Job Posting Description, School Psychologist
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
574-393-6000
staffing@sbcsc.k12.in.us
 
Job Locations
To Be Determined
 
Application Open: 01/05/2016, Filing Deadline: (none)
 
Available Jobs
 Job # Description
354 School Psychologist

POSITION TITLE:                  School Psychologist
 
LOCATION:                           To be determined
 
SALARY RANGE:                  Teacher Contract
 
CONTRACT LENGTH:             School Year
 
POSITION SUMMARY:
To provide comprehensive school psychological services to assigned buildings, including coordination of multi-disciplinary team evaluations and consultation with school staff/parents regarding a variety of educationally related issues, including the implementation of research based interventions.
 
 
 
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
            Supervisor of Psychological Services
            Building Administrator
 
DUTIES:
 
Coordinate multi-disciplinary team evaluations on students referred in public, and non-public schools.
 
Conduct appropriate informal, curriculum-based, and/or standardized assessments, in accordance with federal and state law, and local policies/procedures, within mandated timelines.
 
Utilize all information, including understanding of student background and characteristics to inform instruction, intervention and service delivery decisions.
 
Prepare (type) comprehensive written multidisciplinary team reports on all students evaluated.
 
Complete required components of Indiana IEP.
 
Attend case conferences within mandated timelines to interpret evaluation results to parents and school staff.
 
Work collaboratively with Special Education administrators, general and special education staff, principals, and support staff  in assigned buildings/districts.
 
Provide technical assistance to the building staff/administrators regarding special education policies and procedures, etc., as needed.
 
Consult with building staff and parents regarding curriculum and instructional practices for academic, social/emotional and behavioral domains.
 
Participate in general education intervention/student assistance team meetings and assist teams in selecting/implementing research-based interventions appropriate to students’ individual needs.
 
Provide in-service training for school staff, parents, and/or the community regarding educational psychology issues.
 
Depending on training, conduct individual and/or group counseling for students (e.g. social skills training, conflict resolution, anger control, crisis intervention, etc).
 
Participate in staff development and professional growth opportunities through attendance at staff meetings, inservices, conferences, etc.
 
Engage in consultation and collaboration with community agencies for the purposes of student assessment and delivery of services.
 
Complete other duties, as assigned by Supervisor of Psychological Services.
 
Physical Requirements:
            Travel among schools
            Transfer some test materials among sites
            Typing
            Sitting for long periods of time
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
Required experience or training:

  • State of Indiana Professional Educator’s License-School Psychologist

 
Desired experience or training:

  • Applicant must have a history of meeting mandated timelines


Works in standard office and school building environments.  Must be able to work regularly scheduled hours.  Must be able to handle stress.

Intetested applicants can contact Kristin Harges at 574-283-8130 or kharges@sbcsc.k12.in.us

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