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School Psychologist - Phoenix Area

Company: Foundations Educational Services, A member of the
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

*** SIGNING BONUS UP TO $2,500!***

Who We Are: Welcome to Foundations, a distinguished member of the Point Quest Group. Established by therapists with a passion for educational excellence, Foundations stands as a trusted resource within Arizona's school districts. Our mission is to forge enduring partnerships with educational institutions by seamlessly connecting them with rigorously vetted, certified therapy providers. Grounded in evidence-based practices, our dedicated team caters to the diverse needs of students while ensuring districts remain compliant with regulatory standards. We are driven by the belief that every student deserves access to top-tier support, fostering an environment conducive to growth and learning. If you share our commitment to empowering students and communities, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our dynamic team for the upcoming 2024-2025 school year. Let's shape the future of education together.

Purpose of the Position: The job of the School Psychologist is done for the purpose/s of measuring and interpreting the intellectual, adaptive, academic, social and emotional development of children; interpreting results of psychological studies; interpreting and applying state and federal codes; and developing strategies and interventions to address the special education needs of eligible students.

Job Group Classification: Foundations

Overtime Status: Exempt

Salary Range: $80,000- $85,000 (based on years of experience, school experience, bilingual, etc.)

Position Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Consult with parents, teachers, administrators, and appropriate agencies in the planning of educational and therapeutic programs; agency personnel may include private physicians, psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, probation officers, mental health professionals, and others as appropriate.
  • Recommend appropriate educational and psychological remediation through the use of psychological tests.
  • Interpret and analyze the assessment results with regard to the intellectual, academic, social, emotional, and behavioral development of pupils, and the implications of results for the instructional program.
  • Prepare written assessment reports for each student evaluated.
  • Participate in IEP teams and in IEP reviews.
  • Conduct required re-evaluations on Special Education students.
  • Participate in the development of school services promoting positive mental health and effective environments for learning.
  • Initiate referrals to Mental Health Services when needed.
  • Assist in the evaluation of the effectiveness of specific phases of educational programs.
  • Serve as a resource person in such areas as guidance, curriculum, child development, and tests and measurements.
  • Collaboration in master schedule planning for the special education program
  • Perform other related duties as may be assigned
    Minimum Skills or Qualifications
    • Bachelors Degree in related field
    • Masters degree
    • Arizona Credential authorizing the performance of psychological services
    • Administrative Services Credential (Preferred)
    • ADE School Psychologist Certification
    • Graduate degree from NASP-Approved School
    • Valid IVP Fingerprint Card
      Work Environment and Physical Demands:
      • Occasional exposure to dust, pollen, and fumes
      • Requires frequent reaching, handling, sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, running, carrying, and lifting 50 or more lbs.
      • Must be able to see and hear within normal range with or without correction.
      • The noise intensity level is moderate to high
        *This job description reflects management's assignment of essential job functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned

        PQG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all qualified applicants regardless of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or other classification protected by law.

        Foundations Education Solutions is a Member of the Point Quest Group. Employment is offered by Point Quest

Keywords: Foundations Educational Services, A member of the , Phoenix , School Psychologist - Phoenix Area, Healthcare , Phoenix, Arizona

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