PART TIME OR FULL TIME LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE - SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Millbury Memorial Jr/Sr High School ( learn more )

Millbury Public Schools

Millbury, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3001396
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : September 4, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

GENERAL DUTIES:
• Understand and implement federal, state, and local laws, policies, regulations, and procedures and protocols including the implications of liability and requirements of due process.
• Oversees the referral process. Team Meeting process, and adherences to the Individual Education Programs based on eligibility guidelines and in accordance with Federal and State requirements and is responsible for seeing that all timelines are met and all required paperwork is completed.
• Identify and assesses the learning, development, and behavior of students, and use assessment data to develop written reports and plans which state appropriate interventions and programs which support the teaching process.
• Provide collaborative and consultative services to classroom teachers and direct services through a variety of methods (e.g. classroom presentations, individual and group counseling, in-services to staff/parents, etc.) as needed. Groups may include social skills groups, anger management groups and mindfulness groups as well as other group work as needed.
• Participate in IEP initial, reevaluation, Manifestation Determination and other student-centered meetings to determine initial eligibility, reevaluation eligibility as well as find the best combination of educational programs, and other services, for each school-aged child with special needs.
• Conduct cognitive, social-emotional/behavioral testing and write reports to report out at student meetings.
• Participate in related school meetings which are held for the purpose of improving both curricula and extra curricula activities.
• Provide case management including coordination of testing and monitoring of student progress.
• Assist in the planning, development, and evaluation of programs to provide an effective educational program for students.
• Adhere to the ethical standards of the profession and to the established rules, regulations, and laws governing special education programs. Participate in activities that promote professional development and use clinical/educational research to enhance therapy services.
• Communicate effectively with students, parents, and school staff.
• Perform other professional duties which the building principal or Director of Pupil Services may require.
Anticipated dates: August 27, 2018 – October 5, 2018
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Millbury Public Schools 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

    • QUALIFICATIONS:
      School Psychologist licensure by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and related experience required. Knowledge of special education, child development and 504 services is necessary.

      SALARY: Long Term Sub Rates
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Kate Ryan , Director of Pupil Services
    • 12 Martin Street
    • Millbury, Massachusetts 01527
    • Phone: 508-865-0875
    • Fax: 508-865-0886
    • Email: click here

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