Exceptional Learners Division (Instructional/Non-Instructional) » School Psychologist

School Psychologist

Position:

School Psychologist

Job Number
Position Status: 
Full Time Position
Number of positions: 1
Program: Exceptional Learners Division (Instructional/Non-Instructional)
Location:
Itinerant in multiple districts
Months per Year: School Calendar
Salary: Per SABEA Contract - based on experience
Job Posting Date: October 1, 2021
Application Deadline: Until Filled
 
 
 
Responsibilities: 
 
FUNCTION (General Statement of Duties and Distinguishing Features of Class)

The School Psychologist is directly responsible for the psychological assessment of academic, social, emotional, and behavioral domains utilizing problem-solving and standardized evaluations. The School Psychologist monitors the completion of case study evaluations and participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) conferences and problem-solving meetings designing systems, programs and services that maximize students’ social, emotional, and educational success. In collaboration with staff, families, students, and communities the school psychologist promotes effective educational environments.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • conduct psychological assessments and interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, team meetings, and problem-solving meetings.
  • Provide individual, group, and family therapy per IEP requirements.
  • Monitor completion of case study evaluations and participate in IEP conferences and problem-solving meetings.
  • Lead crisis intervention efforts and provide insight into the development of functional assessments and behavior intervention plans.
  • Integrate psychological services into the classroom environment as appropriate.
  • Provide assistance to staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students.
  • Evaluate and/or translate research into practice and understand research design and statistics in sufficient depth to plan and conduct investigations and program evaluations for improvement of services.
  • Contribute to program development that furthers the integration of social, coping, and problem solving in the classroom.
  • Provide support services to parents/guardians as needed.
  • Coordinate and/or collaborate with a range of individuals/agencies to promote and provide comprehensive services to students and families.
  • Provide and/or assist in professional development for staff, parents, and/or community.
  • Participate in professional growth activities annually
  • Proficiently use technology to communicate, compile reports, and collect data. 1
  • Participate in building or program activities and meetings as appropriate.
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Work Hours:
 
To be determined
 
 
 
Qualifications:
 
 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualified candidates will have completed an accredited graduate program. Qualified applicants will hold or be eligible to obtain a valid School Psychologist certificate/license. 

 

The BOCES is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. The BOCES strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender identity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, military status, including past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic or other protected class recognized by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, disciplinary action, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. The BOCES also prohibits any form of disciplinary action, reprisal, intimidation, or retaliation for the good faith reporting of incidents of discrimination, pursuing any discrimination claim, or cooperating in any investigation related to a report or claim of discrimination. Any employee, regardless of position or title, who subjects an individual to illegal discrimination or retaliation in violation of this policy will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including the termination of employment. 

The Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES does not discriminate in its programs and activities, including employment and admission as applicable, on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, economic status, marital status, veterans’; status, political affiliation, domestic victim status, use of a guide dog, hearing dog or service dog, disability, or other classifications protected under federal or state law, and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The designated district compliance officer(s) will coordinate compliance with the nondiscrimination requirements of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law. The BOCES Civil Rights Compliance Officer is: Katelynn Attanasio and Michael Varney, Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES, 267 Ballard Road, Suite 5, Wilton, NY 12831. phone: (518) 581-3372, email: [email protected] or [email protected] Complaints may also be filed with the Office for Civil Rights, New York Office, U.S. Department of Education, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005- 2500, phone (646) 428-3800, fax (646) 428-3843, email: [email protected]