SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST ( LTC) ( 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR)

Burlington Schools District Office

Burlington Public Schools

Burlington, VT ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3073765
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : July 11, 2019

Job Description

JOB GOAL:

Determines the eligibility of students for special education by administering and interpreting cognitive, academic achievement and social-emotional functioning assessments. Inform teachers and parents about student needs.   

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Masters/ Post-Masters Advanced Graduate degree / Doctoral Degree in School Psychology

  • NASP NCSP Licensure and/or Eligible for Licensure as a School Psychologist by the Vermont Agency of Education

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Facilitate special education evaluation process from pre-referral through eligibility decision

  • Review student records and analyze information pertinent to student learning and school adjustment needs.Conduct comprehensive evaluations (cognitive/academic/social-emotional) for special education/504 within state timelines

  • Conduct informal and formal observations of students as part of the evaluation process.

  • Administer and interpret individual tests of cognitive functioning, academic achievement, and behavior and social emotional functioning. Conduct other assessments as warranted from student data.

  • Serve as a member of the multidisciplinary assessment team that determines student eligibility for special education and develops the recommended educational program for the individual student

  • Write evaluation reports, functional behavioral assessment write-ups, and relevant special education paperwork.

  • Participate as a member of the school Educational/Behavioral Support Teams

  • Participate in team-based comprehensive risk assessments and safety planning processes

  • Provide staff consultation/development




OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide crisis intervention as part of the school crisis team

  • Provide direct service (individual/group counseling)

  • Participate as a member of the PBIS committee

  • Support students on Section 504 Plans

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
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    • Kathy Mathis , Human Resources Operations Manager
    • Burlington School District
    • 150 Colchester Ave.
    • Burlington, Vermont 05401
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