Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

  • School Psychologist

    Location US-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/9/2018 5:19 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1924
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Other
  • Overview

    Job Opportunity

     

    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy

     School Psychologist

     

    Camino Nuevo Charter Academy (CNCA) is a community of high-performing public schools that utilizes a comprehensive approach to prepare students from preschool through high school for success in college and in life. We integrate academic rigor, community, family, and wellness to empower students to thrive in a culturally connected and changing world. Founded in 2000, Camino Nuevo Charter Academy students represent the neighborhood of MacArthur Park west of downtown Los Angeles, a community that is one of the most under-resourced and densely populated neighborhoods in Los Angeles. Currently, CNCA has eight campuses that serve over 3,000 students from pre-K through 12th grade. 

     

    Description: The School Psychologist will help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally, and emotionally through valid and timely assessment and high quality Individualized Education Program documents and reports. They will collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and the community for all students.  The School Psychologist will work with children across 2-3 sites in grades K through 12th.

    Responsibilities

    • Practice in ways that meet all appropriate ethical, professional, and legal standards
    • Understand and apply federal, state, and local policies and regulations in the delivery of school psychological services
    • Maintain confidentiality of student records and information
    • Establish and maintain expertise in using technology such as data management and report writing. (Proficiency in Welligent is preferred)
    • Demonstrate knowledge of school and classroom climates and use such knowledge to assist in developing classroom interventions
    • Demonstrate knowledge regarding the social, affective, and adaptive domains of child development
    • Collaborate with others to develop appropriate cognitive and academic goals for students with different abilities, disabilities, strengths, needs, and develop interventions to achieve these goals
    • Assess students’ cognitive abilities using a variety of instruments and techniques that are appropriate for the individual student
    • Apply sound principles of data-based decision making to all aspects of practice (e.g., designing intervention, monitoring student progress, consulting with school administrators
    • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work, communicate, and collaborate effectively with teachers, other school staff, and families as part of a team within the school setting
    • Provide direct services to individuals or groups of students (e.g., counseling, crisis interventions, mentoring, and individual safety plans, when appropriate)
    • Participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary team and the individualized education program (IEP) committee contributing to evaluation findings and collaborating on the child’s education plan
    • Submit records, reports and IEP documents promptly and efficiently
    • Deals with obstacles and constraints positively
    • Maintains compliant IEPS, including service tracking and reports progress accordingly to parents and team members
    • Commit to continual professional growth
    • May be required to participate in grade level team meetings, faculty meetings, intervention and Student Success Team Meetings
    • Other duties as needed and/or assigned

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree required, MA degree preferred
    • CA School Psychologist Credential  
    • Bilingual in English and Spanish written and verbal preferred
    • At least 2 years of experience working in an urban setting or in a charter school setting.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

     

     

    To apply please send resume and letter of interest to: https://careers-caminonuevo.icims.com

     

    For more information www.caminonuevo.org

      

    *Camino Nuevo Charter Academy intends that all qualified person shall have equal opportunities for employment and promotion.

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