School Psychologist - 11 Month

Location
Adelphi, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 28, 2020
Ref
IRC139001
Job Title:
School Psychologist - 11 Month

Location:
Adelphi, MD, US

Organization Name:
Psychological Services

Department Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The School Psychologist works within the school system, utilizing their specialized knowledge in education law, instruction, mental health and cognitive functioning and working with educators, parents and other mental health professionals to ensure that every child learns in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment. The services provided by school psychologists assure positive interaction between instructional programming and the individual student's unique development and learning style. School Psychologists tailor their services to the particular needs of each child and situation.

Brief Description:

This is a PGCEA,Table B, 11-Month Position

Salary Range: $54,415 - $121,779

CLOSING DATE: January 29, 2021

Detailed Description:

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Administers psychological tests and interprets assessment results for the purpose of diagnosis and placement;
  • Provides individual and group counseling and other mental health services as appropriate;
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team and individualized Education Program (IEP) meetings;
  • Assists in planning programs that meet the special needs of the students;
  • Works with children and youth who have a variety of disabilities;
  • Assists with developing IEP's for special education students;
  • Acts as a liaison with community agencies that provide services to children;
  • Attends departmental meetings and continues professional development programs;
  • Serves on office, departmental and/or system committees;
  • Provides consultation to teachers, parents and school staff;
  • Develops programs and workshops;
  • Assists to develop Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans;
  • Assists students, families and schools deal with crisis;
  • Assists to develop school-wide initiatives to make schools safer and create a more supportive learning environment; and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Job Requirements:

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Meets educational and certification requirements and qualifying scores on the State-approved test for school psychologist;
  • Excellent human relation skills;
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills; and
  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Master's or higher degree in school psychology from a State-approved program; or a master's or higher degree and complete a State-approved program in school psychology, culminating a minimum of a 1,200-hour internship in school psychology; and meet qualifying scores on the State-approved test for school psychologist.

    CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Possession of or eligible for a Maryland School Psychologist's Certificate; or possession of or eligible for Certification as a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP), issued by the National School Psychology Certification Board; or a valid professional certificate in school psychology from another state and verification of at least 27 months of satisfactory performance as a school psychologist during the past 7 years on the basis of which application is being made for a comparable Maryland certificate.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    No direct supervisory responsibilities.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

    Additional Details:

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    Based on the settlement agreement reached in Administrator, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor v. Prince George's County Board of Education, OALJ Case No. 2011-LCA-00026, PGCPS is ineligible to sponsor foreign nationals for U.S. employment under any temporary or permanent visa program. As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.

    How To Apply:

    Instructional:

    To submit an application online select apply.

    Please complete ALL sections and provide applicable details to ensure full consideration. If you need assistance with submitting your application online, please contact the Employee Support Center Services at 301-780-2191.

    All Instructional Applicants should also complete the following: https://gx.gallup.com/teacherinsight.gx

    All Support Applicants should also complete the following: https://gx.gallup.com/educationsupportinsight.gx

    1. SupportInsight requires approximately 35-45 minutes to complete. If you are interrupted or are unable to complete it in one session, you can log back in and begin at the place where you left off. Please be sure that you have adequate time to complete the assessment before beginning.

    2. Select the language you wish to use for the assessment (English or Spanish).

    3. Select First Time Applicant or Registered Applicant if you previously registered.

    4. Enter the District Code: 31887924 and select that you are applying for positions with Prince George's County Public School.

    5. Create a user name and password. Please pay close attention to the password requirement.

    6. Enter your selected security questions and identifying information (i.e. name, contact information, etc.) which is used as your interview identification and will allow the Gallup client support team to provide assistance if you experience technical difficulties.

    7. Complete the on line interview.

    Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request.

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