School Psychologist - Bilingual (Spanish) desired

Menifee Union School District Sun City, CA
School Psychologist - Bilingual (Spanish) desired

Employer:

Menifee Union School District

Date Posted:

7/11/2018

Contact:

Laura Lara

951 672-1851 Ext. 49300

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Not Specified

Length of Work Year:

205 days

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

7/17/2018 4:30 PM Pacific

Salary:

$62,841 - $122,010

Date Posted:

7/11/2018 Application Deadline:

7/17/2018 4:30 PM Pacific Employment Type:

Full Time Length of Work Year:

205 days Salary:

$62,841 - $122,010 Number Openings: (At time of posting)

Not Specified Contact: Laura Lara Email: llara@menifeeusd.org Phone: 951 672-1851 Ext. 49300

LOCATION:

TBD

LOCATION:

TBD

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

DEFINITION

Under the direction of the Director of Pupil Personnel Services or designee and in close cooperation with the school site principaI(s) assesses and/or counsels students as appropriate in an elementary or middle school setting.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Personnel in this class report to the Director of Pupil Personnel Services or designee and are responsible to assist in creating a program of learning and personal growth in accordance with each student's ability.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Attend and participate in Student Study meetings for new referrals as needed; manage cases of students referred, obtaining parent signatures, maintaining time lines, following mandated procedures; complete evaluations using current and appropriate and non-biased assessment instruments; review appropriate history and conduct teacher, student and parent interviews to gather relevant data; provide written reports and records to document the student's handicapping condition, the need for special education, and to recommend an appropriate course of remediation; function as a member of the IEP team; complete required paperwork and student files; assist in facilitating Administrative Placements by contacting previous schools, obtaining parent signatures, requesting records, and attending meetings to discuss appropriate placements; conduct required three-year assessments of Special Education students; consult with administrators, parents, and teachers to implement the goals and objectives of the IEP, including regular class placement as appropriate; provide direct counseling and behavior management services; assist and provide inservice to parents and staff about Special Education and related topics; assist in implementing mandated procedures within the school as a whole; protect confidentiality in accordance with ethical guidelines; provide individual , short-term counseling and crisis management with individual students and their families; provide referrals to outside agencies as needed; interpret individual and group test data to staff and parents as needed or requested.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

Child growth and development; Learning process and learning disabilities; Non-biased testing instruments and interpreting test data; Federal and State laws relating to Special Education programs and services; Counseling techniques; Behavior management programs; Student Study Team process; Appropriate outside agencies.

Ability to:

Clearly communicate orally and in writing; Facilitate placement of special education students; Provide follow-up services for Special Education students; Provide individual, short-term counseling and crisis management with individual students and their families; Accurately complete all necessary reports in a timely fashion; Investigate and analyze student referrals; Assess students as appropriate; Make recommendations to staff and parents based on case study data; Maintain a communication system with special education personnel, school administrators, parents or guardians, and other staff.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

Masters Degree, Pupil Personnel Credential authorizing service in School Psychology.

Experience:

All required fieldwork, internship and/or teaching experience.

Approved by the Governing Board

of the Menifee Union School District: December 8, 1992

Revised: June 13, 2000

Requirements for Applying

Valid California Credential authorizing service in the position. Masters degree, Pupil Personnel Credential authorizing service in School Psychology. Those applicants evidencing the best qualifications will be invited for an interview evaluation. All candidates will be notified following final selection.Qualified applicants may be placed on an eligibility list.

Interested applicants are required to submit an EDJOIN online application and the following attachments prior to the application deadline: Letter of Introduction, Resume, Copy of Credential(s), Transcripts, and 3 Letters of Recommendation. COPIES OF DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE LEGIBLE PLEASE NOTE: Failure to attach the required documents will cause you to be screened out. Documents received in person, via email or fax, and/or after the deadline will not be considered.

Requirements for Applying

Valid California Credential authorizing service in the position. Masters degree, Pupil Personnel Credential authorizing service in School Psychology. Those applicants evidencing the best qualifications will be invited for an interview evaluation. All candidates will be notified following final selection.Qualified applicants may be placed on an eligibility list.

Interested applicants are required to submit an EDJOIN online application and the following attachments prior to the application deadline: Letter of Introduction, Resume, Copy of Credential(s), Transcripts, and 3 Letters of Recommendation. COPIES OF DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE LEGIBLE PLEASE NOTE: Failure to attach the required documents will cause you to be screened out. Documents received in person, via email or fax, and/or after the deadline will not be considered.

Menifee Union School District provides equal opportunity in employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender expression, gender identity, and gender in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and Menifee Union School District policy. A physical examination and drug screen may be required of all finalists before employment.

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