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headerPOSITION TITLE
Licensed Specialist in School Psychology

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
Salary: Approved by Board
Type of assignment: Full-Time, Exempt
Minimum Work Days: 195
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
The Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP) serves as the assessment team representative to coordinate the collection of diagnostic information from various sources. The LSSP assists co-op schools by providing needed services, counseling, problem-solving, and educational strategies.
 
BASIC FUNCTION
• Provide diagnostic assessments for students referred to special education.
• For students qualifying for special education services, assist in providing needed services through the use of consultation, assessments, counseling, problem-solving, and educational strategies.
 
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
• Master’s Degree in School Psychology or related field
• Licensed Specialist in School Psychology
• Knowledge, skills, and experience in the areas of child development and psychological assessment
• External candidates must have a satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50.00) paid by the employee
• Bilingual preferred (Spanish)
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Conduct assessments to include but not limited to psychoeducational, functional behavioral, autism, ADHD, achievement, etc.
• Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of the Individual Education Plans for students.
• Consult with relevant persons regarding the educational needs of students and the interpretation of assessment data.
• Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning the intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.
• Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of psychological services, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.
• Ensure timelines are met by compiling, maintaining, and filing all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.
• Willing to take on various roles and responsibilities.
• Ability to work with diverse administration, staff, parents, students, and related service providers.
• Willingness to travel.
• Have an ethical responsibility and practices ethical decision-making at all times.
• Participate in educational opportunities for professional growth and development.
• • Perform other duties as assigned by the SASPC directors.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS
• Must be able to problem-solve.
• Must be able to work well under pressure.
• Must be able to organize and manage multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools to maintain deadlines/timelines.
• Must be able to work as part of a highly functioning team.
• Must be willing to travel.
• Must be able to interpret data collected and make appropriate and meaningful recommendations as required.
• Must be able to maintain a positive working relationship with staff, management, and co-op members.
• Daily attendance and punctuality are essential functions of the job.
• Occasional light lifting and carrying of test materials.
 
headerJob Title: Speech Language Assistant
 
Work Location 
- San Antonio Special Programs Co-op
4243 E. Piedras, #101 San Antonio, TX 78228
- Co-op Schools

FLSA Status Exempt
Contract Days Part-time 125 days
Compensation Annual salary schedule approved by the board

Reports to
- San Antonio Special Programs Co-op Directors
- Supervising Speech-Language Pathologist
Employment Requirements
- Bachelor's degree in speech-language pathology or audiology
- Licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant in the State of Texas
Basic Function
- Plan and provide appropriate individual and group therapy to students consistent with speech and language goals contained in the Individual Education Plan (IEP).
- Report student progress and help determine readiness for termination of therapy services.
- Conduct screenings to assess students with speech or language disorders to determine the possible need for services.
- Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee to assist with interpreting data, appropriate placement, and development of the Individual Education Plans for students with communication disorders or conditions according to co-op procedures.
- Counsel and involve parents in the remedial process.
- Collaborate with teachers to plan and implement classroom activities to improve the communication skills of students.
- Provide support and training to assigned schools to help personnel identify and understand communication deficits in students.
- Consult with relevant persons regarding the educational needs of students.
- Create a learning environment that meets the maturity level and interest of students.
- Ensure timelines are met by compiling, maintaining, and filing all reports, records, and other documents required, including case records, test results, statistical data, and test inventories.
- Assist in the selection of equipment and instructional materials.
- Willing to take on various roles and responsibilities.
- Ability to work with diverse administration, staff, parents, students, and related service providers.
- Have an ethical responsibility and practices ethical decision-making at all times.
- Participate in educational opportunities for professional growth and development.
- Perform other duties as assigned by superiors.
Responsibilities and Duties 
- Conduct speech and language screenings
- Participate in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee to assist with appropriate placement and development of the Individual Education Plans for students.
- Consult with relevant persons regarding the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.
- Consult with psychologists, psychiatrists, medical doctors, and community agencies concerning intellectual, emotional, and behavioral functioning of students as needed.
- Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of speech, assessment, placement, and planning for special education services.
- Ensure timelines are met.
- Willing to take on various roles and responsibilities.
- Ability to work with diverse administration, staff, parents, students, and related service staff.
- Have an ethical responsibility and practices ethical decision-making at all times.
- Participate in educational opportunities for professional growth and development.
- Have a genuine interest in people, behavior, and ideas and are willing to implement new ideas.
- Willingness to travel.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the SASPC director and Lead Related Service Specialist/SLP.
Knowledge, Skills, and abilities
- Ability to understand oral and written instruction.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
• Above average interpersonal skills.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to develop and lead meetings and staff development.
Special Considerations • Must be able to problem-solve.
• Must be able to work well under pressure.
• Must be able to organize and manage multiple priorities and/or projects by using appropriate methodologies and tools to maintain deadlines/timelines.
• Must be able to work as part of a highly functioning team.
• Must be willing to travel.
• Must be able to interpret data collected and make appropriate and meaningful recommendations as required.
• Must be able to maintain a positive working relationship with staff, management, and co-op members.