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Job ID: 150531

School Psychologist
Rochester City School District

Date Posted Dec. 2, 2020
Title School Psychologist
School / District Rochester City School District
Rochester, NY, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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School Psychologist

Position Type: Classroom Positions/Teacher/Teaching Asst/Paraprofessional/Per Diem

Date Posted: 3/3/2020

Location: Rochester City School District

Date Available: 2020-21

Closing Date: Until filled

FUNCTIONAL DESCRIPTION OF UNIT: Works as a member of a multidisciplinary team with teachers, administrators, social workers, speech/language pathologists, audiologists, occupational and physical therapists. Uses a variety of assessment instruments in the areas of cognition, perception, personality, academic achievement, social and emotional behavior to arrive at diagnostic and prescriptive needs of student. Promotes the development of a positive multicultural learning environment which encourages student success.


· Uses a variety of appropriate psychological instruments and techniques to conduct non-biased assessment.

· Constructs comprehensive psychological reports which include intervention and remediation strategies to be used.

· Interprets results of assessment and share results with student, parent, school personnel and other appropriate professionals.

· Interviews, counsels and provides training to school staff and parents.

· Interprets federal, state and local laws relating on eligibility of special services to children.

· Provides individual or group counseling services to children and families.

· Monitors and accepts responsibility as part of a team for the well being and success of students.

· Constructs professional reports to agencies.

· Serves as a resource to other professional staff in areas of cognition, academic, social and emotional functioning of children.

· Completes yearly/monthly statistical reports on services provided to students.

· Integrates knowledge of all curricula into learning theories and translates that information to teachers and other school personnel.

· Provides consultation services to school personnel in the areas of retention, social grouping, learning styles, social skills, motivation, behavior management, peer interaction, goal setting, etc.


· Receives and reviews referrals from children’s parent, school personnel, agencies, physician, judicial officers.

· Participates with other school personnel on issues relating to school climate.

· Attends departmental staff meetings, school faculty meetings, parent/teacher meetings.

· Participates in projects and activities recommended by school or central management.

· Writes proposals to secure grants for special projects or research programs.

· Participates in school community activities.

· Participates in departmental committees to promote best practices.

· Conducts training for parents in areas such as child development.

· Attends Committee on Special Education meetings.

· Participates in site based student assistance teams’ meetings.


· Master’s degree in Psychology

· New York State Certification in School Psychology.

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