Job Postings
Certified DID Provider - Houston, TX

Position Title: CERTIFIED DID PROVIDER

Employer Name: The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD

City and State: Houston, Texas

Date position is available: 03/14/2019

Position Description: Under the direction of the Program Director, this position provides diagnostic eligibility evaluations (Determination of Intellectual Disability) to determine eligibility for intellectual disability services through The Harris Center. The Certified Determination of Intellectual Disability (DID) Provider performs the DID and writes the DID evaluation report in accordance with the criteria for a DID defined in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part I, Chapter 5, Subchapter D (Diagnostic Eligibility for services and Supports-Intellectual Disability Priority Population and Related Conditions.) Master’s or Doctoral degree in psychology from a regionally accredited university program. Eligibility for application as a DADS certified provider required (LPA, LSSP or PLP with at least 1 year experience with IDD population and adaptive behavior assessment ) or Texas licensure as a psychologist.

Number of contract days: n/a

Salary Range: $65,712

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Stacie Sampson
HR Recruiter
9401 Southwest Fwy
Houston, Texas 77074
[email protected]
713-970-7000

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Austin, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: ResponsiveEd

City and State: Austin

Date position is available: 03/11/2019

Position Description: Position Summary: To administer and interpret student educational and psychological examinations, prescribe remedies to behaviors, recommend Individual Evaluation Plan goals and objectives, provide staff and parent consultation, to help with the supervision of behavioral programs.Qualifications:Education/CertificationMaster’s degree from an accredited college or university Valid Texas Teaching Certificate and/orLicensure from Texas State Board of PsychologistsExperienceExperience in providing psychological services in an educational settingRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)Knowledge of procedures of achievement, assessment, intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning for education purposesKnowledge of state and federal lawsKnowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including behavior management interventionsExcellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skillsResponsibilities and Duties:Receive student referrals and review for fidelity Select and administer formal and informal evaluations to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and state regulations.Write comprehensive reports with parent-friendly language and in-depth recommendations for student successParticipate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee to interpret evaluation data. Make recommendations for appropriate placement and development of Individual Education Plans (IEPs)Provide staff development training as requested to assist school personnel in the identification of students with disabilities as well as the understanding of specific disabilitiesAssist classroom teachers with implementation of IEPAssist in the selection of evaluation materials and equipmentCompile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized reports, records, and other documents required. Observe all retention regulationsComply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of evaluation, placement, and planning for special education servicesParticipate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignmentSupport the organizational needs of the Special Education DepartmentEquipment Used: All equipment required to perform jobs duties and task previously described. Physical / Environmental Factors: The physical demands 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. Responsive Education Solutions considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, national origin, age, religion, sex, marital status, veteran or military status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. ResponsiveEd is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Number of contract days: No Contract

Salary Range: $63,000.00 - $68,000.00

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Coordinator:
Amie Sevier
Recruiter
1301 Waters Ridge Dr
Lewisville, Texas 75057
[email protected]
972-316-3663

 
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - El Paso, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

Employer Name: Socorro Independent School District

City and State: El Paso, TX

Date position is available: 03/01/2019

Position Description: The primary purpose of this position is to provide psychological services and expertise to special education students in the district

Number of contract days: 187-226

Salary Range: $311.41-$457.50/day

Employer contact info: Celina Stiles - [email protected]

Coordinator:
Celina Stiles
Director of Human Resources
12440 Rojas Drive
El Paso, Texas 79928
[email protected]
915-937-0213

 
LSSP - La Porte, TX

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: La Porte ISD

City and State: La Porte, Texas

Date position is available: 08/05/2019

Position Description: The LSSP will provide psychological services for the LPISD student population. Psychological services are inclusive of assessment to determine conditions of Emotional Disturbance, Autism, and Other Health Impairment (Behavioral/Social/Emotional Disorders). The LSSP is available for consultation as well as direct services with students who are experiencing severe behavioral difficulties in school resulting in academic failure. The LSSP will also consult with teachers and administration regarding student behavior/social/emotional concerns and act as a liaison between LPISD, community based agencies such as residential facilities, private schools, and behavioral centers.

