School Psychologist

FREMONT PUBLIC SCHOOLS

JOB DESCRIPTION

DEPARTMENT:

STUDENT SERVICES

JOB TITLE:

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

REQUIREMENTS:

A. Education Level:

Master’s Degree with a minimum of 60 Graduate Hours, Ed.S. preferred.

B. Certification/Licensure:

Nebraska Teaching Certificate with endorsement in School Psychology, or

Nebraska Special Services Certificate with endorsement in the area of School Psychology

C. Experience Desired:

Successful Teaching and or Counseling Experience

D. Other Requirements:

The school psychologist’s responsibilities require coordination and assistance with the various teachers, principals, supervisors, and administrators. This coordination and assistance shall be consistent with policies adopted by the Board of Education. The school psychologist shall work with students, teachers, and parents with the approval of the building administrator and the Executive Director of Student Services.

REPORTS TO:

Executive Director of Student Services

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Basic:

To provide diagnostic evaluation/observation and input for the support of the students’ education, for Student Services, and the school district.

Frequent:

1. Evaluate individual students and verifiy disabilities under

IDEA and Sec. 504/ADA.

2. Participate as a member of the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team and provide psychological and educational evaluations as appropriate.

3. Provide support in IEP development by:

a. Providing psychoeducational data and interpretation,

b. Assisting in developing behavioral management and learning programs.

c. Consulting with teachers, support personnel, and parents in working with handicapped students.

4. Function as a member of staffing teams (e.g. Student Assistance Team, I.E.P, M.D.T.) by providing evaluation information, educational needs, placement recommendations and alternatives.

5. Provide assistance to school and support personnel in screening of students to identify children who should be referred for individual evaluation.

6. Provide additional individual support to students, parents, school, and support personnel as appropriate.

7. Perform other duties and functions as requested by the Executive Director of Student Services.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

NEVER

0%

OCCASIONAL

32%

FREQUENT

33  66%

CONSTANT

67%+

A. Standing

x

B. Walking

x

C. Sitting

x

D. Bending/Stooping

x

E. Reaching/Pulling/Pushing

x

F. Climbing

x

G. Driving

x

H. Lifting, 50# Max**

I. Carrying, Ft.  100**

J. Manual Dexterity Tasks: Fingering 3366%, Grasping 3366%

Specify (manual dexterity tasks): Ability to operate computer, manipulate keyboard, Aequipment, manipulate test materials, notetaking, etc.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS (Intellectual, Sensory): Visual and auditory acuity for student supervisory functions, skills in oral and written communication, and skills in human relations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

A. Inside  Outside  Both: Inside

B. Climatic Environment: Primary work environment is a heated, nonair conditioned classroom or building; in some cases, classroom may be air conditioned.

C. Hazards: Communicable diseases, classroom, building, furniture, and equipment.

Zone 6

Grades

Pre-K–12

Additional Information

Position Posting:    School Psychologist

Qualifications:   Must meet Nebraska requirements for certification as a school psychologist (Interns will also be considered)

Compensation:   Per Salary Schedule plus extended days and year

Employment:   2019-2020 School Year

Reports To:   Building Administrator

Applications Will Be Accepted Through:    January 28, 2019

Fremont Public Schools is a progressive Class A district. We offer a competitive salary, benefit package, and an array of opportunities to help you reach your greatest potential. You’ll also find that Fremont, located just 25 minutes north west of Omaha and 45 minutes north of Lincoln, is a wonderful place to live and raise a family with our small town atmosphere and big city opportunities.

Application Procedure:  Interested and qualified applicants can apply online at fremonttigers.org. Click on Careers and follow application instructions.

Contact Information

Fremont Public Schools
130 E. 9th St.
Fremont, NE 68025
https://fremonttigers.org

Kate Baker
(p) (402) 727-3016

How to Apply

Applicants can apply at https://fremonttigers.org. Click on ‘Careers’ and following the application instructions. If you have any trouble, please contact our human resources office at 402-727-3016.

Applications will be accepted through January 28, 2019.