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Category: SCRED - Related Services/School Psychologist
Date Posted: 4/29/2021
Location: St. Croix River Education District
Date of Availability: 08/01/2021
Date Closing: 05/14/2021


School Psychologist

Location(s) Served: North Branch Area Middle School and North Branch Area Education Center

Position Purpose            
School psychologists provide direct and/or indirect support and interventions to students, consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services. Through their work, school psychologists help SCRED member districts and buildings successfully implement a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) framework in order to: improve academic achievement, promote positive behavior and mental health, support diverse learners, create safe, positive school climates, strengthen family-school partnerships, improve school-wide assessment and accountability, and monitor individual student progress in academics and behavior.

Essential Duties

  • MTSS Implementation
    • Promote and assist in effective and efficient school-wide implementation of an MTSS framework for both academics and social emotional learning, in partnership with building administrators and teams
    • Facilitate the problem solving team (PST) in each building, ensuring that each PST is:
      • using standard data for decision making
      • defining problems in observable and measurable terms
      • collecting sufficient information for intervention planning
      • developing detailed intervention plans
      • evaluating integrity of implementation
      • supporting classroom teachers or interventionists in data collection activities
      • graphing intervention effectiveness
    • Participate in various data team meetings within each building
    • Provide consultation to parents and/or teachers regarding social emotional learning and/or academic difficulties, utilizing the SCRED 5-step problem-solving model: Problem Identification, Problem Analysis, Plan Development, Plan Implementation, and Plan Evaluation
    • Assist in conducting needs assessments to support various resource allocation and/or programming decisions
  • Special Education Leadership
    • Facilitate Student Support Team (SST) meetings
    • Attend special education department meetings
    • Serve as a liaison between SCRED and its member districts, in promotion of a positive, collaborative culture
    • Provide consultation on special education due process to staff and parents
    • Assist in the improvement of special education services (e.g., program evaluation, evaluation/service process, resource allocation, transitions), under the direction of SCRED Administration and the principal
    • Facilitate the child find process by assisting in responding to referrals for initial special education evaluations for students suspected of having disabilities
    • Assist in coordinating the reevaluation process for students receiving special education and related services
    • Administer and interpret intellectual ability tests, social behavior assessments, and adaptive assessments as part of comprehensive evaluations for current and potential special education students when necessary
    • Assist in the planning process for the provision of Extended School Year (ESY) services in building(s)/district of assignment
    • Assist with facilitating transition planning, including attending IEP meetings (as needed) for children moving from ECSE programs to kindergarten, elementary to secondary, or between buildings and programs
    • Support special education staff in reviewing progress monitoring data on IEP goals and designing appropriate interventions
    • Assist with state compliance review activities, including the implementation of any resulting corrective action plans
    • Serve as an active member of the SCRED Implementation Team (I-Team)
    • Plan and implement professional learning opportunities at SCRED and building(s)/district of assignment?
  • Academic Assessment and Services
    • Support building-wide academic screening processes
    • Complete diagnostic assessments in reading, math and written expression, as deemed appropriate by the Problem Solving Team or Student Support Team
    • Develop, implement and monitor the fidelity of academic interventions, as requested
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with child find requirements related to the implementation of Scientific Research-Based Interventions
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Assessment and Services
    • Provide direct SEL services to individuals, small groups, classrooms or school-wide, as requested
    • Provide direct counseling services to individuals or groups, as requested
    • Complete mental health screenings and assist students,  families, and school staff in determining appropriate mental health supports, both internally and through outside agencies
    • Complete function-based behavior assessments (FBAs), when deemed appropriate by the Problem Solving Team or Student Support Team
    • Assist in the development of Behavior Support Plans (BSPs), in collaboration with special education staff to write Behavior Support Plans, and track BSPs data with integrity checks
    • Gather and organize data to assist teams in making manifestation determination, when needed
    • Provide behavior consultation services to general education and special education staff
  • Crisis Response Services
    • Facilitate crisis response procedures and participate in the school’s crisis team at the discretion of the building principal
    • Provide consultation in crisis prevention and response
    • Complete student risk assessments when necessary
    • Assist in completing student threat assessment activities when necessary
    • Provide an immediate response to students, families, and school staff in crisis situations and determine when a referral to an outside agency is needed
  • Other Duties
    • Perform other duties as assigned
Education & Training
  • Minimum: Master’s Degree in School Psychology (internship year)
  • Education Specialist or Doctorate in School Psychology (all other candidates)
Work Experience
Preferred: Three or more years working in a related position.

