Seneca Family of Agencies

School Psychologist

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 1 week ago(4/5/2021 5:20 PM)
Job ID
2021-4206
Category
Other Credentialed (Psychologist, Behavior Analyst, etc)
Job Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Position will begin in August!

 

Seneca Family of Agencies is a non-profit organization who partners with public charter schools to provide services and supports to students in grades K-12. The School Psychologist works as a member of the school-based multi-disciplinary in an effort to meet the varied needs of students attending charter schools in the Puget Sound region. The School Psychologist collaborates with the students, families, community partners and the school team to remove student barriers to learning and build safe and healthy environments for academic success. 

 

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca’s agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve. For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!

Responsibilities

  • Conduct assessments and evaluation to determine eligibility for special education students, and provide information for educational programming for students
  • Facilitate and present results in evaluation meetings, providing the team with recommendations regarding eligibility and required supports
  • Systematically reassess children with special educational needs as appropriate
  • Provide guidance and assistance to children with learning, behavior and/or adjustment problems at assigned schools
  • Support the development of appropriate individual and/or group programs of instruction and treatment of students in assigned schools
  • Provide in-service training in learning, child development and child management to parents, teachers, administrators and other professionals and paraprofessionals
  • Provide consultation and advisement to administrators, teachers, and parents regarding the general and special educational programs as appropriate
  • Assist in coordinating, communicating and seeking consultation with community agencies as needed
  • Actively engage in being a member of the multi-disciplinary team and school-based team

Qualifications

  • Masters degree or Ed.S. in School Psychology or higher
  • Washington Educational Staff Associate (ESA) for public schools
  • Knowledge of special education laws and regulations; general education curriculum; response to intervention principles; disabilities and appropriate curriculum; behavior management systems
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints, and any other mandatory State/Federal licensing or certification requirements
  • Ability to work as a member of multi-disciplinary team
  • Valid Washington driver's license and current automobile insurance, and insurability through Seneca's automobile policy

Schedule

  • Monday – Friday, school hours
  • Full time or part time options available
  • One dedicated office day per week

Benefits

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Stipend of up to $500 for continuing education and licensure reimbursement annually.
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, as well as partially paid premiums for dependents.
  • 403b Retirement Plan.
  • 10% salary differential for bilingual Spanish abilities upon successful completion of the language proficiency exam.
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), including 10 in-person sessions per incident
  • 12 weeks total time off yearly (7 weeks of school breaks, 1 week of Paid Time Off, 4 weeks of Teacher Days Off) for full time employees
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness may be available for qualified employees
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