School Psychologist

About Aspire:
Aspire Public Schools operates 40 high-performing, college-preparatory public charter schools serving 16,000 students in underserved communities across California and in Memphis, Tennessee. Founded in 1998, Aspire is one of the nation's largest open-enrollment public charter school systems serving predominantly low-income students, and delivering a rigorous College for Certain education to students in grades K-12.
Our promise at Aspire Public Schools is that every child receives a high-quality education to prepare them for success in college, career and life. Every day, our community of students, parents, teachers and staff come together to learn and grow so that every child's aspirations are within reach.
The Opportunity:
Behind every successful student is a passionate and dedicated team.Together, we will change the odds for underserved students, ensuring that every student is prepared to earn a college degree.
The School Psychologist provides a full range of school psychological services to children grades K-12,
including screening and assessment, individual and group counseling, and work with outside agencies as appropriate. S/he is a member of the Individualized Education Plan team to determine student's eligibility for special services, appropriate programming, and ongoing progress.
What You Will Do:
Provide individual and group services to children that emphasize improved educational performance and/or conduct
Screen and evaluate referred children including selecting appropriate instruments, administering tests, observations, and writing reports which state the evaluation findings and provide for educational program recommendations
Participate as a member of the IEP team, contributing evaluation findings and collaborating with all members of the team to develop education plans
Collaborate with school staff around RtI implementation, Student Study Team meetings, and Aspire wide Crisis planning
Consult with parents, teachers, and other staff regarding any accommodations/modifications needed for a specific child
Maintain appropriate data on students, including present levels of performance and intervention strategies; submit records, reports, and assignments promptly and efficiently
Establish and monitor necessary caseloads, working with schools and other staff to plan assessments and meetings
What You Will Bring:
Bachelor's degree; Master's in education preferred
Pupil Personnel Services Credential (School Psychologist Intern also acceptable)
Experience with students grades K-12
Excellent organization, time management and follow-up skills; ability to successfully handle multiple cases concurrently
Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively and interact effectively with different audiences
Demonstrated ability to adjust to and use new approaches and deal with obstacles and constraints positively
Aspire offers its employees a competitive salary and benefits, including paid time off, 100% core health benefits coverage, life insurance/long-term disability, participation in a CA or TN state retirement plan, tuition reimbursement plan, and adoption assistance program.
Aspire Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. Aspire promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

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