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FT School Psychologist position available in Loudoun County Public Schools!

20 Apr 2021 10:05 AM | Jamie Ryland (Administrator)

Loudoun County Public Schools in Ashburn is seeking a full-time school psychologist to join their team. Please see the job description below.


School Psychologist

Brief Description                           

The school psychologist provides a broad array of psychological services including assessment, consultation, prevention and intervention, consistent with best practices and in accordance with policies and regulations of the School Board.

 

Detailed Description                     

The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:

* Conducts psychological evaluations to assess children's cognitive, social/emotional, and behavioral functioning and their educational needs and writes comprehensive psychological reports and holds parent conferences to discuss results; attends eligibility meetings to assist in the determination that a child has a disability and needs special education services.

* Participates as an active member of multi-disciplinary teams (i.e., Pupil Services Student Support Team, the Child Study Team, and Return to Learning team) to effect school-based interventions for students.

* Provides mental health counseling services to students; leads suicide prevention programs; supports universal mental health and social-emotional learning initiatives; assists in conducting threat assessments and suicide screenings; assists with Restorative Practice conferences; and provides crisis intervention support in response to

critical incidents.

* Consults and collaborates with school administration, instructional staff, and parents regarding the individual behavioral, educational, and academic needs of students.

* Assists in the implementation and provides coaching for the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and provides Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) consultative services. 

* Provides workshops and trainings for school staff and administrators.

 

Qualifications                  

* Holds or is eligible for the Virginia Pupil Personnel Services License with an endorsement in school psychology and holds or is eligible for a school psychology-limited license with the Virginia Board of Psychology (VBOP) (for Medicaid billing) or holds or is eligible for licensure as a clinical psychologist through the VBOP

* Specialist or doctoral degree in school psychology or a related discipline (e.g., child/adolescent clinical psychology)    

* Strong oral and written communication abilities and productive time management skills

* Leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues

* Bilingual skills in Spanish is highly desirable but not required

 

To apply, visit: http://bit.ly/IRC30263

 

Loudoun County Public Schools

IRC30263

www.lcps.org/hr


        


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