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School Psychologist

Company: Fountain-Fort Carson School District
Location: Fountain
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Goals: 1. To enable students to derive the fullest possible educational experience from school by promoting their sense of self and by treating any psychological or mental health problems. 2. Identify psychologically, educationally, and socially exceptional children and help make recommendations for placement. 3. Conduct case conference and in-service programs.Performance Responsibilities: 1. Use formal and informal assessment data about the student and his/her environment(s) in developing appropriate interventions and programs. Implement interventions and programs with students to support the teaching process and to maximize learning and adjustment. 2. Screen and evaluate referred children including selecting appropriate instruments, administering tests, observations, and writing reports which state the evaluation findings and provide for educational program recommendations. Identify and assess the learning, development, and adjustment characteristics and needs of individuals and groups, as well as, the environmental factors that affect learning and adjustment. 3. Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and the individualized education program (IEP) committee contributing evaluation findings and collaborating on the child's educational plan. 4. Provide direct services through a variety of methods (e.g. individual counseling, group counseling, classroom presentations, co-teaching in general education settings, in-services to staff/parents, etc.) as needed. 5. Consult with parents, teachers, and other appropriate staff regarding the child's program and any adaptations/materials needed to facilitate improved performance in the classroom or at home. 6. Deliver a planned and coordinated program of psychological services. 7. Develop and maintain appropriate records and reports related to students and interventions/programs. 8. Assist in the planning, development, and evaluation of programs to meet identified learning and adjustment needs. 9. Participate in professional organizations, continuing education, and in-services to continually improve professional knowledge and skill.10. Development and monitoring of behavior plans and implementation of positive behavior support strategies.Salary:Certified salary is based upon degree status and years of experience. Horizontal advancements are based upon "Graduate" level credits and staff development hours obtained after the last degree was conferred. Certified Salary Schedule One year of credit will be provided for each year of approved outside teaching experience up to a maximum of eight (8) years (earned within the past 12 years).Employment Period:196 days per year

Keywords: Fountain-Fort Carson School District, Denver , School Psychologist, Healthcare , Fountain, Colorado

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