Job Postings
Arlington ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Arlington Independent School District

City and State: Arlington, TX

 

Date position is available: 01/03/2022

Position Description: The primary purpose of the Licensed Specialist in School Psychology is to support students' ability to learn and apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior, in order to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. The LSSP partners with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals to facilitate safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community. The LSSP provides evaluations to determine the presence or absence of emotional disturbance and autism.

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: Admin Professional 3

 

Employer contact info: Karin Kliemann

 

Linked file: Special Education - LSSP.pdf

 

Coordinator:

Karin  Kliemann

Special Education Coordinator

690 E. Lamar Blvd.

Arlington, Texas 76011

[email protected]

682-867-7308

 

 
Manor ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (2021-2022 School Year)

Employer Name: Manor ISD

City and State: Manor, Texas

 

Date position is available: 12/14/2021

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 psycho-educational needs of students referred to special education services. 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 psycho-social development Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Experience: Two years’ experience in providing psychology services in an educational setting;*an LSSP must have a minimum of three years of experience providing a psychological service in the public school to provide supervision of an intern or trainee. Essential Job Functions: 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 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 policy. May 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 instructions 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, Page 2 of 3social, 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. 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 and coworkers. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. Dependable performance requires reliable and dependable attendance. Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor or other administrator that are consistent with the general requirements and qualifications for the position. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Equipment used: Personal or laptop computer, printer, copier, fax machine, shredder, calculator, telephone, electronic mobile devices, projector, video display monitor Working Conditions Physical Demands/Mental Demands/Environmental Factors: The working conditions described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations. Regular district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned. Regularly sit, talk or hear; frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; frequent repetitive hand motions; prolonged use of computer; occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-50 pounds; occasionally required to stand, walk reach with hands and arms; vision abilities include close vision; and color vision, regularly work with frequent interruptions, maintain emotional control under stress; the noise level is usually moderate. The employee may spend long hours in intense concentration which requires attention to detail. There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress. The employee must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $58,003 to $82,608

 

Employer contact info: Manor Independent School District Hiring website or [email protected] https://manorisd.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=1324

 

Linked file: 

 

Coordinator:

Amaly  Moreno

Position Management Specialist

10335 US HWY 290E

Manor, Texas 78653

[email protected]

512-278-4453

 
Allen ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Allen ISD

City and State: Allen, Texas

 

Date position is available: 11/12/2021

Position Description: To provide leadership and assistance to campus staff in the assessment and development of Individual Educational Plans (IEPs) for student with disabilities.Major Responsibilities and Duties:Performs Comprehensive Individual Assessments as per state and federal regulations.Assists teacher and principals in the development of IEPs, including appropriate classroom modifications and behavior management plans.Assists teachers in the implementation of IEPs, modifications and behavior management plans.Assists teachers, principals and parents in locating necessary resources to implement IEPs.Provides consultation services to the Student Support Team on the referral of students to special education.Provides leadership in the ARD process to assure that campuses are in compliance with state and federal regulations.Works in coordination with other special education staff to assure proper pupil accounting procedures within state and federal guidelines.Provides consultation to school to personnel and parents regarding the psychological needs of students as they relate to the educational setting and process.Consults with community agencies/programs and professionals regarding the needs of students.Assists campus staff in utilizing preventative strategies to improve student behavior.Provides staff development and parent training in areas of expertise.Assists principals, teachers and parents with problem resolution.Assumes responsibility for own professional growth and development by keeping current with the literature, new research findings, and improved instructional techniques.Performs such other duties as the superintendent may assign.

