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School Psychologist or Fully Licensed Psychologist

Company: Wexford Missaukee Intermediate School District
Location: Cadillac
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST or FULLY LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION The individual selected for this position will be responsible for: educational assessments of regular education students (suspected of being eligible for special education) and special education students Helping to plan and implement appropriate behavioral intervention techniques SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES Initiate,facilitate and/or coordinate REEDS and Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET) assessments in response to referrals for students suspected of being eligible for special education Write up and interpret the results of assessments to referral sources and parents Attend REED, IEP meetings, and other meetings Assist the LEA in developing, analyzing, and evaluating individual, group,and system-level interventions Provide consultation to parents,school personnel, students and others Partner with representatives of other agencies in arranging and coordinating services to children with behavioral challenges Complete all forms and reports in a timely manner consistent with ISD policies and procedures Solve problems in a professional, constructive,people-friendly manner Attend relevant professional development activities Support and participate in Multi-Tiered Support of System (MTSS) activities Serve as a Team Coordinator within and between the ISD and local school districts, as needed MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Candidate must meet Michigan State Department of Education criteria for full or temporary approval as a School Psychologist and have at least a Master---s degree. Must have either a valid Michigan School Psychologist certificate or a Preliminary School Psychologist Certificate Demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing An ability to relate well to others and use good interpersonal skills Knowledge of behavior management techniques,writing behavior intervention plans, functional behavior analysis, and implementing positive behavioral supports Knowledge of and/or willingness to develop skills in Crisis Prevention Institute(CPI techniques),Applied Behavior Analysis, and other similar programs will be helpful Experience with students with behavioral challenges be helpful WAGES AND BENEFITS According to the WMPF Association contract depending on experience and credentials. Benefits include health,vision and dental along with sick days, personal days,and holidays. WMISD may offer the following incentives to the successful School Psychologist candidate: Sign on bonus Stipend for moving expenses Paid School Psychologist internship year with full benefits Pay commensurate with experience Mentoring program available for new School Psychologists Three insurance package options,including one that is free to cover the employee and entire family HOURS TO BE WORKED 7.5 hours daily CALENDAR Professional staff school year APPLICATION PROCEDURE Qualified applicants must submit: Application(online by going to the WMISD Website ( Cover letter Resume Copy of college or university transcripts Three letters of reference from individuals familiar with the candidate---s work experience and abilities Please email application materials in one PDF to: Trina Scott,Human Resources Assistant Email: Phone:231.876.2276 For further information, please contact: Brenda Tarsa, Director of Special Education Email: Phone:231.876.2279 APPLICATION DEADLINE Position will remain open until filled. In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, it is the policy of the Wexford-Missaukee Intermediate School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color,religion, national origin or ancestry, gender, Age, disability, height, weight, or marital status be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination during any program or activity or in employment. For more information, contact the Superintendent at 9907 E. 13th Street, Cadillac, MI, 49601 or(231) 876-2260.

Keywords: Wexford Missaukee Intermediate School District, Grand Rapids , School Psychologist or Fully Licensed Psychologist, Healthcare , Cadillac, Michigan

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