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Responsible for applying expertise in mental health, pedagogy, and behavior to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally; providing assessment, support, and intervention services to students; partnering with families, teachers, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments; working with school teams to improve school-wide policies; and collaborating with community providers to coordinate services for students.
o Minimum of 60 semester hours of graduate credits in school psychology
o Completion of a minimum of 3 semester hours of supervised and sequenced practical experiences prior to required internship
o Completion of 1200 hours of supervised internship with at least 600 hours completed in an elementary or secondary school setting. No more than 6 hours of internship credit may be applied to the 60-semester hour requirement.
o Completion of an individualized plan of study and supervised field experiences in a NASP-approved graduate preparation program in Florida that grants recognition for previously completed, relevant coursework, field experiences, and identifies additional graduate courses and supervised experiences consistent with the NASP Graduate Preparation Standards. A minimum of 15 credits must be completed in the School Psychology training program that documents eligibility for non-degree certification.
o Completion of 1200 hours of supervised internship with 600 hours of a supervised school psychology internship completed in an elementary or secondary school setting. Supervised internships previously completed as part of the health services psychology graduate training program may met up to 600 hours of the School Psychology internship requirement.
o Documentation from the school psychology graduate training program that the candidate demonstrates the competencies of a professional school psychologist across the NASP Domains of Professional Practice and meets the criteria for non-degree certification as a School Psychologist.
Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as light work.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, and hear. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.
Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.
Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.