Number of contract days: 207

Salary Range: $305.62 - $372.84 daily rate

 

Employer contact info: David Houk

 

Coordinator:

David  Houk

Coordinator of Evaluation

612 E. Bethany Drive

Allen, Texas 75002

[email protected]

972-727-0511

 
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Practice, School Psychology

Employer Name: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV)

City and State: Edinburg, Texas

 

Date position is available: 09/01/2022

Position Description: We seek applicants who are dedicated to serving The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s diverse student body as a rank of department [AR1] beginning in the 2022-2023 academic year. About UTRGV:It is UTRGV’s Vision “To be one of the nation’s leaders in higher education, its premier Hispanic-serving institution, and a highly engaged bilingual university, with exceptional educational, research, and creative opportunities that serve as catalysts for transformation in the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.” As such, UTRGV is committed to building a diverse faculty and staff that can contribute to an enriching learning environment that strives for more equitable outcomes for student success. UTRGV is a distributed campus, one university spanning four counties and multiple locations. Our purpose is to be a university for the entire Rio Grande Valley and beyond. Over 91% of the students enrolled at UTRGV identify as Hispanic, making UTRGV one of the top 3 universities with the highest percentage of Hispanic students. Thanks to a steadfast commitment to safety and success, UTRGV yielded record-breaking outcomes in enrollment and student success in the fall 2021 semester. For additional information, please visit our website.The Department of Human Development & School Services at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) College of Education and P-16 Integration invites applicants for a non-tenure track position in the School Psychology Program to begin Fall 2022. The Department of Human Development & School Services (HD&SS) is actively engaged in collaborating with both the university and Rio Grande Valley communities to move the university forward. We have a graduate program in school psychology that leads to students becoming eligible for the credential of licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) in Texas. We offer opportunities for students to master a variety of assessments including personality, cognitive, achievement and to provide counseling and behavior therapy to children from diverse sociocultural and linguistic backgrounds.Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction in the School Psychology Program, especially in the field-experience components, as well as mentoring students and serving the college, university and local community. Faculty may be assigned to teach at either the Edinburg or Brownsville campus, both, or online. UTRGV faculty are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to student success and to advancing the university, college, and program missions, as well as a commitment to UTRGV’s guiding principles (http://www.utrgv.edu/en-us/about-utrgv/history/transition-plan/guiding-principles/).Research/Scholarly Work: Although as an Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Human Development and School Services is not required, research and scholarly work is highly encouraged.Service: Participate actively as a member of the university community by serving as on administrative committees, search committees, in university governance activities, and student advising. The College of Education and P-16 Integration is a catalyst for educational success for individuals, families, communities, the region, and our society at large. We do this through thoughtful, culturally sustaining partnerships with our schools and communities, demonstrating responsiveness to a growing bilingual and biliterate population. As such, we are committed to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, and service. The mission of the College of Education and P-16 Integration is to provide rigorous programs of study founded on the belief that scholarship and life experience are strengthened when integrated, that diversity in all its manifestations is a fundamental component of excellence in education, and that partnerships that foster authentic social and community engagement are vital;engage in continuous improvement through curricular and technological innovation in order to remain responsive to the changing educational and global reality;develop highly effective, culturally responsive and sustaining innovative scholars, learning leaders, and education professionals who challenge the status quo and serve as change agents, making a difference by promoting social justice, embracing diversity in its broadest definition, inspiring thought leadership, and pursuing lifelong learning; andlead through evidence-based decision making and data literacy in order to share our story with the academic and broader research communities, as well as our public school partners, families, and policymakers. The College of Education and P-16 Integration offers teacher preparation at the undergraduate level, master’s programs in educational leadership; teacher leadership; educational technology; curriculum and instruction; school psychology; bilingual education, early childhood, reading and literacy; and counseling. We also offer Ed.D.s in educational leadership and curriculum and instruction with several specialization areas. The College of Education and P-16 Integration is fully accredited by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and is pursuing accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Number of contract days: 9 months

Salary Range: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience

 

Employer contact info: https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/31354

 

 

Coordinator:

Dr. Nancy P. Razo

Professor of Practice/School Psychology Program Coordinator

UTRGV

1201 W. University Drive, EEDCC 1.302

Edinburg, Texas 78539

[email protected]

956-665-3466

 
Kerrville ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Kerrville ISD

City and State: Kerrville, TX

Date position is available: 10/27/2021

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: 207

Salary Range: $57,416 (minimum) $68,351 (midpoint) $79,287 (maximum)

Employer contact info: Tamela Crawford

Coordinator:

Tamela  Crawford
Director of Personnel
1009 Barnett St
Kerrville, Texas 78028
[email protected]
830-257-2200 ext. 1017

 
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