Website South St. Paul Public Schools
Effective immediately, the Human Resources Department will accept online applications for the position of School Psychologist (Long-Term Substitute) at our High School. The assignment dates for this full-time position are effective immediately through November 30, 2021 (approximately). This position reports to Director of Special Services.
Provide support, assistance and consultation to teachers in addressing assessment needs of students who may have a disability. Provide intellectual, behavioral and occasional academic assessments. Participate in IEP meetings and facilitate communication between staff and families as necessary.
Provide assistance and leadership in completing educational assessments designed in an IEP team process.
Consult with case managers and educators in developing behavioral and educational plans for students.
Consult with case managers in the management and data collection around interventions and assessments.
Assist in making changes and adjustments to educational and/or behavioral plans.
Participate with families at school conferences and IEP meetings with parents when needed.
Communicate with appropriate teachers and other district staff personnel as necessary on educational matters.
Promote family attendance and involvement in school conferences and events.
Provide assistance to families as requested by the principal, teacher, or district staff.
Promote full consideration of individual needs of learners with disabilities in the academic environment.
Other duties as assigned.
Current Minnesota School Psychologist licensure
Knowledge of State and Federal Special Education Child Find requirements
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work collaboratively with district staff, community partners and leadership team
Strong technology skills
Sensitivity and compassion for the needs and issues for families and students with disabilities.
Desire to provide assistance and advocacy to families and children with disabilities.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with students, families, and school personnel.
Knowledge and understanding of the legal and ethical requirement to keep information about students and families confidential.
Ability to use and interpret a variety of educational and intellectual assessment instruments
Awareness of best practices in Social/Emotional Learning
Valid driver's license and dependable transportation
Demonstrated prompt, regular and reliable attendance
District Application Guidelines
To be considered for the position, submit online application at www.sspps.org. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.
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