TITLE School Psychologist
REPORTS TO Director of Student Services
The school psychologist, under direction is to evaluate the needs of average, gifted, disabled, and emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children in an educational setting: to perform psychoeducational assessments to determine appropriate programs and instructional processes to enable students to achieve maximum achievement and adjustment; to assist students in understanding and seeking solutions to social, emotional, or academic problems and issues; to serve as a resource pertaining to student behavior management and learning strategies, welfare and other issues related to the special education program; and to do other related functions as directed.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and skill is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and skill would be:
Possession of a valid Washington state credential authorizing service as a School Psychologist.
Two years of successful school psychologist experience; classroom teaching or counseling at the elementary or secondary school level is desirable.
Equivalent to the completion of an earned Master of Arts or higher degree in psychology, counseling and guidance, or a closely related field.
Skills and Abilities:
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
This is a sedentary position with light work that involves sitting a portion of the time, but does require walking and standing for extended periods. This position requires accurate perception of sound, near and far vision, depth perception; handling and working with educational and psychological materials; and providing highly technical oral and written information and reports.
The job is performed with the majority of the time spent indoors and under minimal temperature variations, a portion of the day will be time spent outdoors and is subject to a variety of changing weather conditions and potentially uneven/slippery surfaces.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.
This position is that of school psychologist and is represented by the Monroe Education Association collective bargaining unit. The School Psychologist shall be evaluated by the Director of Student Services according to currently established district procedures and evaluation criteria. The process shall include an evaluation of the employee’s performance of the above position responsibilities.
Interested applicants shall submit a letter of interest that addresses the qualities and concepts noted in this job positing as well as those required items as identified on the District application.
Following receipt of applications, candidates will be screened and interviews scheduled. Following interviews, a chick with references and a review of the application file, a candidate will be recommended to the Superintendent and Board of Directors for appointment.
This position is posted for 5 days for current MEA bargaining members to apply.
Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Monroe School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorable discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX
|Snohomish County Only||This job is either located or can be performed in Snohomish County|
|Yearly Salary||$55,000 - $64,999|
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