All Other Positions - Bucks County I. U. #22
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Job Title: Long Term Substitute Preschool Early Intervention School Psychologist
Job Location: Davis Elementary School
Beginning: Nov 28, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Bucks County I. U. #22
Doylestown, PA 18901
Telephone: 215-348-2940 EXT 1524
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Job Description:
The Bucks IU School Psychologists works within IU programs, school districts and contracted entities to complete comprehensive evaluations and reevaluations, serve on school multidisciplinary teams,  promote positive mental health in the form of counseling, crisis management and emotional/behavior interventions and consult with school teams regarding individuals and systems-level needs for special education programming.

Essential Functions:
·       Completes comprehensive psychoeducational evaluations and reevaluations for students ranging in age from 5 to 21 years old to determine school-based eligibility and strengths and needs as it relates to educational programming
·       Serves on a multidisciplinary team that collects and interprets data and consults regarding student programming and classroom/program-wide supports
·       Promotes positive mental health within the school community and IU programs including: counseling, crisis management and emotional/behavioral interventions
·       Communicates and collaborates with all stakeholders, including: parents, students and school districts to advocate for educational programming needs
·       Participates in professional development opportunities that promote continued learning and better practice
·       Consults, designs and implements academic and behavioral interventions for students
·       Participates in collaborative team meetings to discuss programming, problem-solving and transitions
·       Completes paperwork and manages evaluations within mandated timeline periods
Supervisory Responsibility: No direct supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand for long periods, and to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time, 193-day calendar position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Hours of work are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Hours are dependent on the needs of the districts.  Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Qualifications - External
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Education and Experience:
·       Level of Degree:
o   Must have completed an accredited school psychology graduate program
o   PA state certification in the area of school psychology.
·       Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
o   Ability to work with diverse learners.
o   Implement IEP's with fidelity.
o   Follow classroom schedule.
o   Direct support staff.
o   Ability to communicate effectively across a variety of team members including parents.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable):  Citizenship or work authorization to work in the United States required.
EEO/AA/VEVRAA Employer:  The Bucks IU is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Bucks IU does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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