Certified School Psychologist - Jacksonville (22-23)
Company: IDEA Public Schools
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Position at IDEA Public Schools
At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are
committed to ensuring that all our students graduate from college.
IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the
fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter
schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to
college. 50% of our students graduate from college in 6 years -
that's 8 times the national rate for students in our
IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in
the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to
meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more
students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve
over 65,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. Be on the lookout
for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our
current regions and new launches in Tampa Bay, FL (2021), and
Jacksonville, FL (2022)!
When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and
Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach
ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with
IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality.
To learn more about IDEA, check out this video.
Role Mission: IDEA Public Schools works to ensure the success of
all students and to address any barriers which may impact students
from achieving incredible academic and social outcomes. Certified
School Psychologists, partner with regional instructional leaders,
a portfolio of campus leaders, and teachers to maximize student
The IDEA Certified School Psychologist demonstrates knowledge and
skill in assessment, eligibility for Special Education, academic
and behavioral interventions, state and federal legal frameworks
for Special Education, and ensures compliance with Special
Education compliance. Certified School Psychologists will help a
portfolio of campuses support students and parents through problem
solving interventions with students, who may be struggling both
academically and behaviorally. In addition, Certified School
Psychologists will provide direct student behavioral supports and
track student progress towards IEP goals.
The Certified School Psychologist will demonstrate knowledge of and
aid in the development, completion, and monitoring of IEP
(Individualized Education Program) for Special Education Services
as per State and Federal Guidelines.
- Supports the special education teachers in developing
appropriate IEP academic, behavioral, and social goals.
- Ensure services are being provided as indicated in the IEP
- Meet 100% compliance in Annual and ensure all paperwork is
submitted in a timely manner.
- Works in conjunction with Speech Language Pathologists,
Occupational Therapists, and other related and Instructional
Service Personnel (VI, AI, APE, PT) to ensure completion of all
paperwork in a timely manner.
- Follows correct procedures for maintaining records and
The Certified School Psychologist will plan and complete 100% of
individual and group Special Education counseling services for all
eligible students as well as intervene with all students in
emotional or behavioral crisis on an emergency basis.
- Ensure all counseling services are tracked
- Complete counseling service notes per session
- Be trained in Crisis Prevention and Intervention (CPI)
- Conduct crisis counseling when necessary
- Guide the campus in interventions for students who are in
emotional and behavioral crisis
The Certified School Psychologist will support campuses in
implementation of 504, Critical Student Intervention (CSI), and
Response to Intervention (RTI).
- Provide support to 504 campus coordinator with 504 meeting
requirements, 504 eligibility determination, Homebound services,
and Manifestation Determination.
- Conduct dyslexia evaluations for 504 students.
- Guide campuses in tracking and documenting academic and
behavioral interventions in TIER I, TIER II, and TIER III.
The IDEA Certified School Psychologist will evaluate students with
different disabilities and demonstrate knowledge of eligibility
criteria for Special Education as per state and federal
- Conducts multidisciplinary evaluations Full and Individual
Evaluations for all Non-Speech only students who are referred for 1
or more eligibility categories
- Ensures psychological evaluations for Autism and Emotional
Disturbance are conducted in accordance with National Association
of School Psychologist's best practice recommendations.
- Adhere to most up to date evaluation tools and standards as
stipulated in the American Psychological Association Testing
- Conducts evaluations as needed for student College Board
- Helps the campus conduct a Functional Behavioral
The Certified School Psychologist will support the campus RTI
(Response to Intervention) coordinator in tracking and monitoring
students in Response to Intervention for academic and behavioral
- Ensure that campuses are employing a problem-solving model for
students in TIER II and TIER III
- Guides the campus in how to track and document academic and
- Aids the campus in completing Functional Behavioral Assessments
and Behavior Intervention Plans in Response to Intervention
- Provides guidance on academic and behavioral interventions in
TIERII and TIER III
- When necessary ensures that students referred to Special
Education have participated in TIER II and TIER III interventions
for an appropriate amount of time prior to referral for Special
Live values of IDEA
- Believes and is committed to our mission---and being an agent
of change: that all students---are capable of getting---to and
- Has demonstrated effective---outcomes and results, and wants to
be held accountable for them---
- Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing
in order to learn and improve---quickly---
- Works with urgency and purpose to drive student
- Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is
comfortable with ambiguity and change---
- Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and
freely across all levels of the organization---
- Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental
relationships---in order to---achieve outcomes---
- We believe in education as---a profession---and hold ourselves
to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models
for our colleagues and students---
- Provide program support to special education teachers
- Demonstrate competence in the psychological evaluation,
diagnoses, and in the formal report of evaluation results of
- Demonstrate competence in developing and implementing
prevention techniques and interventions, including a variety of
approaches to counseling students and families.
- Demonstrate competence in collaboration, consultation,
relationship building with a wide variety of individuals and
- Demonstrate knowledge, competence, and sensitivity in
understanding, interacting, collaborating, evaluating, counseling,
consulting, advising, and implementing interventions and programs
with colleagues, students, and families from diverse backgrounds,
cultures, and ethnicities; with minority populations; and with
students from special circumstances.
- Demonstrate competence in presenting himself or herself as a
knowledgeable psychological service professional.
- Demonstrate competence in the skills related to successful
functioning as a Certified School Psychologist
- Completion of a school psychology training program in
Louisiana, which meets the requirements of the Standards for
Training Programs in School Psychology.
- Completion of academic preparation in school psychology in
another state and submission of academic preparation, as evaluated
by the Bureau of Higher Education and Teacher Certification, judged
to meet the requirements of the Standards for Training Programs in
- Level A: Issued to applicants who meet the requirements for the
Standard Certificate and who possess a doctoral degree (such as
PhD, EdD, or PsyD) in psychology from a regionally accredited
- Level B: Issued to applicants who meet the requirements for the
Standard Certificate and who possess a master's or specialist
degree from a school psychology training program in a regionally
Knowledge And Skills
- Knowledge of procedures for assessing achievement and
intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functions for education
purposes, including cross-battery evaluation practices
- Knowledge of prevention and intervention strategies, including
behavior management interventions
- Knowledge of psycho-social development
- Strong consultation skills for conferencing with teachers,
parents, and students
- Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal
- Ability to manage multiple requests, deadlines, and
Salaries for this role typically fall between $66,600 and $80,600,
commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. This role
is also eligible for a performance bonus based on individual and
organizational performance and goal attainment. IDEA employees
enjoy generous paid time off and family leave benefits that enable
personal and professional balance and flexibility. For more
information about our total rewards, visit our benefits page.
IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race,
color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or
access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and
activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the
organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title
VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA
Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.
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