Elementary School Psychologist
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: May 9, 2022
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Job Posting Title:
Elementary School Psychologist (Full Time - 185 days per year)
(Please apply directly to STEM School. Do NOT apply online with
School Psychologists in the Douglas County School District serve
students across all levels (PK-12) who require universal, targeted,
and intensive intervention across special education and general
education populations. Candidates should have demonstrated
knowledge, skills, and commitment needed to provide direct and
indirect services that help students and youth succeed:
academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally. Candidate
will have understanding and empathy necessary for working with
students and their families.
Position Specific Information (if Applicable):
Position: Elementary School Psychologist (Full Time- 185
Start Date: August, 2022
Salary Range: $53,760-$88,984 (See DCSD Salary Compensation
At STEM School Highlands Ranch we put innovation in the center of
learning to unleash the potential of all students and prepare them
for an exponentially changing world. We are a K-12 free Charter
School in the Douglas County School District located in Highlands
Ranch, Colorado. Don't just read about our school; See what we do
1. Creating an environment of respect and success in an
exponentially changing world.
2. Nurturing unlimited human potential.
3. Leveraging the power of collaboration through continuous inquiry
4. Optimizing resources and operations.
5. Impacting the world ethically and positively.
6. Relentlessly reinvent and adapt.
What we expect:
At STEM School Highlands Ranch, we expect teachers to be agile
learners who design thoughtful curriculum that ensures unlimited
What you can expect:
A community of committed professionals who engage in constant
collaboration and innovation in order to nurture unlimited teacher
and student potential.
To apply for this position, please click here to complete the STEM
School Highlands Ranch Employment Form. Please follow all
instructions in the form in order to complete the process
correctly. IMPORTANT: Please make sure to rename your files per the
examples given in that section of the form. If you have questions
about the form, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
--- Support and establish a safe, inclusive and respectful learning
environment for a diverse population of students in order to:
alleviate barriers to learning, engage students as individuals with
unique interests and strengths, and promote student success at the
student's developmental level
--- Demonstrate expertise in assessment, data based decision-making
skills and psycho-educational practices, in order to plan, consult,
collaborate and/or provide direct social-emotional services to
--- Participate as a member of the IEP team contributing evaluation
findings and collaborating on the child's educational plan
--- Provide collaborative consultation, modeling, and
documentation, including assisting staff with suggestions and
implementation of RTI, pre-referral intervention strategies, and
providing recommendations and interventions to assist staff in
working with special education students in the classroom
--- Consult with parents, teachers, and other appropriate staff
regarding the child's needs and programming, and any
adaptations/materials needed to facilitate improved performance in
--- Provide direct services through a variety of methods (e.g.
classroom presentations, co-teaching in general education settings,
in-services to staff, etc.) as needed
--- Maintain appropriate data on students to document current
levels of performance and other pertinent information. Re-evaluate,
as appropriate, to determine extent for progress and effectiveness
--- Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) and develop and
implement Behavior Intervention Plans (BIPs) as needed
--- Establish and monitor the necessary caseload, procedures, and
resources to manage school psychologist services to students/staff
and work cooperatively to accomplish the goals of the IEP
--- Effectively implement crisis prevention, intervention, response
and recovery efforts
--- Provide counseling services to both general education students
and Special Education students when needed
--- Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative
relationships with school personnel, students and parents
--- Adhere to the ethical standards and codes of the profession and
to the established rules, regulations, and laws governing special
--- Maintain accurate and up to date records of every
treatment/session delivered to students whether direct or indirect
services. Information will be documented into either the current
IEP system and/or current Medicaid system. Document all student
services who are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement if current
DORA license is held. Complete records of students' progress
development preparing required reports on students and
--- Colorado Special Service Provider License for School
--- Completion of an Educational Specialist Program (minimum of 60
graduate semester hours) for the preparation of school
psychologists, serving children, birth through age 21
--- Passing the Praxis II (passing score of 165)
--- Practica consisting of a sequence of closely supervised
on-campus or field-based activities
--- An internship consisting of a full-time experience of over 1
year, or half-time, over 2 consecutive years, with a minimum of
1200 clock hours, of which at least 600 hours must be in a school
--- Excellent interpersonal skills
--- Proven written and verbal communication skills
--- Experience collaborating with team members and providing
constructive and instructive feedback
--- Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing priorities
--- Strong organizational skills
--- Responsiveness; Follow up and follow through with students,
parents, and faculty members isessential
--- Knowledge of both Mac and PC, Google
* -- Documents health related services in Designated Medicaid
documentation system for the DCSD School Medicaid Reimbursement
* -- Support and establish a safe, inclusive and respectful
learning environment for a diverse population of students in order
to: alleviate barriers to learning, engage students as individuals
with unique interests and strengths, and promote student success at
the student's developmental level.
* -- Demonstrate expertise in assessment, data based
decision-making skills and psycho-educational practices, in order
to plan, consult, collaborate and/or provide direct services to
* -- Effectively implement crisis prevention, intervention,
response and recovery efforts.
* -- Effective case management skills.
* -- Ability to establish and maintain effective collaborative
relationships with school personnel, students and parents.
Maintain accurate and up to date records of every treatment/session
delivered to students whether direct or indirect services.
Information will be documented into either the current IEP system
and/or current Medicaid system. Document all student services who
are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement if current DORA license is
held. Complete records of students' progress and development
preparing required reports on students and activities.
Special Services Provider License - School Psychologist - Colorado
Department of Education
Master's Degree: Educational Psychology (Required)
STEM Charter School
One Year Only (Yes or No):
Scheduled Hours Per Week:
Approx Scheduled Days Per Year:
(260 days indicates a year-round position. Time off [or Off-Track
Days] are then granted based on the position. Any exceptions to the
normal off-track time will be noted in the Additional Position
Details section above, as scheduled work days.)
185 Work Days
Minimum Hire Rate:
$53,760.00 USD Annual
Maximum Hire Rate:
$84,379.50 USD Annual
Full Salary Range:
$53,760.00 USD - $114,999.00 USD Annual
* All salary amounts listed above are based on a full-time (1.0)
FTE. If applicable, part-time salaries will be prorated according
to the assigned FTE.
This position is eligible for health, vision, dental, health
savings account (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), District
paid and voluntary additional (supplemental) life and accidental
death and dismemberment insurance, short and long-term disability,
critical illness and accident voluntary insurance, employee
assistance program (EAP), voluntary 401(k), 403(b) and 457
retirement plan options.
Time Off Plans:
Closing Date (Ongoing if No Date Specified):
Please note that the posting will be closed as of 12:01 am on the
day specified (if applicable).
May 25, 2022
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