(WYVA) SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST - 2019/20

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K12 Inc

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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3184859
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : October 10, 2019
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

School PsychologistINSPIRE THE FUTURE
The School Psychologist provides psychological evaluation services including, but not limited to, assessments, reports, providing related educational recommendations, consultation, therapy, and any other applicable educational services for students of the school. WYVA is hosted by Niobrara County School District No.1 and all teachers will be included in district benefits packages and the Wyoming state retirement system.

The mission of WYVA is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

AS A SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST, YOU WILL ENJOY...
Ensures all newly received documents (evaluation team reports, etc.) are compliant; Takes the necessary steps to ensure compliance when necessary; Ensures all existing documents are compliant following the guidelines set forth by the state;
Administers comprehensive assessments to currently enrolled students per mandated time frames;
Interprets the results of psychological assessments during eligibility/IEP meetings; Regular consultation with staff and families to answer questions and concerns; Participates in the school’s intervention assistance team;
Assists the Special Education Director in developing/leading/participating in professional development for the general education staff, special education staff, and parents of students in special education programs; Works closely with guidance counselors to provide training in various emotional health areas;
Keeps abreast of all changing legislative issues impacting special education eligibility.
Completes student evaluations for the Special Education staff as part of the eligibility determination process.
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Behind the scenes
A Day in the life
Are you driven by excellence to deliver instruction, support and guidance, manage the learning process, and focus on students' individual needs? If selected, you will participate in a comprehensive new teacher training program for three weeks before the start of school. It is an opportunity to meet colleagues and learn the responsibilities required for delivering curriculum in an online environment. During this training you will also learn how to monitor student progress through K12's learning management system, and to be a partner actively working with students and parents to advance each child's learning.

Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Master’s degree AND
One (1) year of experience as a school psychologist OR
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Certificates and Licenses: Current state certification/licensure in school psychology.

OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel; Web proficiency
Ability to travel throughout the state including overnight up to 25% of the time in order to administer assessments, and outside of the state for professional development
Ability to pass required background check
Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This is primarily a home-based position. However, weekly in-office days are required. Some travel may be required to complete in-person evaluations across the state on a case-by-base as-needed basis determined in cooperation with the school staff. K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    K12 Inc 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

    • No experience required
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Jill Arnzen , Sr. Recruiter
    • 2300 Corporate Park Drive
    • Herndon , Virginia 20171

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