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School Psychologist Intern (2019-20 School Yr) One Year Only Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools Lee’s Summit, MO

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Brief Details

Job: School Psychologist Intern (2019-20 School Yr) One Year Only
$26,440 a year –
Company: Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools
Location: Lee’s Summit, MO

Job Description

Closing Date:
until filled
182 Days/Yr; 7.5 Hrs/Day
Salary: $26,440/Yr

Purpose Statement
The job of Psychologist Intern 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.

This job reports to the Director and/or the Executive Director of Special Services.

Essential Functions

Conducts standardized assessments, complete documentation for initial and re-evaluations and facilitate multidisciplinary teams to properly identify students with disabilities in adherence to state and federal requirements.
Provides consultation and lead problem-solving meetings.
Assists with data analysis at the student, class and building levels.
Conducts Functional Behavior Assessments and assist with accommodations, modifications and the creation of Behavior Intervention Plans.
Provides individual/group counseling and social skills instruction as needed for students with disabilities.
Conducts Section 504 evaluations and participate in student plan development.
Participates in professional growth activities and demonstrate a sense of professional responsibility.
Understands and adhere to all Board policies and procedures.
Consults and collaborates with teachers, parents and other district personnel regarding academic and behavioral supports for students.
Participates in building and district procedures to support students (e.g. Response to Instruction, crisis intervention services (CPI), etc.).
Researches resources and methods for the purpose of determining the appropriate approach for addressing students’ functional goals.
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
School psychology interns assist their supervisors with these duties under direct training and supervision. Supervision is tailored to individual needs and program requirements, two-hour group supervision sessions for all interns are offered monthly. All supervisors are Educational specialist level school psychologists.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, highly complex, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including pertinent computer software; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: psychology and educational principles; and pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities, meetings, and/or events; routinely gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to independently work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize job-related equipment. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data requires analysis based on organizational objectives; and problem solving with equipment is significant. Specific ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working with detailed information/data; and maintaining effective working relationships.

Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; leading, guiding, and/or coordinating others; utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job’s functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.
Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally the job requires sitting, walking, and standing. The job is performed under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness..
Minimum: Must be working toward a terminal degree in school psychology and are required to seek a Temporary Authorization Certificate as a school psychologist in Missouri.
Contact the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education at www.dese.mo.gov for more information.
Equivalency None listed
Required Testing
Certificates and Licenses
Valid Driver’s License & Evidence of insurability
DESE School Psychologist Certification or
License Issued by the Division of Professional Registration
Continuing Educ. /Training None Listed
Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance
FLSA Status Non exempt


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