Certified School Psychologist K-12

MOSHANNON VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT   Houtzdale, PA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on April 11, 2021

Moshannon Valley School District is accepting applications for the a Certified School Psychologist K-12.

The Certified School Psychologist K-12 for the Moshannon Valley School District is a Full Time Position with full benefits. 

Responsibilities for School Psychologist

  • Screen students for potential psychological issues and make recommendations for treatment plans based on this screening
  • Network with teachers and families to create 504 plans and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) that help ensure success for kids who have disabilities
  • Counsel students and parents while pointing them toward further resources when needed
  • Collaborate with the special education team to design and implement intervention strategies and programs
  • Administer therapy to children with developmental, learning or behavioral delays
  • Work with at-risk youth who are in need of educational intervention to help them achieve success
  • Analyze and treat school children using psychoanalytic and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) techniques
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding student health and academic records

Qualifications for School Psychologist

  • A Valid PA school psychologist certification is required. 
  • Experience working as a school interventionist or psychologist
  • Firm understanding of child and school psychology
  • Commitment to continuing education as a school psychologist throughout your career
  • Excellent communication skills with both children and adults
  • Ability to maintain and organize confidential records
  • Understanding and commitment to following all related laws and standards
  • Organizational, scheduling and planning skills to manage complex schedule, and the schedule of many kids