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North Carolina’s Gaston County Schools are looking for a school psychologist who will work collaboratively with school personnel to design, implement, and evaluate the effectiveness of core instruction and evidence-based interventions. The employee will provide counseling to individuals or groups of students as appropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a team member on various problem-solving teams and effectively coordinates duties with team members
  • Help with the creation, monitoring, and evaluation of Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
  • Serve as a consultant to school personnel including, but not limited to, Special Education teachers and professionals, Social Workers, Counselors, general education teachers, and administrators
  • Provide individual and group counseling as needed
  • Conduct evaluations of students
  • Prepare test reports
  • Participate on Individual Education Program Teams to interpret test results and relate test scores to DPI eligibility standards
  • Prepare and present at workshops

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of federal and state laws governing programs and services for exceptional children
  • Knowledge of technology to operate a computer to generate psychological reports and data
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, teachers, students and administrators
  • Ability to participate in the development and implementation of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in School Psychology from a regionally accredited college/university
  • Holds or is eligible for North Carolina Certification as a School Psychologist (00026).

View the job description on instructions on how to apply.