School Psychologist

Ft Leavenworth USD 207   Saint Louis, MO   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on March 9, 2023
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School Psychologist for the 2023/24 School Year

Job Description

Reports To:    Building Principal and Director of Special Services

FLSA Status:  Exempt

Location: Districtwide

Salary Range: $47,000. - $85,000. / Per Year.

Required Qualifications:     

  • Master’s Degree or Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology
  • Valid Kansas Teaching Certificate with School Psychologist endorsement
  • Health and Inoculation Certificate on file in the District Office (after an employment offer is made)

Essential Functions:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.

 Assessment and Interpretation:

  • Assist in the early identification of students’ learning, social-emotional, and behavioral needs
  • Select and administer assessments appropriate to the focus of concern and according to NASP professional standards
  • Select and administer assessments with consideration of the characteristics of the student or group of students (i.e., ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic considerations)
  • Assist in identifying factors in the learning environment that may affect a student and determine the degree of impact
  • Integrate data from assessment procedures and develop hypotheses relative to instructional and educational programming and program eligibility and placement

Consultation and communication:

  • Effectively communicate knowledge and ideas orally and in writing to students, parents, and school personnel
  • Maintain effective interpersonal relationships and communication in the professional setting
  • Consult with teachers, other school personnel, and parents about ways to facilitate learning and adjustment for individual and groups of students
  • Consult with teachers and other school personnel on classroom, school, and/or building needs
  • Provide liaison and coordination between the school system and other relevant agencies to facilitate services for students and families
  • Consult and communicate information and education in the application of learning theory, child development, and other psychological principles to school personnel and parents

Program planning and development:

  • Assist teachers in the planning, development, and evaluation of Individual Education Plans to meet identified learning and adjustment needs
  • Assist teachers in identifying research-based strategies to maximize student learning and engagement
  • Assist school personnel in analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data and evaluation results
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings for initial and three-year re-evaluations.
  • Coordinate and facilitate pre-staffing meetings for initial and three-year re-evaluations

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods
  • Ability to enter data into a computer, to see and read a computer screen and printed material with or without vision aids
  • Ability to hear and understand speech at normal classroom levels, outdoors, and on the telephone
  • Ability to speak in audible tones so that others may understand clearly in normal classrooms, outdoors, and on the telephone
  • Physical ability to lift up to 25 pounds to shoulder height and 50 pounds to waist height
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and sit on the floor for prolonged periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs, walk and reach overhead

Terms of Employment: At-will employment. A 193-day contract under the Negotiated Agreement  

Evaluation:   Performance evaluations in accordance with the Negotiated Agreement  

Ft Leavenworth USD 207 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training or promoting on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, veteran's status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status under local, state or federal law.