School Psychologist

Job Locations US-CA-South Bay
Job ID
2021-16736
Business Unit
Beach Cities Learning Center
Category
Clinical

Overview

Join LEARN Behavioral, national network of education professionals as a School Psychologist, and become a part of a team taking a fresh approach to special education.

 

We are looking for an outstanding School Psychologists to work part time, 10-12 hrs a week, starting at $55 per hour, with children in a school setting, and become a valuable member of our national team of special education superheroes.

 

LEARN Behavioral, is seeking a School Psychologist to provide services in a school base environment serving children of all ages with deficits or development disabilities.

Beach Cities Learning (http://www.beachcitieslc.com), a LEARN Behavioral Family of Companies division, is a certified K -12 Private Day School approved by the California Department of Education to provide Special Education Services for the following disability categories: Autism (A), Emotional Disability (ED), Mild Intellectual Disability (MIID), Moderate Intellectual Disability (MOID), Other Health Impaired (OHI), Specific Learning Disability (SLD), and Speech-Language Impairment (SLI).

 

Beach Cities Learning utilizes a highly-structured, school-wide Positive Behavioral Supports program that teaches students Academic, Social/Emotional Problem-Solving and Strategies. All DCS teachers and support staff are trained in a unique methodology that assists students with maintaining Positive Choice-Making. We are a tight-knit team that values colleagues who exhibit collaboration, integrity and the desire to make a difference in the lives of students who struggle to be successful, and who share a passion to help children and their families.

Responsibilities

  • Improve Academic Achievement
    • Promote student motivation and engagement
    • Conduct psychological and academic assessments
    • Individualize instruction and interventions
    • Monitor student progress
    • Collect and interpret student and classroom data
  • Promote Positive Behavior and Mental Health
    • Improve student’s communication and social skills
    • Assess student emotional and behavioral needs
    • reinforce positive coping skills and resilience
    • Promote positive peer relationships and social problem solving
    • Make referrals to and help coordinate community services provided in schools
  • Create Safe, Positive School Climates
    • Support social–emotional learning
    • Assess school climate and improve school connectedness
    • Identify at risk students and school vulnerabilities
    • Provide crisis prevention and intervention services

 

The School Psychologist will be a part of a team that works with students with social, emotional and behavioral needs providing counseling, training, clinical case management, therapeutic interventions, de-escalation, pre-crisis and post crisis interventions as well as Special education case management. This position is supported by a day school program that provides special education teacher and one to three behavior technicians who assist oversee with classroom management, behavior documentation and reporting, implementing social/emotional/behavioral interventions. The School Psychologist will be responsible to assist in Special Education case management, IEP and MET input, attending IEP and MET meetings, developing, collaborating, and implementing interventions for students, counseling per students IEPs, parent training, as well as providing assistance to parents in accessing outside resources for their child.  Other responsibilities include maintenance of appropriate documentation and record-keeping.

Qualifications

  • Master's in School Psychology
  • Experience working with children preferred
  • Be able to provide assessments 

Certifications/Licensures

  • Maintain School Psychology credentialing and state licensure by the State of California.
  • Valid School Psychologist Licensure by CA state
  • Experience working with emotional and/or behaviorally challenged students
  • PCMA certified is a plus but not required.  We can provide PCMA training for you.
  • Collaborate and able to receive to feedback, mentoring and direction from peers and supervisors
  • Maintain a professional and clinical perspective at all times, able to not internalize or personalize (e.g. emotionally) in regards certain student behaviors or mannerisms that occur
  • Ability to safely and effectively use Crisis Management Interventions (including the use of therapeutic holds) of all involved (e.g. self, student, other employees

Beach Cities Learning offers a competitive compensation plan, comprehensive benefits, 401(k), paid holidays, and personal time off. We are most proud of Beach Cities Learning's collaborative team approach, professional development, and structured, strong mentorship program.

 

Beach Cities Learning/Learn Behavioral is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States.

 

COVID Message

The health and well-being of our clients, staff, and community are of the utmost importance to LEARN Behavioral. With the continued presence of COVID-19, we are committed to providing our essential services to clients, while maintaining safety for everyone:

  • Face Coverings are required indoors
  • Daily health screenings are required of all staff and families
  • Staff must be fully vaccinated prior to starting employment.

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