School Psychologist, Legacy Traditional Schools


Position:
School Psychologist

Type:
Charter


Job ID:
90115

County:
Southwest Maricopa


Posted:
April 11, 2019




Contact Information:
Legacy Traditional Schools
3201 S Gilbert Rd
Chandler, Arizona 85286
District Website

Contact:
Sophia Kukovich
Phone: (480)270-5438
Fax:
District Email


Job Description:
Our Mission and Purpose:  Legacy Traditional schools is dedicated to providing  motivated students with the opportunity to achieve academic excellence in an accelerated, back-to-basics, safe learning environment taught by caring, knowledgeable, and highly effective educators in cooperation with supportive, involved parents. Position Overview: Provide evaluation, consultative, and counseling services in the school setting.  Conduct psycho-educational evaluations and lead the multidisciplinary team in the process of identifying students as eligible for and in need of special education services. Essential Duties & Accountabilities: Lead the multidisciplinary evaluation team (MET) through the evaluation process when a student is referred for a special education evaluation. Complete comprehensive evaluations and use professional judgment in order to identify areas that need additional data collected. Participate in Legacy Traditional School non-violent crisis response team if trained. Conduct classroom observations as part of the special education evaluation process, child study team (CST) process and as a consultative process. Prepare cohesive and timely evaluation reports. Interpret assessment data and impart it to parents and MET members in a meaningful way. Identify students’ needs and develop programming recommendations based on evaluation outcomes. Lead the school team in the development and implementation of behavior plans. Lead the school’s pre-referral intervention team. Provide counseling services in alignment with student’s IEPs and/or 504 plans. Provide school based counseling in accordance with pre-referral intervention or informally. Facilitate training on topics related to position on an as-needed basis. Provide consultative services to teachers and administrators regarding behavioral and academic concerns. Other duties as assigned by the deputy superintendent of exceptional student services, special education coordinator, principal, school psychologist coordinator. Requirements: Master’s degree in Education  required, educational specialist, certificate of advanced graduate studies or sixth year professional certificate preferred Arizona Department of Education School Psychologist Certificate \Arizona Department of Public Safety Level One IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card Experience conducting psycho-educational evaluations Knowledge of IDEA and K-8 programming for special education The incumbent in this position will be required to pass a criminal history background check. Must possess strong communication and organizational skills. Must demonstrate initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. $65,000.00 + Experience

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