Telephone: 906-863-5665 Fax: 906-863-7776
1201- 41st Avenue
POSITIONS: SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
QUALIFICATIONS: Certification as a School Psychologist by the Michigan Department of Education.
SALARY: In accordance with the MCISD Master Agreement
BENEFITS: In accordance with the MCISD Master Agreement
REPOSTED DATE:December 22, 2020
DEADLINE: Until Filled
Send cover letter, resume, and application to:
REPORT TO: Director of Special Education
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Conduct assessments/evaluations as assigned to determine student eligibility for special education services and programs; academic skills, learning aptitude, adaptive and functional performance, and social-emotional development
Knowledge of the requirements of state and federal mandates which directly relate to the evaluation and identification of a student with a disability
Carry out programs and services as outlined in IEP/IFSP
Demonstrated understanding of the logic and application of an MTSS/RtI model and the continuum of behavior and academic supports at all levels (universal/targeted/intensive)
Ability to collect, analyze and use data and research within a strategic planning and continuous improvement process and/or intervention planning
Consult with Team members, parents, teachers, administrators and students to obtain data, interpret data, provide assessment data and make recommendation(s) for progress in the school setting.
Use data based decision making to lead a problem solving model in dealing with student academic and behavioral concerns
Conduct IEP Team meetings and assist in ongoing review of strategies for students.
Participate in CPI training/trainer certification as determined by supervisor
Provide analysis and interpretation of information in oral and written reports
Utilize a variety of assessments to determine the need for special education services
Monitor integrity of interventions and plans
Review, analyze and revise intervention plans
Align goals and objectives from the LEA/ISD team process to meet student needs
Recommend and/or participate in the development of alternative academic and behavior strategies/plans to general education staff, special education staff and student/family members
Exhibit high level of professionalism with the ability to handle confidential information, use good judgment, plan and handle complex projects and maintain a flexible attitude.
Collaborate with local district administrators and school-based leadership teams on MTSS activities. This includes participation in problem-solving teams and requires knowledge of data collection and analysis, curriculum-based assessments and tiered systems of interventions
Serves as a member of the Individual Educational Planning Team to assist in the determination of eligibility, placement, and development of the Individualized Educational Plan
Upon request, provide professional learning and consultative services to local educational staff
Communicate the impact of disabilities on access to the general curriculum
Demonstrate knowledge and ability to develop student intervention plans
Participate and train staff in non-violent physical intervention strategies
Perform other duties as assigned
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: In accordance with Master Contract.
EVALUATION: Performance will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board Policy.
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