School Psychologist

  • Greenwood 50
  • Jan 13, 2023
Other

Job Description

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
POSITION: School Psychologist
QUALIFICATIONS: School psychologists must possess or be able to secure a valid South Carolina Department of Education certification of Level I, II, or III School Psychologist.
CONTRACT:  205 days/7.5 hours per day
SALARY: Teacher Salary Schedule and Psychologist Supplement
APPLY: Apply online at www.gwd50.org . Click on Employment Opportunities.
JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Conducts comprehensive psychological evaluations of all students referred for evaluation/reevaluation within assigned schools or other sources as the need arises, while adhering to state timelines and guidelines found within the South Carolina Standards for Evaluation and Eligibility Determination (SEED) document.
  • Interprets and documents assessment findings in a written report form (may be through district software programs such as Enrich) for all students evaluated.
  • Reviews assessment results with IEP teams and makes recommendations to assist referred students.
  • Schedules, arranges, and conducts IEP meetings for initial evaluation planning and eligibility determination, documenting information accordingly. Also participates in various IEP meetings (i.e. manifestation determination reviews, reevaluation reviews, LRE changes, etc.).
  • Is knowledgeable of and adheres to all legal and procedural details for students with disabilities, per federal, state, and district policies and procedures.
  • Works cooperatively with school staff, parents, and local agencies when the need arises.
  • Assists in planning and conducting inservice programs and workshops for special education teachers and staff, as determined by the Director of Special Services.
  • Carries out all professional assignments that may be assigned by the Director of Special Services and/or his/her designee.
  • Consults with other school psychologists on best practices when necessary.
  • Consults on the educational, behavioral, and social/emotional needs of all students, including those in the general population, those considered at-risk, and those with special education needs as part of a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS), which includes the School Intervention Team (SIT) process.
  • Participates in parent conferences as requested. Þ Participates on school threat assessment teams and provides crisis interventions when necessary.
  • Participates in recommended trainings and professional development opportunities.
  • Serves as a resource concerning students' disabilities and educational needs for teachers and other school personnel.
  • Works cooperatively with the team of district psychologists as it relates to planning and organizing psychological services for the school district.


HUMAN RESOURCES
GREENWOOD SCHOOL DISTRICT 50
P.O. BOX 248
GREENWOOD, SC  29648
 
EOE/AA

District

Greenwood District 50

E-mail Address

mcmillanl@gwd50.org