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The position requires a Pupil Personnel certification and endorsement as a School Psychologist from the Idaho State Department of Education. Candidates must have a valid Idaho Driver’s license or be able to obtain a valid Idaho Driver’s license upon being employed by the District as the position requires the school psychologist to travel between schools, training sessions, and various meetings. Preference will be given to candidates that are Nationally Certified by the National Association of School Psychologists (NCSP).
I.TITLE: School Psychologist
A.Valid Idaho Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with School Psychologist endorsement.
B.National certification by the National School Psychology Certification Board preferred.
C.Valid Idaho driver’s license.
D.Must have own transportation. Mileage will be reimbursed by the district.
E.Ability to work with students, staff, parents, and the public.
F.Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
III.REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services
To support the delivery of School District 215’s written, taught, tested and reported curriculum and contribute to maximizing student achievement as tested with the Idaho Standards Achievement Test.
To promote educationally and psychologically healthy environments for all students by implementing research based, effective programs that prevent problems, enhance independence, promote optimal learning and positive mental health.
A.Chairs the Evaluation Team in an effective manner to meet special education laws and regulations.
B.Attends Response-to-Intervention, eligibility and IEP meetings.
C.Constructs intervention and prevention programs for students in the areas of academics, behavior, and mental health.
D.Maintains professional records in accordance with federal and state regulations.
E.Maintains technological proficiency.Uses the computer and other technologies with ease.
F.Maintains contacts within the professional community that are of benefit to the welfare of children.
G.Communicates effectively with students, parents and staff, simplifying complex issues while retaining the accuracy of the information.
H.Consults with teachers and administrators concerning meeting the needs of students within the scope of school, district, state and federal regulations.
I.Effectively communicates with children, parents, and staff.
J.Is competent to administer a number of assessment instruments in a variety of areas to answer questions concerning the students’ academic, emotional and behavioral performance.
K.Supervises interns or paraprofessional staff as assigned.
L.Performs professional responsibilities in accordance with best practices of the National Association of School Psychologists.
M.Maintains and submits data for Medicaid billing.
N.Continues professional development through a combination of association with professional organizations, reading and research.
O.Maintains high standards of ethical behavior and confidentiality of student information.
VI.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
A.Performs all other duties as assigned consistent with the responsibilities of a teacher, the Idaho Code of Ethics, and the negotiated contract.
VII.TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
The exact terms of this position will be determined by the needs of the district and budgetary constraints. Benefits will be in accordance with approved board policy. Salary will be in accordance with the placement on the Teacher’s Salary Schedule commensurate with years of experience and education.
Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Director of Special Services in accordance with provisions of the negotiated master agreement, state statue, and board policy.
Position Type: Full-time
Student Services > Psychologist
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