SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST- LONG TERM SUBSTITUTE - BHS #500090

Central Office

Barnstable Public Schools

Hyannis, MA

Job Details

Job Description

Position# 500090

 

THIS IS A TEMPORARY ASSIGNMENT TO FILL IN FOR A LEAVE OF ABSENCE.

                                                 

JOB GOAL:  To help children and youth succeed academically, socially, and emotionally; to collaborate with educators, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students that strengthen connections between home and school.

           

QUALIFICATIONS: 

    1. Completion of a master's degree or higher in school psychology.

  1. Licensed as a school psychologist in Massachusetts.
  2. Nationally certified school psychologist (NCSP) by the National Association of School Psychologists (preferred)

                                          

REPORTS TO:                     Principal

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  1. Use consultation skills to collaborate with school staff, parents and staff.
  2. Integrates data for problem solving.
  3. Demonstrates assessment skills that include:
  • knowledge of background information pertinent to the case.
  • cognitive assessments based on the case.
  • achievement assessments when appropriate.
  • curriculum based assessment.
  • behavioral assessments and threat assessments.
  • attention, social and emotional functioning.
  • structured observations
  • instructional recommendations.
  • knowledge of assessment and measurement issues.
  • the ability to analyze, synthesize, and interpret data.
  • well written reports completed within regulation timelines.
  • Data supported, research based recommendations
  • the ability to verbally communicate assessment results. 
  1. Is knowledgeable of and demonstrates researched based intervention skills related to academic, behavioral, adjustment, and crisis needs.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge of research based prevention skills.
  3. Demonstrates knowledge of federal and state educational recommendations.
  4. Demonstrates the promotion of equity and appreciation of diversity, with emphasis on differences in abilities, modes of contribution, and social and cultural backgrounds, especially when evaluating students with diverse backgrounds.
  5. Communicates regularly with the principal, school council, and/or other school advisory committees.
  6. May hold team meeting leader responsibilities.
  7. Fulfills all professional responsibilities.  

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:  Per BTA Contract

SALARY:  Per BTA Contract 

 

Barnstable Public Schools is an EOE and strongly encourages minority candidates to apply.

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