SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Ayer Shirley Regional School District

Ayer, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3037488
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : December 31, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Ayer Shirley Regional School District is looking for an Elementary School Psychologist for the 2018-2019 school year to promote and assist academic, social, emotional, career and learning development for all students; to serve students, in collaboration with parents, teachers, staff, and the community by assisting with individual planning interventions and through referrals in collaboration with partners (e.g., teachers, parents, outside agencies/organizations), and to use a comprehensive approach to facilitate the development of all students to achieve personal excellence.
Duties Include:
  • Counsel students with social/emotional/behavioral needs in small group and individual counseling.
  • Parent communication, teacher consultation, and coordination of Section 504 accommodation plans.
  • Work collaboratively and consult as a team member with teachers, principals, and other school personnel for purposes of identifying, evaluating and recommending interventions for the adjustment of students.
  • Meet with parents as needed to obtain information, and/or to suggest interventions to provide support for students in need.
  • Responsible for the individual counseling of IEP and 504 students with social/emotional goals as determined through the team meeting process.
  • Attends IEP/504 meetings that are attached to caseload, and any additional requested meetings. May be asked to write social emotional goals, Part A assessments, and any other appropriate paperwork as needed.
  • Works in conjunction with Special Education and Student Services Department.
  • Responsible for writing social emotional goals, Part A assessments, FBA, and any other appropriate paperwork as assigned.
  • Communicate with third party providers as appropriate to each student.
  • Evaluate cognitive, social and emotional functioning, and needs of students referred.
  • Meet with parents as needed to obtain background information, and/or to suggest interventions to provide support for and carry-over of Special Education services at home.
  • Meet with TEAM as required under Special Education regulations and laws.
  • Submit all reports, IEPs and mandated paperwork within mandated timelines.
  • Maintain inventory of appropriate tests, materials and supplies
  • Other duties may be assigned
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Welcome to Ayer Shirley Regional School District!

    Our vision is to connect, engage, and inspire all students in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District to reach academic excellence. We, the educators of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District, will instill habits of reflection and inquiry to challenge our students in setting ambitious academic and personal goals. Students will develop a strong voice to express thoughts and ideas in the community and the confidence to showcase their talents and successes in preparation for entry into college and the world of work. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ayer Shirley Regional School District 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

    • Hold a valid license through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education as a School Psychologist
    • LICSW or LMHC in addition to DESE certification helpful.

    Application Questions

    There ARE NO application questions required FOR this job posting.

    Contact Information

    • Tara Bozek
    • 115 Washington Street
    • Ayer, Massachusetts 01432
    • Phone: 978-772-8600
    • Fax: 9785015589
    • Email: click here

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