School Psychologist

Hayden Canyon Charter North Tip / Coeur d' Alene Psychologist Primary Full Time Apply no later than 6/5/2024Posted 2M ago

About this job

Manages the psychoeducational evaluation process.
Writes and presents comprehensive evaluation reports.
Determines eligibility for special education services.
Develops individualized education plans (IEP).
Helps teachers implement classroom accommodations.
Leads individual and group counseling sessions.
Runs school-wide mental health initiatives and trainings.
Collaborates with parents, teachers, and other healthcare providers.
Continues to work with students to monitor their progress.
Follows all laws, guidelines, regulations, standards, and policies.

Education required

Masters Degree

Experience required

One year plus experience

Skills required

Interpret test results and prepare psychological reports for teachers, administrators, and parents.
Initiate and direct efforts to foster tolerance, understanding, and appreciation of diversity in school communities.
Develop individualized educational plans in collaboration with teachers and other staff members.
Counsel children and families to help solve conflicts and problems in learning and adjustment.
Compile and interpret students' test results, along with information from teachers and parents, to diagnose conditions and to help assess eligibility for special services.
Maintain student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided, and behavioral data.
Report any pertinent information to the proper authorities in cases of child endangerment, neglect, or abuse.
Select, administer, and score psychological tests.
Assess an individual child's needs, limitations, and potential, using observation, review of school records, and consultation with parents and school personnel.
Collect and analyze data to evaluate the effectiveness of academic programs and other services, such as behavioral management systems.
Provide consultation to parents, teachers, administrators, and others on topics such as learning styles and behavior modification techniques.
Collaborate with other educational professionals to develop teaching strategies and school programs.
Design classes and programs to meet the needs of special students.
Promote an understanding of child development and its relationship to learning and behavior.
Attend workshops, seminars, or professional meetings to remain informed of new developments in school psychology.
Refer students and their families to appropriate community agencies for medical, vocational, or social services.
Serve as a resource to help families and schools deal with crises, such as separation and loss.
Provide educational programs on topics such as classroom management, teaching strategies, or parenting skills.
Conduct research to generate new knowledge that can be used to address learning and behavior issues.

Benefits

Salary: DOE
Medical Insurance, Dental, Paid Time Off, Retirement Plan

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Hayden Canyon Charter 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.