School Psychologist
KIPP New Jersey
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Post Date: Sep 06, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: 10/07/2019
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New Jersey - Newark
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Description
School Psychologist
KIPP New Jersey is looking for a strong candidate with a track record of developing future leaders. You are passionate about education and understand the importance of strong leadership in generating student achievement. You are committed to doing whatever it takes to help our students succeed.

Here’s what you need to know:
We’re looking for School Psychologists for the 2019-20 school year! Our network is seeking great School Psychologists to help our students with special needs climb the mountain to college. Our child stud team members are dynamic leaders in our school communities. They love students, families and the community they serve. They are also willing to do whatever it takes to make sure their students learn and achieve.

Why join KIPP?
Great question! We’re really passionate about kids, fun and improvement. To find out more about why great school psychologists join us, visit our website here.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
Joining one of our schools as a school psychologist comes with a lot of growth opportunities, but with great power comes great responsibility. Here are a few for this position:

-Serve on the child study team responsible for the identification, evaluation, determination of eligibility and review of the individualized education program and placement of classified scholars
-Administer, score and evaluate standard psychological tests for the purpose of assessing the intellectual, educational, emotional, social and behavioral characteristics of referred and classified scholars
-Consult on the educational needs of classified students
-Interpret school psychological testing to school staff and scholar guardians
-Collaborate with other specialists and agencies in the implementation of classified scholar programs in the school and the community
-Serves as primary case manager for classified scholars and maintains appropriate case records
-Coordinates the development, monitoring, and evaluation of individual education plan
-Coordinates annual reviews and the reevaluation processes
-Collaborates to provide needed staff professional development
-Collaborates with the Director of Behavioral Health to monitor the implementation of behavior implementation plans

Skills
Must Haves
-Master’s Degree in School Psychology
-NJ School Psychologist Certificate
-Solutions oriented and strong organizational skills
-Student Focus: Belief that all students, regardless of background, have the ability to go to and through college; demonstrated commitment to the school’s unique community

Nice to Have
Experience creating Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans


Notes
Need more reasons to work here?
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full benefits plan, a subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop as well as travel benefits for TEAMmates coming from the New York City area.

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Contact Details
Name: Renee Waldron
Address: 60 Park Pl
City: Newark
State/Province: New Jersey
Zipcode: 07102
Country: United States
URL: http://kippnj.org/listings/