Psychologist (.6 FTE), School year
Psychologist will evaluate
pupils referred to determine potential eligibility for special
education programs and/or
services and report to the local education authority on pupils s/he has evaluated.
>- Current Michigan School Psychologist certification is required.
>- Ability to read, analyze
and interpret general business
periodicals, professional journals,
technical procedures and government regulations.
>- Ability to solve practical problems and
deal with a variety
of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a
variety of instructions furnished in \written,
oral, diagram or schedule
>- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students,
>- Skill in oral and written communication.
>- Ability to
perform duties with awareness
of all district requirements and Board of
>- Conduct extensive
psychological examinations of referred students. Tests
may include intelligence, achievement, personality and perceptual motor test.
>- Participate in case conferences when referred students are involved, or as requested.
Be familiar with the RTI and PSW processes.
>- Serve as resource
person concerning handicaps for other school
> Interpret diagnoses to school personnel, other appropriate professionals and parents.
> Make recommendations
on ways to assist a student referred to him/her for examination.
> Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to
protect students, equipment, materials and facilities.
> Assist the administration in implementing policies and rules governing
student life and conduct.
> Maintain accurate and complete records as required by law, district policy and administrative regulations.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS I WORK ENVIRONMENT:
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. The work environment characteristics
described here are 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee
is regularly required to
walk, stand, sit, talk
and hear. The employee
must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
perception and the ability
to focus. The employee is directly responsible for the safety, well/being and work output of other
The position requires the individual to meet multiple
several people and interact
with staff and the public. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed
to outside weather conditions. The noise level in
the work environment is occasionally loud.
Tl1e information in this job description is
for compliance with the American
with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed
for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals
currently hold this position
and additional duties
may be assigned.