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Educational Diagnostician and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP, LSSP Intern) - Del Valle ISD

Position Title: Educational Diagnostician and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP, LSSP Intern)

Employer Name: Del Valle ISD

City and State: Del Valle, TX 78617

Date position is available: 05/20/2019

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 for Educational Diagnostician: Education/Certification Master’s degree Valid Texas teaching certificate Certification as Educational Diagnostician Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee.Knowledge/Skills:Bilingual (preferred)Knowledge of diagnostic procedures and education of students with disabilities Knowledge of human development and learning theories Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Knowledge of current evaluation procedures Proficient in Microsoft Office Experience: Minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience Minimum Qualifications for Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (and LSSP Interns): Education/Certification Master’s Degree from NASP (National Association of School Psychologists) approved/pending institution Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (or working toward licensure if an intern) Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50) paid by employee.Knowledge/Skills:Bilingual (preferred)Knowledge of diagnostic procedures including evaluation of emotional functioning and education of students with disabilities Knowledge of human development and learning theories Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills Knowledge of current evaluation procedures Proficient in Microsoft Office Experience:Experience in education or a related field preferred 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 diagnostician or licensed specialist in school psychologist promotes improvement of instruction through activities such as the following:Collect and organize relevant assessment data from student’s cumulative folder, classroom teacher(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource people.Conduct classroom observations and student, staff, and parent interviews.Support and assist classroom teachers with implementation of Individualized Education Programs.Participate in the Individual Education Program Committee to communicate findings of assessment data in language that is understandable to staff and parents, and assist when appropriate.Receive student referrals and implement the evaluation process.Select and administer formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations.Communication and Community Relations The diagnostician or licensed specialist in school psychologist promotes a positive tone for school or community relations through activities such as the following: Consult with parents concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance work with students.Consult with school staff regarding pre-referral interventions regarding students’ educational needs.Provide parent and family training across the district as assigned by the Assessment and Compliance Coordinator in collaboration with social workers or school counselors.Provide staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel in identification and understanding of students with disabilities.Refer parents to appropriate agencies and services independently or as a member of a related services team.Maintain a positive and effective relationship with supervisors.Effectively communicate with colleagues, students, and parents.Respond to e-mails/phone calls and other inquiries as appropriate according to special services guidelines.Communicate effectively and proficiently using Microsoft Office.Cultivate positive, effective relationships with campus administration. Organization Management The diagnostician or licensed specialist in school psychologist manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following: As a member of the Assessment Team, assist in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.Comply with district, state, and federal policy in the areas of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.Develop and maintain effective individual and group relationships with students and parents.Participate in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. Qualities of Effective Diagnosticians/LSSPs The diagnostician or licensed specialist in school psychologist exhibits qualities such as the following: Maintain confidentiality according to FERPA. Correct unsafe conditions in work area that could cause an accident and inform supervisor of any conditions that are not correctable immediately.Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.Shall comply 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.Perform any other duties as assigned by the administration. Supervisory Responsibilities None Equipment:Personal computer, printer, calculator, copier, shredder, fax machine, telephone, and other equipment applicable to position.Working Conditions:Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors Work with frequent interruption.Maintain professional demeanor, socially appropriate judgment and self-control under stress.Regular district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned.Uses computer for prolonged period resulting in repetitive hand motions.Frequent exposure to: temperature extremes (hot and cold), humidity extremes, noise, low or intense illumination vibration. Occasional exposure to: biological hazards (communicable diseases, bacteria, etc.), work outside, work around moving objects or vehicles, work on uneven surfaces. 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.The grantee certifies that the federally funded portion of this position and duties are reasonable, necessary, allowable under the applicable federal fund source. The grantee further certifies that it is in compliance with the federal requirement that the duties of this position funded by this grant are not required by state law, SBOE rules, or local board policy, i.e., it is a supplemental position. The grant-funded portion of this position and duties meet the purpose, goals, and objectives of the federal fund source. Documentation will be maintained locally by the district that clearly demonstrates the allowable and supplemental nature of the position and will provide such documentation to TEA upon request. The LEA will maintain auditable documentation to ensure the position was determined through a needs assessment and is included in the campus improvement plan and district improvement plan.

Number of contract days: N/A

Salary Range: $51,934.00 - $72,461.00 / Salary

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Laurie Lay
HR Coordinator
5201 Ross Rd
Del Valle, Texas 78617
[email protected]

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) - Pearland, Texas

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Employer Name: Pearland ISD

City and State: Pearland, Texas

Date position is available: 07/29/2019

Position Description: Provide psychological and psycho-educational evaluations to students referred for academic and behavioralconcerns within the school setting. Provide behavioral and academic consultations and provide intervention recommendations. Conduct counseling as related services evaluations and provide individual and/or group counseling to students as recommended by and in accordance with the students ARD and IEP. Conduct FBAs and facilitate BIP development in coordination with student's case manager. Participate in campus RtI meetings to provide recommendations to address academic, behavior and social concerns. Some ARD facilitation required at lower grade levels.Manageable caseload and supportive team. Base salary above average Region 4 salary. A variety of test kits assigned to every campus. Online administration of emotional-behavioral and adaptive behavior rating scales. Ethics and Cultural Diversity, as well a other training for CEU's provided annual. Apply today to join one of the top school districts in the State of Texas.

