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School Psychologist

Foundations Speech and Language Therapy San Tan Valley, AZ
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $45 to $50 Hourly
  • Contractor
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

We are hiring immediately for a school psychologist to work with one of our southeast valley clients. This can be as little as part-time or as much as full time depending on your desire for additional hours.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Conducts psychological assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to maximize learning and overcoming psychological issues.
  • Conducts individual, group or facilitative therapy for students whose diagnosed problems would benefit from behavior modification or differentiated instruction.
  • Assists with the identification and placement of all types of exceptional students.
  • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with psychological services.
  • Attends PPT meetings as needed for students with special needs.
  • Serves as a resource and consultant on mental health and child psychology, conducts in-service programs as requested.
  • Assists with the school district's dropout prevention efforts.
  • Serves as ready resource to students to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity.
  • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships.
  • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
  • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
  • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.

Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Equipment
Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of child psychology principles, assessments, methods, behavior modification, etc., and current developments in child psychology.
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school building environments.

Qualifications Profile

  • Certification/License:
  • AZ State Certification as a School Psychologist
  • IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.

Education

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Masters Degree in Psychology.
  • Ph.D. in Psychology preferred.

Foundations Speech and Language Therapy

Why Work Here?

Supportive team, great pay, sign on bonuses, contract buyouts, additional perks, Full Benefits Package available

FSLT is an experienced resource, utilized by Arizona schools and school districts, and making available highly trained, qualified, vetted, and certified therapy providers. Employing evidence-based practices, our providers meet the student’s needs, as well as assist schools and districts to maintain compliance with requirements. FSLT is locally owned and managed by an experienced, certified and licensed Speech Pathologist with a specialization in staffing for speech positions. Appreciating that special education is a wide spectrum in which other services are needed to enable students to achieve their highest potential, FSLT also staffs highly qualified Occupational Therapists, Behavioral Therapists and Special Education Teachers.

Address

1000 S. Main St. Florence, AZ 85132
San Tan Valley, AZ
USA

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