CONSULTING SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Walker/Beacon HS Admin office ( learn more )

Walker/Beacon High School

Needham, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3001184
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : August 31, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Walker Consulting will provide Consulting School Psychologist services for the Chelsea Public Schools, with assignment to the Department of Special Education. The Psychologist will function as a support to all schools and programs, consulting with teachers with social-emotional-behavioral challenges, Support Staff, and Administrators.

Essential functions include:

• Serve as the point person for teams and administrators seeking additional support with strategies and interventions designed to support the needs of identified students
• Work collaboratively with teachers to provide support, coaching and consultation
• Provide consistent classroom observation and feedback sessions to support individual teacher professional improvement needs by using coaching cycles, co-teaching, modeling and pre and post reflection
• Support teacher planning/co-planning with the STARS and LINKS Curriculum as well as implementation of Behavioral Support Plans
• Modify materials and instruction, interpretation of IEPs and 504 plans and support of student integration.
• Collect and analyze assessment data and develop intervention strategies
• Plan, facilitate and/or participate in Professional Learning Committees, Faculty Meetings, Professional Development, and Chelsea Professional Learning Academies
• Participate as a team member of the district Behavioral Support Team, and school level Instructional Support Teams/Student Support Teams, as needed.
• Train Teachers on implementation of VB-MAPP Milestone Assessment
• Provide consultation to Social Communication Teachers and Paraprofessionals
• Provide consultation to teachers and support staff as needed
• Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments, write FBA reports and analyze findings, write Behavioral Support Plan’s based on Functional Behavioral Assessment
• Train and model for teacher teams the implementation of Behavioral Support Plans.
• Collect Baseline Data on problem behaviors, graph behavior data, review behavior data with student’s classroom teacher 1-4 times a month (gradual release dependent on staff performance and problem behavior), and adjust Behavioral Support Plan as necessary.
• Observe staff implementing Behavioral Support Plan and provide feedback and training as needed
• Attend IEP and 504 meetings for assigned students with behavioral needs, placed on Behavioral Support Plans, and on Behavioral Safety Plans.
• Consult with parents as needed for behavioral issues
• Collaborate with physicians and outside agencies as needed on a case by case basis
• Provide professional development as needed on classroom behavior support strategies and techniques.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 2
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Walker/Beacon High School is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • Required: Master’s degree in Psychology with clinical training
      Preferred: Doctorate degree in Psychology with clinical training

      Required: 5 years providing psychological services in school settings
      Preferred: 2 years consulting with school staff and administrators

      License as a School Psychologist
    • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Recruitment at Walker
    • 1968 Central Avenue
    • Needham, Massachusetts 02492
    • Phone: 781-449-4500
    • Fax: 781.449.571
    • Email: click here

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