School Psychologist
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EMPLOYER

Salmon River Central School District

DEADLINE

August 27, 2021

LOCATION

Fort Covington, NY, United States

JOB TYPE

Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Website: https://www.srk12.org/employment/

 

 

Position Type:

Student Support Staff - Other/Psychologist

Date Posted:

6/25/2021

Location:

Salmon River Central School

Date Available:

09/01/2021

Closing Date:

Until Filled

 

 

6/25/21

 

SALMON RIVER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Fort Covington, New York  12937
Telephone:  518-358-6669

 

 

Queries and applications should be directed to Angela Robert, Assistant Superintendent, Salmon River Central School, Fort Covington, New York  12937.

 

POSITION AVAILABLE

School Psychologist

 

DATES FOR ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Immediately – Until Filled

 

DATES FOR BEGINNING EMPLOYMENT

September 2021

 

WORK LOCATION

Salmon River Central School District

 

SALARY RANGE

According to Salmon River Teachers Association Contract

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Six year degree (60 or more semester hours) or a doctoral degree from a planned program in school psychology in an accredited university
  2. New York State School Psychologist’s Certificate

 

 

MAJOR DUTIES
Our school psychologist will provide support and interventions to students, consult with teachers, families and other mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services.  They will assist in the following:

  1. Improve academic achievementPromote student motivation and engagement
    Conduct psychological and academic assessments
    Individualize instruction and interventions
    Manage student and classroom behavior
    Monitor student progress
    Collect and interpret student and classroom data
    Reduce inappropriate referrals to special education
  2. Promote positive behavior and mental healthImprove students’ communication and social skills
    Assess student emotional and behavioral needs
    Provide individual and group counseling
    Promote problem solving, anger management and conflict resolution
    Reinforce positive coping skills and resilience
    Promote positive peer relationships and social problem solving
    Make referrals to and help coordinate community services provided in schools
  3. Support diverse learnersAssess diverse learning needs of our students
    Provide culturally responsive services to students and families from diverse backgrounds
    Assist in the development of IEP’s for students with disabilities
    Adjust classroom facilities and routines to improve student engagement and learning
    Monitor and effectively communicate with parents about student progress
  4. Create safe, positive school climateWork to prevent bullying and other forms of violence
    Support social-emotional learning
    Assess school climate and improve school connectedness for students
    Implement school-wide positive behavioral supports
    Identify at risk students and school vulnerabilities
    Provide crisis prevention and intervention services
  5. Strengthen family-school partnershipsHelp families understand their child’s learning and mental health needs
    Assist faculty, staff and families in navigating special education processes
    Connect families with community service providers when necessary
    Help effectively engage families with teachers and other school staff
    Enhance staff understanding and responsiveness to diverse cultures and backgrounds
    Help students transition between school and community learning environments, such as residential treatment or juvenile justice programs
  6. Improve school-wide assessment and accountability monitor individual student progress in academics and behaviorGenerate and interpret useful student and school outcome data
    Collect and analyze data on risk and protective factors related to student outcomes
    Plan services at the district, building, classroom and individual levels
    Have knowledge of academic and behavioral RTI models
    Conduct functional behavioral assessments and assist in the development of behavioral intervention plans

 

 

The Salmon River Central School District does not discriminate on tThe basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, political affiliation, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, genetic pre-disposition or carrier status, ancestry, disability or any other legally protected status in regard to employment opportunities or educational/vocational programs or activities which it operates.

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