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School Psychologist - PEM School District (SY 2020-2021) - HiawathaValley Education District

Posted on 2020-08-05 10:30:10 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fu15334432.ct.sendgrid.net%2Fls%2Fclick%3Fupn%3DL3xUvN7mEMLEM3K-2BAfKoERYK2Zh98XtUUR6jdNhtDdqTfS9L0ZlFseRk0epwR-2BkZ-2FIOX-2F-2FVpn2A2Wf7ymHsWif2bI7LoGqWrwul5pAmzo4jgtX-2FwPpC9hBy5-2BalkRR4v0BQ8_pzu-2BuzhWfE-2F-2FDL0srH31bWx5XYWoZ4q9gFjKxaWzOFVbB9CfWGy2HAam9y6K-2BLSIrKOXT9E5hGZyQpY-2F3iNlY2mhWTlOCuoQCGSbdC7-2Fv4YcCLDJwuv2rAPxQAY-2BKbOw5sY1SEM0afjma2A7t5LkihHQy1U1-2F8wiwN2cXznEn0LXB20XrALe09rr22GzF9mMdHzBOCLVbOzWfpX8ICaIYpbs240-2FnMrI0dfDVc3SLLI-3D&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C86527852cb49469a399708d839546d19%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C1%7C637322382055649776&sdata=NzE6tQQbVGDm4vf3jX9jb2Uf5asQjL1GmIojZZ6HyEA%3D&reserved=0> Date of Availability: SY 20-21 Date Closing: until filled Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. HVED also has two (2) Setting IV Behavior Programs that provide programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. The Setting IV Behavior Programs are located in Kellogg (SAIL) and Hokah (ACHIEVE, opening in September 2020). In addition, HVED provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (SPECTRUM). Our SPECTRUM program is located in Caledonia. HVED is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of a great organization! Position Hiawatha Valley Education District is seeking a talented, motivated School Psychologist position serving Plainview-Elgin-Millville (PEM) School within the Education District. This position is .6 FTE with the possibility of being a remote/virtual assignment. Essential Performance Responsibilities: * Conducts psychological assessments; evaluates students for special education/section 504 needs, educational skills, social skills and emotional status * Designs and facilitates programs for children at-risk for failure within the typical learning environment * Facilitates communication between teachers, administrators, parents and students to find solutions to academic, behavioral, and mental health problems; assists others to understand child issues. * Provides psychological counseling; helps students, families and school manage crisis situations to minimize their effect on the learning and mental capacity of the child * Evaluates the effectiveness of academic and behavioral management programs being used; disseminates research for use in evaluations and programs * Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments and create Behavior Intervention Plans * Provide leadership to staff and administration in the areas of Multi-Tier Systems of support (MTSS), Response to Intervention (RtI), and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) * Facilitate data-team (screening/progress monitoring) and child-study team (individual problem-solving) meetings Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: * Knowledge of child psychology principles, assessments, methods, behavior modification, etc., and current developments in child psychology. * Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles. * Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans. * Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed. * Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents. * Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth. * Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work. * Must demonstrate the ability to coordinate special education/section 504 services and comply with special education/section 504 rules and due process requirements * Must demonstrate knowledge of Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) (RtI/PBIS) and various evidence-based practices Additional Duties: Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent of the School District served and/or HVED Executive Director. Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility. Qualifications Profile: * Certification/License: School Psychologist * Minnesota State Certification as a School Psychologist * Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation. Education: * Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment. * Master&#8217;s Degree in Psychology. Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards: Works in standard office and school building environments. Note: Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position. Experience: Successful prior School Psychologist experience preferred. Equipment: Uses standard office equipment such as computer/laptop, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone. Travel Requirements: Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required. Salary/Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package. Based on years of experience and credentials. 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Date of Availability: SY 20-21
Date Closing: until filled
Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) provides special education services to 13 School Districts and 2 Charter Schools within five counties of southeast Minnesota: Fillmore, Houston, Olmsted, Wabasha, and Winona. HVED also has two (2) Setting IV Behavior Programs that provide programming for students in grades K-12 with challenging behaviors currently receiving special education services. The Setting IV Behavior Programs are located in Kellogg (SAIL) and Hokah (ACHIEVE, opening in September 2020).  In addition, HVED provides programming for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (SPECTRUM). Our SPECTRUM program is located in Caledonia. HVED is committed to providing the best services to staff, students, and member districts in southeast Minnesota. Come join our team to be a part of a great organization! 


Position            
Hiawatha Valley Education District is seeking a talented, motivated School Psychologist position serving Plainview-Elgin-Millville (PEM) School within the Education District. This position is .6 FTE with the possibility of being a remote/virtual assignment. 

Essential Performance Responsibilities:
  • Conducts psychological assessments; evaluates students for special education/section 504 needs, educational skills, social skills and emotional status
  • Designs and facilitates programs for children at-risk for failure within the typical learning environment
  • Facilitates communication between teachers, administrators, parents and students to find solutions to academic, behavioral, and mental health problems; assists others to understand child issues.
  • Provides psychological counseling; helps students, families and school manage crisis situations to minimize their effect on the learning and mental capacity of the child
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of academic and behavioral management programs being used; disseminates research for use in evaluations and programs
  • Conduct Functional Behavioral Assessments and create Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Provide leadership to staff and administration in the areas of Multi-Tier Systems of support (MTSS), Response to Intervention (RtI), and Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS)
  • Facilitate data-team (screening/progress monitoring) and child-study team (individual problem-solving) meetings

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of child psychology principles, assessments, methods, behavior modification, etc., and current developments in child psychology.
  • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to coordinate special education/section 504 services and comply with special education/section 504 rules and due process requirements 
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) (RtI/PBIS) and various evidence-based practices

Additional Duties:
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent of the School District served and/or HVED Executive Director.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.


Qualifications Profile:
  • Certification/License: School Psychologist
  • Minnesota State Certification as a School Psychologist 
  • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation.

Education:
  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to teaching assignment.
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology. 
 
Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards:
Works in standard office and school building environments.             
                Note:   
Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.

Experience:
Successful prior School Psychologist experience preferred.

Equipment:
Uses standard office equipment such as computer/laptop, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.
 
Travel Requirements:
Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Salary/Benefits:  

Competitive salary and benefits package.  Based on years of experience and credentials. 


FLSA Status:       Exempt

 


Hiawatha Valley Education District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online



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