Summary

Special Services | Psychologist | Brooklyn Center Elementary School | Available: Immediate | Closing: 09/11/2023

Description

We are seeking a passionate and equity-centered School Psychologist to join our Elementary School.  Applicants must be positive, energetic and have a deep belief that every student deserves high quality education and supports. This position has part time and full time openings within one building, supporting early childhood through elementary age students. The School Psychologist is responsible for providing a full range of psychological services to support the academic and behavioral competence of students (ages birth to twenty-one), families, and staff. Work is performed under the general direction of the Special Services Leadership team.

BCCS is looking for applicants driven to uphold our Mission: To become a justice-center school community who fuels each student’s unique genius.

BCCS Core Values – Written on a foundation of students’ voice, our district core values communicate the culture and character of Brooklyn Center Community Schools.

  • We stand front and center

  • We demonstrate passion, pride, and perseverance

  • We acknowledge and disrupt oppressive systems

  • Our diversity fuels learning

  • We fiercely lead in justice-centered educated

Essential Job Responsibilities:
Participate in design, implementation, and evaluation of early interventions with children experiencing academic and behavioral difficulty. 

Conduct diagnostic assessments of referred students throughout the school district using direct and indirect methods; building level team in evaluation procedures and processes in all areas of development and functioning.

Assist in team decision making, student placement and planning decisions, especially when out-of-district placement is considered. 

Consult with building staff and administators regarding individual students.  

Provide services to groups and individuals and training to staff and parents.  

Facilitate referrals and act as a liaison with outside agencies. 

Facilitates child study team meetings and is team point person for parent eval requests.

Assist in development of crisis response teams and systems within buildings. 

Assists directly in crisis situations, risk assessments, and emergency response planning and follow through.

Establish and maintain contact with parents/guardians through participation in team meetings, consultation and facilitation of family groups. 

Attends IEP meetings, Evaluation results meetings, problem solving team and child study team meetings.

May serve as district representative at IEP team meetings.

Participate in building and district teams as appropriate. 

Provide psychological assessment as part of team making decisions concerning early admittance to kindergarten and interprets results of early childhood screening as necessary. 

Other duties as apparent or assigned.

Qualifications: MN Teaching Licensure, School Psychologist License
Pay and Benefits: Competitive Pay and Benefits based on the contract
Duty Days:¬†197 duty days,¬†7:15 a.m. –¬† 3:00 p.m.¬† includes 8 paid holidays!¬†
 


Why Choose BCCS?

  • Flexible and Affordable Health Insurance Options
  • Dental Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Supplemental Life and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account¬†(FSA)
  • Full service community school
  • Vital Worklife: Supportive counseling and coaching
  • Staff Wellness Opportunities: Annual benefits fair, wellness challenges and campaigns, free yoga and personal trainer sessions
  • NeoPath Health Clinic: Onsite medical care to help you improve your overall health and wellness.¬† The clinic offers all of the primary care services you would expect from a family physician/general practitioner.

 

¬†We’re not a community on the fringe, we’re a community moving toward a center. Moving in unison with a shift in cultural expectations.¬†¬†Our voice and achievement will not be disqualified, we’re moving toward a change in history and hearts.¬†¬†
 Standing FRONT AND CENTER so we are seen and heard.
Application Process:

Please select this link to learn more about Brooklyn Center Community Schools: https://www.bccs286.org/
Please select this link to apply online:   https://www.applitrack.com/brooklyncenterschools/onlineapp/

BROOKLYN CENTER COMMUNITY SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:  
Brooklyn Center Community Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives and regulations of Federal, State and Local governing bodies or agencies. Brooklyn Center Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or status.