School Psychologist

Deadline: 
Thursday, August 15, 2019
District/Organization: 
Midland Public Schools
Position Details: 

Requirements:

A valid Michigan school psychologist certification is required.

 

Meet the definition of a school psychologist in R340.1799e of the June 6, 2002 Michigan Department of Education Revised Administrative Rules.

 

One year of successful experience with direction from a fully approved school psychologist.  Prefer familiarity with MTSS and providing support to the general education teachers regarding interventions for at risk learners.

 

Candidates shall demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Experience/training in best practices of a school wide problem solving model
  • An understanding of special education law and the rationale of evaluation for special education services
  • The capacity to apply skills in the use of data from formative, summative, norm-referenced and high stakes assessment
  • Knowledge of interventions and progress monitoring techniques (reading, math, written expression and behavior)
  • The capacity to interview, consult, and counsel with school personnel, parents, students, and others
  • The ability to communicate psychological findings to professionals, parents, students, and others in a meaningful manner
  • The skills to serve as an intervention specialist and consultant to staff
  • The ability to apply skills regarding the psychology of learning and learning impairments of students
  • Experience and/or training with Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Technological skills in word processing, graphing, digital presentations and test scoring programs

 

Application Procedure:

When applying for a position with the Midland Public Schools, interested candidates must complete an application in order to be considered an official applicant. To complete the application process, you will need to complete the online application at www.midlandps.org.  Your application will be retained in active status for one school year.  If your qualifications meet our needs, we will contact you for further information and a possible interview.  Please do not send paper documents!  When completing your application, you will submit your documents electronically.  If you cannot upload your documents, be prepared to provide this information should you be called for an interview.  Note: You assure that we have a complete record of your candidacy if you upload all materials yourself.

 

Thank you for your interest in the Midland Public Schools.

Email: 
hr@midlandps.org
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