Number of contract days: 197

Salary Range: $62,514 - $74,867

Employer contact info: Linda Gellman, M.S, LSSP - Appraisal Specialist

Linda S Gellman
Appraisal Specialist
1928 N. Main St.
Pearland, Texas 77581
[email protected]

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology/LSSP Intern

Position Title: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology/LSSP Intern

Employer Name: Dickinson Independent School District

City and State: Dickinson, TX

Date position is available: 05/14/2019

Position Description: LSSP POSITION SUMMARY:•Evaluate students for special education disability determination and provide written multi- disciplinary FIE report in compliance with local, state, and federal guidelines.•Provide student recommendations for education program based on evaluation data.•Provide related psychological services.•Assist in the development of appropriate educational programs for special education students.QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Certification:•Master's Degree or Specialist Level Degree•Licensed by the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology**LSSP Internship Positions also available

Number of contract days: 200

Salary Range: Commensurate with DISD Compensation

Employer contact info:

Maggie Burk
Coordinator of Assessment and Related Services
2218 FM 517 East
Dickinson, Texas 77539
[email protected]

LSSP or LSSP Intern - San Angelo ISD

Position Title: LSSP or LSSP Intern

Employer Name: San Angelo ISD

City and State: San Angelo, Texas

Date position is available: 05/01/2019

Position Description: Caseload approximately 70-80 students with ED, AU, and OHI. Centralized office with multiple campuses. The diagnostician's prep and facilitate all ARDs. Testing includes AU, ED, OHI (ADHD), FBA, Counseling assessments. We work closely with district LPCs for related service counseling. Some counseling opportunities available. --Provide psychological consultation, intervention, assessment, counseling and education support as required by the psychological services model in conjunction with student and campus needs. -- Provide consultation to parents, campus and district staff. --Provide group and/or individual counseling to those students who demonstrate a need for this service. --Assist in determining appropriate interventions to deal with problem situations (behavioral/emotional) in the academic environment and assist in evaluating the effectiveness of these interventions. -- Observe and consult with teachers/staff to provide classroom management strategies.-- Conduct evaluations of students who demonstrate severe behavioral needs to determine appropriate programming/placement. --Co-facilitate group counseling with campus counselors, counseling/SSP interns, or other appropriately trained personnel. ---Collaborate with behavior teachers and provide recommendations to teachers, other staff members, and parents for behavioral management techniques or strategies for working with a student with behavioral needs. --Provide crisis intervention services as needed. --Assist in writing behavior intervention plans and individual education plans. ---Participate in Admission, Review, and Dismissal meetings as appropriate. --Maintain current knowledge of diagnostic, legislative, and treatment issues which impact the delivery of school psychological services. --Provide inservice training to other departments or personnel as requested. --Establishes and maintains professional relationships with administrators, teachers, other school personnel, parents, and community members through positive communication. --Participate in campus/district professional development, meetings, and serve on committees as necessary. --Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical & responsible. --Follow all district, state, and federal policies and procedures. --Is committed to current professional standards of competence and practice.

Number of contract days: 207 (11 month)

Salary Range: See SAISD Compensation Plan

Employer contact info: 325-657-4055, Julie Moorman ([email protected]) or Stephanie Free ([email protected]) Apply at

Stephanie Free
Director of Special Programs
309 W Ave M
San Angelo, Texas 76903
[email protected]

Psyched School Psychologist

Position Title: Psyched School Psychologist

Employer Name: Psyched Services

City and State: Burlingame, CA -- from Marin to Monterey counties

Date position is available: 08/19/2019

Position Description: Interested in relocating to the Bay Area? Got big ideas? Ready to blaze the trails of school psychology? Are you an amazing public speaker and networker? Psyched Services is on the lookout for a talented school psychologist who thinks outside the box.We offer a flexible, full-time work opportunity that allows you to office from home. Your primary duties will be that of a typical school psychologist conducting school-based assessments on site. However, not that typical. We’ve developed a unique assessment model where a stellar team collaborates remotely to efficiently deliver best practice evaluations. You must be excited to travel as you’ll be working over multiple school sites. Other duties may include marketing outreach activities, such as providing presentations and trainings to parents and schools, attending conferences, marketing events, and engaging with local referral sources where you will use your charm to spread the word for Psyched Services. We honor quality work and offer a performance-based pay incentive, providing you the opportunity to earn up to an additional 15% of your monthly salary. Come join our innovative, growing team committed to helping children learn so they can do!Employee Requirements:Provide direct assessment services during school hours.Effectively communicate with school teams and parents.Collaborate with your equally-Psyched team members.Generate timely, high-quality evaluation reports.Willing to travel to surrounding counties.Provide trainings to parents, teachers, and team members.Network with potential clients and future team members.Attend conferences and marketing events.Contribute to content and resource developmentCredential Requirements:School Psychologist Credential in CA -- we will help you gain this credential, you have all the requirements with a LSSP but just need a bit of paperwork.Preferred:Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)Licensed Psychologist/Licensed Educational Psychologist in CA able to complete private assessments.Proficient in Cross-Battery Assessment and ADOS-2 AdministrationBilingual (Spanish/English)Knowledge and Skills Required:Exceptional assessment skills.Outstanding communication skills.Superb public speaking and networking skills.Required Documents:Resume1 Sample Report1 Sample Presentation/Training (Only needed if Full Time Applicant)2 Reference Letters (Only needed if Full Time Applicant)

Number of contract days: 10 months

Salary Range: $90,000 - $110,000

Employer contact info: [email protected]

Kaari Gerber
Psyched School Psychologist
533 Airport Blvd.
Suite 400
Burlingame, California 94010
[email protected]

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