The School Psychologist will be directly responsible for the psychological assessment of academic, social, emotional, intellectual, and behavioral domains for the residential and day only students at Heartspring. The School Psychologist participates in IEP and re-evaluation meetings. In collaboration with the IEP team, families, school partners, and our students the School Psychologist promotes effective educational learning environments.
- Conduct comprehensive psycho-educational assessments, analyze, and interpret results for students and participate in IEP meetings when this information is used to indicate needed services
- Provide individual and group therapy per IEP requirements
- Integrate psycho-educational l services into the student serving environments as appropriate
- Provide consultation and assistance to team members in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students
- Contribute to program development that emphasizes the integration of social and emotional skills into student serving areas
- Provide and participate in professional development for staff, parents, and/or community
- Communicate and collaborate effectively with peers, families, and school partners.
- Maintain confidential records
- Understand and commit to following related law and regulations for our students served
- Conduct student observations in student serving environments
- Maintain a high level of knowledge regarding special education laws, rules, and regulations
- Establish and maintain a school climate that enhances the special education experience for students, families, and school par
- Identify, analyze, and apply research findings to promote school improvement.
- Assume responsibility for own professional growth, for keeping current with special education regulations, literature, new research findings, and for attending appropriate professional meetings and conferences.
- Perform all other duties as assigned by direct supervisor or designated personnel i.e., serving on committees, task forces, or work groups, etc., as requested.
Educational, Training, and Licensure Requirements
- Ed.D., or comparable
- State and/or national School Psychology certification
- Maintain certification
- Must maintain Non-Crisis Intervention certification.
- Must maintain CPR certification
Physical and Environment Requirements:
- COVID-19 vaccine, exceptions for medical or religious exemptions will be reviewed per request.
- This position would require bending, squatting, sitting, walking, lifting 20-80 pounds and keyboarding at a computer.
- Personal Protective equipment including masks, gloves, helmets, arm guards and leg guards- Occasionally
- Working Outside without a temperature-controlled environment- Occasionally
- Exposure to infectious diseases, excluding COVID- Rarely
- Exposure to bodily fluid, blood-borne pathogens-Occasionally
- Exposure to physical contact from clients, including slapping, hitting, punching, and kicking
Benefits:Heartspring offers a generous benefits package including three weeks of paid vacation, sick leave, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability insurance and retirement plans. Heartspring also offers opportunities to grow within and advance your careers through on-the-job training, internal promotion preferences, and the Heartspring scholarship program to help you go back to school.
Heartspring is a drug-free campus. Heartspring is an EEO employer.