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Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (Midland, TX)

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (Midland, TX)

Employer Name: IDEA Public Schools

City and State: Midland, Texas

Date position is available: 09/23/2020

Position Description: Role Mission:IDEA Public Schools works to ensure the success of all students and to address any barriers which may impact students from achieving incredible academic and social outcomes. Licensed Specialists of School Psychology, key members of the Special Programs team partner with regional instructional leaders, a portfolio of campus leaders, and teachers to maximize student outcomes.The IDEA Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) demonstrates knowledge and skill in assessment, determining Special Education eligibility, academic and behavioral interventions, state and federal legal frameworks for Special Education, and ensures compliance with all facets of Special Education. LSSPs will help a portfolio of campuses support students and parents through problem solving interventions with students, who may be struggling both academically and behaviorally. In addition, LSSPs will provide direct student behavioral supports and track student progress towards IEP goals.***SEE JOB DESCRIPTION FOR FULL DETAILS***

Number of contract days: 212

Salary Range: $70,000 and $85,000

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Ileana Morales
Executive Recruiter
5112 W. Pike Blvd.
Weslaco, Texas 78596
[email protected]
956-314-1745

 
School Psych Openings (Telehealth)

Position Title: School Psych Openings (Telehealth)

Employer Name: PresenceLearning

City and State: Texas

Date position is available: 09/21/2020

Position Description: Work remotely on a flexible schedule — Join PresenceLearning! “Our mission at PresenceLearning is to be sure that all students in the public education system who require support get the services they need and are entitled to”As the leading provider of live, online special education-related services, PresenceLearning offers School Psychologist a flexible, remote opportunity to work with kids with special needs — and to grow their careers. Coordinating with an on-site assistant, our skilled providers work with K-12 students and their IEP teams via our secure, proprietary therapy platform, using the same techniques and materials as traditional on-site services. What will you do at PresenceLearning?Provide counseling/direct therapy services, as directed by a student’s IEP, Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP), or 504 planConduct behavior intervention groupsConduct socio-emotional/behavioral (SEB) assessmentsWrite socio-emotional/behavioral IEP goalsWork as part of a MET/IEP team to determine a student’s special education eligibilityMaintain strong communication with parents and school staffComplete timely documentation per PresenceLearning and school guidelinesConsult with schools on systems and processes for interventions What are we looking for? State license or certificate as a School PsychologistNCSP preferred but not requiredLicensed to work independently in the state in which you reside1 year of experience providing direct services/counseling in a school settingExperience as a direct member of IEP teams (not just a contributor)Experience creating IEP goalsExperience conducting assessments

Number of contract days: 2020-21 School Year

Salary Range: Contract

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Auria Brown
Lead Sourcer
180 Montgomery Street suite 1850
San Francisco, California 94104
[email protected]
512-736-2830

 
LSSP - Navarro Independent School District

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Navarro Independent School District

City and State: Seguin, TX

Date position is available: 07/01/2020

Position Description: Job Description: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology/Educational DiagnosticianMajor Responsibilities and Duties:Assessment1.Perform all initial and three-year evaluations for students on assigned campuses which include selecting and administrating formal/informal evaluations to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and TEA regulations within timelines. 2.Write complete and accurate evaluation reports in accordance with TEA regulations and district professional standards. 3.Collect and organize relevant assessment data from student’s cumulative folder, classroom teachers, principal, support-staff, parents and outside resource people. 4.Attend admission, review and dismissal (ARD) committee meetings to interpret test results and develop appropriate instructional strategies to meet students’ educational needs. 5.Assist classroom teachers and campus administrators with the development of IEP and BIP. 6.Review or accept evaluation reports for transfer students within the 30-day timeline and determine areas where additional evaluation data may be needed for eligibility or program development. 7.Become proficient on the district’s electronic IEP/ARD paperwork. 8.Prioritize tasks and project in a expedient manner. 9.Maintain knowledge of special education law and its impact at the local level. 10.Maintain knowledge of evaluation instruments and their use in determining special education eligibility and the development of individual education plans. Consultation11.Provide consultative support to school staff through response to intervention (rti) process, offering suggestions for strategies and interventions that may be implemented in the general education classroom to meet the needs of students with academic and/or behavioral problems.12.Conduct group, individual and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.13.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.14.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.15.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.16.Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results.17.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.18.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.Program Management19.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.20.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.21.Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.22.Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.23.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.24.Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.25.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. 26.Assist and collaborate with Early Childhood Intervention (ECI). Coordinate and schedule transition screenings and assessments for children ages 3 & 4. Communication27.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.28.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.29.Effectively communicate with colleagues, students and parents.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $50,615 - $58,771

