posted

30+ days ago

Location

Portland, OR

Description

We offer a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx plan, flex spending accounts, employee assistance program (EAP), paid holidays, basic & voluntary life insurance, STD/LTD & employer paid contribution into PERS (Oregon Public Employees Retirement System). We support our employees’ continued education through our Tuition Reimbursement Program.

Department:  Education Services

Days per school year:  190 

Hours per week:  40 

Start Date:  2021-22 School Year - August 23, 2021

Assignment Location:  Multiple MESD Sites

REPORTS TO:   Coordinator of Student Services

POSITION PURPOSE:

To evaluate referred students, participate in the evaluation planning activities, participate in team decision-making processes and provide psychological services.

NATURE & SCOPE:

This position is subject to Board policies, administrative rules and procedures, department regulations and applicable State and Federal statutes. This position carries no administrative authority or responsibility.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Conduct individual standardized, curriculum-referenced or norm-referenced tests to evaluate intellectual, academic, behavioral, adaptive and/or social/emotional behaviors.
  2. Observe referred students in school or community environments.
  3. Conduct referral and follow-up activities.
  4. Participate in educational planning, eligibility and/or determination of placement meetings.
  5. Participate in the development of Individual Education Programs, as needed or requested.
  6. Conduct functional behavioral assessments, and participate in manifestation determination meetings and behavioral intervention development as needed or requested.
  7. Communicate and confer with Multnomah Education Service District/Local Education Agency/agency personnel, parents and students.
  8. Confer and consult with staff and the student to determine the student's current level of performance or developmental history.
  9. Keep records, write letters, answer correspondence and write reports.
  10. Participate in staff development activities and/or other meetings.
  11. Review, evaluate and recommend assessment instruments.
  12. Travel to schools or other educational-based sites.
  13. Maintain and submit records to Supervisor on Program operations as requested.
  14. Perform other related duties delegated by the Coordinator/Supervisor of Department of Instruction.
  15. Adhere to policies of the District and procedures of the Department and/or Section.

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Conduct parent conferences.
  2. Act as a resource person.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Valid driver's license and vehicle available for on-the-job use.
  • Effective communication with parents, students, and within team decision-making activities.
  • Emotional and physical stamina to perform duties as required by the designated task, except for temporary disability.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  1. Valid Oregon Personnel Services License with School Psychologist Endorsement.
  2. Experience in team decision-making.
  3. Experience within school settings, preferred.