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SOESD - School Psychologist #452

Southern Oregon Education Service District
Closing date: 
Friday, December 31, 2021

Southern Oregon Education Service District’s psychological services department is looking to expand and find additional colleagues who want to work with a supportive team in the Rogue Valley, voted one of the best places to live in America. Our team is supervised by a school psychologist administrator who supports NASP’s Model for Comprehensive and Integrated School Psychological services. Great Advocacy, Great People, Great Place to live. 190-day (academic year) contract. Full benefit package for half-time or above employment. Part-Time and/or Full-Time employment and internship options. Bilingual language skills preferred.

We are a government agency that qualifies for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), so we are welcoming fresh out of school graduates and professionals, who need a workplace that qualifies them to pay back student loans. Median real estate home value in the Medford area is $ 293,000 - $ 320,000. Average apartment rent within 10 miles of Medford is $1,032.

Southern Oregon Education Service District is accepting applications for a School Psychologist position with the Special Education Department.
The position will provide services to students within the Jackson, Josephine, Douglas and Klamath Counties. The selected candidate will follow a 190-day academic calendar and will begin employment August 26, 2021.

Suggest intervention strategies with a preventative focus, including documentation
Provide consultation services and/or in-services to ESD staff, district staff, administrators and parents regarding learning, self-sufficiency, behavioral and other student needs
Prepare, organize, and maintain confidential files and student records in accordance with ESD, state and federal policies and guidelines
Maintain open communication to keep districts informed of the activities and services of the program
Assist districts and the ESD in district-wide or countywide special projects and/or committee work (e.g. SLP/LSP Review)
Coordinate and cooperate with outside agencies to provide services to students with self-sufficiency, behavioral, and other student needs
Work cooperatively and collaboratively as a team member using good interpersonal relationship and communication skills
Communicate clearly and appropriately and make independent decisions within established policies and procedures.
Participate in professional growth activities
Performs other duties and job related tasks as assigned by supervisor

This position is a full-time (1.0 FTE) licensed position. Placement on the Southern Oregon license salary schedule will be commensurate with applicant’s qualifications, relevant training, experience and prorated according to start date.
Southern Oregon ESD will support payment for health, dental and vision insurance premiums for qualified employees. Employer-paid PERS, holidays, sick leave, and personal days are also provided to qualified employees employed over .50 FTE.

Master’s Degree
Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices School (TSPC) Psychologist License; or,
Psychologist licensed by State board of Psychological Examiners
Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
Reliable transportation for itinerant responsibilities
Nationwide criminal history check and fingerprinting are required

LENGTH OF POSITION: 190 Day School Year / 1.0 FTE

SALARY RANGE: Southern Oregon ESD licensed salary schedule $51,521 - $84,460

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Administrator

If interested in seeking employment at Southern Oregon ESD, please apply directly by visiting our website at openings and look for posting #452.
Here you will find a complete job description, requirements and application. To be considered for this position, a formal application must be submitted through our website. The SOESD is an equal opportunity employer. SOESD provides a competitive salary and benefit package.

The Southern Oregon Education Service District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifying veterans and disabled veterans may obtain preference by submitting with their completed application a copy of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) or a letter from the US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension as verification of eligibility. Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their veteran's disability preference letter from the Dept. of Veteran Affairs, unless the information is included in the DD Form 214/215.