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School Psychologist (Part-Time Contract) 2018-2019

LPS School Psychologist (Part-Time Contractor) 2018-2019

Leadership Public Schools is a network of three urban charter high schools dedicated to providing exemplary education in underserved communities in the Bay Area and to developing replicable practices that can address critical issues in the wider education field.  LPS has developed a national reputation for accelerating the achievement of students entering high school below grade level and creatively leveraging technology to empower teachers and students.  LPS is driven by a deep respect for our teachers and staff, and a commitment to the professionalization of teaching.  We embrace collaboration, diversity in perspective and background, risk-taking and flexibility in order to improve instruction and student learning.  We are also committed to the role of the school as an essential part of the community in which it is located. 

The School Psychologist responsibilities will include:  

Assessment and Interpretation:

  • Identifies and assesses the learning, development, and adjustment characteristics and needs of individuals, as well as the environmental factors that affect learning and adjustment
  • Uses assessment data about the student and his/her environment(s) in developing appropriate interventions, programs, and the assessment results
  • Direct Interventions for Students
  • Provides interventions to students to support the teaching process and to maximize learning and adjustment 
  • Professional Practice and Development
  • Applies ethics and standards of professional practice in the delivery of school psychological services and observes relevant laws and policies that govern practice

Communication and Relationship Skills:

  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, and school staff
  • Will work part-time to support the Special Education program
  • Will work with individual students as assigned on a per-case basis for Initial and Triennial Evaluations and other assessments including Education Related Mental Health Services ERMHS
  • Will be responsible for writing the comprehensive educational study, consult with the school team and attend IEP meetings

The LPS School Psychologist reports to the Director of Special Education. 
LPS will pay $1,000 per complete assessment.

Why We Work at LPS: 

LPS strives to make our schools a rewarding place to work, teach, and learn by actively fostering a professional learning community for staff, students, and families that exemplify our values of commitment, respect, responsibility, valuing our students and employees. We are strongly committed to hiring a diverse and multicultural staff.

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