South Carolina Association of School Psychologists

Supporting learning and mental health of youth in South Carolina.

Greenville County Schools

12 Nov 2021 5:20 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Employer Name Greenville County Schools
Description of the position: GENERAL PURPOSE:

School Psychologists support students’ academic growth, social emotional learning, and behavioral needs by using problem solving skills, assessment tools, data-based decision-making, and the delivery of evidenced-based interventions. School psychologists collaborate and consult with educators, families, and other professionals to help create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:


School psychologists provide a comprehensive range of services as described in the current standards from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). The school psychologist functions as part of the school’s Multi-Tiered-System of Support (MTSS) Team. This team collaboratively provides a multi-tiered system of supports through implementation and monitoring of evidence-based behavioral and academic interventions for all students in need. The services provided should reflect the specific needs of the students, families, and schools.

Essential Responsibilities

• Consults and collaborates with administrators, teachers, counselors, parents, and community professionals in support of the Greenville County School District's Strategic Plan.
•Provides support to teachers in developing effective instructional strategies to meet the needs of all students in the classroom through individual or group consultation.
• Reviews data and assesses educational outcomes and the instructional implications for individual students and groups; assists in the development of instructional and behavioral interventions; monitors individual student progress; and evaluates the effectiveness of the instruction while providing modifications as necessary.
• Evaluates individual students using a variety of methods including, but not limited to, standardized, norm-referenced, and curriculum-based assessment. Conducts observations, interviews, and reviews data to determine students' educational needs in order to design interventions to address those needs.
• Participates in the special education eligibility process, interprets psychological data, and reviews information to aid in determining appropriate educational services for individual students.
• Assists special education teachers in the development of appropriate goals, strategies, and outcome measurement methods for students.
• Collaborates with school personnel to design, implement, and evaluate individual, classroom, and school-wide programs in classroom management, social skills, social problem solving, conflict resolution, decision making, and life skills.
• Participates in the Behavioral/Threat Assessment and Management (BTAM) procedures for individual students in order to determine the appropriate course of action.
• Ensures that adequate safeguards for privacy and confidentiality of information are maintained according to the Greenville County School District’s regulations and professional ethics.
• Other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Qualifications:

The person in this position should have the following credentials:

Master’s Degree plus 30 hours of graduate study; and
Valid South Carolina Certification as a School Psychologist I, II, or III.
Reports To:

Director of Psychological Services

Terms of Employment:

10 months Teachers Salary Schedule

Evaluation:

Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board’s Policy.


For Additional Information regarding this position, please contact Jason S. Mullis at jmullis@greenville.k12.sc.us or 864.452.0041.

Greenville County Schools does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, color, disability, religion, or national origin in its dealings with employees, students, the general public, applicants for employment, educational programs, activities, or access to its facilities.
Type of position Full-time
Job Description
Contact person for job posting: Jason Mullis
E-mail jmullis@greenville.k12.sc.us
Phone Number (864) 452-0041


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