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School Psychologist

Organization: 
Linn Benton Lincoln ESD

.4 FTE on a 190 day work calendar
ORCA Traveling Itinerant School Psychologist

To apply, please visit http://www.lblesd.k12.or.us/employment

TITLE

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST – SPECIAL EDUCATION AND EVALUATION SERVICES PROGRAM

QUALIFICATIONS

Valid Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices (TSPC) School Psychologist license, and/or the ability to obtain, is required.
A Master’s degree or higher from a NASP accredited school psychologist program and/or hold a current NCSP certificate.
Demonstrated successful experience in special education.
Demonstrated successful experience in cognitive, behavioral, and academic testing and related skills.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the LBL Board of Directors/Superintendent find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO

Special Education and Evaluation Services Program Administrator

JOB GOAL

Conduct cognitive, behavioral, and academic assessments for students, birth through 21 and to assist teachers and parents in understanding the educational needs of referred students.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties listed below are not inclusive, but characteristic of the type and level of work assigned for this position. Individual employees may perform all or some combination of the duties listed below as well as other related duties.

Essential Functions:

Conduct individual evaluations in cognitive, behavioral, and academic areas as well as other areas that may be assigned.
Provide comprehensive written report of observations, assessment results, and recommendations within the standards established by the EECC.
Confer with appropriate school personnel and/or parents about the evaluation results and recommendations.
Provide consultation, interpretation and state/federal IDEA guidance via remote teleservice platforms.
Test throughout the state, per individual assignment. Availability to work and or travel in the evenings and weekends when required.
Track, manage and submit work hours demonstrating efficient use of scheduling and completion of duties in the fewest needed trips/sessions as possible.
Maintain regular attendance at work. Be punctual in meeting deadlines, attending meetings and following schedules.

Other Functions:

Consult with school personnel regarding individual student program needs.
Assist with inservice training for ORCA district personnel.
Assist ORCA in complying with federal special education law requirements.
Maintain confidentiality at all times.
Demonstrate a commitment to promoting equity and diversity.
Maintain professional dress standards.
Perform other duties as assigned.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Ability to work in a variety of settings including classroom, school buildings, and office environments.
Ability to provide own transportation to fulfill the requirement of the job ACROSS THE STATE.
Ability to carry materials that may weigh up to 40 pounds.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time in car and at desk.
Ability to use computer for extended periods of time to write reports and to complete logs, schedules, and paperwork.
Ability to stay overnight when providing services to assigned geographic locations ACROSS THE STATE.