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  • Contract School Psychologist/LSSP (2018-2019 school year)

    Job Locations US-TX-Killeen
    Requisition ID
    2018-13056
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Psychologist
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
    Recruiter Name
    Caroline Morrison
    Recruiter Email
    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com
    Recruiter Number
    828-615-1737
  • Overview

    Central Texas school district needs a School Psychologist (LSSP) to administer testing for learning disabilities, emotional issues, as well as psycho-social testing for special needs students.  The Psychologist helps lead a team of collaborative professionals to bring the best care outcomes to their students.  Help make a difference in the many lives of the children in this district. 

     

    Travelers or local candidates are accepted for this position!

     

    • Great compensation package
    • Comprehensive benefits offered to include PTO/Sick time
    • Prek-12 (case load may vary)
    • 40 hours per week
    • 8/25 start date

     

     

    If you are interested in discussing this job opportunity, please contact:

    CAROLINE MORRISON    828.615.1737     cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com

     

     

    At HealthPro Heritage we hire people who share our vision, who work diligently and provide the kind of care that will help change patient's lives for the better. As an Associate, your dedication and commitment deserve respect and recognition. If you're looking for a career and straightforward and realistic 'care' expectations, maybe it's time to look at our company.

     

    • Consult with teachers, parents, administrators, and community mental health providers about learning, social, and behavior problems;
    • Engage in school-wide mental health activities;
    • Assist educators in implementing safe, healthy classroom and school environments;
    • Teach parenting skills, problem-solving strategies, substance abuse, and other topics pertinent to healthy schools;
    • Conduct research about effective instruction, behavior management, alternative school programs, and mental health interventions;
    • Assess and evaluate the wide variety of school-related problems and assets of children and youth in assigned schools;

     

    Responsibilities

    • Serve as a member of interdisciplinary teams to address needs of at-risk students and to serve the needs of students with disabilities through the special education assessment, eligibility, and placement process;
    • Communicate results of psychological evaluations to parents, teachers, and others so that they can understand the nature of the students difficulties and how to better serve the students needs;
    • Intervene directly with students and families through individual counseling, support groups, and skills training;
    • Engage in crisis prevention and intervention services;
    • Work with a wide range of student emotional and academic issues;
    • May serve one or multiple schools in a school district or work for a community mental health center and/or in a university setting

    Qualifications

    • School Psychologist certification from an accredited program.
    • Expected to have a thorough knowledge of Federal and State School Psychologist regulations.
    • 1 year of supervised experience in the past 3 years
    • Eligible for valid certification from the State Education Professional Standards Board as a School Psychologist.
    • School district experience preferred
    • Demonstrated ability to provide psychological counseling for children and families

    Recruiter : Email Address

    cmorrison@healthpro-heritage.com

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