School Psychologist

McCall-Donnelly School District Southwest / Boise Psychologist Not Applicable Full Time Posted 5M ago

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School Psychologist2022-2023 School YearMcCall-Donnelly School DistrictTitle: School PsychologistLocation: District-widePosition: FTE 1.0Job Description:The role of the School Psychologist is to improve outcomes for students and schools. Services and supports that assist students in overcoming barriers to learning are provided by the school psychologist. The school psychologist works as a member of school teams to support teachers’ ability to teach and children’s ability to learn. The psychologist provides direct educational, behavioral, and mental health services for children and youth, as well as work with families, school administrators, educators and other professionals.Qualifications:1. Holds a Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a School Psychologist Endorsement2. Knowledge of federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy governing special education.3. The knowledge and ability to effectively provide testing, psychological evaluation, and counseling services.4. Knowledge in child development5. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.6. Able to work under pressure and deadlines.7. Maintains confidentiality of staff and students.8. Technology skills to use reporting and testing software.Duties:Assisting Students with Special Education Needs1. Assist in the development and implementation of building-wide screening, intervention, and referral processes2. Participate in the evaluation, classification, and placement of all pupils with special needs3. Interpret the results of psychological testing and assist in the development and coordination of an appropriate individualized education plan for each pupil requiring special education and/or related services4. Assist in the placement and programming decisions made by Intervention and IEP teams. Perform all duties required as a member of the Intervention and IEP teams by federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy5. Provide consultation to special education teachers regarding the instruction and management of students with disabilities6. Provide consultation to regular education teachers regarding the identification, instruction, management, and mainstreaming of students with disabilities7. Provide consultation regarding students without disabilities who are experiencing educational or behavioral difficulties8. Participate in the ongoing evaluation of the academic progress and educational placement of classified pupils9. Provide interpretation of federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy regarding the education of exceptional students10. Assist the Special Programs Director in identifying special education needs within the district11. Assist the Special Programs Director in devising plans for improving special services within the district and implementing changes deemed necessaryOther1. Keep the staff and community informed of the schools' psychological services2. Observe pupils in classrooms and other school settings3. Cooperate with community health and social welfare agency personnel4. Assume responsibility for his or her continuing professional growth and development by such efforts as attendance at professional meetings, membership in professional organizations, enrollment in advanced courses, and by reading professional journals and other publications5. Adhere to The Code of Ethics of the Idaho Teaching Profession adopted by the Professional Standards Commission and the State Board of Education6. Adhere to the Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct7. Seek assistance should emergencies arise8. Represent the school district in a positive manner9. Know and follow school district policy and chain of command10. Perform other duties as assignedEvaluation: Performance of this position will be evaluated annually by the Special Programs Director and/or Building Principal in conformance with district policy and IDAPA 08.02.02.120Terms of Employment: By contract as determined by the Board of Trustees in accordance with federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy.Salary: Dependent on District Salary SchedulePosting Date: June 27, 2022Closing Date: Open until FilledIf you have any questions you may contact Phil Schoensee, Special Programs Director via email at: pschoensee@mdsd.orgTo learn more about McCall-Donnelly School District go to the following website http://www.mdsd.orgTo apply, please find the “Fast Track” link under employment opportunities on the district’s webpage.McCall-Donnelly School District #421Bianca Imel, District Secretary/ Board Clerk120 Idaho StMcCall, ID 83638bimel@mdsd.orgNOTEAll certificated and non-certificated employees and other individuals are required to undergo a criminal history check and submit to fingerprinting. Any applicant convicted of any of the felony crimes enumerated in Section 33-1208, Idaho Code may not be hired, and any applicant convicted of any felony offense listed in Section 33-1208(2), Idaho Code shall not be hired.Legal Reference: I.C. § 33-512 Governance of SchoolsI.C. § 33-513 Professional PersonnelI.C. § 33-515 Issuance of Renewable ContractsI.C. § 33-1210 Information on Past Job PerformanceIDAPA 08.02.02.027 Pupil Personnel Services CertificateIDAPA 08.02.02.120 Local District Evaluation Policy—Teacher and Pupil Personnel Certificate HoldersIDAPA 24.12.01.350 Code of EthicsEqual Opportunity Employer & Veteran's Preference given to eligible veterans.

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Salary range is $47,376 to $78,678

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

McCall-Donnelly 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.