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LSSP - Grapevine-Colleyville ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: Grapevine-Colleyville ISD

City and State: Grapevine, Texas

Date position is available: 06/01/2021

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 psychoeducational needs of students referred to special education services.Qualifications:Education/Certification:Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or universityValid 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 purposesKnowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventionsKnowledge of psychosocial developmentStrong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and studentsExcellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsExperience:Two years experience providing psychology services in an educational settingMajor Responsibilities and Duties:AssessmentSelect 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.Score and interpret test data.Develop Full Individual Evaluation reports, Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Intervention Plans, within state timelinesConduct 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.May serve as a case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.Services/ConsultationConduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with the identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.Program ManagementDevelop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.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.Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.CommunicationMaintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.Supervisory Responsibilities:May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee.** Working Conditions:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, reaching, kneeling, pushing, and pulling. Move small stacks of textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom or adaptive equipment. May be required to lift and position students with physical disabilities; control behavior through physical restraint, and assist non-ambulatory students. Exposure to biological hazards. Subject to reassignment based on district-wide student needs.

Number of contract days: 195 Days

Salary Range: Admin 103: $59,820 Min

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
David Denning
Director of Human Resources
3051 Ira E. Woods
Grapevine, Texas 76051
[email protected]
817-251-5546

 
LSSP - Cuero ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Cuero ISD

City and State: Cuero, TX

Date position is available: 07/26/2021

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: 197

Salary Range: TBD

Employer contact info: Kim Alvarez

Coordinator:
Kim Alvarez
Director of Special Education
960 E. Broadway St.
Cuero, Texas 77954
[email protected]
361-275-1900

 
LSSP - Caddo Mills, TX

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Caddo Mills ISD

City and State: Caddo Mills, TX

Date position is available: 07/01/2021

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: TBD

Salary Range: TBD

Employer contact info: Jana Everett - [email protected]

Coordinator:
Jana Everett
Director of Special Programs
100 Fox Lane
Caddo Mills, Texas 75135
[email protected]
903-527-3164

 
LSSP Intern - West Columbia, TX

Position Title: LSSP Intern

Employer Name: Columbia-Brazoria ISD

City and State: West Columbia

Date position is available: 08/02/2021

Position Description: Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Special Education, 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 or for crisis counseling. Provide support and assistance to staff and students to work effectively with individuals with challenging behaviors.QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification:+ Enrolled in Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or university+ Enrollment in a program recommending eligibility for a valid Texas license as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology as granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of PsychologistsSpecial 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

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: 30,000 - 32,000

Employer contact info: Jennifer Kelly

Coordinator:
Jennifer Kelly
Director of Special Programs
PO Box 158
West Columbia, Texas 77486
[email protected]
979-345-5147

 
Assistant Associate Professor of School Psychology - Killeen, TX

Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology

Employer Name: Texas A&M University - Central Texas

City and State: Killeen, Texas

Date position is available: 03/24/2021

Position Description: The Department of Counseling and Psychology is seeking a colleague to join us as an Assistant/Associate Professor of School Psychology to contribute to our goal of accessible, affordable, and quality education as well as our core values of excellence and achievement, compassion, integrity, knowledge, diversity, initiative, and collaboration.If interested, please apply through our external job page https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUCT_External.The School Psychology program is a Specialist Degree program at the same level as Education Specialist (Ed.S.) degrees in other states. We provide an excellent training opportunity to prepare students to become a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) in the state of Texas, or work as a School Psychologist in other states. Graduates of the program are eligible to apply for the Nationally Certified School Psychologist credential from NASP. Our diverse department faculty seeks to serve students from across the county, state, and country with a focus on military families.Job Summary:The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for the teaching/learning process but will also keep an active research agenda and participate in the necessary operations of the institution.Minimum Requirements:Summary of QualificationsDoctorate in School PsychologyLicensed as a LP, LSSP, or license-eligible in TexasTenure-track faculty members in the rank of assistant/associate professor shall hold the earned doctorate in School Psychology approved by the University and recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as appropriate to the academic area they serve. In addition, the candidates shall be licensed as either a Licensed Psychologist or a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology or be license-eligible in the state of Texas. They shall have demonstrated ability in the discipline of School Psychology and show clear promise of teaching excellence.Preferred Qualifications:Nationally Certified School Psychologists (NCSP).Familiarity with NASP accreditation standards and process.Teaching and supervision experience at the graduate level.Has demonstrated continuing scholarly contribution beyond that required for completion of the terminal degreeExperience working in the field of mental health, particularly in Applied Behavior AnalysisSALARY: Commensurate with experienceHOURS: Full-Time Faculty Hours (may vary)Paid on a monthly basis.Nine-month tenure track.Texas A&M University-Central Texas was born in the spirit of community cooperation on May 27, 2009, as a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation. A&M-Central Texas is a military friendly, upper-level institution offering bachelors and master's degrees for life's next chapter.The A&M University system will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity throughout the system.Males, age 18 through 25, must be properly registered with the Selective Service System to be eligible for hire. This position is designated as a security sensitive position and requires a satisfactory criminal history background check.Texas A&M University-Central Texas is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, master's, and specialist degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of A&M-Central Texas.Texas A&M University - Central Texas is an E-Verify institution of higher education.

Number of contract days: Nine Month with hopeful start in Fall 2021

Salary Range: Commensurate

Employer contact info: Tia Aguon

Coordinator:
Tia Aguon
HR Generalist II
1001 Leadership Place
Killeen, Texas 76549
[email protected]
254.519.8610

 
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