Number of contract days: 195

Salary Range: $55,372 - $79,302

Employer contact info: See job posting at www.lpisd.org

Coordinator:
Susan Julian
Director, Human Resources
La Porte, Texas 77571
[email protected]
281-604-7107

See website for further information
www.lpisd.org

 
Educational Diagnostician, LSSP, LSSP Trainee, & LSSP Intern

Position Title: Educational Diagnostician, LSSP, LSSP Trainee, & LSSP Intern

Employer Name: Copperas Cove Independent School District

City and State: Copperas Cove, Texas

Date position is available: 02/19/2019

Position Description: Positions & Dates Available: Educational Diagnostician, LSSP, LSSP Trainee, & LSSP Intern 2018-2019 (1 Position) & 2019-2020 (Multiple Positions)Position Description: PRIMARY PURPOSE: Implement the special education appraisal process. Assess the educational, learning style, and program needs of students referred for special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities.QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: Specialist or Master's Degree (LSSP) or Master’s Degree with Educational Diagnostician Certification (Diagnostician) Valid Texas Teaching Certificate (Educational Diagnostician) Valid Texas License for School Psychology (LSSP) or has met Master’s Degree program requirements for: (LSSP Trainee, LSSP Intern) Special Knowledge/Skills: Bilingual desired; Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education students, human development, and learning theories; excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills; Ability to travel to multiple work locations as assigned; Experience: Teaching Experience Preferred (Diagnostician & LSSP)MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: 1. Collaborate with campus staff regarding the implementation of the intervention process. 2. Receive student referrals and follow specific timelines to implement the appraisal process. 3. Select, administer, and score formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations. 4. Collect and organize relevant assessment data from student's cumulative folder, classroom teacher(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource people. 5. Conduct personal interviews. 6. Arrange for and participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee regarding interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans (IEP) for students according to district procedures. 7. Work with IEP Clerk to ensure timelines are met. 8. Consult with parents, students, and other professionals concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. 9. Coordinate the initiation or extinction of special education services and complete documentation required. 10. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required. 11. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rules, and local board policy in the area of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. 12. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations. 13. Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents. 14. Assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. 15. Conduct home visits as needed. 16. Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. 17. Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students and ensure compliance with laws, policies, ARDs, and IEPs. 18. Provide Special Education Counseling (LSSP) as a Related Service when appropriateWORKING CONDITIONS: Mental Demands: Ability to communicate (verbal and written); interpret data, provide instruction; and maintain emotional control under stress. Physical Demand/Environmental Factors: Regular district-wide travel; moderate lifting and carrying.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: Salary Range: LSSP/LSSP Trainee Pay Grade AP2: $50,255 – $72,319 ($311.10 midpoint daily rate); Educational Diagnostician Pay Grade AP2: $50,255 – $72,319 ($311.10 midpoint daily rate); LSSP Intern Pay Grade AP1: $41,193 - $59,277 ($255.00 midpoint daily rate)

Employer contact info: CCISD Human Resources Department: www.ccisd.com; Angela Kirkpatrick Director of Special Education 408 S. Main Street Copperas Cove, Texas 76522 Phone: (254) 547-1227 Fax: (254) 518-5977 [email protected]; Kayleen Love Director for Human Resources Phone: (254) 547-1227 Ext. 11201 HR Fax: (254) 547-1535 [email protected]; Samantha Roberts Assistant Director of Human Resources Phone: (254) 547-1227 Ext. 11207 HR Fax: (254) 547-1535 [email protected]

Coordinator:
Sharon Cutbirth
Special Education Coordinator
408 South Main
Copperas Cove, Texas 76522
[email protected]
254-547-1227 Ext 11407
254-518-5977

 
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