School Psychologist

Primary Functions

  • Conduct and draft 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 services into the student serving environments as appropriate.
  • Attend weekly/biweekly Student Review meetings as scheduled.
  • Complete monthly progress reports on assigned students.
  • 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.

 

Secondary Functions

  • 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 programs.
  • 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.
  • Serve on committees, task forces, or work groups as requested.
  • 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.

Job Description:

Educational, Training, and Licensure Requirements

  • Ed.D., or comparable in Education.
  • State and/or national School Psychology certification.
  • Maintain current licensure with organization.
  • Must maintain Non-Crisis Intervention certification.
  • Must maintain CPR certification.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Able to perform significant, prolonged, and frequent amounts of walking, standing, sitting, stooping, squatting, bending, twisting, reaching, and kneeling.
  • Regular lifting of up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasional lifting of up to 30 pounds.
  • Sitting at a desk for long periods of time.
  • Constant use of overall vision with continuous reading and close-up work.
  • Hand and finger dexterity for frequent repetitive writing, typing, grasping, reaching, and pulling.
  • Hearing and talking skills in person and on the phone.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including masks, gloves, helmets, arm guards and leg guards.
  • Occasional working outside without a temperature-controlled environment.
  • Occasional potential exposure to infectious disease, parasites, bodily fluids, and blood-borne pathogens.
  • Potential exposure to physical contact from students, including slapping, hitting, punching, kicking, head-butting, and biting.
  • Occasional exposure to all weather conditions, including heat, cold, wind, rain, and snow/ice.

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • The ability to analyze information and use logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Must be reliable, responsible, and dependable, and to fulfill obligations.
  • Must demonstrate the highest level of integrity, be honest, ethical, and the ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to listen effectively and obtain information from others.
  • Must have thorough knowledge and understanding of human behavior and performance, psychological research methods, and the assessment and treatment of behavioral disorders.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and verbally in order to convey information effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment.
  • Ability to manage one's own time and the time of others.

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.

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Heartspring is an equal opportunity employer. Heartspring does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability or genetics, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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