(Position Available for 2020-2021 School Year)
JOB GOAL: To improve the school educational experience of the students in the Cartwright School District.
- Master's degree or higher from a NASP or APA approved program in School Psychology.
- A valid Arizona School Psychologist certificate.
- Proficiency in all computer functions including word processing.
- Must be able to type your own reports.
- Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
REPORTS TO: Director of Special Services and Building Principal
- Assesses difficulties of referred students through appropriate testing and diagnostic practices.
- Administers tests and recommends placement for exceptional children within the limits of applicable state regulations.
- Helps identify within the school all types of exceptional children.
- Maintains a case record on all referred students.
- Recommends corrective procedures.
- Confers with teachers and parents whenever necessary.
- Consults on the educational needs of children in all special education programs.
- Attends case conferences on the placement of individual students.
- Serves as a consultant on mental health topics in the schools.
- Member of 504 Team at the assigned schools.
- Chairs Child Study team at assigned schools.
- Interprets school psychological services for teachers and parents.
- Prepares and submits required reports on children in special education programs.
- Cooperates with personnel of community health and social welfare agencies.
- Acts as liaison between the School District and Special Education departments in other school districts.
- Attends staff, professional and interagency meetings.
- Assists with in-service training of school personnel.
- Keeps abreast of new developments in the field.
- Assumes leadership positions for all special education programs on site.
- Conducts workshops and in-services for special education and regular education staff on various topics as needed or directed by Special Services.
- Possesses the ability to engage in short-term counseling.
- Possesses the ability to perform functional behavioral assessments and participate with other team members in developing behavior intervention plans.
- Is integral in developing proactive interventions for children (regular and special education) experiencing discipline problems.
- Performs such other duties as may be assigned by the Director of Special Services and building principal.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Employment year is nine months Fringe Benefits, Salary based on 2020-2021 School Psychologists’ Schedule
MINIMUM SALARY: $67,264
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: UNTIL FILLED
Cartwright School District
Haidee Ruiz, Human Resources
(623)-691-3911 FAX: 623-691-4079
Heather Salazar, Human Resources
(623) 691-5946 FAX : (623) 691-4079
Rita Moncibaez, Human Resources
(623) 691-4075 FAX: (623) 691-4079