School Psychologist

East Central Ohio ESC

The East Central Ohio ESC is seeking a qualified School Psychologist to serve districts in the Tuscarawas and/or Guernsey County.   Ideal candidate will be able to work full-time, however a part-time position in each county will be considered.  In this role, the individual will provide psycho-educational assessments, program planning, and consultation services that promote mental health and facilitate students learning.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Consults with administrators to evaluate the ability of school psychology services to meet the needs of students
  • Monitors education laws, rules and regulations; develops protocols necessary to comply with legislative mandates
  • Participates in a differentiated referral system that allows staff and parents to request an evaluation and/or consultation for non-disabled students
  • Collaborates with staff in intervention assistance meetings; administers diagnostic tests and interprets results and monitors effectiveness of interventions
  • Helps formuate and guide the implementation of IEPs for students meeting eligibility requirements; works with staff to ensure that services are provided in the least restrictive educational environment
  • Consults with parents as needed and provides programs to help parents understand/improve parenting skills
  • Coordinates services for students participating in community programs
  • Works with staff to carry out “child find” and preschool/kindergarten screening activities
  • Instructs teachers in the early identification of mental health risks
  • Helps staff address student concerns (i.e., excessive absences, at-risk behavior, mental/physical health, family/peer relations)
  • Serves as a resources for drug prevention awareness and intervention activities
  • Conducts group sessions as needed to address student concerns
  • Participates in conferences, staff meetings, and other required program activities as directed

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid Ohio school psychologist license or certificate
  • Record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment
  • Compliance with drug-free workplace rules and board policies
  • Ability to access community resources appropriate to the needs of students

 

Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Nanette McFadden, Executive Director of HR – nanette.mcfadden@ecoesc.org.

To apply for this job email your details to nanette.mcfadden@ecoesc.org