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School Psychologist (.8FTE) - SPED

School Psychologist (.8FTE) - SPED
Employer:
Twin Rivers Unified School District
Date Posted:
7/26/2018
Contact:
Regyna Jones
916-566-1600 32106
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1
Length of Work Year:
192 days (.8FTE is equal to 158.4 work days)
Employment Type:
Part Time
Application Deadline:
Until Filled
Salary:
$65,190 - $107,784 + $2,000 Masters Degree Stipend, $1,800 Doctorate Stipend. Final placement determined upon receipt of official sealed transcripts and verification of prior contracted teaching experience.
Date Posted:
7/26/2018 Application Deadline:
Until Filled Employment Type:
Part Time Length of Work Year:
192 days (.8FTE is equal to 158.4 work days) Salary:
$65,190 - $107,784 + $2,000 Masters Degree Stipend, $1,800 Doctorate Stipend. Final placement determined upon receipt of official sealed transcripts and verification of prior contracted teaching experience. Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: Regyna Jones Email: Regyna.Jones@twinriversusd.org Phone: 916-566-1600 32106
School Year:
2018-2019
Location:
Special Education Department
NOTE:
Salary Info: Pro-Rated to (.8FTE) listed
School Year:
2018-2019
Location:
Special Education Department
NOTE:
Salary Info: Pro-Rated to (.8FTE) listed
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
Twin Rivers Unified School DistrictPOSITION TITLE: School PsychologistPRIMARY FUNCTION:The Psychologist assesses students' intellectual and mental functional levels; providing information for program development and student placement; develops behavior plans; and provides information on child development and/or issues on specific students to instructional personnel.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:-Assesses students' functional capabilities and skills exhibited in the home and/or classroom environment for the purpose of determining student's functional level and developing recommendations and/or placement.-Consults with teachers, parents, other personnel and/or outside professionals for the purpose of providing requested information, developing plans for services and/or making recommendations.-Counsels students, parents and guardians for the purpose of enhancing student success in school. -Facilitates communication between students and/or parents with teachers and/or other personnel for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.-Facilitates meetings (e.g. IEP conferences, parent meetings, in-services, etc.) for the purpose of developing plans and/or providing information regarding students' functional goals.-Intervenes in occurrences of inappropriate behavior of students for the purpose of assisting students in modifying such behavior and developing successful interpersonal skills.-Manages assigned special grants and/or projects for the purpose of ensuring that specifications (e.g. budget, reports, goals, etc.) are achieved. -Participates in various meetings (e.g. parent conferences, in-service training, site meetings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and/or providing information and/or meeting credential requirements. -Prepares documentation (e.g. evaluations, observations, progress reports, contacts with parents, teachers and outside professionals, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information.-Presents information on various topics related to area of professional expertise for the purpose of communicating information, in-servicing colleagues and gaining feedback on treatment issues.-Researches resources and methods (i.e. intervention and treatment techniques, assessment tools and methods, community resources, etc.) for the purpose of determining appropriate approach for addressing students' specific needs.-Supervises interns for the purpose of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth and achieving overall objectives. -Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.-Provides support to all special education programs and assist the local on-site Committee in determining the appropriate and legal placement and discharge of students in special programs.-Serves as a liaison person with public and private practitioners and agencies providing professional psychological services to our students in an effort to provide consistency across all providers.-Assist school site and district Committees seeking alternatives and accommodation for students.Secondary ? Services to Consolidated Application Project Students.-Specialized services provided to the young project students are focused on individual assessment and counseling of students who experience social difficulty with special emphasis given to those students who manifest extreme academic difficulty.-Course work and workshops in reading disabilities, atypical behavior, and child development are provided the parents of project participants.QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of: Assessment instruments and their application. Learning Disabilities. Relevant education codes. State and district policies. Behavior Intervention Strategies Ability to:Apply assessment instruments. Intervene in crisis situations, provide counseling. Interpret test data. Establish eligibility for special education services based on educational code criteria. Communicate effectively. Write a psychoeducational assessment report and develop an Individualized Education Plan. Be flexible to work under time constraints. Complete all assessments and meetings within the time constraints as outlined in IDEA.Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, parents, students and community. Work independently EXPERIENCE:Prior job related experience. Experience in dealing with disadvantaged youth Preparing and writing psychoeducational assessment reports. Expertise in completing a variety of psychoeducational evaluations. Individual and Group Counseling experience. Familiarity with family resources located within the community.EDUCATION:Bachelors Degree.CREDENTIAL: California Pupil Personnel Services Credential with School Psychologist authorization.LICENSE:Valid Driver's License and evidence of insurance.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This position will include office and school environments. Physical Abilities:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. The employee must be able to:Lift, carry, push and/or pull items with a strength factor of medium work. Hear and speak to exchange information in person or on the telephone. See to read a variety of materials. Possess dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Stand or walk. Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials. Sit or stand for extended periods of time. Reach above shoulders to file materials. Climb a stool/ladder.Hazards:None identified.
Requirements for Applying
All candidates will be receiving a link to complete a digital interview upon completing the application. Please be on the lookout for an email from Edjoin to complete the next step.CURRENT EMPLOYEES: You may apply for this position on edjoin or by submitting a written request with a letter of interest and an updated resume to Regyna Jones at Regyna.Jones@twinriversusd.org by final filing date of this posting. Please remember that the required documents listed below must be provided or in your personnel file by the deadline.All required documents must be attached through edjoin by the closing time of the posting. We highly encourage current staff to complete the digital interview to complete the process.
FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Please call the Edjoin Help Desk at 1-888-900-8945.All required documents must be attached through edjoin by the closing time of the posting.
Credential Copy (valid CA Pupil Personnel Services: School Psychologist credential)
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters required)
Resume
Requirements for Applying
All candidates will be receiving a link to complete a digital interview upon completing the application. Please be on the lookout for an email from Edjoin to complete the next step.CURRENT EMPLOYEES: You may apply for this position on edjoin or by submitting a written request with a letter of interest and an updated resume to Regyna Jones at Regyna.Jones@twinriversusd.org by final filing date of this posting. Please remember that the required documents listed below must be provided or in your personnel file by the deadline.All required documents must be attached through edjoin by the closing time of the posting. We highly encourage current staff to complete the digital interview to complete the process.
FOR TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: Please call the Edjoin Help Desk at 1-888-900-8945.All required documents must be attached through edjoin by the closing time of the posting.
Credential Copy (valid CA Pupil Personnel Services: School Psychologist credential)
Letter of Introduction
Letter(s) of Recommendation (3 letters required)
Resume
Twin Rivers Unified School District is the 29th largest school district in California by enrollment, according to the California Department of Education. We serve approximately 28,000 students who come from families that speak 46 languages.Our district includes four comprehensive high schools, five middle schools and 28 elementary schools. Twin Rivers also offers families the option of two alternative high schools, two special education centers, an independent learning center, a community day school, an opportunity school, preschools, three dependent charter schools and Twin Rivers Adult School.Twin Rivers encompasses 120 square miles in a growing, ethnically diverse region characterized by a mix of suburban development and light industry. Our families live in the neighborhoods of North and South Natomas, Robla, Dos Rios, Gardenland, Northgate, Foothill Farms, Elverta, Rio Linda, North Highlands, Arden Fair, Woodlake, North Sacramento, Del Paso Heights and McClellan Park.Twin Rivers Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.If you believe you have been subjected to discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying, you should immediately contact the school site principal, and/or Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources/Labor Relations (CCR Title 5 and Title IX Officer), Gina Carreon, at 916-566-1736. A copy of TRUSD uniform complaint or TRUSD non-discrimination policy are available upon request.
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