Job Postings
Student Support Services/LSSP

Position Title: Student Support Services/LSSP

Employer Name: Birdville ISD

City and State: Haltom City, TX

Date position is available: 09/27/2018

Position Description: IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL EDUCATION JOB SUMMARY Provide psychological services for district students (including assessment, prevention and intervention) and faculty (including consultation and staff development) JOB SCOPE This position has no direct supervisory or budgetary responsibilities ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Conducts comprehensive psychological assessments, autism team assessments, and consultations Writes eligibility reports and psychological reports Serves as a member of campus ARD committee as needed Interprets assessment data to parents, staff and other mental health professionals Conducts Functional Behavior Assessments for students with disabilities as needed Assists in the development of behavior intervention plans for students with disabilities as needed Assists in staff development related to behavior management, emotional development, autism, and other topics as requested Assists instructional staff in the individualizing of instruction. Consults with teachers, support staff, parents and community agencies concerning prevention and/or intervention strategies relating to learning and behavioral problems of students Assists in development of prevention programs designed for at-risk students Provides counseling for students in group or individual sessions as determined by ARD Provides supervision of school psychology interns as needed Other duties as assigned PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Works in an office or school environment. Ability to move from one location to another. MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION Advanced degree in School Psychology is required. Internship in School Psychology is required. Three years experience as a classroom teacher is preferred. Must hold a Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologist License as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Skills in psychological and educational assessment, conflict resolution, planning and communications. Knowledge of normal child development, psychological and neurological disorders, curriculum and legal guidelines and requirements. Ability to relate to people of all ages, backgrounds and disabilities. Ability to read, perform basic mathematical calculations and write reports. Ability to use a personal computer, copy machines, audio-visual equipment and completion of district required computer competencies.

Number of contract days: 200

Salary Range: A2 $56,888 - $85,334

Employer contact info: https://www.birdvilleschools.net/Page/36679

Coordinator:
Laura Holt
Special Education Director
6125 East Belknap Street
Haltom City, Texas 76117
[email protected]
817-547-5740
817-547-5723

 
LSSP - Supplemental Health Care

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Supplemental Health Care

City and State: DFW, TX

Date position is available: 10/08/2018

Position Description: Supplemental Health Care, a nationally recognized healthcare staffing agency for over 30 years, is partnering with school districts in the DFW area to assist in their search for Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP).

Number of contract days: 187

Salary Range: Up to $45.00 an hour

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Kathryn Cooper
Area Director of Schools
101 Summit Ave Ste. 510
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
[email protected]
682-730-0004

 
Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology

Employer Name: University of Houston - Victoria

City and State: Victoria, Texas

Date position is available: 08/01/2019

Position Description: Tenure track Assistant Professor of Psychology position to teach in master’s level counseling psychology program. Successful applicants will start in the Fall of 2019. If desired, the successful candidate can be based in Houston to also teach undergraduate classes at our Katy campus. Summer teaching is normally available at attractive rates. Applicants should submit the following: Letter of application Resume List of three references Current teaching evaluations (if any) Copies of unofficial transcripts of all graduate work Qualifications: Doctorate in clinical or counseling psychology required. Candidate must possess or qualify for the Texas license (Licensed Psychologist). Applicants must be able to teach graduate courses in counseling psychology including assessment courses. Ability to teach a variety of upper level undergraduate psychology courses a plus. The successful applicant will be an integral member of the psychology department including participation in the graduate programs as well as the undergraduate programs. Evidence of scholarly activity important. Required Attachments by Candidate: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Evaluation, Transcripts Employee Status: Regular/Benefits Please visit www.uhv.edu/jobs

Number of contract days: Not Specified

Salary Range: Not Specified

Employer contact info: Please visit www.uhv.edu/jobs

Coordinator:
Jane Valderrama
HR Coordinator
3007 N Ben Wilson St.
Victoria, Texas 77901
[email protected]
361-570-4805
361-580-5509

 
Assistant Professor of School Psychology - University of Houston - Victoria

Position Title: Assistant Professor of School Psychology

Employer Name: University of Houston - Victoria

City and State: Victoria, Texas

Date position is available: 09/01/2019

Position Description: The Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, housed within the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Houston-Victoria, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in School Psychology. This position will start in Fall 2019. A doctoral degree in School Psychology is required. School-based experience as a school psychologist and prior supervision of practicum or internship students is strongly preferred. Candidate must possess or be qualified to obtain Texas licensure as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. The successful applicant will teach graduate courses in the School Psychology program that include school-based consultation, behavior management, and advanced learning theory. Applicants should also have interest in supervising students on practicum and serving as the program’s practicum coordinator. In addition to graduate teaching responsibilities, the applicant should also have the ability to teach a variety of undergraduate psychology courses as needed. Experience teaching in a variety of modalities (face to face courses, online, and hybrid courses) is strongly preferred. Summer teaching is normally available at attractive rates. Successful applicants will have a strong desire to assist with finalizing the NASP accreditation process for the School Psychology program. The applicant will be an integral member of the psychology department, including participation in the School Psychology and undergraduate Psychology programs. Applicants will also be expected to engage in regular professional development opportunities for students and recruitment efforts to expand the program. Successful applicants will have evidence of scholarly activity and the potential to establish a sustainable research track. The School Psychology program currently teaches courses at both the Victoria and Katy campuses. If desired, the successful candidate can be based in the greater Houston area. Applicants should submit the following: 1. A cover letter relating the applicant’s expertise to the qualifications listed above; 2. A current curriculum vitae; 3. A list of three current recommendations from people who are in a position to know the applicant’s expertise; 4. Any evidence of effective teaching, if available; 5. Copies of all college transcripts. (Official transcripts will be required of all finalists.) Review of applications will being immediately and continue until the position is filled. The University of Houston-Victoria is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Required Attachments by Candidate: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Evaluation, Transcripts Employee Status: Regular/Benefits Job Posting: Sep 20, 2018 Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: May 31, 2019 Please submit applications at www.uhv.edu/jobs

