Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES School Psychologist FLSS, Rushville, NY in Newark, New York
Depending on location, this position may involve direct work with students with autism, emotional and/or developmental disabilities which may include, but are not limited to, oppositional and aggressive behaviors; mood disorders; and potentially severe and unpredictable physical and/or verbal outbursts. School Psychologists are expected to:
• Ability to work with a diverse population of students. • Provide students with a safe, orderly environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. • Provide targeted interventions to teach social, emotional, behavioral regulation. • Provide group and/or individual counseling using evidence-based interventions. • Conduct initial evaluations, re-evaluations, and Functional Behavior Assessments. • Develop, implement, and monitor behavior intervention plans and crisis management plans. • Collaborate and consult with community-based providers, parents, component districts, colleagues and provide resources to meet student learning needs. • Communicate regularly and effectively with stakeholders. • Record and report student progress.
Salary Range: $48,932 - $56,736 based on experience and demonstrated abilities. Benefits include paid holidays & leave time, NYS retirement, and health & dental insurance. .
Please note that applicants will be reviewed and will be filled on a continuing basis based on program needs.
Location: Rushville, NY
NYS School Psychologist Certification Candidates should possess a broad skill set to engage learners of all levels including, but not limited to:
• Knowledge of skills related to trauma, illness, grief, crisis intervention, identifying level of functioning for students. • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team. • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Promoting equity and culturally responsive practices to create inclusive environments.
Job responsibility may require individual to do one and two person lifts and/or physical interventions on a daily basis with students weighing 50-200 pounds. Position requires the successful completion of all elements of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training. W-FL BOCES provides Initial and refresher TCI Trainings.