LAURENS COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT 55
Under general supervision promotes the conditions whereas students and staff acquire the knowledge, skills, and personal confidence needed for success and provides high-quality comprehensive school psychological services. Reports to the Director of Special Services.
Education and Experience:
Master's degree plus 30 semester hours or a Doctorate from an accredited college or university. Certification as Psychologist I, II, or III. Eligible for Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) preferred.
Terms of Employment:
Two hundred forty (200) days per year
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.
Knowledge of school psychological services including prevention, assessment, and intervention. Knowledgeable of state and federal regulations and compliance requirements applicable to special education. Knowledge of the records, forms and reports which must be prepared and maintained. Has thorough and comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of special education including identification, evaluation, placement, etc. Basic legal knowledge pertaining to the education of disabled students. Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to special services functions.
Ability to comprehend, interpret, and apply state and federal regulations. Ability to effectively apply knowledge of school psychological services including prevention, assessment, and intervention. Advanced human relations, communications and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with students and their parents, District staff, and all other groups involved in the activities of the job. Ability to complete, process, and maintain all required records, reports, and confidential information. Ability to operate general office equipment in the performance of daily activities.
School environment with little significant exposure to environmental conditions. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require constant attention and working with students. Physical demands are restricted to school activities requiring the movement/lifting of items weighing up to 25 pounds. Occasional local travel required; occasional overnight travel required.
Supervises school psychology practicum students.
This job description is not intended as a complete listing of job duties. The incumbent is responsible for the performance of other related duties as assigned/required.