State of Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • 08-Jan-2018 to 31-May-2018 (CST)
  • Missouri School for the Deaf - School
  • Fulton, MO, USA
  • $40,536 - $54,744
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Retirement, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave, Paid Holidays


Job Opportunity Notice
School Psychologist (11 Month)
Annual Salary: $40,536 - $54,744 
Full-time, benefited position

Missouri School for the Deaf
Office of Special Education

APPLICATION PROCESS
All applications MUST be submitted electronically to be considered for the review process. Complete the employment application at https://desemo.applicantpro.com/jobs/Once on The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website, complete the "Apply Now" information to the right, then click "Apply for this Position". This will direct you to the online application. Attach a scanned copy of college transcripts (if applicable for the position) with the application. An e-mail confirmation will be sent once the application is received electronically.  

NOTE: If a college degree is a requirement for this position, transcripts MUST be submitted with the application in order to be considered for employment. Failure to include transcripts (when required for the position) with your application will eliminate the application from the review process.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Master's Degree in School Psychology from an accredited college or university.
K-12 Certification as a School Psychologist issued by the State Board of Education or License issued by the Division of Professional Registration.
Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) credential preferred.

(Other qualifications and experience, which in the opinion of the Commissioner of Education meet the requirements of the position may be accepted in lieu of the above.)

Knowledge, Skills and abilities
Knowledge of psychological and educational tests, test procedures, interpretation, presentation of findings, and report writing.
Knowledge of counseling techniques. Ability to diagnose problems and personal, educational and sometimes transition vocational needs of students. Skilled at establishing trust and rapport with students.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, staff and parents. Assist with problem solving.
Awareness of current informational needs of staff.
Training in Functional Behavioral Analysis and the development of Behavioral Intervention Plans.
Ability to work effectively as one of a team.
Knowledge of available resources, outside services and other programs.


EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED
Plans, conducts and reports results of multi-disciplinary (including psycho-educational) evaluations of currently enrolled students and public school students evaluated through the Resource Center on Deafness.
Provides individual and group counseling to students based on personal and/or educational counseling when indicated or requested.
Consults with administrators, teachers, dormitory and nursing staff as needed.
Plans and/or participates in in-service programs for staff.
Works in conjunction with members of the IEP team to develop behavior management plans. Coordinates the implementation and monitoring of these plans.
Attends staffing and evaluation team meetings for individual students. Devises strategies for the remediation or treatment of behavioral and academic problems.
Refers students to other personnel or agencies for services when necessary.
Conducts functional behavior assessments.
Performs related duties as assigned.


EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS AND BENEFIT INFORMATION

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have special needs addressed by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Human Resources at (573) 751-9619, through Missouri Relay System at (800) 735-2966, or via email at hr@dese.mo.gov.

To Our Applicants with Disabilities:  For assistance with any phase of the Department process, please notify the Director of Human Resources at (573) 751-9619.  Reasonable attempts will be made to accommodate special needs.

TTY/TDD users:  Relay Missouri service (800) 735-2966.

 

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