Lawrence Public Schools

Lawrence, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3037923
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 2, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Administers, interprets and provides a written report of all assessments completed on students who are currently identified or have been referred to special education or Section 504.
1. Attends all team meetings on students assessed and assists in the development of IEP’s, behavior management plans and specific goals and objectives.
2. Consults with teachers and recommends effective teaching strategies, materials and methodologies based on students’ identified goals.
3. Consults with other specialists in order to effectively program for students’ needs.
4. Provides counseling services for identified students. If needed, must be willing to work an adjusted day in order to counsel or meet with parents after school and early evenings.
5. Provide in-service training for staff regarding behavior management, assessment, and other areas of staff interest.
6. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Pupil Personnel Services
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Welcome to Lawrence Public Schools!

    The Lawrence Public Schools will ensure that ALL students will successfully master the content and skills necessary to graduate from high school, college and/or career ready, by providing a standards-based, rigorous instructional program focused on academic achievement and the development of 21st century skills accompanied by a comprehensive system of supports, all of which are monitored and assessed regularly to ensure accountability to all stakeholders. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Lawrence 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

    • Certified as a School Psychologist in Massachusetts.
      Assessment experience in a school or clinical setting.
      Experience in developing behavior plans.
      Experience working with students with cognitive and/or behavioral/emotional needs within an inclusive setting
      Proficient in English
      Bilingual Preferred
    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Mary Lou Bergeron , Assistant Superintendent
    • 237 Essex Street
    • Lawrence, Massachusetts 01840

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