San Juan Board of Cooperative Educational Services

Durango Office

201 East Twelfth Street

Durango, Colorado 81301

970-247-3261

Dolores Office

100 N. 6th Street

Dolores, CO 81323

970-403-0946

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

TITLE: School Psychologist 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Colorado Department of Education School Psychologist License

 

JOB GOAL: In assigned sites, serve as the MET/IEP Team Leader, Case Manager and Technical Advisor to assigned sites ensuring that all documentation, procedures and services are identified and implemented as written in the student Individual Education Plan or Individual Service Plan (for private and parochial schools). To facilitate learning and to promote the cognitive, social and personal development of all students.

 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Serve as the lead special education MET team member for the identification, placement and allocation of appropriate resources to implement FAPE.
  2. Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and the IEP team.
  3. Provide supervision and oversight to IEP documentation, procedures and  maintaining records and completing all information necessary for the data management system required by state and federal agencies.
  4. Other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director and or the Director of Exceptional Education.
  5. Collect and perform focused cognitive, social/emotional/behavioral, attendance and academic assessments to maximize student achievement and success; interpret assessment data to inform instruction/intervention in a way that is meaningful to the student, parents and service providers.
  6. Provide consultation in the selection and design of school-based, multi-tiered academic and social-emotional interventions for individuals and groups.
  7. Provide ongoing direct services to students with developmental, academic and emotional disabilities.
  8. Active involvement in school-based intervention teams such as: RTI/Problem-Solving Teams, Student Intervention Teams, Positive Behavior Support teams, Data teams, PLC, etc.
  9. Engage in individual and school-wide safety implementation, including  prevention, assessment/intervention for students at-risk of harm to self or others, child abuse reporting and crisis response and Threat Assessment.
  10. Provide ongoing training and support to administration and school and BOCES staff to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local sped policies and procedures.
  11. Provide consultation with administration and leadership teams re: data-based decision-making around systemic issues such as program development and implementation, service delivery models, resource allocation, etc.
  12. Other duties as assigned by the SJBOCES Executive Director.

 

 

LENGTH OF WORK YEAR: 191 days from mid-August to mid-June.

 

SALARY: Dependent on level of education and experience as determined by placement on current year.

School Psychologist salary Schedule. Additional stipend for case management.

 

SUPERVISIOR: Supervised by the Executive Director and or the Director of Exceptional Education.