Templeton Unified School District
Date Posted:
DeeDee Mello-Wisch
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
196 days
Employment Type:
Full Time
Application Deadline:
5/4/2018 4:00 PM Pacific
$70,930 - $87,235
Date Posted:
4/10/2018 Application Deadline:
5/4/2018 4:00 PM Pacific Employment Type:
Full Time Length of Work Year:
196 days Salary:
$70,930 - $87,235 Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: DeeDee Mello-Wisch Email: dmello@templetonusd.org Phone: 805-434-4074
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
TEMPLETON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTJOB DESCRIPTIONCLASS TITLE:District PsychologistDEFINITION: Under the direction of the Director of Special Education, the District Psychologist, performs assessments and IEP planning for pupils, consults in direct service districts; and provides support and consultation to parents and pupils. RESPONSIBILITIES:"PAssist faculties and administrators to create an atmosphere in each school which encourages good mental health through social, emotional and intellectual growth. "PParticipate in the evaluation of special education programs on a regular basis with individual school personnel."PAct as liaison with other schools, districts and county SELPA agencies for special education purposes."PKeep up with State and Federal mandates, policies and regulations in special education, insure compliance and punctually meet necessary reporting requirements."PCoordinate with private schools concerning special education programs available."PAct as a liaison between schools and consulting psychologists and psychiatrists."PServe as a resource to school district personnel."PMonitor current programs for operational effectiveness and make recommendations for change and/or improvement."PEncourage research within the District to evaluate and improve learning and teaching methodology."PPlan and coordinate with others the inservice and orientation programs for special education. "PParticipate in regular meetings with special education staff and other interested personnel."PAssess and plan for IEPs for pupils."PMeet and confer with parents, school district personnel and other persons to resolve issues and to ensure appropriate delivery of services to students."PDevelop assessment reports and psychoeducational evaluations in accordance with Federal and State mandate and local policy. "PParticipate in decisions regarding student program placement, goals and objectives. "PProvide support and consultations to parents and pupils as assigned."PServe on the Management Team."PServe on crisis intervention teams, as assigned. "PMaintain appropriate confidentiality. "PAssume other duties as may be assigned by the Superintendent. QUALIFICATIONS:Knowledge of:"PGeneral needs and behavior of children."PModern psychological principles, processes and techniques.Ability to:"PCommunicate in writing for the purposes of composing the required reports and other correspondence. "PCommunicate orally sufficient to express ideas, thoughts, and instructions clearly to clients, community and staff."PConduct potentially volatile parent, student and staff conferences."PHandle stressful situations involving emotional students, staff and parents."PManage and prioritize multiple activities."PCollaborate effectively in inter- and intra- agency levels. "PCoordinate work and control assignments."PWork independently, to make sound decisions, and to evaluate the results of those decisions."PFollow laws, rules, regulations and policies."PDrive a car safely. "POperate audiovideo equipment as needed. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:"PMasters Degree in Psychology"PPupil Personnel Services credential authorizing school psychology services"PFive (5) years work experience as School Psychologist desirable"PTech I certification or ability to obtain certification within one year of hire date"PExperience with appropriate software programs used to prepare written reports"PValid CA Driver??s License and the ability to drive safelyPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS of this position include, but are not limited to, the following: Ability to:"PStand in one area for extended periods of time."PWalk for extended periods of time."PSit for extended periods of time."PAscend and descend steps."PSee for the purpose of reading student work, laws and codes, rules and policies, and other related matter, and observing students"PHear and understand speech at normal levels."PUnderstand and carry out oral and written directions."PCommunicate so others will clearly understand normal conversation."PCommunicate using the telephone."PBend, twist, kneel and/or stoop."PLift and carry 30 lbs."PReach in all directions."PThink clearly and rationally to solve problems."PPerform the essential functions of this position in an accurate, neat, timely fashion; to make good judgments and decisions; and to evaluate the results of decisions and judgments. NOTE:The District requires, at district expense, a post-offer, pre-placement physical. Candidates offered positions who cannot meet the above physical requirements will be offered reasonable accommodations as appropriate in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Pay Schedule:According to ContractCategory:ManagementAccountability of time:Director of Special Ed.Tasks assigned by:Director of Special Ed. Evaluated by:Director of Special Ed. Hiring Authority:Superintendent Site(s):District Office
Requirements for Applying
Pupil Personnel Services Credential - School Psychology
Requirements for Applying
Pupil Personnel Services Credential - School Psychology
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