School Psychologist, Mandan Public Schools


Position:
School Psychologist

Type:
Public


Job ID:
99431

Region:
CREA


Posted:
February 20, 2024




Contact Information:
Mandan Public Schools
901 Division Street NW
Mandan, ND 58554
District Website

Contact:
Tracy Klein
Phone: 701-751-6500
Fax:
District Email


Job Description:

School Psychologist

2024-2025 School year; 100% FTE

Location: Morton Sioux Special Education Unit/Mandan Public School District

 

Job Summary:

The School Psychologist is directly responsible for the psychological assessment of academic, social, emotional, and behavioral domains utilizing problem-solving and standardized evaluations. The School Psychologist implements student specific and classroom level social/emotional/behavior programs and data collection systems.  As well as monitors the completion of case study evaluations and participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) conferences and problem-solving meetings designing systems, programs and services that maximize students’ social, emotional, and educational success. In collaboration with staff, families, students, and communities the school psychologist promotes effective educational environments.

 

Essential Functions:

Conduct psychological assessments, interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, team meetings, and problem-solving meetings.

Monitor completion of case study evaluations and participate in IEP conferences and MTSS planning. 

Lead crisis intervention efforts while providing insight into the development of functional assessments and behavior intervention plans.

Integrate psycho-educational services into the classroom environment as appropriate.

Provide assistance to staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students.

Establish program development to further the integration of social, coping, and problem solving in the classroom.

Provide support services to parents/guardians as needed.

Coordinate and/or collaborate with a range of individuals or agencies to promote and provide comprehensive services to students and families.

Provide and/or assist in professional development for staff, parents, and/or community.

Proficiently use technology to communicate, compile reports, collect and analyze data.

Participate in building level or program activities and meetings as appropriate.

Assume other duties and special projects as assigned.

Support MSSEU Policy, the MSSEU and Governing Board Goals and Objectives, and abide by The School Code of Ethics.

Reports To:

MSSEU Special Education Director.

 

Qualifications:

Eligible to obtain or hold a valid ND Teaching Certificate in School Psychology. Knowledge of methods of assessment; systematic processes to collect data, translate assessment results into empirically based decisions about service delivery and evaluating outcomes of services. 

Knowledge of the learning processes, appropriate instructional interventions to meet students’ needs, and the ability to implement and assess intervention effectiveness.

Knowledge of practices to support social-emotional behavioral mental health, collaborative and/or consultation models and methods and their applications .

Participate in certification of behavior management techniques ex. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training and techniques.

Salary: Salary is competitive commensurate with applicants training and experience.  Full certified benefit package incuded.

 

Application Procedures

Please attach a resume to your electronic application. All application material must be received by 11:59 pm on the closing date. Application form, references,  and resume should demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are needed to meet the qualifications for this position. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the qualifications and summary of work. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on all your application materials.

 Employment requires satisfactory completion of the interview process and verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

The School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities.



Other:

Primary Location -MANDAN PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

Salary Range -Per Year

Shift Type -Full-Time

Salary Range: