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Total Education Solutions (TES) is a leading national provider of outsourced special education and therapeutic services to public, private, and charter schools as well as healthcare organizations throughout California, Michigan, and Ohio. Our professional, multi-disciplinary staff delivers therapeutic services in our family-centered clinics, in schools, at home, and on-line. We also provide a variety of support and management services to the non-profit Institute for the Redesign of Learning.
Title: School Psychologist
San Bernardino, CA
Reports to: Lead School Psychologist and OSS Coordinator
Department: Other Social Services (OSS)
Consultation & Liaison to: TES clients including public, private and charter school principals and directors and school district personnel.?
Environment Characteristics: Assigned work environments vary from site to site. The majority of our clients are charter schools, which may include servicing students at a school site, church, local library/community center or in some cases at the client’s home.
General Description: TES school psychologists conduct psychoeducational evaluations for the purpose of making eligibility recommendations for special education programs and services; assist in the development and implementation of academic intervention programs; conduct Functional Behavior Assessments and Independent Educational Evaluations as needed; consult with school personnel, parents and other stakeholders; prepare valid and comprehensive written reports of findings to present at IEP meetings; maintain confidentiality and comply with HIPPA regulations; provide support and training to schools on a variety of topics, such as threat assessments, behavior intervention, manifestation determination and crisis intervention; maintain abreast of developments in the field by participating in mandatory team meetings, conferences and workshops; develop and maintain relationships with school staff and liaison between agencies; maintain accurate service logs; follow TES policies and procedures. ?
Must possess and maintain a valid California Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology or closely related field (NASP accredited program preferred). Minimum of two years experience in public or charter schools preferred.
Knowledge of methods of assessment and ability to translate assessment results for schools and families and conduct IEP meetings.
Ability to work with culturally diverse families and communities
Knowledge of California Education Code, Code of Regulations and Office of Education policies, rules, and regulations regarding programs and pupils
Familiarity with IEP database systems, such as Welligent and SEIS.
Knowledge of legal timelines as related to the assessment process.
Proficient in Microsoft Office, basic email, internet and google docs?
Excellent computer typing skills with word processing skills of 40wpm.
A current background check through the FBI and DOJ must be cleared.?
A current TB Test (within last 12 months).?
Valid California driver license, automobile insurance liability coverage covering work related travel and ability to drive to various sites to provide services.
Must demonstrate interest in furthering professional development and training experience with individual and/or families with exceptional needs.?
Attend to administrative detail utilizing initiative, verifies details and information as needed with client/ TES administrative staff.?
A team player, detail-oriented, consistent and reliable, ability to manage the job expectations and duties independently and willing to work with multiple staff across school sites and partnering agencies.
Strong organizational skills with the ability to work in unstructured environments for sustained periods with minimal supervision.?
Demonstrate the ability to be flexible, self-directed, responsible and professional.?
Demonstrate excellent communication skills in written and verbal formats.?
Demonstrate the ability to seek out and provide support for others as a team member.?
Ability to manage the daily operations of multiple sites and work with multiple team members.?
Ability to plan, analyze, and coordinate activities in various settings?
Demonstrate interest in furthering professional development and training experience with individual and/or families with exceptional needs.?
Maintains and upgrades professional skills?
TES provides educational support services to a diverse population of clients who have often experienced major life challenges and need assistance in their day-to-day living skills.?Characteristics of a successful TES employee includes, but are not limited to:?
A proactive, solution-oriented approach to problem solving.?
The ability to be an appropriate role model.?
Thrive in a fast paced, multifaceted environment.?
A flexible style with the ability to incorporate change.?
The ability to demonstrate emotional maturity and responsibility.?
Strong interpersonal, communication, motivational, team building and customer service skills.?
The ability to innovate and act as an entrepreneurial self-starter.?
The ability to accept and value diversity.?
The ability to maintain a professional demeanor, attire, work schedule and work ethic.?
The ability to analyze, organize, prioritize and follow through on all duties and tasks as assigned.?
A willingness to further develop professional and technical skills.?
Essential Job Functions:?
Administer psycho-educational assessments to determine the needs of the students.
Consult with teachers and other school personnel regularly
Conduct observations, interviews with parents and teachers and review school records as needed.
Interpret assessment results and compile comprehensive psychological assessment results that address the reason for referral and include appropriate recommendations
Serve as a member of an IEP team
Conduct in-service training and workshops for teachers and other school staff
Serve as liaison between the student, home, school and community agencies.
Act as a member of the school crisis team to provide intervention to students as necessary.
Maintain accurate case records.
Model nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
Understand and comply with all TES Protocols and Procedures in relation to job expectations.?
Maintain expertise in subject matter by continuing research, study and application.?
Must be able to perform all other duties as assigned
- Please forward your resume to: Julie Lopez- Jlopez@tesidea.com