Do you have a desire to inspire, ignite, and instill a love of learning in all students? If so, we would love for you to pursue a career at one of Charlotte's premier charter schools, Sugar Creek Charter.
Sugar Creek Charter is currently seeking a School Psychologist for the 2022-2023 school year.
Why Sugar Creek Charter:
- We're a well-established school that's been in existence for 21 years.
- We offer a competitive salary, full medical benefits, and a retirement plan.
- We are one of the highest-performing schools in Mecklenburg County.
- Our teachers enjoy an extended fall, winter, and spring break.
School Psychologist Job Description
Purpose: School psychologists help students succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, administrators, families, and other mental health professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students and strengthen connections between home and school.
Reports to: Superintendent, and EC Director
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
· Practice in ways that meet all appropriate ethical, professional, and legal standards.
· Understand and apply federal, state, and local policies and regulations in the delivery of school psychological services.
· Maintain confidentiality of student records and information.
· Use technology in ways that are consistent with ethical and responsible professional practice.
· Modify or adapt the routine practice to effectively meet these diverse needs.
· Demonstrate sensitivity and skills needed to work with families, students, and staff from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
· Evaluate and synthesize a cumulative body of research findings as a foundation for effective service delivery.
· Collect, analyze, and interpret program evaluation data in applied settings.
· Evaluate the effectiveness of school-based intervention plans.
· Demonstrate knowledge regarding the social, affective, and adaptive developmental domains
· Identify and apply sound principles of behavior change within these domains to assist in designing and implementing prevention and intervention programs.
· Help schools develop challenging but achievable, cognitive and academic goals for all students.
· Collaborate with other team members to develop appropriate cognitive and academic goals for students with different abilities, disabilities, strengths, and needs, and develop interventions to achieve these goals.
· Implement appropriate and alternative ways to monitor and assess the effectiveness of interventions and individual student progress toward goals.
· Assess students' cognitive abilities using a variety of instruments and techniques that are appropriate for the individual student.
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