School Psychologist

IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL Southwest / Boise Psychologist Not Applicable Full Time Posted 14D ago

About this job

1220 5th St N, Nampa, ID 83687

The Executive Director invites qualified and interested candidates to apply for the position of: School Psychologist

Required Application Process - Submit a current resume and application at

About Us - Idaho Arts Charter School is an independent school district with two campuses located within two miles of each other. We serve over 1,200 students in grades K-12, with nearly 40% of our students qualifying for free/reduced lunch.

Our Mission and Purpose Statement - IACS will provide a community which emphasizes positive personal habits and attitudes, including a healthy lifestyle, integrity, empathy, and courtesy for others, respect for differences among people and cultures, and academic honesty.

Job Title: School Psychologist
Location: Nampa, ID
Salary: Aligned to the Idaho State Dept of Education Career Ladder
2023-2024 School Year Work Contract: 187 Days
Benefits: Public Employees Retirement System of Idaho (PERSI), Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

Position Summary
The School Psychologist will assess and evaluate students for eligibility and service delivery, create prevention and intervention programs to promote developmental, educational, and psychological well-being in consultation with teachers, parents, administrators, and other health service providers, and evaluate instructional and organizational environments.

Minimum Qualifications
*Current Idaho Pupil Personnel Services Certificate with a School Psychologist Endorsement (K-12)
*Experience in a classroom which may include professional teaching experience, student teaching, or special education practicum
*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
*Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, staff, and community groups and organizations
*Positive, kind, creative, communicative, selfless, humble, and wants to be part of making the lives of children, while at school, extraordinarily fantastic!
*Valid Idaho identification
*Required criminal history background check and proof of U.S. citizenship or legal resident alien status

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Major responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
*Meet the needs of exceptional children by providing services as required by state and federal guidelines
*Provide interpretation of federal and state law, administrative rules, and Board policy regarding the education of exceptional students
*Assist in the development and implementation of building-wide screening and referral processes
*Administer, score, and evaluate standard psychological tests for the purpose of assessing the intellectual, educational, emotional, social, and behavioral characteristics of those students referred
*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 services
*Provide consultation to regular education teachers regarding the identification, instruction, management, and mainstreaming of students with disabilities
*Serve as a consultant to parents, school personnel, and community groups on child development and mental health topics
*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 publications

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

IDAHO ARTS CHARTER SCHOOL 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.