This person will work closely under supervising school psychologist in evaluation of the intellectual, emotional, social and academic functioning of pupils within assigned schools within system. This person will assist site-based school psychologist with observations, interviews and evaluation. This person will additionally assist in the development of interventions, consult with the building based teams, track and assist in determining an appropriate response to intervention.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Conducts psychometric evaluation under the guide of supervising psychologist.
Participates on the multi-disciplinary team with the supervising psychologist.
May participate in the development of intervention plans and assist in tracking a response to intervention.
Follows policies of the Indianapolis Public Schools, including timelines and procedures.
Follow policies developed by the National Association of School Psychologists, including those related to confidentiality.
The school psychologist Intern will work comparable hours of that of the supervising school psychologist.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience: Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent in Psychology.
Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and evaluations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of parents, teachers, and students.
Mathematical Skills: Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations None.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.