- Requisition #:
- Stafford Springs, CT 06076
- $60.00 - $80.00 per hour
Aveanna Education Services has openings for Full Time and Part Time School Psychologists. The open positions are in a public-school setting working with students in grades K-12. They act along with school counselors as advocates for students’ well-being, and as valuable resources for their educational and personal advancement. The School Psychologist monitors the completion of case study evaluations and participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) conferences and problem-solving meetings designing systems, programs and services that maximize students’ social, emotional, and educational success. In collaboration with staff, families, students, and communities the school psychologist promotes effective educational environments.
Conduct psychological assessments and interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, and team meetings
Contribute to program development that furthers the integration of social, coping, and problem-solving in the classroom
Attend individual education planning and placement committee meetings when appropriate to participate in the determination of a handicapping condition
Monitor completion of case study evaluations
Participate in building or program activities as needed
Master’s degree or Doctoral Degree in School Psychology
State required psychologist license and/or certification
PDE Certification under the state of Pennsylvania
Knowledge of learning processes, appropriate instructional interventions to meet students’ needs, and the ability to implement and assess their effectiveness
Possess good oral and written communication skills, organizational skills, problem solving, and consultation and collaboration skills
Visual acuity and hearing are required for the delivery of assessment, intervention, and consultation services
Occasional lifting of materials and equipment of less than 25 pounds
Ability to maintain emotional control under stress
Must be able to appropriately respond physically and mentally to emergency situations in a school setting
• Must be able to function in a wide variety of environments which may involve exposure to allergens and other various conditions
• Possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids and infectious diseases
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action: Aveanna provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aveanna complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
As an employer accepting Medicare and Medicaid funds, employees must comply with all health-related requirements in all relevant jurisdictions, including required vaccinations and testing, subject to exemptions for medical or religious reasons as appropriate.
Why work for Aveanna?
- Thorough training
- Flexible schedules
- Electronic charting
- Access to a clinical supervisor 24/7
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Advancement opportunities
- Weekly pay via multiple payment options