Ombudsman Educational Services, a growing, dynamic organization with a social mission to offer hope, is seeking a School Psychologist to join our award-winning team and perform meaningful work in a culture that welcomes innovation, encourages creative expression and offers limitless potential for personal and professional satisfaction!
If you thrive in a fast-paced, goal-oriented, outcome-driven environment, seek a career with genuine purpose, and possess a problem-solving mindset, a sense of humor, and a stellar work ethic We Should Talk!
As a School Psychologist, you will apply expertise in mental health, learning, and behavior to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally. Partnering with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals; you will work to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community.
- Collaborating with program personnel, parents, community agencies, and/or students to promote optimal learning outcomes for all students.
- Utilizing skills in problem solving and assessment to support teachers in meeting the instructional needs of all students.
- Conducting functional academic and behavioral assessments that are intervention-oriented to ensure students benefit from instruction.
- Utilizing skills in formative and summative evaluation by collaborating with instructional personnel to collect data on student learning and behavioral outcomes.
- Assisting program personnel with ongoing progress monitoring of students responsiveness to academic and behavioral interventions. Utilizing data to evaluate effectiveness of interventions for individual and/or small groups of students.
- Conducting formal and informal observations of students to guide academic and/or behavioral interventions.
- Assisting IEP teams in the development of meaningful, objective, and measurable IEP goals and support program personnel in the progress monitoring of these goals.
- Providing recommendations to IEP teams as to services and interventions to meet the unique learning needs of students.
- Assisting program personnel with the implementation of universal screening and progress monitoring in academic and behavioral structures.
- Recording and maintaining records and notes in accordance with regulatory standards.
- Providing professional development for program personnel on various topics pertinent to meeting the instructional needs of all students (e.g., academic assessment and intervention, progress monitoring, behavioral assessment, classroom management, positive behavioral support, data collection, data analysis, etc.).
- Conducting (select, administer, score, and interpret) comprehensive psychoeducational/psychological assessments that will assist IEP teams in determining the students need for specialized instruction.
- Preparing formal written psychoeducational/psychological assessment reports that adhere to Ombudsman and district partners procedures for presenting evaluation and assessment data.
- Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings to determine the instructional and/or behavioral needs of all students.
- Participating in professional development opportunities that are consistent with the goal of this position when requested and approved by Program leadership in order to keep up to date on current research, trends, and best practices relevant to the position.
- Partnering with program personnel in their support of students who demonstrate aggressive behavior, self-injurious behavior, and/or disruptive behavior of a high magnitude.
- Maintaining all required licenses and certifications.
- Performing other duties as assigned to ensure the programs success that are consistent with the goal of this position.
- Bachelors degree in psychology or related field
- State psychologist certification/license
- Experience in applied behavior analysis
- Highly skilled at working with students with diverse needs
- Experience working in education preferred
Ombudsman Educational Services is a division of ChanceLight Education, the nations leading provider of alternative and special education programs for children and young adults. For more than 45 years, and in partnership with over 235 school districts nationwide, we have helped change the direction of more than 240,000 student lives!
Learn more about our history, our mission and the program services we provide by visiting the links below:
As a member of the ChanceLight family you will be provided with the opportunity to make meaningful impacts, the support needed to achieve success, and all the tools essential to reaching personal & professional fulfillment!
Additional Perks and Benefits Include:
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
- Virtual Medical Visits
- Health Savings Account
- Paid Time Off
- School Hours and Paid Holiday Schedule
- Company Paid Life & Disability Insurance
- 401k Options
- Legal Insurance
- Pet Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee Discount Program
- Opportunities for Growth & Development
- And So Much More!
If you're ready to start changing the direction of students' lives by providing them the opportunity to create successful, independent futures this is your Chance!
Join us and start making a genuine difference in the lives of children TODAY!
Careers, With ChanceLight Work. With Purpose.
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- Bachelors or better in Psychology or related field
Licenses & CertificationsRequired
- Has License/Credentialing
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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