School Psychologist - Full-time contracted position available in the Spring-Ford ARea School District for one of our seven elementary schools. Must have valid and active PA Educational Specialist School Psychologist PreK-12 certification.
School Psychologists help students succeed academically, socially, and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, administrators, families, and other health professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students and strengthen connections between home and school.
The School Psychologist will work 190 days/year and follows the Professional Employee calendar.
Essential Duties and Functions: •Applies federal, state, and district policies and procedures in the delivery of school psychological services. •Serves as a member of interdisciplinary teams to address the academic, behavioral, and emotional needs of at-risk students. •Has a strong understanding of pre-referral processes to help interpret data, offer interventions, and determine if, and when, additional evaluation/assessment is needed. •Administers diagnostic assessments to students based on identified and/or suspected areas of need. •Communicates results of psychoeducational evaluations to parents, teachers, and others so that they can understand the nature of the student’s strengths and needs and how best to instruct and support the student. •Recognizes the diversity within a school community and modify, or adapt, practice to meet the needs of all students. •Performs multiple, complex, tasks. •Serves as a consultant to staff, parents, and administrators to provide resources and education relevant to the academic, behavioral, and emotional needs of students across grades. •Participates, when appropriate or needed, on crisis response teams.
Additional Salary Information: Salary determined by years of experience and degree attainment
Internal Number: 900841
About Spring-Ford Area School District
Spring-Ford Area School District (SFASD) is located in the western central portion of Montgomery County and in the eastern central section of Chester County. The district is comprised of the Townships of Limerick and Upper Providence and the Boroughs of Royersford and Spring City. With a student enrollment of 8,000, the district has seven elementary schools, an intermediate school/middle school, an 8th Grade Center, 9th Grade Center, and 10-12 Grade Center.