SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST VACANCY CIRCULAR NO 8 CSE SCHOOL YEAR 2019 2020

  • Posted Date: Apr 24, 2019 Deadline: May 21, 2019
  • New York United States
    VARIOUS LOCATIONS THROUGH THE CITY

Job Details

(SUBJECT TO BUDGET AVAILABILITY)

POSITIONS:

Committee on Special Education (CSE) School Psychologists (number of positions to be determined)

LOCATION:

District CSEs citywide, location TBD

ELIGIBILITY:

-Currently appointed NYCDOE school psychologist OR New York State Certification in School Psychology

-One-year position; current CSE school psychologists may reapply and be selected for additional terms the same as all other applicants.

SELECTION CRITERIA :

  • Experience evaluating the emotional, social, cognitive, and educational development of students
  • Knowledge of assessment strategies and tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively with families, agencies, and school personnel
  • Knowledge of the continuum of services, the special education process, regulations of the NYSED Commissioner, regulations of the NYCDOE Chancellor
  • Knowledge of due process
  • Satisfactory rating for three (3) consecutive years
  • Three (3) years of experience working on a school-based CSE team

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 students in the areas of cognitive, social, emotional, and educational competencies
  • Conduct formal and informal assessments at various CPSE/CSE locations, non-public, parochial, charter or public schools, and agencies
  • Prepare written reports of aforementioned assessment results
  • Provide consultation on all matters relating to cognitive, social, emotional, and educational competencies of students referred for evaluation and/or receiving services to CPSE/CSE, non-public, parochial, charter or public school staff, families, and other agencies
  • Develop IEPs
  • Serve as district representative at CSE meetings
  • Participate in CPSE/CSE meetings at various CPSE/CSE locations, non-public, parochial, charter or public schools, 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 staff, school staff, families, and agencies
  • Participate in these activities at the CPSE/CSE locations, 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 mail or submit in person cover letter and resume to the CSE location you wish you apply with attention to the CSE Chairperson by May 21, 2019. See attached contact information or this link:

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

NOTE: If you have any questions about this activity, please e‐mail questions to Kesha Jones Ali at KAli7@schools.nyc.gov (do not email applications to this address)

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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