Full and Part-time School Psychologists #7518

ESU #3   La Vista, NE   Full-time     Mental Health
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Posted on April 4, 2021

ESU #3 is looking for a School Psychologist to provide services and support for a few of our more rural school districts in the 2021-2022 School Year. Excellent candidates will be ready to assist schools in strengthening their MTSS and provide problem-solving expertise at the district, school, and individual student levels. 

Job Title: School Psychologist

Job Code: 7518

Department: Student Services

FLSA Status: Exempt – Professional

Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director of Student Services

Staff Supervised: None

Essential Requirements:

Education Specialist in School Psychology

Nebraska Teaching Certificate

No history of child abuse or negligence

Successfully pass required background checks.

Regular and dependable in-person attendance is required.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provide services and supports aligned with the NASP Practice Model Domains including:
Data-Based Decision Making
Consultation and Collaboration
Academic Interventions and Instructional Supports
Mental and Behavioral Health Services and Interventions
School-wide Practices to Promote Learning
Services to Promote Safe and Supportive Schools
Family, School, and Community Collaboration
Equitable Practices for Diverse Student Populations
Research and Evidence-Based Practice
Legal, Ethical, and Professional Practice
Responsible for psycho-educational evaluations and counseling of students.
Facilitates problem solving through a multi-tiered system of support at the district, building, and individual student level, including student assistance team referrals.
Administers appropriate individual psychological evaluations and interprets the data.
Prepares complete diagnostic reports describing the child, interpreting evaluation results, and suggesting recommendations for further action.
Participates in multidisciplinary team meetings to determine if a child exhibits a disability in accordance with Nebraska Rule 51 and Rule 52 criteria.
Functions as a child advocate, striving to influence decisions regarding placement and programs in the best interest of the child.
Communicates with parents, personnel and administration explaining the learning and/or behavior of students.
Provides for appropriate counseling and/or behavior modification programs within the school district for those students verified as behaviorally disordered.
Consults with school district personnel upon request regarding topics of current interest, i.e. learning styles, classroom management, and response to intervention.
Seeks out and participates in appropriate staff development activities to maintain and improve professional skills.
Displays appropriate interpersonal skills to effectively work with students, parents, administrators, teachers, co-workers, and community members.
Regularly access the email system for review of materials distributed from ESU #3 and partnering school districts.
Provides own transportation to fulfill responsibilities of position, if the work vehicle is not available.
Arrives at the first school building/district/program assigned in schedule at the regular start of that programs work day (i.e., 7:45 a.m), or earlier if requested, and works through the day until 4:30 p.m. or later if requested.
Understand and comply with the ESU #3 Board of Education Personnel Policies and Employee Handbook.
Other duties as assigned.

At Will Employment: Employment with ESU #3 is not for any period of time, and employment may be terminated at any time at the convenience of the terminating party, with or without cause, and with or without notice. Employment with ESU #3 is not governed by any express or implied contract of employment containing terms different from or inconsistent with those stated in this job description. The terms of this job description may not be modified except in a writing signed by the ESU #3 CEO.