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Program Specialist (Psychological Services) (2024-2025)

School District of Indian River County
Vero Beach, FL, US

Job Details

  • Position Type:
    Professional/Technical/Program Specialist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    Student Affairs, Advocacy, & Access

  • Description:
    Knowledge of child growth and development; theory and research on conditions that affect
    learning and behavior; test and measurement theory and foundations; and community resources
    and services available for student assistance. Ability to communicate results of evaluation
    findings in written reports and correspondence. Ability to assist students, parents and school
    personnel in the resolution of problems in student learning, behavior and mental health. Ability
    to communicate orally and in writing. Knowledge of effective crisis intervention techniques.
    Knowledge of laws, policies and procedures pertinent to assigned responsibilities. Knowledge
    and understanding of guidance and counseling principals, programs and services.

    Job Summary:
    To provide oversight, direction and implementation and assigned programs for psychological
    and counseling services that maximize student's current and future social, emotional and
    educational success.

    1. Master's degree in School Psychology from an accredited educational institution. Specialist or
    higher degree in School Psychology or related field preferred.
    2. Valid Florida certification or licensure as a School Psychologist and/or licensure as a Psychologist.
    3. Satisfactory criminal background check and drug screening.
    4. Five (5) years successful experience in education and related field.

    Application Procedure:
    Apply online

    Salary Information: Professional Technical. Grade A. Two hundred fifty day Contract (12 months). FLSA Exempt.

    For more information on this position, please read the full description document.


    The School District of Indian River County is located approximately halfway down the east coast of Florida. Centrally located 75 miles south of the Kennedy Space Center and 135 miles north of Miami, our 543 square miles contain beautiful beaches, immaculate ocean and river front communities, and endless groves of renowned Indian River oranges and grapefruits. Our district has 13 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, 2 high schools, one alternative education center, one technical college, one exceptional student education school, and 5 charter schools.

    Vision: Educate and inspire every student to be successful
    Mission: To serve all students with excellence

     Core Values...We believe:

    • It is our responsibility to empower every child to learn
    • In the continuous improvement process
    • In holding all individuals within the organization accountable for their decisions and actions
    • In the power of the human spirit
    • In honesty and integrity in all relationships
    • Diversity adds value to the organization
    • Students are the focus of all decisions and actions
    • Family and community involvement are essential to student success
    • In a safe, healthy, and supportive learning and working environment
      In effective and efficient management of all resources
    Company info
    6500 57th Street
    Vero Beach

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