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School Psychologist

Duval County Public Schools
Jacksonville, FL, US
$52,595.00 / Per Year

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Job Summary

Provides comprehensive psychological services to students experiencing learning, behavior, and emotional difficulties and for students exhibiting high-level abilities and talents. Participates in school based problem-solving and decision making teams to design prevention/intervention strategies. Delivers in-service training to district and school-based staff.

Essential Functions

1. Provides comprehensive assessment services to students with learning and behavioral concerns.
2. Identifies prescriptive remedial recommendations to support student growth and development.
3. Interprets results of assessments to parents, teachers, and other members of school-based multidisciplinary teams.
4. Prepares written reports of evaluation and recommendations.
5. Participates as a cooperative member of school-based multidisciplinary teams.
6. Provides individual and group counseling activities with students for the purpose of facilitation of personal, social, emotional, and academic growth.
7. Supports crisis intervention services to students encountering severe emotional distress.
8. Serves as a resource consultant on behavioral management, developmental processes and mental health needs of students.
9. Provides in-service training to the community and school personnel regarding psychological services and needs of students.
10. Provides information and training sessions to parents regarding cognitive, emotional, and behavioral child development.
11. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Specialist degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Completion of 1200 hour internship in School Psychology.

Certifications & Licenses: Florida Department of Education Certification as a Specialist in School Psychology.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Knowledge of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 - Subpart D
• Knowledge of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA)
• Knowledge of test administration and interpretation
• Knowledge of behavioral assessment procedures
• Knowledge of general child development
• Knowledge of Florida Statutes and State Board of Education Rules
• Knowledge of policies and procedures related to General Education and Exceptional Student Education services and

eligibility requirements

• Strong word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software skills
• Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong time management skills
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to write comprehensive evaluation reports that include prescriptive remediation strategies
• Ability to design intervention programs
• Ability to conduct data analysis
• Ability to monitor progress
• Ability to apply standard procedures for counseling
• Ability to perform crisis intervention
• Ability to deliver consultative support services
• Ability to lead multidisciplinary team meetings
• Ability to work with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and professionals from community agencies
• Ability to use scoring software
• Ability to coordinate multiple projects at one time
• Ability to organize and conduct in-service training and professional growth activities
• Ability to manage multiple tasks
• Ability to facilitate meetings effectively
• Ability to implement continuous improvement processes
• Ability to collaborate with parents, teachers, and school staff

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Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida is the 22nd largest school district in the nation and the sixth largest school district in Florida. The district is committed to ensuring that students are prepared for success in college or a career, and life. In addition, the district will make sure its mission of providing educational excellence is reflected in every school, in every classroom, for every student, every day.


DCPS currently serves approximately 128,000 students in grades Pre K-12 and operates 163 schools. In addition to its traditional, comprehensive schools, DCPS is known for its diverse magnet schools and themes and nationally recognized high school programs that include rich acceleration and vocational programing.

DCPS offers a competitive salary schedule and generous supplements for select hard to staff subject areas. Our starting teacher salary is the highest in the Northeast Florida region! Annual teacher salaries range from $39,500 –$73,000 based on degree and experience.

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