Provides 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.
Requires Master’s degree in Psychology (school, counseling or clinical psychology), and one (1) year of related experience and/or training which may include Psychology internships.
Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology licensure as a Senior Psychological Examiner or Psychologist/Health Services Provider is required.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included.
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; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.
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
Shelby County Schools 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.