School Psychologist, Page Unified School District


Position:
School Psychologist

Type:
Public


Job ID:
91208

County:
Coconino


Posted:
May 29, 2019




Contact Information:
Page Unified School District
PO Box 1927
Page, Arizona 86040
District Website

Contact:
Beth Jahsman
Phone: 928-608-4155
Fax: 928-608-4120
District Email


Job Description:
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational assessment to identify those students with significant social/emotional, behavioral, and learning difficulties • Develop, recommend and monitor interventions to improve the educational experience of those students with significant social/emotional, behavioral and/or learning problems • Serve as a consultant to administrators, counselors, and teachers • Assessment and counseling of at-risk students • Understand and experience with the 3-tier RTI and PBIS modules • Provide parent training, staff in-service, and alternative instructional strategies to decrease potential academic behavior failures • Help identify and serve at-risk students as per District policy • Assess learning differences of identified students • In-service teachers, individually or as a group, on a methods of addressing learning differences; RTI & PBIS Strategies • Conference with parents on learning differences and other parenting issues • Counsel students to decrease potential failure in the school students • Assist in maintaining student profiles on identified at-risk students • Act as part of building child study teams to determine the best programming of at-risk individuals • Attend review of data meetings for initial and re-evaluations to interpret data and assist team with assessment needs • Conduct appropriate psycho-educational examinations of referred students within 60 day time line • Complete FBA and student behavioral support plan as directed • Interpret diagnostic results as is appropriate to school personnel, other concerned professionals, parents, and students while maintaining confidentiality • Based on diagnostic information make comprehensive recommendations for specific strategies to assist students • Ensure all testing information is in the RED / MET document in software system (IEPPRO) and available to other team members • Submit finalized written reports and protocols within 10 working days of eligibility (MET) meeting and all related signature pages for the evaluation process • Conduct and/or participate in case conferences as assigned by Director • Provide appropriate psychological services (group and/or individual counseling, classroom consultation, referral to applicable school and community resources, social skills training, etc.) • Complete any voucher-evaluation related paperwork • Attend Professional Development district-wide workshop • Attend designated staff and committee meetings as assigned • Provide instructed consultation on the special needs of student with cognitive delays (LD, DD, Autistic and ED) as requested by supervisor • Complete other assignments as requested by supervisor • The District reserves the right to amend this job description as necessary

Other:
QUALIFICATIONS: • Valid Arizona Psychologist Certificate • Ability to relate well with students • Familiarity with Navajo language and culture preferred • Good written and oral language skills in English • Ability to maintain accurate records in writing and on a computer • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the board may find appropriate and acceptable. EDUCATION: A valid Arizona Psychologist Certificate Certified Psychologist 10-month certified contract 204 days of student attendance days. Psych Interns contract 198 days. Membership in state school psychology organization provided