School Psychologist - Pool

Various, Kent, Washington

Date PostedJune 11, 2018
IndustryK-12: Public Schools
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified
Description:

*This posting could be for multiple openings in the district.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please note we will be holding our first interviews on March 6th and 13th for the 2018-19 school year. Those candidates with complete applications by February 26 and March 5th will be considered for these first interview openings. This position is part of the KEA bargaining unit.

ASSIGNMENT: Candidate will work collaboratively with school staff, other agency personnel and parents to develop and help implement programs to ensure the success of students in the school community. Assess students and document eligibility for special education services and placement.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Current Washington Education Staff Associate (School Psychologist) certificate is required and must be on file prior to beginning work.
  2. Major in school psychology
  3. Master’s degree

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Proficiency in second language
  2. Ability to exhibit multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity with the ability to communicate effectively with all cultural groups in the school community
  3. Experience working with a diverse student population and the specific school demographics
  4. Understanding of or willingness to learn Washington State regulations governing education of students with disabilities
  5. Knowledge of child development and behavior
  6. Knowledge of current approaches to teaching and educational interventions
  7. Knowledge of behavioral interventions
  8. Ability to build rapport and work with student, staff and parents
  9. Desired characteristics are: flexibility; ability to organize ideas, time and materials to accomplish goals; enthusiasm; ability to express ideas clearly and understand concepts being discussed; ability to learn new ideas and skills; ability and willingness to develop favorable relationships with students; and willingness to model behavior deemed appropriate by the school district and the community.
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