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School Psychologist (Washington, D.C.)

Teachers On Demand Washington ,DC
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Job Description

 

WHO WE ARE:

Teachers On Demand, INC is an educational staffing and recruiting firm that partners with K-12 schools around the United States. We are committed to assisting schools in the recruitment of high-quality educators on a permanent or substitute basis. One of our charter school networks located in Washington, DC is seeking full-time, permanent School Psychologists for the 2020/2021 school year. The following 3 positions and locations are below:

1. School Psychologist (645 Milwaukee Place SE Washington, DC 20032)

2. School Psychologist (725 19th Street NE Washington, DC 20002)

3. School Psychologist (6130 North Capital St. NW Washington, DC 20011)

Overview

We are a thriving network of college-preparatory public charter schools. Headquartered in Washington, DC, we serve over 4,000 students in preschool to grade 12 and guides a growing network of alumni to college completion annually. Eighty percent of students come from low-income households; 98% are African American or Latino. Our mission is to prepare students to become ethical, literate, well-rounded and self-sufficient citizens by providing a world-class education that motivates students to reach high academic standards, to enjoy learning, to achieve success, and to contribute actively to their communities.

The school psychologist is committed to providing his/her students with the support services they need in order to develop and soar as the next generation of leaders. The school psychologist views wellness as a critical element of the overall success and achievement of our students. The psychologist performs a variety of duties primarily involved in assessment and diagnosis, as well as the administration of remedial treatments to students with special needs.

Responsibilities

• Conducts evaluations and re-evaluations for students as requested or warranted
• Acts as an interdisciplinary team member in the special education eligibility process
• Administers psychological assessments (IQ, social-emotional, behavioral, and achievement) as needed
• Articulates test results to parents and MDT members in clear, understandable language attending to cultural sensitivity
• Delivers group and individual therapy sessions as indicated on student IEPs
• Maintains progress notes as required by Friendship Public Charter School regulations
• Makes recommendations for purchasing assessment materials to ensure that the psychologist is adequately equipped with state-of-the-art resources
• Keeps abreast of advances in diagnostic and intervention sciences.
• Maintains compliant IEPS, including contact logs and reports progress accordingly to parents and team members
• Provides needed services for a wide range of students, including social, emotional, behavioral and academic needs
• Researches the effectiveness of academic programs and behavior management procedures, and acquires new information about learning and behavior
• Provides progress monitoring for intervention services, particularly as it relates to IEP/intervention goals
• Provides consultation with teachers, parents, and school personnel about learning, social and behavior

problems displayed by their students
• Provides workshops/psychoeducation for school personnel and families on a range of topics, including parenting skills, learning strategies, substance abuse, classroom management, conflict resolution, and other topics pertinent to healthy schools

Qualifications (Certified School Psychologist with at least 1-3 years of independent experience)

• Master’s degree from an accredited school or university in school or clinical psychology including; 42 semester hours of graduate coursework and 500 hours of successful field experience in a school setting under the supervision of a certified school psychologist or licensed clinical psychologist
• Must be eligible to acquire or must possess DC certification as a school psychologist
• Exemplary written and verbal communication skills

• Ability to articulate test results to parents who are not familiar with psychological tests required
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Well organized
• Ability manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced and high needs environment
• Commitment to servicing students from a minority and/ or lower socioeconomic background required

Supervision and Procedural Safeguards

  • Signed Notification that OSSE Certification hours may not count towards supervision hours for the Board of Psychology.

Psychologists Intending to Seek Licensure from Board of Psychology

  • Completion and verification of Psychology Associate License

Qualifications (Without Certification, Lapsed Certification, or Less than 1 year of independent experience)

• Master’s degree from an accredited school or university in educational or clinical psychology including; 42 semester hours of graduate coursework and 500 hours of successful field experience in a school setting under the supervision of a certified school psychologist and or a licensed clinical psychologist required
• Must be eligible to acquire or must possess DC certification as a school psychologist
• Exemplary written and verbal communication skills: written, verbal, listening

• Ability to articulate test results to parents who are not familiar with psychological tests required
• Exceptional attention to detail

Supervision and Procedural Safeguards

  • Written documentation showing that there has been submission to OSSE for Certification
  • Weekly supervision from licensed or school psychologist until certification or licensure as a psychologist is obtained.
  • Monthly documentation of contact with OSSE to obtain status of certification status
  • Signed Notification that OSSE Certification hours may not count towards Supervision hours for the Board of Psychology.

Psychologists Intending to Seek Licensure from Board of Psychology

  • Completion and verification of Psychology Associate License

Salary Range:

$70,000.00 - $100,000.00 per year

 

Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, status as a special disabled veteran, or any other protected criteria as established by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, layoff, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. Employment decisions are based solely upon relevant criteria, including an individual’s capabilities, qualifications, training, experience and suitability.

 

Company Description
WHO WE ARE:
Teachers On Demand, INC is an educational staffing and recruiting firm that partners with K-12 schools around the United States. We are committed to assisting schools in the recruitment of high-quality educators on a permanent or substitute basis.

Teachers On Demand

Why Work Here?

Excellent educational staffing and recruiting agency

WHO WE ARE: Teachers On Demand, INC is an educational staffing and recruiting firm that partners with K-12 schools around the United States. We are committed to assisting schools in the recruitment of high-quality educators on a permanent or substitute basis.

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1400 1st Street NW. Washington
Washington, DC
USA

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