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Lumberton ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: Lumberton ISD

City and State: Lumberton

 

Date position is available: 08/01/2022

Position Description: Primary Purpose: Perform professional psychological work in assessment, behavior management, and counseling for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities, autism, and behavioral problems. Assess the psychological and psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services. Qualifications: Education/Certification:(LSSP)Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a licensed specialist in school psychology granted by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists(LPC)Master’s degree from an accredited college or university Valid Texas license as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Special Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functions for education 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 Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Two years’ experience in providing psychology and/or counseling services in an educational setting preferred Major Responsibilities and Duties: Select 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 psychological and or counseling evaluation reports and behavior management plans. 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. Serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses. Conduct 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 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 student and interpretation of assessment data. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. May provide clinical supervision to intern or trainee. 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. Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors. Assess student's personal safety as needed; crisis/emergency response Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Tools/Equipment Used: Personal computer and peripherals, and other instructional equipment Motion: Frequent walking, computer/desk work, May require regular heavy lifting (45 pounds or more) and controlling behavior through physical restraint

Number of contract days: 212

Salary Range: $54,497-$82,680

 

Employer contact info: Brandi Stapleton, [email protected], 409-651-5131

 

Linked file: 

 

Coordinator:

Brandi  Stapleton

Director for Special Programs

141 Raider Lane

Lumberton, Texas 77657

[email protected]

409-651-5131

 

 
eLuma Therapy

Position Title: School Psychologist (REMOTE)

Employer Name: eLuma Therapy

City and State: Texas

 

Date position is available: 10/28/2021

Position Description: School Based School Psychology- Independent ContractorAbout useLuma is the premier provider of live, online therapy services (also known as teletherapy and telepractice) and software solutions for K-12 special education. We don’t just fill a need, we help districts integrate online speech therapy, school psychology, counseling, mental health services, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and a broad range of assessments with onsite services to support district teams and create better student outcomes.

Number of contract days: School Year

Salary Range: $46-$50

 

Employer contact info: [email protected]

 

Linked file: School Based School Psychology.docx


Coordinator:

Elizabeth  Dalton

Senior Provider Recruiter

2801 N Thanksgiving Way #170

Lehi, Utah 84043

[email protected]

385-993-3420

 
Texas A&M University - Central Texas

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: 10/05/2021

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. 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 Qualifications Doctorate in School Psychology Licensed as a LP, LSSP, or license-eligible in Texas Tenure-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 AnalysisNine-month tenure track.Application deadline: March 15, 2022Open Until Filled with preferred Fall 2022 start dateInterested applicants, please apply at https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/TAMUCT_External.

Number of contract days: 9 month

Salary Range: Commensurate 

Employer contact info: [email protected]


Coordinator:

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

 

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Plano ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: Plano ISD

City and State: Plano, TX

Date position is available: 07/01/2019

Position Description: Primary Purpose: *Responsible for the evaluation of students with emotional, social, and/or behavioral concerns, including assisting in the evaluations for suspected Autism for the special education department.Qualifications: *Education/Certification: Master's Degree Licensure by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a Licensed Specialist in School PsychologySpecial Knowledge/Skills:*Excellent oral and written communication skill*Knowledge of best practices for evaluation and consultation and research based intervention strategies/modelsExperience:*Prior clinical or educational experience (preferred)Major Responsibilities and Duties:*Assume responsibility for the organization and operation of work within the area of supporting students and staff working with special education students following federal program guidelines as directed by the district and as specified in 34 Code of Federal Regulations §300.208 (a)(1)*Facilitate case management of evaluations through involvement with campus intervention and/or evaluation team meetings, consultation with parents and teachers, observations, and behavior management plans*Evaluate the intellectual, emotional, behavioral, and/or adaptive behavior functioning of referred students*Determine and utilize appropriate tests for evaluations, score and interpret test data, write psychological evaluation reports, and behavior management plans*Participate as member of local Admission, Review, and Dismissal committee as needed and when appropriate*Be available for consultations regarding program/service effectiveness*Make recommendations for Special Education eligibility of students for special education programs on the basis of serious emotional disturbance and /or other disabilities Take initiative to develop professional skills appropriate to job assignments*Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, moral, and responsible Consult with school staff and parents regarding children with social, emotional, and/or behavioral problems as well as cognitive impairments*Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information as well as evaluation results*Consult with parents, teachers, principals, special education staff, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, social, and behavioral functioning of referred students when necessary Follow all rules, regulations, and policies of Plano ISD and follow directives from supervisor(s) *Follow attendance policy as assigned by supervisor Perform other functions that may be assigned by the Administration and/or supervisor

Number of contract days: 189

Salary Range: minimum starting salary: $56,002.59

Employer contact info: https://www.pisd.edu/Page/5527

Coordinator:
Tyler Aitken
Special Education Coordinator - LSSPs
2700 W. 15th St
Plano, Texas 75074
[email protected]
972-905-8883

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology - San Antonio, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: East Central Independent School District

City and State: San Antonio

Date position is available: 07/15/2019

Position Description: The position of Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is available at East Central ISD for the 2019-2020 school year. All individuals (district employees included) who are interested in this position must apply online through Frontline via the district website (https://www.applitrack.com/eastcentral/onlineapp/).Primary Purpose: Perform professional psychological work in the areas of assessment, consultation, and counseling for students in need of specialized services. Assess the psychological and educational needs of students referred to special education services.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: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 psycho-evaluation reports and behavior intervention 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. 5. Meet with parents and staff to discuss pertinent background information and test results. Conduct group, individual, and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems. 6. 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. 7. Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.8. Present staff development training in assigned schools to enable school personnel with identify and work more effectively with students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances. 9. Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings. 10. Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.11. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.12. 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. 13. May provide clinical supervision to intern, or trainee. 14. Other duties as assigned.NOTE: Not all applicants will be interviewed. Each applicant’s resume, application, and other available information will be considered in the screening process. Only those persons currently meeting all minimum requirements will be screened. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: Master’s degree in psychology from accredited college or 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 Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Knowledge of psycho-social development Bilingual preferred EQUIPMENT USED: Standard office equipment including computer and peripherals WORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under pressure. Frequent sitting, bending/stooping, kneeling/squatting, pushing/pulling and twisting. Frequent walking, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension. Regular light lifting and carrying (under 15 pounds), occasional heaving lifting (45 pounds or more) and positioning of students with physical disabilities; control behavior through physical restraint; and assisting non-ambulatory students. Exposure to biological hazards, bacteria, and communicable diseases. Regular district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned; moderate lifting and carrying.

Number of contract days: 200

Salary Range: Administrative Pay Grade 103

Employer contact info: Nina Pugh, Special Education Director and/or Jennifer Baker, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Coordinator:
Jennifer Baker
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)
6636 New Sulphur Springs Road
San Antonio, Texas 78263
[email protected]
210-648-7861

 
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