Washington D.C.
Jun 26, 2018
Jul 17, 2018
Full Time

The position of School Psychologist at The SEED Public Charter School in Washington, DC is to provide evidenced-based social, emotional, and academic supports for students through psycho-educational assessments and direct behavior support services including counseling, consultation, staff awareness, and linking families with community resources. School psychologists at SEED primarily work with students with IEPs and 504s; however they are also looked to for support of the general student population for MTSS, mental health interventions, disability awareness, trauma awareness, fostering a positive school climate, and raising students’ self esteem for positive achievement both academically and socially. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively as a member of the Counseling Team within the Student Support Services Team at SEED
  • Participate in school wide MTSS meetings as part of tiered supports for students
  • Complete Psychological, Educational, Social/Emotional, and Functional Behavioral  Assessments for the Student Support Team
  • Create, implement, and monitor Behavior Intervention Plans including data collection process, formal written reviews, and revisions as needed
  • Manage a caseload of students for direct Behavior Support Services including designing SMART goals, implementing direct interventions, and collaborating with staff as appropriate
  • Complete Service Trackers, Progress Reports, IEP Report Cards, and Medicaid Random Moment for students on caseload
  • Maintain confidential notes and records for all students receiving direct services
  • Participate in psychological supervision both individual and group for counseling collaboration, assessment results, and continued professional development as provided by SEED
  • Participate in Multidisciplinary Team meetings, IEP meetings, Manifestation meetings, 504 meetings, and additional student support meetings as needed for students on caseload 
  • Participate in school wide screeners and development of tiered supports for mental health needs of all students
  • Conduct Risk Assessments and Threat Assessments as needed to develop, implement, and monitor Crisis Plans and Safety Plans along with appropriate collaboration with staff
  • Assist in identifying and fostering involvement with community based services for school-wide and/or family partnerships
  • Attend school wide events including faculty meetings, professional development days, new student orientation, field trips, etc.
  • Support and assist with school wide testing including ANET, ACT ASPIRE, PARCC, etc.
  • Fulfill continuing education requirements needed to maintain current licensure and remain up to date with evidenced-based practices
  • Adhere to the professional and ethical standards as outlined in the SEED PCS Staff Handbook

All School Psychologists are expected to meet and uphold the following standards:

  • Placing the best interest of students and their families at the forefront of education
  • Utilizes evidenced-based interventions, programming, and approaches using data based decision making whenever possible for continued progress monitoring of growth
  • Provide care that is culturally informed, developmentally appropriate, and responsive to local community needs
  • Open collaboration with school staff and stakeholders within limits of confidentiality
  • Maintains high ethical standard regarding employee conduct and information sharing dictated by professional standards of NASP
  • Completion of all required paperwork within legal and ethical timelines

Minimum Qualifications

  • Masters degree, Educational Specialist degree, and/or Doctorate degree within School Psychology with appropriate licensure or licensure eligibility within the District of Columbia

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