May 11, 2020

EI/ECSE School Psychologist

  • TrulyHired
  • Salem, OR, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


VACANCY NOTICE - REVISED

Title: EI/ECSE School Psychologist

Job Announcement #4132 19/20

Opens: February 6, 2020

Closes: Open until filled

General Information

Willamette Education Service District is accepting applications for three full-time (1.0 FTE) School Psychologist positions with the Special Education Department's Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education (EI/ECSE) Evaluation and Services Program. The positions are open currently for the 2019-2020 school year and may conduct evaluations for EI and ECSE in Marion, Polk or Yamhill County depending on the need. Successful candidates will will follow a 190-day calendar this school year, and 215-day calendar next school year. The candidates will begin immediately upon conclusion of the hiring process.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conduct comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations, including formal and informal assessments within school psychologist scope of practice for special education, interpret evaluation results, summarize findings through written and verbal means, and assist special education teams in determining educational eligibility
  • Prepares organizes and maintains confidential files and student records in accordance with ESD, state and federal policies and guidelines
  • Provides consultation to WESD staff, community partners, district staff, and parents regarding typical and atypical developmental, disability specific characteristics, behavior and other student needs.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of behavior intervention strategies, collaborate with teams and suggest intervention strategies with a preventative focus, including comprehensive and supporting documentation as needed
  • Works cooperatively with school staff and parents to develop, implement and track Individual Family Support Plans (IFSP's) to meet student learning and self-sufficiency needs
  • Plans and implements service delivery models including individual, small group and classroom settings
  • Maintains open communication to keep districts informed of the activities and services of the program
  • Assists the EI/ECSE program and/or ESD in district-wide or countywide special projects and/or committee work.
  • Coordinates and cooperates with community partners to provide services to students with self-sufficiency, behavioral, and other student needs
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Master's Degree
  • School Psychologist License issued by Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)
  • Prior school experience with a focus on Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education with evaluative experience and knowledge in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury is preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Possess reliable transportation
  • Current enrollment in or ability to successfully enroll in the Office of Child Care's Central Background Registry
  • Nationwide criminal history check and fingerprinting at employee's expense are required

Salary and Benefits
  • This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) licensed position represented by the Willamette Valley Education Association.
  • Placement on the Willamette ESD licensed salary schedule, $45,454 - $76,068, will be commensurate with applicant's qualifications, relevant training, experience and prorated according to start date. Salary and benefits shown are based upon full-time employment (1.0 FTE) for the entire school year contract period.
  • Willamette 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.

    Health Insurance:
    • MODA and Kaiser Permanente Plans
    • Includes medical, dental, vision & prescription insurance
    • Monthly premium deducted pre-tax
    • WESD contributes up to $1,360.00 per month
    • Health Savings Accounts for high deductible plans
    • Flexible Spending Accounts - medical, day-care expenses

    Optional Life, AD&D, Short/Long Term Disability Insurance:
    • Standard Insurance Company

    Retirement:
    • PERS - Public Employee Retirement System
    • WESD pays the 6% employee contribution on behalf of each employee
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    Personal Leave:
    • Up to 3 days per year

    Sick Leave:
    • Up to 12 days per year
    • Sick Leave Bank
      • Employees may opt to donate one day of sick leave to become a member of the Sick Leave Bank.
      • Members may draw up to 25 days of sick leave if catastrophic illness or injury leaves the employee without paid leave time to cover their absence from work.

    Tuition Reimbursement
    • Up to $1,670 per year for professional development for licensed staff (if there are unexpended or uncommitted dollars in the fund at the end of the fiscal year, employees may receive additional tuition reimbursement)

    Professional Development Opportunities
    • WESD hosts a variety of online training classes
    • First Aid/CPR classes offered onsite
    • CPD - Continuing Professional Development Program
    • Includes workshops, conferences, and mentorship programs

    Differential
    • This position qualifies for a $2,400 annual differential

    Salary and benefits shown: are prorated based upon FTE and hire date; are based upon 2017-2020 licensed bargaining agreement; and are subject to change based upon the outcome of new bargaining agreement.

Application Process
  • Applications are available at https://willamette.cloud.talentedk12.com (select Recruit & Hire ) or online at www.wesd.org .
  • Applicants must submit a resume, two letters of reference and a letter of introduction with their application for the application to be complete.
  • Copies of transcripts and license(s) must be submitted for all licensed positions, as required. Successful applicants are required to provide official transcripts before completion of the hiring process.
  • If you require assistance with the application or interview process due to a disability, please call Director of Human Resources at (503) 385-4752. Alternate formats are available upon request.

Reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process will be provided upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Individuals with disabilities may contact the Human Resources Director at 503-385-4752 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the ESD for assistance through the Oregon Telecommunication Relay Service at 1-800-735-2900 or 711.

The Willamette 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.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Student Services > Psychologist
Contact Information
  • Meagan Head, HR Specialist
  • 2611 Pringle Rd SE
  • Salem, Oregon 97302

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