Licensure/Certification
  • Minimum: MN Teaching Licensure in School Psychology or ability to obtain licensure
  • Preferred: Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Personal Skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects independently
  • A passion and willingness to learn and help others learn
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Adaptability based on changing needs
  • Solutions-focused problem-solving skills
  • Adept in using and learning new technology
Physical Demands
  • Travel within assigned district; occasional travel to the SCRED office and outside of the SCRED member districts
  • Frequent computer use including long periods without movement
  • The use of physical restraint with students demonstrating behaviors that constitute an emergency
Application Procedure
Apply online
 
St Croix River Education District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

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Posted: 4/25/2021 

School Psychologist Position for the School District of Florence County, Florence, WI 

The following position has been posted on WECAN. This posted position can be accessed by 

applying at: https://wecan.education.wisc.edu

School Psychologist 

Vanessa Schimmelpfenning - Elementary Principal / Director of Pupil Services 

(715) 528-1618 or schimmelpfenningv@myflorence.org 

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Posted 3/7/2021

School Psychologist Position for Marshfield School District

The following position has been posted on WECAN.  Please pass along to those that may be interested and have them apply at https://wecan.education.wisc.edu/#/.  Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Jolene Knetter
Executive Assistant to Human Resources
(715) 387-1101 x1122
knetterj@marshfieldschools.org

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Posted 2/24/2021

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Telephone: 906-863-5665                                                                                         Fax: 906-863-7776

1201- 41st Avenue 
Menominee, MI 49858
Http://mc-isd.org

JOB POSTING

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

  • Full Family Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)

  • 183 Days/School Year Position

  • State of Michigan Retirement System

  • Contribution Towards Professional Organization Fees

  • Required State License Fees Paid in Full

REPOSTED DATE:December 22, 2020 

APPLICATION 

DEADLINE: Until Filled

Send cover letter, resume, and application to:
Janene Salewsky – HR/Office Manager-Menominee County ISD
1201 41st Avenue, Menominee, Michigan 49858
careers@mc-isd.org        

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REPORT TO:     Director of Special Education

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as MET coordinator and  a member of the multidisciplinary evaluation team and assists in the comprehensive assessment of students suspected of having a disability as outlined in the Michigan Administrative Rules for Special Education

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

REQUIREMENTS:

Maintain confidentiality; Regular and reliable attendance; Daily travel
Understand and embrace the inclusion of disabled students in general education
Possess valid driver’s license and maintain all required professional licensure 
Pass all required background checks
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to communicate effectively at all organizational levels; Excellent verbal and written skills
Ability to multitask; Ability to carry out duties as assigned
Ability to complete assigned tasks with and without direct supervision
Ability to integrate technology into everyday workflow
Ability to develop and maintain successful working relationships with students and school staff
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to explain and demonstrate appropriate intervention techniques to reach all learners
Practice safe work habits; Adapt to frequent changes in work environment
Knowledge of special education policy and law
Timely documentation of all required compliance activities including progress/log notes, IEP information, billing of SBS and RMTS data 
Ability to lift/carry items up to 50 pounds, frequent walking, standing, sitting, going up/down stairs
Occasional home visits to provide services and/or obtain information to assist with evaluations
Occasional irregular or extended work hours to meet multiple demands
Carry out the mission and values of the MC-ISD
Be student centered and advocate for students

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:    In accordance with Master Contract.

EVALUATION:  Performance will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board Policy.

Notice of Non-discrimination
It is the policy of Menominee County Intermediate School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender/sex, age, disability, height, weight, marital status, or lack of English language speaking skills, in its programs, services or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Human Resources/Office Manager, 1201 41st Ave, Menominee, MI, 49858. (906) 863-5665.

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