School Psychologist – San Francisco

JOB SUMMARY: Supervised and evaluated by the Director of School-Based Services, conducts psycho-educational assessments for referred students, provides consultative services to promote student learning and development, provides counseling services to students and collaborates with SPG colleagues on matters pertaining to school-based psychological services.
Duties and Responsibilities

· Conduct psycho-educational assessments for referred students in accordance with California Department of Education and Federal guidelines.

· Prepare comprehensive, legally defensible written reports of assessment findings with diagnoses and specific recommendations, in accordance with State and Federal guidelines.

· Certify pupils’ eligibility for placement in special education services, programs or classes in accordance with their individual physical, mental and emotional needs.

· Participate in Individualized Education Plan (IEP) meetings, following due process timelines.

· Provide consultative support to administrators, parents, students, school-based personnel and SPG staff on matters pertaining to special education procedures and guidelines, mental health issues, child development, student behavior, learning problems and relevant intervention strategies and recommendations.

· Provide counseling services to students, as needed.

· Assume responsibility for implementation of school district policies, California Department of Education Code and Code of Regulations, and Federal regulations related to psychological services.

· Attend district and SPG meetings and required workshops.

· Pursue professional growth through conferences, workshops, and coursework.

· Perform related duties as assigned.

The Speech Pathology Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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