Salary Range: Not Specified

Employer contact info: www.uhv.edu/jobs

Coordinator:
Jane Valderrama
HR Coordinator
3007 N Ben Wilson St.
Victoria, Texas 77901
[email protected]
361-570-4805

 
LSSP - Del Valle ISD

Position Title: LSSP

Employer Name: Del Valle Independent School District

City and State: Del Valle, TX

Date position is available: 09/06/2018

Position Description: Primary Purpose: Implement the special education evaluation process. Access the educational, learning styles, and program needs of students referred to special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities. Minimum Qualifications Education/Certification: Master’s Degree in School Psychology or related field Valid Texas license as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychologist (LSSP) Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee. Required Experience: No prior experience necessary Knowledge/Skills: Knowledge of diagnostic procedures and education of special education students. Knowledge of human development and learning theories Knowledge of emotional/social/behavior Counseling and consultation coursework Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Proficient in Microsoft office skills Major Responsibilities and Duties: (The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required) Professionalism The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community. Rule §247.1 Purpose and Scope; Definitions Rule §247.2 Code of Ethics and Standard Practices for Texas Educators Instructional Management The LSSP promotes improvement of instruction through activities such as the following: Collects and organizes relevant assessment data from student’s cumulative folder, classroom teacher(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource providers. Conducts classroom observations and student, staff, and parent interviews. Participates in the Individual Education Plan Committee to committee to communicate findings of assessment data in language that is understandable to staff and parents, and assist with appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. Receives student referrals and implement the evaluation process. Selects and administers formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations. Organization Management The LSSP manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following: As a member of the Psychological Services team, assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. Compiles, maintains, and file all reports, records, and other documents required. Complies with all district and local campus routines and regulations. Complies with district, state, and federal policy in the areas of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services within specified timelines. Develops and maintains effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. Organization Climate The LSSP fosters a positive school or organization morale through activities such as the following: Attends Individual Education Plan meetings as necessary for counseling students and maintain communication with Individual Education Plan Committee facilitators, case managers and administrators. Updates goals for counseling in special education software program at students Annual Individual Education Plan or a Brief Individual Education Plan Committee. Updates progress every grading period in special education software program for progress reporting paired with report cards. Organization Improvement The LSSP promotes leadership in efforts to improve the school or organization through activities such as the following: Consults with parents concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. Consults with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance work with students. Consults with school staff regarding pre-referral interventions regarding students’ emotional/behavioral needs. Refers parents to appropriate agencies independently or as a member of a related services team. Supports and assists classroom teachers with implementation of Individual Education Plans. Communication and Community Relations The LSSP promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following: Cultivates positive and effective relationships with students, parents, community members, colleagues, campus administration and supervisors. Uses effective communication skills, written and oral, to present information accurately and clearly to students, parents and staff. Responds to emails/phone calls and other inquiries as appropriate according to special services guidelines. Student Management The LSSP promotes positive student conduct through activities such as the following: Conducts counseling evaluations to place students in counseling or dismiss students from counseling following the evaluation guidelines as outlined in the district, state and federal policies. Provides Special Education counseling as determined for students through the Individual Education Plan Committee process. Professional Growth and Development The LSSP provides leadership in professional growth and development through activities such as the following: Provides parent and family training across the district as assigned by supervisor in collaboration with social work or school counselors. Provides staff development training as directed by supervisor to assist school personnel in identification and understanding of students with emotional/behavioral needs. Participates in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. Participates actively in professional associations. Disseminates ideas and information to other professionals. Qualities of an Effective LSSP The LSSP exhibits qualities such as the following: Complies with District and campus policies and procedures, as well as state and federal laws and regulations. Complies with the standards of conduct set out in Board Policy DH (Legal) and (Local) and with any other policies, regulations, and guidelines that impose duties, requirements, or standards. Maintains confidentiality. Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity, a collaborative leadership style, and high ethical standards. Compiles, maintains and file all reports, records, and other required documents. Daily attendance and punctuality at work are essential functions of the job. Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff committees as required. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Equipment: Personal computer, printer, calculator, copier, shredder, fax machine, telephone, and other equipment applicable to the position. Working Conditions Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Work with frequent interruption and maintain emotional control under stress. Regular district-wide travel to multiple locations as assigned. Frequent standing, stooping, bending, reading, pulling, pushing, lifting, and moderate carrying. Occasional prolonged and irregular hours to complete a project. The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.

Number of contract days: 202

Salary Range: $49,566.00 - $59,537

Employer contact info: Cole Davis

Coordinator:
Dr. Tamey Williams-Hill
Director of Human Resources
5301 Ross Road
Del Valle, Texas 78617
[email protected]
512.386.3060

 
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