SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Lane ESD

Eugene , OR

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Job Description

The School Psychologist Program provides LaneCounty schools with direct services in assessments to assist in determining special education eligibility and supporting school personnel in development of interventions to ensure student success.  District priorities determine the services provided and may include psychological assessment, preparation of written reports, support for Response to Intervention (RTI) activities, case coordination, behavioral consultation and other related activities.

 

The School Psychologist Program is part of the Special Education Service Area, which also provides Speech Language Therapy and Augmentative Communication services, behavior consultation, and direct services for students with moderate and severe disabilities, students with emotional/behavioral disorders, and adjudicated at-risk youth.

 

Primary qualifications for this position include:

  1. Must have or be eligible to obtain an Oregon School Psychologist License.
  2. Ability to work harmoniously with others and to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with students, parents and staff.
  3. Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with student, staff and/or parent information.
  4. Ability to meet the physical requirements necessary to carry out the job duties.
  5. Valid Oregon Drivers license.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  1. Conduct educational and psychological evaluations on students who are referred to them.
  2. Coordinate the implementation of the recommendations following the evaluation and school staffing.
  3. Participate in parent conferences and school staffings in consultation with the school principal, school counselor, or Director of Special Education.
  4. Write up each evaluation done for the Special Education and school files.
  5. Perform the necessary follow-up on referrals processed.
  6. Serve as a consultant to classroom teachers and other Special Education personnel.
  7. Coordinate the development of certain IEP’s as assigned by the Director of Special Education.
  8. Attend Special Education staff meetings as needed.
  9. Develop behavioral programs.
  10. Utilize appropriate equipment and software as established for agency use as well as other equipment and software appropriate to the assignment.
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
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