SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST VACANCY CIRCULAR NO 12 PRAC 2020 2021

  • Posted Date: Jun 11, 2020 Deadline: Jul 9, 2020
  • New York United States
    VARIOUS LOCATION THROUGH OUT THE CITY

Job Details

(SUBJECT TO FUNDING AVAILABILITY)

POSITIONS:

Committee on Special Education (CSE) Preschool Assessment Center (PRAC) Psychologists (Number of positions to be determined)

LOCATION:

District-based CSEs citywide, location TBD; travel required

ELIGIBILITY:

Currently Appointed NYCDOE School Psychologist OR New York State Certification in

School Psychology

TERM:

Three years

SELECTION CRITERIA: (Preference will be given to the following):

  • New York State Certification in School Psychology
  • Experience evaluating the emotional, social, cognitive and educational development of early childhood children
  • Knowledge of early childhood assessment strategies and tools
  • Knowledge of developmental milestones for early childhood students
  • Ability to communicate effectively with families, agencies, and school personnel
  • Knowledge of the pre-school continuum of services, regulations of the NYSED Commissioner, regulations of the NYCDOE Chancellor
  • Knowledge of due process rights

After interviewing applicants that meet the selection criteria above, the following applicants will be considered:

  • Regularly appointed and tenured
  • Regularly appointed and not tenured
  • New applicants to the New York City Department of Education

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Evaluate preschoolers in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional and educational competencies
  • Travel to various locations where meetings and evaluations are held
  • Conduct formal and informal assessments at various CPSE/CSE, non-public, parochial, charter or public schools, children’s homes and agencies and prepare written reports
  • Provide consultation on all matters relating to cognitive, social, emotional and educational competencies of children referred for evaluation and/or receiving services to CPSE/CSE, non-public, parochial, charter or public school staff,families and other agencies
  • Develop IEPs
  • Participate in CPSE/CSE reviews at various CPSE/CSE, non-public, parochial, charter or public schools, children’s homes and agencies
  • Coordinate CPSE/CSE activities with various DOE/NYC offices, non-public, parochial, charter or public schools, and other agencies.
  • Serve as a resource to CPSE/CSE, school staff, families and agencies.
  • Participate in these activities at the CPSE/CSE, non-public, parochial, charter, public schools and/or other locations.
  • Represent the DOE at Due Process Hearings
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the CSE Chairperson

SALARY:

AS PER UFT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

WORK HOURS:

AS PER UFT COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT

APPLICATION:

Please email cover letter and resume to the CSE location you wish you apply with attention to the CSE Chairperson by JULY 9, 2020.

CSE1@schools.nyc.gov

CSE2@schools.nyc.gov

CSE3@schools.nyc.gov

CSE4@schools.nyc.gov

CSE5@schools.nyc.gov

CSE6@schools.nyc.gov

CSE7@schools.nyc.gov

CSE8@schools.nyc.gov

CSE9@schools.nyc.gov

CSE10@schools.nyc.gov

Please see below link for relevant district information:

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/special-education/help/committees-on-special-education

If you have any questions about this posting, please e‐mail Kesha Jones Ali at Kali7@schools.nyc.gov

Office of Field & Information Services  Division of Human Resources

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D

It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non-Discrimination Policy.

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