School Psychologists (Child Study Team)

Trenton Public Schools | Trenton, NJ

  

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CountyMercer
Posted Date 2/23/2024
Expiration Date3/09/2024
Description LOCATION:                          Special Education Department
QUALIFICATIONS:
 1. Valid New Jersey Educational Services Certificate and School Psychologist Endorsement.
2. Knowledge of laws and regulations governing special education and demonstrated ability to effectively provide testing, psychological evaluation and counseling services.
3. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
DUTIES:
1. Assess difficulties of referred students through appropriate testing and diagnostic practices.
2. Administer tests and recommend placement for all exceptional and new students.
3. Serve as a member on both the intervention and referral service team.
4. Maintain case records on all referred students.
5. Recommend corrective procedures.
6. Conduct individual, group, or facilitative therapy for children whose diagnosed problems would benefit from behavior modification.
7. Confer with teachers and parents whenever necessary.
8. Consult on special educational needs of students with disabilities.
9. Attend case conferences on placement of individual students.
10. Serve as a consultant on mental health topics for instructors in the school health program.
11. Interpret the school psychological services to teachers and parents.
12. Prepare and submit required reports on mentally retarded children and special education programs.
13. Supervise special education classes.
14. Cooperate with personnel of community health and social welfare agencies.
 
 
TERMS OF
EMPLOYMENT:
 
Ten (10) Month Position
SALARY:
 DEADLINE
In accordance with TEA contract.
HOW TO APPLY:
 
To be considered for interview the following is required:
Completed application to include:
  • Internet Application at www.trenton.k12.nj.us 
  • Current resume
  • Copy of certification
  • Three letters of reference
County
Mercer

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