Lead School Psychologist

  • Spartanburg School District 7
  • Feb 27, 2019
Other

Job Description

QUALIFICATIONS:           Master’s Degree in School Psychology required, Ph.D in School Psychology preferred

Holds a South Carolina teaching certificate with a school psychologist endorsement II or III

Has experience in supervisory roles

Demonstrates ability to support and evaluate school psychologists

Possesses high moral standards and integrity

Possesses strong oral and written communication skills

Demonstrates professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with children, parents, school personnel and other members of the community

Possesses ability to learn quickly and apply new technology

Demonstrates strong organizational and management skills

Demonstrates ability to prepare and disseminate written reports within required timelines

Possesses the ability to travel to more than one work location on the course of the day if assigned to an itinerant position

Possesses sufficient strength, agility, dexterity and mobility to carry out all performance responsibilities

                                               

REPORTS TO:                     Director of Special Services

 

JOB GOAL:                          To provide psychological services to students, staff and parents in Spartanburg County School District Seven

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Supervises and evaluates performance of staff level school psychologists
  2. Supervises school psychologists in selection of appropriate assessment instruments, reviews psychological reports and provides follow up support as appropriate
  3. Assists school intervention teams in developing appropriate interventions strategies prior to a referral for evaluation
  4. Selects and administers evaluation instruments to children referred for consideration for special education services or for re-evaluation
  5. Interprets test results to parents and school personnel
  6. Consults with school personnel, agency personnel and parents on psychological matters involving students
  7. Provides counseling services to students
  8. Provides training and workshops to students, parents, school personnel and school psychologists
  9. Serves on school-wide committees and task forces when requested
  10. Serves as a contributing member on school-based trans-disciplinary teams when appropriate
  11. Identifies, coordinates and participates in professional growth activities for school psychologists
  12. Maintains accurate, complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulation
  13. Serves as a learning consultant to school colleagues
  14. Serves as member of special education eligibility committees
  15. Performs other duties as assigned by Director of Special Services and/or school principal



RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts extensive psychological examinations of students. Interprets diagnoses to school personnel, other concerned professionals, parents and the student, and recommends corrective procedures. Makes recommendations on ways to assist a student referred for examination. Conducts individual, group, or facilitation therapy for students who diagnosed problem would benefit from behavior modification.

Spartanburg County School District No. 7 does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, or veteran status in the provision of educational opportunities and benefits, in compliance with Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the employment provision (Title I) of the American With Disabilities Act of 1990. EOE

District

Spartanburg District 7

School

District Wide

E-mail Address

DBWiggs@spart7.org