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  • School Psychologist San Bernardino

    Job Locations US-CA-Pasadena
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 5:12 PM)
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Special Education
  • Overview

    General Summary:

    The prime directive of this position is to accomplish the goals of the Instructional Leadership Team which includes: achieving scores of 9 or 10 on the API in the charter, and reaching 100% passage of the CAHSEE and 100% retention. This position interacts directly with students, parents, and teachers as needed to assess and provide recommendations for pupils with special needs.  This position provides direct instructional support.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Functions include, but are not limited to the following:*

    • Provide diagnostic services, counseling and recommendations for pupils with special needs.
    • Review student records, organize information, and determine appropriate assessment battery.
    • Observe students; assess, evaluate, analyze, diagnose, and write psychological reports.
    • Assess students’ cognitive ability, social-emotional development, adaptive behavior, language development, academic achievement, learning potential and social needs.
    • Participate in the decision-making process regarding special placement of students.
    • Conduct parent counseling to aid parental understanding of student’s program placement and reasonable expectations.
    • Participate in Individual Education Program meetings with students and parents as needed.
    • Plan, organize, and schedule calendar for IEP meetings and triennial evaluations; schedule monthly IEP meetings; establish assessment plan and coordinate with other staff.

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

    • Knowledge of principles, methods, techniques, strategies and trends in educational, social and emotional adjustment assessment functions.
    • Knowledge of applicable and appropriate psychological and achievement appraisal instruments, techniques and procedures.
    • Knowledge of evaluation and research techniques, strategies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of curriculum and instruction programs proven to be beneficial to pupils with special learning needs.
    • Excellent written and oral skills.
    • Ability to communicate well with students, parents and teachers.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES PREFERRED:

    • Five years of successful School Psychology experience preferred.
    • Master’s degree with emphasis on School Psychology preferred.

     

    Education and Experience:

    • Valid California Pupil Personnel Services Credential with school psychology authorization.

     

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