Job Description

SUMMARY
Practice of psychology in an educational setting, including exceptional education students for the Tucson Unified School District. Performing and reporting psychological evaluations including comprehensive intellectual, emotional/behavioral, and adaptive assessments of students.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Masters Degree in Psychology or related field.
Valid State of Arizona School Psychologist Certificate
Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card.

Knowledge of IDEA and Special Education rules and regulations.

Strong psychometric background, including an understanding of, and ability to use, a variety of normative, criterion-based, and informal assessments.

Knowledge of the evaluation procedures for a diverse student population, including those with sensory and physical impairments.

Understanding of child development, learning disorders, developmental disorders, and behavioral management.

Ability to communicate complex psychological data to others, (parents, teachers, etc.) in a meaningful way, both orally and in writing.

Sensitivity to cultural and linguistic differences.

Knowledge of K-12 curricula.

Preferred Qualifications:

EdS or PhD in School Psychology, licensed Psychologist in AZ Stipend available for EdS and PhD



JOB DUTIES

Evaluates and diagnoses specified deficits of referred students within the school district that would meet criteria set forth by local, state, and federal regulations for services to students with a disability in any of the listed disability conditions, may also interpret evaluations from outside agencies.

Interprets data collected from evaluations for referred students (standardized test data, normative test
data, aptitude test data) and shares that information in a report format so that parents, staff, and
others can understand the functioning level of specific students or the specific student. Gives
conclusions and recommendations for the development of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for the
specific student as needed for programming.

Serves as a member of multi-disciplinary teams in student assessment and placement.

Interprets evaluations of outside agencies.

Assures that students are placed in the least restrictive environment.

Completes Medicaid billing.

COMMENTS

Effective: 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Exceptional Education - Sites Vary
Classification: Psychologist

FTE: .80 - 1.0 - 8 hours per day
Work Calendar: 10 month

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language.?For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

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Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Applications will be accepted beginning
Thursday, December 8, 2022 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)

Application Instructions

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