Reports To: Director(s) of Inclusive Education
Status: Exempt, Part Time, 12 month position
Bright Star Schools was created in 2002 by a group of concerned educators and local citizens who recognized the need to provide the West Adams ...Qualifications:
Master's degree required.
Possess or be eligible to possess a valid California Pupil Personnel Service credential authorizing service as a School Psychologist.
Must have passed CBEST
Knowledge of current and appropriate assessment tools, counseling techniques and behavioral and classroom management programs
Ability to work cooperatively with support services, including all special services and other school and district office personnel
Possession of a valid California State driver’s license
Bilingual and biliterate in Spanish or Korean strongly preferred.
Solid knowledge of state and federal special education rules and regulations.
3+ years of experience as school psychologist preferred; 1+ year of classroom experience required
Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with school staff, families and members of other professional disciplines
Organize and manage a caseload at multiple school sites
Recognize a potential crisis and deliver appropriate crisis intervention services
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Maintain current knowledge of program rules, policies, regulations, requirements and restrictions
Accurately read, interpret, apply and explain regulations, policies and procedures to others
Be observant, emotionally stable, mature and deal effectively with others.
Operate a computer and be proficient with such programs as Welligent, Google docs/sheets, Excel, Powerpoint
Work well under pressure and maintain confidentiality, as appropriate for the position
Utilize strong organizational skills including maintaining accurate records and effectively developing and maintaining a database
Ability to write legally defensible psycho-educational assessment reports
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
Have experience with or eagerness to counsel students on academic, social, and career areas.
Computer proficient; highly organized, ability to work with Microsoft word and outlook.
Knowledge of effective practices for providing psych services to students in school settings.
Laws, rules and regulations related to the provision of psychological services to children in a school setting
Diversity within urban education within Los Angeles, including academic, socio-economic, cultural, disability and ethnicity backgrounds of students
Child development, behavioral change, individual education programming, counseling and assessment techniques
Operate a motor vehicle
1) Salary is based on experience and education
2) Full benefits are offered (medical, dental, vision, and life)
3) Voluntary benefits are offered to all employees
4) Wellness program (weekly exercise classes & healthy snacks provided to staff)
5) Gas Mileage Reimbursement program