Conducting comprehensive diagnostic evaluation of individual student’s strengths and weaknesses
(including primary responsibility for the determination of intellectual ability). Evaluations will be
conducted in a professional manner that reflects sound psycho educational assessment techniques as well as
taking into consideration the rules and regulations per state and federal guidelines. Provide substantial
evaluation and report data to document eligibility or non-eligibility for special education programs and
- Conducts, interprets and implements student assessments which include record review, interview, observation, and standardized assessment.
- Administers and interprets norm-referenced and curriculum based psychological assessment measures.
- Knowledge of best practices in curriculum, instruction and assessment, and of applicable rules and laws that govern educational decisions.
- Ability to use data to make educationally sound decisions.
- Provide short-term and crisis, individual and group counseling for referred students or groups of students.
- Ability to plan evidence based interventions for individual and groups of students.
- Provide consultation regarding student’s psychological and behavioral issues.
- Participates in interdisciplinary staffing’s to determine the eligibility, appropriate planning, and re-evaluation for students who require special education services / programs.
- Master’s Degree – Limited Psychologist License or Psychologist License required. Employment experience as a school psychologist in a school-based setting, preferred.
- Satisfy all requirements of R340.1792 of the Michigan Special Education Rules.
- State approval or qualifications necessary for state approval as school psychologist
- Demonstrated knowledge of special education programs.
- Demonstrated knowledge in the areas of management, technology, and the ability to recognize and evaluate effective practices within the special education setting.
- The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds in supplies which requires bending, stooping and lifting.
- The employee must be able to use a variety of instructional materials in the classroom.
- The employee must use hands and arms to manipulate objects.
- The employee must use keyboards, tools and other controls.
- The employee must sit and stand for long periods of time.
- The employee must have normal vision and hearing with or without aid.
- The employee must be able to move about assigned location unaided during the day.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
- The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
- The employee is required to interact with students, staff, parents / guardians and occasionally with the public.
- At times, the employee may be directly responsible for the safety and well-being of students.
Detroit Service Learning Academy District (DSLA) is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. DSLA will not discriminate unlawfully against an applicant for employment or fellow employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, physical or mental disability which is unrelated to the person's ability to do the job, or any other unlawful criteria.