herself as a knowledgeable psychological service professional.
  • Demonstrate competence in the skills related to successful functioning as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

 

 Contact:

Stephanie LaMarca, Director of Headquarters Staffing

Stephanie.lamarca@ideapublicschools.org

512-289-6704

 

 
LSSP- 2017-2018 school year- Brownwood


Reference: Job 692
Location: Brownwood, TX
Employer: Brownwood ISD


 

Employer Name:  Brownwood ISD

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

Date position is available: August 2, 2017

Number of Contract Days: 202

Salary: Negotiable

Position Description: 

Please visit the district website for information  www.brownwoodisd.org

 

 Contact:

Please contact Ben Runyan, Director of Special Education at #325-643-5644 or email ben.runyan@brownwoodisd.org

 
LSSP/Diagnostician- Lake Travis


Reference: Job 691
Location: Austin, TX
Employer: Lake Travis ISD

 


 

Employer Name:  Lake Travis ISD

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

Date position is available: August, 2017

Number of Contract Days: 187

SalarySee Lake Travis ISD website

Position Description: 

 

Program Management

 

1. Receives student referrals and implements the appraisal process

 

2. Selects and administers formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations

 

3. Collects and organizes relevant assessment data from student's cumulative folder, classroom teacher(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource personnel.

 

4. Conducts classroom observation and personal interviews

 

5. Schedules, facilitates, and participates in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committees on assigned campuses regarding interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures

 

6. Provides staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel in the identification and understanding of students with disabilities as well as implementation of current compliance standards related to special education

 

7. Assists classroom teachers with the implementation of IEP

 

8. Consults with parents concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data

 

9. Compiles, maintains, and files all reports, records, and other documents required

 

10. Complies with, and educates campus staff in areas related to policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, the local board policy in the area of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services and the local special education operating guidelines

 

11. LSSP: Provides counseling as a related service

 

 Contact:

Stephanie King, Coordinator of Special Services

Educational Development Center

607 Ranch Road 620 North

Austin, TX  78734

Office: 512-533-6470

Fax:  512-533-6469

Email:  kings@ltisdschools.org

 
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