School Psychologist

Deadline: 
Friday, December 13, 2019
District/Organization: 
Greenville Public Schools
Position Details: 

Greenville Public Schools

                                            

1414 Chase Street • Greenville, MI  48838 • Tel: (616) 754-3686 • Fax (616) 754-5374

Website:  www.gpsjackets.org      

 

POSITION OPENING

School Psychologist

 

Posting Date: October 29, 2019

 

Position: School Psychologist

 

Effective Date: Immediately

 

Circumstances: Staff Resignation

 

Salary: Wage and benefits to be in accordance with the Master Agreement for Certified Staff

Terms of Employment: Full Time

Certification/ Qualifications: 1. Michigan Certification as a School Psychologist OR

2. Preliminary School Psychologist Certification

 

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

Required Application Documents: Applications must include a letter of application, detailed resume of training, work experience, references and any pertinent credentials.

 

Please submit through Applitrack at www.maisd.com

 

Job Summary: The school psychologist collaborates with local district administrators and school-based leadership teams on MTSS activities. This includes participation in problem-solving teams and requires knowledge of data collection and analysis, curriculum-based assessments and tiered systems of interventions. The school psychologist assists the local district in creating system change and increased

student outcomes. They may be assigned to leadership or support roles on school teams. As a member of intervention and special education teams, school psychologists play a large role in the MTSS process. The School Psychologist can support the local district with system change.

 

PerformanceResponsibilities: 1. Offer input regarding existing literature on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support in order to determine relevant and effective approaches for the local district;

Support in identifying and using research-based instructional practices.

 

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2. Collaborate in the development of team procedures (e.g. referral, monitoring tiers, developing observation and interview protocols, developing procedures for measuring response to intervention). 

 

3. Plan for and conduct necessary staff trainings (e.g. training in evidence based interventions, data collection tools, evaluating student progress, etc).

 

4. Involvement in universal screening and progress monitoring.

 

5. Work with district administration and data teams in collecting, aggregating, plotting and analyzing data for multiple purposes.

 

6. Participate in instructional and consultation meetings to align instruction and behavioral supports with student need.

 

7. Design individual academic and social interventions.

 

8. Assist in developing and evaluating targeted interventions.

 

9. Observe students in multiple environments to help identify appropriate intervention strategies and to identify barriers to intervention.

 

10. Serve as a member of the REED and Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team and assist in the comprehensive assessment of students suspected of having a disability.

 

11 Serves as a member of the Individualized Educational Planning Team to assist

in the determination of eligibility, placement, and development of the initial or reevaluation IEP.

 

12. Demonstrate competence as a diagnostician in administering all of the following assessments: intellectual, academic achievement, adaptive skills, personality and behavioral.

 

13. . Maintain confidentiality.

 

14. . Complete all paperwork in a timely basis.

 

15. . Maintain student records and inventory of testing materials according to identified system.

 

16. Follow administrative directives, verbal and/or written.

 

17. Maintain rapport among staff.

 

18. Provide, as needed, support to local school district during crisis events/situations.

 

19. Maintain, prepare and process the district’s required documentation, which includes, but is not limited to the following: End of year report, Medicaid, etc.

 

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20. Keep the building principal, local school district coordinator of special education and the supervisor informed of any issues that may significantly impact the delivery of special education programs and services.

 

Direct Inquiries To: Daniel Brandt

Associate Superintendent for Special Education

Montcalm Area Intermediate School District

621 New Street; PO Box 367

Stanton MI 48888

Phone: 616-225-6158

dbrant@maisd.com

 

Evaluation:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the certified staff contract.

 

Statement of Assurance:

It is the policy of Montcalm Area Intermediate School District that no person on the basis of race, color,

religion, national origin or ancestry, age, gender, height, weight, marital status, or disability shall be

subjected to discrimination in any program, service, activity or in employment for which it is

responsible. Inquiries related to discrimination should be directed to: MAISD Superintendent, 621 New

Street, PO Box 367, Stanton, MI 48888. (989-831-5261)

Montcalm Area Intermediate School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Auxiliary aides and

services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

 

Posted on ___/___/___ by _______________________________

 

Authorization by _______________________________________

 

Superintendent

 

Email: 
steedl@gpsmi.us
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