The essential function of the position within the organization is to provide a range of services to promote mental health, emotional/behavioral functioning and educational progress for all students with and without disabilities. The position is responsible for evaluating students for special services; recommending and coordinating services with teachers, parents and others as appropriate; providing therapeutic and consultative services; maintaining accurate and up-to-date case records, and performing related professional and administrative work as required. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in School Counseling, Counseling or Clinical Psychology or other related field and one (1) year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education, training, or experience. Must meet eligibility requirements for licensure; Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology licensure at the psychological examiner level and/or licensure as a school psychologist through the Tennessee Department of Education. Valid State Driver's License.
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment.
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
The district is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management