13 Jan

School Psychologist San Francisco Jobs Vacancy in Five Keys Schools And Programs San Francisco

Position
School Psychologist San Francisco
Company
Five Keys Schools And Programs
Location
San Francisco CA
Opening
13 Jan, 2018 5 days ago

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School Psychologist San Francisco Jobs Vacancy in Five Keys Schools And Programs San Francisco Jobs Details:

Job Description:
MISSION
Through the use of Social and Restorative Justice Principals, Five Keys provides traditionally underserved communities the opportunity to restart their education with a focus on the Five Keys: EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, RECOVERY, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY. HISTORY
Five Keys was established by the SF Sheriff’s Department in 2003 as the first charter school in the nation to operate inside of a county jail. Today Five Keys is a nationally recognized education management (non-profit) corporation that operates accredited charter schools and programs for transitional-aged youth (TAY) and adults at 70 locations across California. Five Keys goal is to restore communities through education and other programs that respond to the students’ and communities’ needs - which in turn creates safer communities.

Five Keys provides a range of educational programs and services including: high school diploma, career and technical education, digital literacy, ESL education, cognitive behavioral therapy, recovery programs, case management, correctional education consulting and college access to transitional-aged youth and adults in six California counties.
POSITION SUMMARY
The School Psychologist is responsible for providing direct Mental Health services to students ranging from the ages of 16-22 that under IDEA. This person is also responsible for completing testing for initial and triennial reevaluation to qualify students for special education and related services and is responsible providing Individual Counseling and Counseling and Guidance services to special education students. The school psychologist will also be an active participant of the student's IEP meeting including writing of reports, development of goals and objectives, implementation of the IEP goals and data collection on progress. DUTIES AND RESPONSABLITIES
Provides individual counseling services to students to emphasize improved educational performance and/or conduct.
Completes psychological testing to qualify or reevaluate students for special education services.
Participates as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and the Individualized Education Program (IEP) committee collaborating on the student’s educational plan including writing goals and objectives, reporting on present levels of performance and testing results and updating staff on goal progress.
Provides collaborative consultation and documentation of results including assisting educational staff with suggestions for implementation of RTI, pre-referral intervention strategies, and providing recommendations and modifications to the curriculum to assist the educational team when working with special education students in the educational setting.
Consults with teachers and other school staff regarding the student‘s program and any adaptations/materials needed to facilitate improved performance in the classroom or home environment to attain educational benefit.
Maintains appropriate data on students to document present levels of performance and other pertinent information. Complete informal assessments as appropriate, to determine extent of progress and effectiveness of therapy.
Completes staff trainings in the areas of expertise.
Establishes and monitors the necessary caseloads, procedures, and resources to manage mental health services for students/staff and works cooperatively to accomplish the goals of the IEP.
Adheres to the ethical standards and codes of the profession and to the established rules, regulations, and laws governing special education programs. Participate in activities that promote professional development and uses clinical/educational research to enhance therapy services.
Supports and implements the LEA’s policies, regulations, procedures, and administrative directives.
Supports and follows the policies and procedures of Five Keys Charter Schools and Programs
Submits records, reports, and assignments promptly (within legal timelines) and efficiently
Demonstrates ability to adjust to and use new approaches in the performance of his/her duties
Seeks and takes advantage of opportunities for professional growth
Adheres to the Five Keys Schools and Programs dress code policies
Abides by Five Keys and Sheriff’s Department policies and procedures
Creates and maintains a data collection system that is organized and updated weekly or as appropriate.
Other duties as assigned

Required Experience:
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
Self-driven and results-oriented person with a clear focus and attention to detail
Strong general and emotional intelligence coupled with the abilities to work efficiently and independently, to prioritize, and to communicate clearly and succinctly in writing and in person are essential
Experience with understanding of how educational barriers affect work and training for students in the program
Creation and documentation of related reports and data as required
Comfortable, mature, and professional interacting with diverse community partners, school district representatives, Sheriff’s Department and Five Keys staff
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, phone, internet /email, and databases to include Excel
Commitment to the mission, vision, and values of Five Keys is necessary
Ability to maintain strong and appropriate boundaries with personal identifying information when interacting with students or community or program partners, and while at any school location or community or program partner site
Exceptional written communication skills; ability to express complex ideas with clarity and precision in written documents
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent organizational skills
Eagerness to learn new things and adapt to constantly changing circumstances
Ability to handle multiple deadlines and tasks simultaneously
Advanced problem-solving skills; tactfully address and resolve questions/concerns EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE

This position typically requires:
A master's degree and the possession of an PPS credential that authorizes School Psychology, a license as a Clinical Psychologist or a license as an Educational Psychologist
A commitment to working with underserved, urban youth and adults
An unwavering commitment to and belief in the mission of Five Keys Charter Schools, including:
The ability to focus and thrive in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
The ability to work effectively in a team environment and the willingness and desire to support others in doing their best work; and
An entrepreneurial spirit that reflects an openness to change, willingness to problem-solve, and an interest in developing new ideas & programs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Frequent and prolonged standing, walking, and sitting
Occasional reaching with hands and arms
Occasionally lifting up to 25 pounds
Ability to follow oral directions in emergency situations
Travel to multiple sites daily required
Clear TB test results dated within 60 days of hire to be submitted within 10 days of hire required
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Must be willing and able to work in a correctional facility
Work environment varies from site to site.
Moderate noise level
Keyword: School Psychologist; Special Education; Alternative Education
From: Five Keys Schools and Programs


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