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School Psychologist (Grant Funded through 22/23 School Year)

Company: Compass Charter Schools
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Job Description:

The Compass Charter Schools (CCS) School Psychologist is a highly qualified member of the Academics Department. Under the direction of the Chief Academic Officer, the School Psychologist will work collaboratively to strengthen the performance and productivity of CCS scholars and staff.
In this role, the School Psychologist will help support our mission through direct support of scholars, consultation with staff and families, implementation of screening and assessment plans, advising the department director for schoolwide improvement, and collaboration with providers to support coordination of services. We hope to broaden our team with individuals who embody these core values, working towards inspiring scholars and preparing them for future success.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Great Place to Learn

  • Provide individual and group services to scholars that emphasize improved educational performance and/or conduct.
  • Screen and evaluate referred scholars including selecting appropriate instruments, administering and scoring assessments/tests, observations, and writing reports that state the evaluation findings, recommend Special Education Eligibility, and provide for educational program recommendations.
  • Participate as a member of the IEP team, contributing evaluation findings, making recommendations, and collaborating with all members of the team to develop education plans.
  • Consult with parents, teachers, and other staff regarding accommodations and/or modifications needed for scholars.
  • Maintain appropriate data on scholars, including present levels of performance and intervention strategies; submit records, reports, and assignments promptly and efficiently.
  • Establish and monitor necessary caseloads, working with schools and other staff to plan assessments and meetings. Schedule assessment and design Mental Health Intervention Programs with scholars and families as necessary.
  • Participate in and support organizational scholar recruitment/retention initiatives, scholar engagement experiences, and school-wide events as needed.

    Great Place to Work

    • Implement scholar and parent counseling services and educational methods (e.g. breathing or mental imagery techniques)
    • Collaborate with Education Specialists on academic and - learning goals, create behavioral goals based on each scholar's emotional, cognitive, and social strengths, Evaluate and report on scholar progress (e.g. using psychometric tests), research new methods to improve scholar's wellbeing (e.g. mindfulness), resolve classroom or school crises as they arise
    • Mentor and support teachers of high-risk scholars
    • Guide parents/guardians in facilitating scholar's progress
    • Conducts multidisciplinary evaluations for all non-speech only scholars who are referred for one or more eligibility categories. -
    • Ensures psychological evaluations for Autism and Emotional Disturbance are conducted in accordance with the National Association of School Psychologists' best practice recommendations.
    • Maintains professional competence through participation in professional development opportunities. Including but not limited to the creation and implementation of staff development activities.

      Great Systems in Efficiency and Effectiveness

      • Utilize SEIS to create Assessment Plans and prepare and manage IEP related Documents.
      • Help ensure data is accurate and updated in Pathways. -
      • Conducts assessments that address behavioral interventions, assists teachers in designing behavior plans including functional behavior assessments, and manifestation determinations.
      • Support case managers, as appropriate and per the department director.
      • Assists others as needed in meeting department and organizational goals.


        • Proficient in school-related technologies including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites), student information systems, and SEIS.

          • Expansive and up-to-date knowledge and practical use of evaluation tools and standards required by the state of California.
          • Strong knowledge in formulating concise clinical reports and maintaining complete longitudinal records for each scholar served.
          • Analysis of program activities and effectiveness, developing and implementing procedures to improve the performance of scholars and the department. -


            • Communicates and collaborates effectively within the organization, building relationships and maintaining rapport through active listening and empathy.
            • Acts with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. -
            • Exercises good judgment, analyzes problems and data, and makes sound conclusions and recommendations.
            • Ability to develop and implement appropriate goals and objectives for each individual scholar.
            • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively and to interact effectively with all stakeholders.


              • Masters degree
              • Valid/Current Preliminary/Clear California Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Psychology

                • Five (5) years of experience as a school psychologist or experience in a similar role
                • Experience working with educators, Online schools and/or Homeschooling preferred

                  Physical Demands:
                  Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed to meet the needs of scholars, learning coaches (parents), and staff.
                  Work Environment:
                  This Position is based in an approved home office in California. As the safety, adequacy, and functionality of the approved home office are key, approval must be provided to work from another location. May be required to also work from the Central Office, Learning Center, or other Compass location. Must be able to work a flexible schedule as needed to meet the needs of scholars, learning coaches (parents), and staff. Must be able to travel throughout the State of California for school-related activities. Notify HR if any work will be performed in San Francisco or out of state for any period of time. -
                  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills -
                  required of employees so classified. - All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Keywords: Compass Charter Schools, Thousand Oaks , School Psychologist (Grant Funded through 22/23 School Year), Healthcare , Thousand Oaks, California

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