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Psychologist District Wide SY

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Cave Creek - Maricopa County - AZ Arizona - USA , 85327
Company: Cave Creek Unified School District
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-04-16
Job specializations:
  • Online
  • Healthcare
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Psychologist (4 positions available) - District Wide - 2021-2022 SY
Description

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: FLSA: Exempt

Supports District schools and principals in their effort to foster an optimal educational environment for students. Perform a variety of psycho diagnostic and counseling services to assist students, staff, teachers and parents.

MAJOR TASKS:

* Provide direct psychological services to students.
* Is involved in individual, group, and family counseling.
* Develops behavior management plans.
* Uses psychological therapies.
* Serves as an agent from educational and/or personal change.
* Identifies remediation needs.
* Administers psycho educational assessments.
* Performs individual evaluations.
* Monitors the evaluation process of referred students.
* Communicates results of the assessments to teachers, counselors, administrators, and parents.
* Responsible for assuring paperwork is in compliance and meets State and Federal timelines.
* Insures psychological services.
* Assists in the development of specialized procedures.
* Participates in determining to whom services will be offered.
* Participates in the selection and implementation of intervention techniques and materials.
* Assists with the implementation of psychological services.
* Provides for follow up of recommended services.
* Serves as a liaison to the community and its agencies.
* Communicates frequently with community and state agencies.
* Communicates on a regular basis with other professionals.
* Interacts with mental health professionals, community and state agencies that are serving a child or family.
* Coordinates psychological evaluations with outside resources.
* Provides inservice training.
* Offers consultative services through formal and informal interactions with students, teachers, counselors, parents, and administrators.
* Develops and implements inservice programs to meet identified school needs.
* Advocates protection of students' and civil rights.
* Consults with parents, teachers, counselors, and administrators.
* Responds to requests to discuss problematic areas of a student's functioning.
* Gathers information from various sources as is necessary to understand the situation.
* Interacts with individuals in developing problem-solving processes and techniques.
* Designs and utilizes psychological research.
* Conducts applied and theoretical research.
* Interprets research results and explains implications of current research findings.
* Makes Programming recommendations based upon appropriate research.
* Demonstrates effective interpersonal relationships with the students and adults.
* Demonstrates responsible conduct.
* Performs other job duties and accepts additional responsibilities as assigned by Director.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Masters Degree from an accredited college or university plus two years of additional graduate work in education and psychology. (Doctorate Preferred)
* Have Arizona School Psychologist's Certificate.
* Have experience in planning, implementing, and supervising Special Education Programs.
* Show effective interpersonal and communication skills.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to have regular and reliable attendance, is regularly required to sit, talk and/or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools and/or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Supervision: Received from: Director of Special Education

Given to: None

Evaluation: Performance of this position will be evaluated at least once annually by the immediate supervisor in accordance

with the policy of the governing board.

Shift TypeFull-TimeSalary RangePer YearLocationSpecial Education Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/13/2021
 
 
 
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