Employer contact info: Rebecca Newton

Coordinator:
Kathy Peel
Human Resources Manager
6350 N. State HWY 123
Seguin, Texas 78154
[email protected]
830-372-1930

 
Assistant Professor School Psychology - Texas A&M University Commerce

Position Title: Assistant Professor School Psychology

Employer Name: Texas A&M University Commerce

City and State: Commerce, TX

Date position is available: 01/01/2021

Position Description: Employment Type: Full-timePosted data: 2020-08-17Req: R-031786Job TitleAssistant Professor PsychologyAgencyTexas A&M University - CommerceDepartmentPsychology & Special EdProposed Minimum SalaryCommensurateJob LocationCommerce, TexasJob TypeFacultyJob DescriptionINSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT:During the application process you have one opportunity to upload documents as a combined PDF. The page “My Experience” has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload the file.This one combined PDF must include:Cover LetterResume/CVStatement concerning research interestsThree professional references with complete contact information (Unsolicited letters of recommendation will not be considered).Transcripts – If required for the position (Unofficial will be accepted with application. Official transcripts are required at time of verbal offer). If transcripts are from an international institution, it is the responsibility of the prospective faculty member to have the transcripts translated and evaluated by an approved credential evaluator.All documents must be electronically submitted through the Texas A&M Online Employment Services website to be considered. Incomplete or improperly submitted applications may be excluded from consideration.SUMMARY:The Department of Psychology and Special Education in the College of Education and Human Services at Texas A&M University-Commerce anticipates a tenure-track assistant professor position with responsibilities in support of our NASP-approved Specialist in School Psychology program and undergraduate Psychology major beginning Spring 2021. Individuals must have a doctorate in School Psychology or a closely related field. Degrees from an APA-approved and/or NASP-approved program are preferred. Preference will be given to individuals that are licensed or license eligible, have higher education teaching experience, have a strong record or potential for of research, experience supervising/advising students, and experience in obtaining external funding is highly desirable.The position is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track position, at the Assistant Professor rank. Summer teaching is optional but not guaranteed. The position will primarily serve the School Psychology program but may contribute to other graduate and undergraduate courses.Texas A&M University-Commerce offers more than 100 degrees at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels to over 12,000 students. Located one-hour East from downtown Dallas, Commerce is a community with a rich combination of local music, festivals and other unique entertainment. Texas A&M University Commerce is actively working towards Hispanic Serving Institution status in order to better serve this fastest-growing demographic group of the state and region.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:Maintain excellence in teaching, service, and scholarly/creative activities.Work to ensure continuous NASP accreditation.Provides direction and supervision for the School Psychology students and program.Serves on selected departmental, college and university committees.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:Education: Earned doctorate in School Psychology, or a closely related field from an APA or NASP-accredited institution.PREFERRED EDUCATION / SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE:Preferred qualifications include evidence of supervising and advising students. Record or potential for research and publication at national/international level and ability to pursue funded research. Experience or capacity to teach graduate and undergraduate psychology courses. Ability to work cooperatively in a multidisciplinary setting. Commitment to diversity and working in multicultural contexts.Licensing/Professional Certifications: Licensed or license eligible as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) &/or Licensed Psychologist (LP)All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Number of contract days: 9 months

Salary Range: Commensurate

Employer contact info: Dr. Erin Harper ([email protected]) or please contact us at [email protected] or (903) 468-8741.

Coordinator:
DeMarquis M Hayes
Associate Professor School Psychology
PO Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429
[email protected]
903-886-5940


 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Lake Worth ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Lake Worth ISD

City and State: Lake Worth, Texas -(near Fort Worth)

Date position is available: 08/14/2020

Position Description: 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 psychological 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.May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.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 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 intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.Program ManagementDevelop 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. CommunicationMaintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: $57,657 - $70,312

Employer contact info: Stephani Harbin

Coordinator:
Stephani Harbin
SpEd Director
6805 Telephone Road
Lake Worth, Texas 76135
[email protected]
817-306-4209, 817-994-1837

 
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