Feb 11, 2019

Psych Services Team Assessment Coordinator

  • Rocketship Public Schools
  • San Jose, CA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Organizational Overview

Rocketship is reinventing elementary school from the ground up. Our rapidly growing network charter schools are on a mission to eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime.  At Rocketship, you are joining a network and a community committed to excellence. We have ambitious plans to scale our system to serve more communities in need every year. We prioritize developing teachers and leaders from within and have invested in multiple career pathway programs. If you are looking for the chance to drive transformative change in underserved communities and contribute to a national movement to close the achievement gap in our lifetime, look no further than Rocketship.

Rocketship Education is a non-profit network serving  primarily socioeconomically disadvantaged students so that we can meet our mission of eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetimes.  We are hiring outstanding educators in the Bay Area, Nashville, Milwaukee, and Washington, D.C. for the 2018-19 school year.

The Position

The Psych Services Team Assessment Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the psycho-educational assessment testing for students with outside providers. The Psych Services Team Assessment Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Associate Director of Social Emotional Learning who will provide weekly oversight, training and direction.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate scheduling assessment sessions for psycho-educational evaluations.
  • Collaborate with involved parties in the psycho-educational evaluation to ensure all parts of the evaluation are scheduled.
  • Coordinate will all parties and follow-up with needed parties in getting necessary documents returned for the evaluation.
  • Coordinate the psycho-educational evaluation session including, but not limited to: picking the student up from class, ensuring all needed supplies are ready, having hard-copy materials for the session, logging the child into the ‘therapy room’, stepping in to support if needed during testing, supervising breaks during testing if needed, scanning any used hard-copy forms to the outside contractor.
  • Assisting the Associate Director of Social Emotional Learning with related assessment needs.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • A team player who is detail-oriented, resourceful and able to manage his/her responsibility with confidence and discretion
  • Comfort in a start-up environment with flexibility
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
  • Passion for working with young children
  • Computer skills (gmail, google calendar, excel)
  • Excellent communicator
  • Highly organized
  • Reliable transportation (traveling to/from different schools)

Physical Demands

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to lift items up to 50 lbs.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk, hear, and communicate with both adults and children.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand;walk;sit; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally climb ladders.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate to high.

How to Apply

To submit your resume, cover letter and other materials, please go to the following link: http://www.rsed.org/applynow

Rocketship Education provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Rocketship Education complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Rocketship Education expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Rocketship Education’s employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

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