SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

ATX Learning

Springfield, Pennsylvania ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3729064
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : November 25, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Make a difference in the lives of children! ATX Learning is a Non-Public Agency (NPA) that serves school districts throughout States. We are currently accepting applications from energetic, compassionate, and experienced school psychologists to provide psychological services for the purpose of measuring and interpreting the intellectual, adaptive, academic, social and emotional development of children; interpreting results of psychological studies; interpreting and applying state and federal codes; managing school-based strategies and interventions to address the special education needs of eligible students. The school psychologist will also be coordinating and providing psychological services to students with disabilities including assessment, counseling, and consulting activities; assist administration, staff and parents in meeting the educational needs of students, including the coordination of behavior management programs. Are you interested in joining an organization devoted to helping all children succeed? If so, we want to hear from you.
Duties and Responsibilities: The duties listed are typical, but not exclusive.
• Facilitate and participate in the referral to placement processes to certify and assure students meet eligibility criteria for placement and services.
• Serve as a member of the IEP team and facilitate IEP meetings as required.
• Evaluate students according to approved assessment plans; utilize appropriate instruments/tests, observations, records and interviews; provide scheduled review testing and additional review testing as appropriate.
• Prepare written reports of each student assessed; maintain reports and test records in confidential files; analyze and interpret assessment findings for staff, parents, and other authorized persons as necessary.
• Communicate and consult with special education staff, district level staff, administrators, counselors, parents, students, health services providers, and other human services professionals for the purpose of coordinating available information and services to individual students; communicate with directors to assess, prioritize and plan for program needs.
• Prepare and maintain a variety of records and reports related to assigned programs, students and related services and activities; develop and implement various systems for organization of mandated paperwork and processes.
• Provide in-service training to parents and staff as needed.
• Provide counseling and crisis intervention for students and families; support staff during crisis situations; conduct home visits as needed.
• Evaluate pupils with behavioral difficulties, perform functional behavioral analyses and assist in the development of behavior intervention plans.
• Assist with the Student Study Team and referral for behavior analysis.
• Attend and participate in various meetings; attend workshops, conferences and classes as directed; participate as a member of consultation and other teams or committees; attend teacher’s meetings as needed; make presentations as assigned.
• Operate a computer and assigned software; operate other standard office equipment as assigned; drive a vehicle to various sites to conduct work.

Educational and Credential Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree; Master’s in education preferred.
• Active Pennsylvania Pupil Personnel Services Credential with School Psychology Authorization
• Experience with online tools (Microsoft Teams, Google Classroom, Zoom etc.) will be a BIG plus.

ATX Learning is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals and activities. Programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, including discrimination against an individual or group based on race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity gender expression, or genetic information; a perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
All school personnel must successfully complete a fingerprint background check through Live-Scan, provide current tuberculosis clearance, and COVID-19 vaccination status. To be considered for this role, please submit your current resume/CV OR a cover letter detailing your relevant experience. Only qualified applicants are requested to apply

For any query regarding job details and related benefits, please send an email at justin.thomas@atxlearning.com or call Justin Thomas at our toll-free number 1800-846-5120 Ext.101
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Employer Description

    ATX Learning is a therapy services company. We work together with parents, students, and the community. Our services are available to every individual at our clinics and educational sites. We have created educational environments which celebrate learning, respect individual differences, build character, and instill life-long core values. We are 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. Learn more about us...


    Location Description

    ATX Learning is a therapy services company. We work together with parents, students, and the community. Our services are available to every individual at our clinic and educational sites. We have created educational environments which celebrate learning, respect individual differences, build character, and instill life-long core values.

    We are 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. Learn more about us...

    Job Requirements

    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Justin Thomas , Director, Human Resources
    • 9442 Capital of Texas Highway North, 
    • Plaza 1, Suite 500,
    • Austin, Texas 78759
    • Phone: (512) 593-5090
    • Fax: (512) 212-1338
    • Email: click here

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