Seneca Family of Agencies

School Psychologist: Full-Time

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle | US-WA-South King County
Job ID
2022-6588
Category
Other Credentialed (Psychologist, Behavior Analyst, etc)
Job Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Do you care about children having equal educational opportunities no matter how difficult the challenges they face? We care, so if you want to make a difference in the life of children and youth within our communities, our School Psychologist role is for you!

 

Now offering a $2000 sign-on bonus! Position will work with grade levels TK-12th grade and includes flexible work arrangements! 

  

As a School Psychologist, you will be an essential part of our school team by providing mental health services to build children with the capacity to meet the diverse academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of students grades TK-12 Puget Sound Region. Becoming one of our School Psychologists you will be a valued member of our school based team who collaborates with our students, families, community partners  to remove barriers and build safe and healthy environments for academic success.  Seneca Family of Agencies is a non-profit organization that partners. 

 

"My favorite part of being a school psychologist with Seneca is supporting the meaningful inclusion of students with disabilities in every aspect of the school community.  I love working with our committed teams of special education teachers, SLPs, OTs, and mental health therapists to find creative solutions that support inclusive classrooms and meet student needs."

- Seneca Employee 

 

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Seneca's Unconditional Education Programs embody an integrated, responsive special educational model that promotes equitable opportunities for all students. Our team of passionate staff is always willing to work collaboratively and innovative to do whatever it takes to ensure that the needs of all students are met and to establish best practices for serving youth with disabilities. Our school-based Unconditional Education Services are highly tailored to meet each student's unique needs - their parents and other family members are enlisted as partners in designing and implementing their education and treatment plans. Our goal, under the Unconditional Education model, is to provide our students and their families tools and resources so they may thrive within their community.

 

ABOUT SENECA

At Seneca Family of Agencies, we pride ourselves on building a diverse staff team and strongly encourage people of color to apply. Our programs deeply engage in conversations and training on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve. The driving force behind our growth is our commitment to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community-based, and educational services.

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

  • Master's degree or Ed.S. in School Psychology or higher 
  • Washington Educational Staff Associate (ESA) certification 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 
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccinations

Schedule

  • Monday – Friday, school hours 
  • Ability to create and manage schedule within school hours 
  • Flexible work locations, but in-person testing required 
  • School year calendar with paid school breaks 

Benefits

  • $76,000- $90,000 per year, the actual salary dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualifications
  • Additional compensation provided upon passing bilingual language proficiency exam
  • $2000 sign-on bonus!
  • Salary increases each year
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package:
    • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture, and fertility coverage
    • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
    • 50% paid premiums for dependents
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Employer-Paid Assistance Plan
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays 
  • Company cell phone provided to contact families during working hours  
  • Mileage reimbursement 
  • Relocation assistance may be available
  • Close-knit multi-disciplinary team environment with opportunity to frequently collaborate with other disciplines who work at Seneca (SLPs and OTs)   
  • Supportive supervision model with weekly meetings with supervisor 
  • Public Student Loan Forgiveness may be available for qualified employees 
  • Stipend for continuing education and licensure reimbursement annually 
  • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington
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