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SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST – 2045

(SY 20-21)

Announcement Date: June 22, 2020 – Open until filled

Applications/Resumes are being accepted at the Oklahoma School for the Blind, Muskogee, Oklahoma. The school provides full-range of educational and related services for Oklahoma youth that are blind or visually impaired from the time of identification through 21 years of age.

Position Responsibilities: This position provides psychological services including, comprehensive psychological evaluations that include the assessment of intellectual, developmental, academic, social/emotional and behavioral status. Interpreting and utilizing assessment data for the purpose of writing psychological reports and behavior intervention plans. Administering individual academic / achievement tests. Counseling students individually and in groups. Being on call to provide critical support and crisis intervention for students. Serving as a liaison to obtain counseling services for students from outside service providers. Conduct in-service training to staff; provide information to parents regarding community resources. Facilitate and maintain character building program for students. Construct effective anti-bullying campaigns and activities to promote more positive social interactions throughout the school environment. Coordinate social programs (backpack for kids, sorority/ food basket programs). Attend IEP meetings and staffing’s as needed.

 

Preferred Skills, Education and Experience: Master’s degree in psychology or comparable field, and certification as a school psychologist from Oklahoma State Department of Education. Prefer candidate with LPC license. Consideration may be given to applicants that agree to obtain required certification within a one year time period. Two years of experience in related field.

Preference may be given to applicants that have Visual Impairment (VI) Certification

Salary: Annual salary is commensurate with education and years of experience: $37,821. -$55,615. Additional 5% of annual salary added if applicant is certified in Special Education and/or Visual Impairment. Employees are provided health, dental, life and retirement benefits as well as an option to participate in the State's tax-deferred annuity program.

Method of Application: Resumes or vitas will be accepted and must include educational and work background listing places of employment, beginning/ending dates of employment, and description of duties performed. Please submit three professional references with telephone numbers to be reached during office hours. Attach and send information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Background Check: Successful candidate will be required to obtain a National Criminal History Record Check (NCHRC)