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Evaluation Specialist- ESC Region 20


Reference: Job 726

Location: San Antonio, TX

Employer: ESC Region 20

 


Employer Name:  ESC Region 20

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

Date position is available: 11-7-17

Number of Contract Days: Full-time Employment

Salary: Monthly $5022.00 to $6278.00

Position Description:

JOB SUMMARY: Provide leadership related to early intervention processes, special education eligibility determination and the use of assessment data for Individualized Education Program (IEP) development and implementation. Provide training and technical assistance in the following areas: response to intervention/positive behavior supports models, bilingual special education issues, and administration/interpretation of the most commonly used test instruments.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

JOB KNOWLEDGE Master’s degree required. Three years of relevant experience. Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) required. Experience as a member of an appraisal team. Experience working with students with disabilities in inclusive settings. Experience working with response to intervention/positive behavior support models. Demonstrated interpersonal skills. Experience in facilitating groups. Knowledge or experience in working in bilingual or ESL programs preferred. Knowledge of and experience in adult learning and planning appropriate staff development for adults. Demonstrate effective job-related skills that model effective integration of technology. Demonstrate competence with assisting others to appropriately integrate technology into the curriculum. Proficiency with standard functions within electronic applications such as MS Office (e.g., word processing, electronic spreadsheets) and e-mail. Proficiency with computers (PCs and/or MACs) to include desktop management, file management and operations, and working in a network environment. Exceptions to these requirements will be considered based on exemplary skills, training, and record of success.

PRODUCTS/OUTCOMES Facilitate groups in a way that builds capacity in making effective decisions regarding, instructional strategies for students with special learning needs, performance standards and measures for students with special learning needs, appropriate referrals and eligibility for special education, delivery of instructional programs in inclusive settings. Design, develop, and deliver staff development/technical assistance in the areas of eligibility, evaluation language/second language acquisition, learning styles, and brain-based learning. Serve as a liaison between clients and community resources and state and federal agencies. Deliver products/services in a timely manner. Evaluate program effectiveness. Provide technical support to districts/campuses in preparing for and responding to PBMAS visits/audits. Identify and integrate technology that supports instructional programs.

INITIATIVE Engage in learning experiences that build capacity in, designing and implementing strategies to evaluate progress of students with disabilities, planning and implementing best practices in working with students with disabilities, incorporating evaluation and instructional strategies for students with disabilities into the campus improvement plan. Use ingenuity and creativity in problem-solving. Use originality and self-reliant judgment in the development of services. Research and appropriately apply current theories and methodologies.

COMMUNICATION/HUMAN RELATIONS Demonstrate self-confidence and poise in representing the Center. Demonstrate effective oral and written communications skills. Promote and support organizational change. Build relationships with colleagues and clients in meeting shared outcomes. Promote the profession through public relations, professional development and recruitment.

SUPERVISION AND ORGANIZATION OF STAFF None

BUDGET MANAGEMENT None

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Travel independently as required to fulfill responsibilities of the job. Function within the policies and procedures of ESC-20. Accept other responsibilities as assigned. Comply with the requirements of the ESC-20 Quality Management Systems (QMS) as detailed in the ESC-20 Dress and groom appropriately for the ESC-20 work setting. Quality Manual, Quality Procedures, and Work Instructions. Serve at the will of the Executive Director.

FUNDING The ESC-20 Special Education Program is federally funded out of IDEA-B and is implemented in compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory provisions. This position is federally funded out of IDEA-B and all duties associated with this position are allowable and allocable to the grant. Time and effort records for this position are in accordance with the requirements in the applicable Office of Management and Budget (OMB) cost principles. 

Contact: 

Tracey James

Human Resource Generalist

1314 Hines Avenue

San Antonio, Texas 78208

tracey.james@esc20.net

210-370-5221

210-503-6259

 

 

 
LSSP- Klein


Reference: Job 725

Location: Spring or Houston, TX

Employer: Klein ISD

 


Employer Name:  Klein ISD

City and State where the position is located: Spring or Houston, TX

Date position is available: 11-1-17

Number of Contract Days: 198 days

Salary: $52,866 – 76,348

Position Description:

 Provide full range of campus-based psychological services including evaluation, consultation, and counseling. Job description includes: • Provide leadership and consultation to campus problem solving teams in regards to at-risk students. • At primary grade levels, take a collaborative leadership role in conjunction with general education counselor(s) to facilitate behavioral response to intervention process for students identified as at-risk in the early intervention process. • Provide individual appraisal services consistent with district guidelines; perform the comprehensive appraisal of emotional and/or behavioral factors; and interpret accurately the results of diagnostic measures. • Prepare a written report in conformance with district guidelines, including identification of student strengths and weaknesses as well as appropriate recommendations. • Provide consultation to teachers, support personnel, parents, and community agencies concerning prevention and/or intervention strategies relating to learning and behavioral problems of students. • Assist in planning and implementing staff development and parent training programs. • Provide crisis intervention services, when requested, which are consistent with his or her areas of training and expertise. • Pursue relevant professional development and continuing education activities; conduct appropriate research as requested; maintain confidentiality in all endeavors. • Demonstrate proficiency as a member of Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committees, referral committees, and multidisciplinary teams. • Practice under qualified supervision during first year of practice as a licensee in accordance with Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP) rule 465.38(4)(iii). • Perform other duties and functions as assigned by the special education director.

Contact: 

Sally E. Fernandez

Special Education Coordinator: Appraisal/Psychological Services

Klein Teaching and Learning Center

4411 Louetta Road

Spring, Texas 77388

sfernandez@kleinisd.net

832-249-4354


 

 

 

 

 
LSSP- Taylor


Reference: Job 723

Location: Taylor, TX

Employer: Taylor ISD

 


Employer Name:  Taylor ISD

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

Date position is available: 10-23-17

Number of Contract Days: 202-207 days

Salary: Minimum $212.32 per day, experience will be considered

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 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

Contact: 

Angie  Ramirez

HR Specialist

3101 North Main Street

Taylor, Texas 76574

aramirez@taylorisd.org

512-365-1391

512-365-3800

 

 
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

Salary$55,000-68,000

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.

Contact: 

 

 

Belinda M Garcia

 

LSSP Manager

 

2115 W Pike Blvd, Weslaco, TX 78596

 

Weslaco, Texas 78596

 

belinda.garcia@ideapublicschools.org

 

956-998-9688

 

 
LSSP- Bell County Co-Op for Exceptional Children


Reference: Job 721

Location: Holland, TX

Employer: Bell County Co-Op for Exceptional Children

 


Employer Name:  Bell County Co-Op for Exceptional Children

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

Date position is available: 9-27-17

Number of Contract Days: 202 days

SalaryCommensurate with experience

Position Description:

 

All LSSP duties; evaluations, consultation, ARD facilitation, and counseling/psychological services.

Contact: 

Elizabeth Torrealba Webb

LSSP

118 Southcross RD

Georgetown, Texas 78628

l2webb@suddenlink.net

254-974-6951


 

 
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