The School Psychologist provide psychological services in the school environment to include evaluation, consultation and program development to benefit students and their families who require special education or are at risk. Essential Functions: • Evaluates students for special education eligibility including diagnosing emotional, behavioral, learning and attention problems and determining the appropriate placement or intervention method. • Counsels students individually or in groups on issues such as drug abuse, physical abuse, school behavior and motivation. Determines which concerns the school can handle and which need to be referred to outside agencies. • Writes comprehensive evaluation reports with the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team, including determining information needed in a formal evaluation and the terminology to be used in the diagnosis. • Consults teachers and parents in order to provide intervention techniques/methods in helping students to be more successful in school and in dealing with family problems. • Attends staff, professional and agency meetings in order to discuss student needs, referral availability and intervention methods. Stays updated on new educational and psychological theories, processes and techniques. • Provides in-service training on behavioral techniques and processes including determining the audience and the most effective presentation method. • Leads school teams through the process of completing Functional Behavior Assessments using researched-based practices. • Supports school teams in the development and implementation of formal and informal Behavior Intervention Plans. Visit our web site for a full job description at jobs.wesdschools.org
Salary range varies with experience $69,247 (MA) - $80,777 (DOC) TO APPLY: Visit our web site at jobs.wesdschools.org Required Qualifications: • Master’s degree in Psychology; • Valid Arizona Department of Education Psychologist Certificate. Preferred Qualifications: • One year of school psychology experience; • Valid Arizona State Psychology Licensure; • Valid National Certificate for School Psychology.