Willamette ESD

Salem , OR

Job Details

Job Description



Title:  School Psychologist (K-12 190-Day)

Job Announcement #3607 16/17

Opens: May 12, 2017

Closes: Open until filled



General Information


Willamette Education Service District is accepting applications for a part-time (.9 FTE) School Psychologist position with the Special Education Department’s K-12 Program for the 2018-2019 school year.  This position provides eligibility evaluations for special education students and consultation services to local school staff within our service area which includes Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties.  The selected candidate will work a 190-day calendar and will begin August 24, 2018.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes evaluations for special education in the following areas: OHI, TBI and ED/LD/ID/ASD
  • Provides consultation to school district pre-referral teams
  • Suggests intervention strategies with a preventative focus, including documentation
  • Completes functional behavior assessments and develops behavior intervention plans for identified students
  • Works cooperatively with school staff and parents to develop, implement and track Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s) to meet student learning and self-sufficiency needs
  • Plans and implements service delivery models including individual, small group and classroom settings and schedules in assigned schools and programs
  • Provides consultation services and/or in-services to ESD staff, district staff, administrators and parents regarding learning, self-sufficiency, behavioral and other student needs
  • Prepares organizes and maintains confidential files and student records in accordance with ESD, state and federal policies and guidelines
  • Maintains open communication to keep districts informed of the activities and services of the program
  • Assists districts and the ESD in district-wide or countywide special projects (e.g., Flight Team) and/or committee work (e.g. SLP/LSP Review)
  • Coordinates and cooperates with outside agencies to provide services to students with self-sufficiency, behavioral, and other student needs
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively as a team member using good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Masters Degree
  • Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Teaching (TSPC) License with Handicapped Learner or Special Education endorsement; or,
  • Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices School (TSPC) Psychologist License; or,
  • School Counselor license issued by State Board of Psychological Examiners or,
  • Psychologist licensed by State board of Psychological Examiners
  • Reliable transportation for itinerant responsibilities
  • Nationwide criminal history check and fingerprinting at employee’s expense are required

Salary and Benefits

  • This is a part-time (.9 FTE) licensed position represented by the Willamette Valley Education Association.
  • Placement on the Willamette ESD licensed salary schedule, $44,128 - $73,848, will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications, relevant training, experience and prorated according to start date.
  • Willamette ESD will support payment for health, dental and vision insurance premiums for qualified employees. Employer-paid PERS, holidays, sick leave, and personal days are provided to qualified employees. (See benefit package below.)

    1.  Health Insurance
         o MODA and Kaiser Permanente Plans
         o Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance
         o Monthly premium deducted pre-tax
         o WESD contributes up to $1,270 per month
         o Insurance Pool for dependent coverage (varies annually)
         o Health Savings Accounts for high deductible plans
         o Flexible Spending Accounts – medical, day-care expenses

    2.  Optional Life Insurance, AD&D, Short and Long Term Disability
         o Standard Insurance Company

    3.  Retirement
         o PERS - Public Employee Retirement System
         o WESD pays the 6% employee contribution on behalf of each employee

    4.  Personal Leave
         o Up to 3 days per year

    5.  Sick Leave
         o Up to 12 days per year
         o Sick Leave Bank
            ~ Employees may opt to donate one day of sick leave to become a member of the
               Sick Leave Bank.
            ~ Members may draw up to 25 days of sick leave if catastrophic illness or injury
               leaves the employee without paid leave time to cover their absence from work.

    6.  Tuition Reimbursement
         o Up to $1,441 per year for professional development for licensed staff (if there
            are unexpended or uncommitted dollars in the fund at the end of the fiscal year,
            employees may receive additional tuition reimbursement).

    7.  Professional Development Opportunities
         o WESD hosts a variety of online training classes
         o First Aid/CPR classes offered onsite
         o CPD – Continuing Professional Development Program
            ~ Includes workshops, conferences, and mentorship programs.

    8.  Differential
         o This position qualified for a $2,400 annual differential


     Salary and benefits are prorated based upon FTE and hire date.

Application Process

  • Applications are available at (select Recruit & Hire) or online at
  • Applicants must submit a completed application with a resume, two letters of reference and a letter of introduction. Copies of transcripts and license(s) must be submitted for all licensed positions, as required. Successful applicants are required to provide official transcripts before completion of the hiring process.
  • If you require assistance with the application or interview process due to a disability, please call Director of Human Resources at (503) 588-5330. Alternate formats are available upon request.


Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Human Resources Director at 503-588-5330 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the ESD for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 or 711.


The Willamette Education Service District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting with their completed application a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension as verification of eligibility. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214/215.

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