School Psychologist

VALLIVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT Southwest / Boise Psychologist Not Applicable Full Time Posted 2M ago

About this job

To enable pupils to derive the fullest benefits from school by promoting their sense of self and by evaluating and working to ameliorate psychological or mental health problems that may interfere with their adjustment to school and the education program offered to them. To meet the needs of exceptional children by providing services as required by state and federal guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS
Holds a Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a School Psychologist Endorsement (K-12)
Knowledge of federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy governing special education, and demonstrated ability to effectively provide testing, psychological evaluation, and counseling services
Experience in a classroom which may include professional teaching experience, student teaching, or special education practicum
Broad knowledge of theories of individual and group guidance techniques, elementary and/or secondary school guidance program design, and career educational information and placement
Strong background in the use of technology
Relates extremely well to students
Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and community groups and organizations
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and leadership skills
Able to work under pressure and deadlines
Maintain confidentiality of staff and students

Benefits

District benefit package for full time employees working 20+ hours per week:
Medical/vision/dental insurance
$30,000 life insurance with option to purchase additional coverage
Employee assistance program (EAP)
Unlimited accumulation of sick leave
Personal, bereavement, professional leave, vacation (if applicable)
Reimbursement of up to $550 per year

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

VALLIVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.