NCECBVI School Psychologist
- Education Level–Specialist Degree in Psychology
- Certification/Licensure–Valid Nebraska Teachers Certificate with endorsement in School Psychology
- Valid Driver's License
PREFERRED: Experience and/or preference of an expanded role in school psychology which may include school-based problem solving and counseling, individual and/or small groups, consultation, desire to work with parents/guardians and collaborate with students’ teams, conducting functional behavior assessments, and development of behavior intervention plans, and social skill and emotional regulation interventions.
REPORTS TO: Program Coordinator
EVALUATION: Performance of this position will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of ESU 4 Board Policies and Procedures and as determined to be appropriate.
- Displays exceptional abilities in oral and written communications.
- Takes initiative; ability to organize, coordinate, and prioritize work; adheres to timelines.
- Maintains confidentiality; organizes and secures accurate educational and professional records.
- Demonstrates exceptional decision-making skills.
- Utilizes computer network systems and software applications as needed.
- Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with students, parents/guardians, and colleagues.
- Provides comprehensive evaluations of individual students in both the center-based program and through outreach services.
- Assists school personnel with completing Functional Behavior Assessments, implementing Behavior Intervention Plans, along with documenting, collecting, and analyzing data regarding student behaviors.
- Functions as a member of the MDT by providing evaluation information, educational needs, and recommendations for center-based students.
- Conducts observations and provides consultation to districts served through outreach when requested.
- Willing to obtain certification as a Mandt trainer and coordinate Mandt training for NCECBVI staff.
- Possesses knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. Devises interventions, strategies and techniques that will help students when requested.
- Promotes safe, positive school climates by supporting social emotional learning and positive behavioral supports. May lead small groups and/or individual sessions aimed at improving emotional regulation and/or social skills.
- Serves as a resource for parents/guardians. Facilitates parent groups and assists with transition services when requested. Assists in coordinating with outside agencies when requested.
- Serves as a member of the NCECBVI Safety Committee. Consults with school personnel in the coordination and development of crisis prevention and intervention strategies.
- Participates in professional development activities, including involvement with local, state, and national trainings and conferences.
- Performs other duties and functions as requested by the NCECBVI leadership team.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Exposure to the following situations may range from remote to frequent based on circumstances and factors that may not be predictable.
- Constant repetitive hand motions; prolonged use of a computer
- Frequent sitting
- Possible travel to schools
- Primarily requires working indoors in an environmentally controlled environment
- Normal effort or occasional periods of light physical activity
EMPLOYEE PUNCTUALITY AND APPEARANCE:
- In order for schools to operate effectively, employees are expected to perform all assigned duties and work all scheduled hours during each designated workday, unless the employee has received approved leave.
- Any deviation from assigned hours must have prior approval from the employee’s supervisor or building administrator.
- All employees are required to report to work dressed in a manner that reflects a positive image of ESU 4 and NCECBVI and is appropriate for their position.
SALARY AND CONTRACT:
- Salary commensurate with education and experience
- 185 day school year contract
Educational Service Unit 4 is an equal opportunity employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability. This job description summary does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed. This job description is subject to change in response to funding variables, emerging technologies, improved operating procedures, productivity factors, and unforeseen circumstances.
Applications will be open until the position is filled. Start date will begin with the 2023-2024 school year. Please send a request for the application form. Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to:
824 10th Ave.; PO Box 129
Nebraska City, NE 68410