9Dot HR

Lead School Psychologist

US-CA-Pasadena
4 months ago(8/24/2017 8:43 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Special Education

Overview

The prime directive of this position is to accomplish the goals of the Leadership Team which includes: 100% compliance in meeting IEP timelines, providing FAPE and meeting the needs of the client. This position manages the actions of the Special Education field staff and works to ensure compliance with Special Education law.  This position provides direct certificated instructional support 50% of the time.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and direct Special Education programs, supervise program specialists, resource specialists, designated instruction and service providers, school psychologists and other special education staff.
  • Assist in the interpretation of the law and Educational Code.
  • Provide interpretation and guidance of compliance to laws.
  • Direct Special Ed programs or projects and perform related duties as assigned.
  • Train, assist and supervise staff (e.g. resource specialist, designated instruction and service providers, school psychologists) in planning and implementation of individual education programs for children with disabilities.
  • Coordinate curricular resources and make them available and effective for personnel who are in need of the resources.
  • Assess program effectiveness to promote the program for individuals with exceptional needs.
  • Serve on assessment teams and individualized education program teams.
  • Schedule and participate in IEP meetings with students and parents as needed.
  • Participate in IEP meetings
  • Review psycho-educational and assessment reports.
  • Provide support to the general education program through Student Study Team meetings and Section 504 plans.
  • Provide training to general education staff related to support to general education students and special education needs.
  • Maintain a current knowledge of journal articles and case law to share with staff.

Qualifications

  • Plan, implement and evaluate programs.
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form
  • Effectively transmit knowledge and skills to others
  • Plan, develop, and conduct meetings and training programs.
  • Develop measurable goals and objectives, set priorities, monitor expenditures.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with corporate staff, teachers, parents, students and others.
  • Make presentations to various audiences.
  • Deal with challenges inherent in working with multiple school districts and multiple clients.
  • Significant physical abilities include reaching, handling, talking, hearing conversations and others sounds, visual acuity/depth perception.
  • Five years of successful Special Education experience preferred.
  • Master’s degree with emphasis on Specialized Training in Special Education curriculum and instruction preferred.
  • Valid California Pupil Personnel credential.

Options

Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed

Connect With Us!

Not ready to apply? Connect with us for general consideration.