Company: East Hartford Public Schools
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021
SALARY: Per Contract
The following documents must be complete and current for
application to be considered for this position:
X Online Application
X Letter of Interest
X Copy of valid certification and/or license
X Three Letters of Recommendation
TITLE: School Psychologist
State of Connecticut Certification as a School Psychologist
- Graduate degree in psychology
REPORTS TO: Building Principal
To provide a broad range of supportive services directed toward
enhancing student performance. This involves interacting with
students, families, teachers, and administrators. Student
interactions include formal special education assessment, creating
behavior intervention plans, and counseling services (individual,
group, and family). Consultation with teachers and building level
support includes participating on teams such as the PPT, EIP, and
PBS initiative. Crisis intervention, DCF referrals, and assistance
with daily school functions are part of the job roles and
responsibilities as well.
Complete Special Education assessments including, but not
limited to: intellectual ability/disability, learning
profiles/deficits, emotional functioning, attention deficits,
autistic spectrum, and disruptive behavior disorders. Interpret
assessment results to staff and parents and make recommendations
based upon those results.
Participate in building groups such as EIP (Early Intervention
Process), PBS (Positive Behavior Initiative), and peer
Serve as an active member of the Planning and Placement
Provide Special Education required and informal counseling
(individual, group, and family).
Develop behavior plans, Behavior Intervention Plans, and
Functional Behavior Assessments in consort with school based
Provide consultation for building staff regarding individual
Confer with teachers and parents as is necessary.
Assist staff with and make referrals to DCF (Department of
Children and Families) as necessary.
Assist with interagency coordination. (e.g. juvenile probation,
community mental heath agencies, and DMR/BRS (Department of Mental
Retardation/Bureau of Rehabilitative Services).
Serve as a consultant on mental health topics for instructors in
the school health program.
Attends staff, professional, and interagency meetings.
Assist with in-service training of school personnel.
Conduct appropriate research.
Serve on the School Crisis Team and provide support on a
district level for crisis responses as needed.
Provide classroom presentations on areas relevant to school
psychology training and expertise.
Keeps abreast of new developments in the field, such as IDEIA
and RTI (Response to Intervention).
- Assume such other functions as may be determined.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:
10 month school year position (185 days)
Performance will be evaluated in accordance with the East
Hartford Public Schools Teacher Evaluation Plan.
Keywords: East Hartford Public Schools, East Hartford , School Psychologist, Other , East Hartford, Connecticut
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