We are looking for a School Psychologist for a district about half hour east of Puyallup, WA.
We have two openings - one is for elementary population, one is for high school population.
This is a full-time (37.5 hrs/week) contracted position for the upcoming 2018-2019 School Session with option renewable.
School calendar is early September - mid/late June.
-Coordination of student assessments referred to special services for learning and/or behavioral difficulties including pre-referral interventions and Multidisciplinary Team assessment
-Assists building principal and staff in programming and placement of students and monitoring effectiveness of special services interventions
-Communicates the results of individual assessment and associated interpretation as related to the instructional program to involved individuals
-Keeps abreast of current trends in the profession and translates appropriate research to practical applications in the areas of behavior mgmt, curriculum, instruction and assessment
-Provides resources, training, support and modeling of effective instructional strategies and methods to special and general education staff, parents, students, etc.
-Facilitates the efficient functioning of the multidisciplinary team
-Assists in providign staff in-service on designated topics related to behavior mgmt, special education issues, effective instructional techniques, etc.
-Valid ESA Certificate with Psychologist endorsement
-Knowledge of diagnostic testing procedures, instructional and behavioral intervention methods
-Knowledge of assessment, data gathering and interpreting techniques, use and/or willingness to learn computers and computerized reporting systems
-Current knowledge of laws, rules and regulations governing the education of handicapped individuals
-Effective communication skills and demonstrated strength in developing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with general and special education staff, parents, students and community agencies
-Experience and/or training with cultural, ethnic, language and learning diversity is desired
Please send me your resume for immediate consideration.