Job Postings
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

 

 
Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology / Behavior Analyst

Employer Name: Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD

City and State: Pharr, Texas

 

Date position is available: 09/30/2021

Position Description: Education/Certification: As required by state certification authorities
Master's degree or higher in school psychology
Valid license in school psychology (Licensed Specialist in School Psychology)Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) (Preferred)Bilingual Preferred

Special Knowledge/Skills:
To enhance the knowledge and skills of district staff in providing educational services for students with disabilities, to provide expertise in assessment and programming for children and youth with disabilities including serious behavioral disorders; to promote working relationship among and between staff and the schools by establishing a climate conducive to open communication and productive work.

Experience:
Experience conducting behavior/psychological evaluations
Experience conducting full and individual evaluations (FIE) Minimum of one year of supervised experience in a school setting after degree preferred

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $64, 368 - $78, 496

 

Employer contact info: 956-354-2013

 

Coordinator:

Rosie  Lopez

HR
601 E Kelly
Pharr, Texas 78577
[email protected]
956-354-2013

 
Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD

City and State: Fort Worth, TX

Date position is available: 09/10/2021

Position Description: Primary Purpose:Perform professional psychological work in assessment and behavior management for students with emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, autism and behavioral challenges. Assess the psychological and psycho – educational needs of students referred for special education services.Qualifications:Education/Certification•Master’s Degree or higher in psychology•Valid Texas license as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology granted by the Texas Board of Examiners of PsychologistsSpecial Knowledge/Skills•Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement, intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for educational purposes•Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventions and counseling techniques•Knowledge of psycho-social development•Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents and students•Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills•Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with faculty, students, parents, and members of the communityExperience•Three years as a school psychologist preferred.Major Responsibilities and Duties: Assessment1.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 district, state and federal regulations.2.Score and interpret test data according to best practices in the field of school psychology.3.Develop psychological evaluation reports, and provide or facilitate the completion of functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans. 4.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.5.May serve as case manager and implement the special education assessment process for students on assigned campuses.6.Perform other duties as assigned.Consultation1.Conduct group, individual and family counseling sessions and facilitative therapy for students with diagnosed problems.2.Serve as consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.3.Consult with school staff regarding implementation of behavior intervention plans and in managing behaviorally disruptive students.4.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel with identification and understanding of students with emotional, social, and behavioral disturbances.5.Meet with parents to discuss pertinent background information and test results.6.Consult with teachers and relevant staff concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.7.Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.Program Management1.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.2.Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of psychological services and assessment procedures and make changes based on findings.3.Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.4.Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.5.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.6.Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.7.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment.8.Attend scheduled LSSP district meetings.Communication1.Maintain and report Medicaid paperwork to appropriate person within required timelines (e.g., MACM, SHARS, and assessment logs).2.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.3.Maintain documentation of students served and service provided.4.Submit reports and communicate information to Coordinator assigned to LSSP’s as requested.5.Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.Counseling: (Counseling responsibilities may be assigned)1.Develop a program of counseling for each eligible student in accordance with his/her IEP goals and objectives. 2.Utilize research-based, effective counseling and therapy techniques that reflect current approaches and best practices in the field of school psychology.3.Develop and maintain a schedule of counseling services in accordance with the ARD committee recommendations.4.Maintain records of counseling contact via counseling notes and weekly logs.5.Monitor students’ progress in counseling via teacher observations/reports, parent conferences, and personal assessment of students’ progress.6.Report students’ progress toward counseling IEP goals and objectives through written progress reports and attendance at ARD meetings.Professional Growth and Development: 1.Participate in professional development activities to maintain current knowledge of rules, regulations, and practices.2.Attends, coordinates community/professional meetings, conferences, as assigned by supervisor.3.Seeks, accepts, and responds to evaluate feedback.4.Actively participates in professional organizations/activities.5.Takes the initiative to provide leadership in addressing challenges.Working Conditions:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors•Maintain emotional control under stress•Occasional travel•Occasional prolonged & irregular hours

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $56,888 - $80,064

Employer contact info: https://www.emsisd.com/Page/42236

Coordinator:
Rebecca Morgan
Special Programs Coordinator
1200 Old Decatur Rd
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
[email protected]
817-232-0880
817-847-6124

 
Professional Counselor/Instructor

Position Title: Professional Counselor/Instructor

Employer Name: Tarleton Center for Child Well-being

City and State: Stephenville, TX

Date position is available: 09/11/2021

Position Description: The Tarleton Center for Child Well-being and Psychological Sciences Department at Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas is seeking applications for a Professional Counselor/Instructor for the fall 2021 semester. The successful candidate will deliver multiculturally competent mental health counseling and outreach to individuals and schools through the Tarleton Center for Child Well-being. They will also teach one course per semester for the department of Psychological Sciences.50% Clinical Counseling: Provides school-based mental health counseling and crisis intervention to children, families, and schools through Tarleton Center for Child Well-being for 15-20 hours per week. Additional counseling and consultation will be provided as needed in the Stephenville clinic. Meets ethical obligations for timely documentation of services per State of Texas licensure requirements and Tarleton Center for Child Well-being policies. Seeks consultation from peers and leadership for difficult clinical cases per State of Texas licensure requirements. Participates in license-required continuing education and professional development activities related to the performance of job functions and maintenance of skills in one's professional specialty area. Participates in TCCW staff meetings. Provides consultation to children, parents, and school representatives. Assists with organizational and administrative tasks, as requested. 20% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporate appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses, and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.

Number of contract days: This position is a .7 FTE, 9-month visiting position

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Employer contact info: Applications only accepted online at https://www.tarleton.edu/jobs/

Coordinator:
Stephanie Robertson
Director, Tarleton Center for Child Well-being, Associate Professor, Psychological Sciences
Box T--0820
Tarleton Center for Child Well-being
Stephenville, Texas 76402
[email protected]
254-968-9813

 
Education Specialist I, Student Evaluation

Position Title: Education Specialist I, Student Evaluation

Employer Name: Region 4 Education Service Center

City and State: Houston, Texas

Date position is available: 09/13/2021

Position Description: Region 4 is seeking a qualified candidate to provide professional development and services, develop products, and participate in special project activities in the area of Student Evaluation that support the ESC’s core purpose and strategic goals. Please see job description attachment for additional details and visit www.esc4.net/careers to learn more about Region 4 and to submit an application.

Number of contract days: 226

Salary Range: $72,587.00 - $86,931.00

Employer contact info: www.esc4.net/careers

Coordinator:
Elise Wong
HR Coordinator
7145 W Tidwell
Houston, Texas 77092
[email protected]
713-744-6304

 
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