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School Psychologist Intern

Employer
Grand Forks Public School District
Location
SPECIAL EDUCATION
Salary
Great Culture. Great Benefits. Great Schedules!

Job Details

Position Vacancy for 2024-2025 School Year

Full-time School Psychologist Intern. Completion of a successful internship may lead to employment as a contracted School Psychologist in our school district.

Education:
  • Enrolled in a school psychologist program (attach current unofficial transcript to application)
  • Applicant must have a degree in education or related field.


  • School Psychologist Intern Role:
    • Facilitate the Special Education process at the building level (compliance with Special Education process: evaluations and timelines)
    • Support teachers, Learning Specialists, and Speech-Language Pathologists in providing services to students.
    • Meet with building level Special Education teams
    • Conduct Special Education evaluations
    • Consult with Specific Learning Disability evaluations, especially regarding Response to Intervention and Patterns of Strength and Weaknesses models.
    • Conduct Functional Behavior Assessments, Behavior Support Plans, Plans of Independence and Safety Plans.
    • Consult regarding behavior for children in General Education and Special Education classes
    • Consult on Response to Intervention/Social Skills Training/Pre-referral processes.
    • Consult with school wide multi-tiered behavioral supports (Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports).
    • Consult regarding behavior and academics.
    • Provide Risk and Threat assessments as needed.
    • Work with General Education teachers to develop 504 plans.


    Work Environment and Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; occasionally walk and stand. The ability to hear and see in order to communicate effectively as well as communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; Maintain effective audio/visual discrimination and perception to the degree necessary for the successful performance of assigned duties; Maintain mental capacity, allowing for effective interaction and communication with others.

    Occasionally may need to lift up to fifty (50); reaching, standing, walking, carrying, bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, and/or crawling within the classroom.

    The employee may encounter situations where students are physically aggressive and/or verbally abusive. This may require physical interaction (using strategies acquired through de-escalation and restraint training) between the employee and student. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee may be exposed to infection at a greater risk than the average person. May be directly responsible for the safety, well-being and/or output of students.

    Terms of Employment: 8 hours/day M-F, Nine (9) months, academic school year

    Open until filled.

    Company

    About Grand Forks Public Schools

    • The Grand Forks and Grand Forks Air Force Base Public School Districts work together in a unique arrangement to serve approximately 7,400 students who attend schools in the two communities. Approximately 1,600 people are employed, including over 750 teachers and over 850 support and administrative staff. Two grades 9-12 high schools, one alternative high school, three grades 6-8 middle schools, 10 elementary schools, one combined elementary and middle school, and one Head Start Program comprise the arrangement of the schools.

    Company info
    Telephone
    701-780-2200
    Location
    Grand Forks
    ND
    58201
    US

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