Mesquite ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Mesquite ISD

City and State: Mesquite, Texas


Date position is available: 08/01/2022

Position Description: Mesquite Independent School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. The appointee will report directly to the Executive Director - of Special Education Services and will be responsible for conducting formal evaluations of the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students to determine the eligibility for special education services. The appointee will also participate in ARD meetings to determine placement and Individual Education Plans for students, and consult with students, parents, and school district personnel. Qualifications: Master's Degree and valid license issued by the Texas Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. Preference will be given to applicants who: Texas Teacher Certification Preferred have a profound knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws, guidelines, and procedures, including special education have a successful experience as an LSSP in a public school setting exhibit skills in administering psychological assessments, evaluations, and feedback have knowledge of child development and human behavior possess knowledge and sensitivity to the impact of diversity issues as related to student achievement and mental and behavioral health demonstrate expertise in behavior modification, along with a strong background in behavior management techniques demonstrate effective communication (verbal and written), public relations, and interpersonal skills possess strong analytical and organizational skills Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable. Salary: Pay Range: Counselor/Diagnostician scale; 191 day contract Employment begins: August 1, 2022 A formal online application should be made through the Mesquite ISD website: Applications are due by: June 17, 2022 The Mesquite Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or for any other reason prohibited by law.

Number of contract days: 191

Salary Range: Counselor/Diagnostician Scale


Employer contact info:


Linked file: LSSP.pdf



Kimberly  Wasson

Special Education Coordinator

714 E. Kimbrough

Mesquite, Texas 75149

[email protected]