Interview ASAP! School Psychologist Needed for 24/25 SY Near Mansfield, TX

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Job Details

Location Mansfield, TX
Discipline School Psychologist
Date Posted May 14, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: School Psychologist 

Job Summary: Sunbelt is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic School Psychologist to join our educational team near Mansfield, TX.  The School Psychologist plays a critical role in supporting the academic, social, emotional, and behavioral well-being of students within the school community. Utilizing expertise in psychology and education, the School Psychologist collaborates with educators, administrators, parents, and other professionals to promote a positive and inclusive learning environment. Through assessment, intervention, consultation, and advocacy, the School Psychologist works to enhance student success and facilitate their overall development.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct comprehensive psychological evaluations to assess students' cognitive, academic, social, emotional, and behavioral functioning.
  2. Interpret assessment results and provide recommendations for educational programming, intervention strategies, and accommodations to address students' diverse needs.
  3. Collaborate with educators, parents, and other stakeholders to develop Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) for students with special needs.
  4. Provide direct support to students through individual counseling, group therapy, crisis intervention, and social skills training to address emotional and behavioral concerns.
  5. Consult with teachers, administrators, and support staff to design and implement evidence-based interventions to support academic achievement and positive behavior.
  6. Serve as a resource for school personnel on issues related to student mental health, learning disabilities, behavior management, and crisis prevention.
  7. Conduct functional behavior assessments and develop behavior intervention plans for students displaying challenging behaviors, in collaboration with the school's behavior support team.
  8. Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to review student progress, discuss intervention strategies, and make recommendations for further support.
  9. Provide professional development and training to school staff on topics such as classroom management, trauma-informed practices, and social-emotional learning.
  10. Collaborate with community agencies and mental health providers to coordinate services and support for students and families as needed.

Qualifications:

  1. Master's or doctoral degree in school psychology from an accredited program.
  2. State licensure or certification as a school psychologist, or eligibility for licensure/certification.
  3. Knowledge of psychological assessment tools and techniques, including standardized tests, rating scales, and observational methods.
  4. Strong understanding of child and adolescent development, learning theories, and evidence-based interventions.
  5. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
  6. Experience conducting individual and group counseling with students from diverse backgrounds.
  7. Familiarity with laws, regulations, and best practices related to special education services and student rights.
  8. Proficiency in data analysis and interpretation to inform decision-making and program evaluation.
  9. Commitment to cultural competence, equity, and inclusion in education and mental health services.
  10. Continued professional development and willingness to stay current with research and best practices in the field of school psychology.

This job description outlines the key responsibilities and qualifications for a School Psychologist position, emphasizing the importance of collaboration, assessment, intervention, and advocacy to support student success and well-being in the school setting. Specific duties may vary based on the needs of the school or district.

If you or someone you know is interested in this School Psychology job in the Mansfield, TX area, apply here, or email your resume directly to [email protected].

Jimmy Lucas | National Hiring Manager
[email protected]
(813) 379-2551

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