May 11, 2020

School Psychologist 2020-2021

  • TrulyHired
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
Full-time School Support

Job Description


HIRING BONUS $5,000 PAYABLE OVER 3 YEARS

ANNUAL STIPEND $7,500

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Conducts individual, standardized, curriculum-referenced or norm-referenced tests to evaluate intellectual, academic, behavioral, adaptive and/or social/emotional behaviors.

Observes referred students in school or community environments as part of the evaluation process.

Participates in educational planning, eligibility, and/or determination of placement meetings.

Participates in the development of Individual Education Programs, as needed or requested.

Conducts functional behavioral assessments, and participates in manifestation determination meetings and behavioral intervention development as needed or requested.

Provides consultation to teachers regarding instructional, behavioral, and social interventions.

Provides staff development in-services concerning assessment, instruction, and intervention strategies.

Participates in professional development and growth opportunities.

Performs other related duties delegated by the Coordinator/Supervisor of Department of Instruction.

Adheres to policies of the District.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The employee works with groups of students and on a one-to-one basis. Students include those who may be physically and mentally disabled, learning disabled, emotionally disturbed and culturally different. Supervision and instructional responsibilities require the employee to be able to stand for up to 45 consecutive minutes and move rapidly to intervene in situations where a student's safety is being jeopardized. The supervision may also occur during times of inclement weather. The employee needs to be able to lift materials, boxes or equipment weighing up to 30 pounds; the employee must be tolerant yet assertive in order to communicate effectively in confrontational and emotional situations involving students and their parents/guardians. Confidentiality is a top priority for the person in this position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge

Laws, rules, policies, and current trends regarding assessments and evaluations of students with disabilities.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of child development, maladaptive behavior, behavior management, and classroom discipline.
  • Computer technology and other equipment used in the workplace, as required by the position.

Skills and Abilities

Administers tests appropriate to the referred student:
  • Coordinates into written report the information gathered from teachers, parents, other agencies, and Consultation Services evaluation.
  • Works harmoniously with other agencies, school district personnel, parents, and other staff members.
  • Demonstrates better than average communication skills.
  • Respects confidential information.
  • Possess the physical ability to regularly attend work and fulfill the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Adhere to the federal requirements of a drug-free workplace.
  • Perform the duties as required by the Teachers Standards and Practices Commission (OAR 584-20-000 to 035).

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSING:

Oregon Personnel Services license with School Psychologist endorsement.

Master's degree in school/educational psychology from an accredited college or university

SALARY:

2020-2021 Salary Schedule $42,046.12 to $78,045.48.

The district will pay 6% PERS in addition to the above salary.

190 Day Contract.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Student Services > Psychologist
Welcome to Klamath Falls City Schools!
The Klamath Falls City Schools operates a total of six schools serving 3,000 students. There are four elementary schools serving grades K-5; one middle school serving grades 6 - 8; and one high school for grades 9 - 12. The district has a staff of over 400 highly qualified personnel. Located an hour or less from the unspoiled natural settings of Crater Lake, the Lava Beds National Monument and several national wildlife refuges, the Klamath Basin is endowed with clear blue skies, numerous rivers, bountiful lakes, peaceful forests and scenic mountains. It is truly an outdoor wonderland every single day. Seasonal outdoor activities include sailing and windsurfing, backpacking and fishing, water and snow skiing, and many other exciting as well as relaxing recreational opportunities. While Klamath Falls provides a more relaxed pace of living than metropolitan areas, residents enjoy the best of both worlds in that they can be in Portland, Reno, or San Francisco by car in about five to seven hours - considerably less by air. The local community features museums, art establishments, a performing arts center, county library, and an outstanding medical center. It boasts a well-kept system of parks and play grounds, four golf courses, churches of various denominations, YMCA, fitness centers and swimming pools Learn more about us...
Contact Information
  • Dena Hubble, Personnel Secretary
  • 1336 Avalon Street
  • Klamath Falls, Oregon 97603

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