School Psychologist

School Psychologist

Date Posted: 1/7/2019 Closing Date for Outside Candidates: until filled
Starting Date: August, 2019 Closing Date for Internal Candidates: until filled
    (Internal Candidates will be considered before outside candidates)  
Salary Range: $45,714 - $78,200    
Reports To: Director of Intervention & Prevention Services  
Terms: school year/full time with benefits    
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree, or better, in school psychology.
  • Valid State of Michigan approval to function in the specific discipline area.
  • Experience working with and providing counseling services to students with behavior and cognitive deficits.
  • Experience or training in making accommodations for student with varying impairments.
  • Extensive knowledge of current trends, supports and assistive technologies available and recommended for students with a wide range of different disabilities.
  • Extensive knowledge of common behavioral supports to use with students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other behavioral disorders.
  • Possession of solid communication, organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and contribute to agency vision and goals.
Essential Functions:
 
  • Building leader providing a wide range of support for MTSS process and implementation.
  • Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary evaluation team to assist in the evaluation of the educational needs of persons suspected of having a disability.
  • Assist in the development of an Individualized Education Plan which can be used in the classroom, school building and community, as appropriate.
  • Complete and present a written evaluation report to parents/guardians and local educational agencies within a required timeline.
  • Keep apprised of new materials and methods of instruction and provide academic and behavioral support and modification of instructional materials for classroom teachers and families with the focus on improved student outcomes.
  • Work and communicate effectively with teachers, classroom staff, principles, family members and other support services personnel.
  • Improve assessment procedures, programs and services for students with various disabilities.
  • Initiate and maintain regular contact with parents regarding student progress, program activities and available community resources.
  • Develop and implement training and ongoing staff development for both general education and special education staff and parents/guardians.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate records, reports, forms, and procedures.
  • Consultation with caseload providers and assistants regarding academic, accommodations, behavioral, and social accommodations and support plans.
  • Consultation with parents/caregivers regarding school/home concerns.
  • Coordination of services for the purpose of student staffing. Staff training in the areas of universal strategies, transition supports, and academic accommodations/modifications.
  • Classroom observations to aide in the Child Study/Student Intervention process.
Apply To:

Send cover letter, resume and completed application to:

Dr. Lori Tubbergen Clark, Superintendent
Newaygo County RESA
4747 W. 48th Street
Fremont, MI  49412

  If you have questions, please contact the NC RESA Human Resources Department at 231.924.8853.