Job Description

Openings as of 4/21/2018
Licensed - Special Education PK-12

  • School Psychologist or School Social Worker JobID: 37092
  • Position Type:
    Licensed - Special Education PK-12/Psychologist

  • Date Posted:
    4/17/2018

  • Location:
    611-Special Education

  • Date Available:
    08/08/2018

  • Closing Date:
    04/23/2018

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    School Psychologist or School Social Worker
    .60 FTE (24 hrs/weeek) - Regular Contract


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 231,460 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website: http://www.bvsd.org.

    Responsibilities:
    School Psychologists or School Social Workers provide integral support to student achievement, emotional/behavioral development, and establish a collaborative culture in buildings. School Psychologists or School Social Workers provide essential services to special education students, their families and building staff, as well as support district-wide initiatives. Psychologists or Social Workers play an integral role in development and implementation of functional behavior analysis and assisting with the implementation of behavior support plans. Psychologists or Social Workers train and assist staff in the implementation of policies and procedures dealing with abuse and are members of building crisis management/trauma response teams. Services will include: leadership in evaluation, identification of eligibility and IEP development, and consultation with school staff, parents and school administration.

    Qualifications
    Required:
    - Colorado license with appropriate endorsement as Special Services Provider – School Psychologist or School Social Worker (or licensure application in process with CDE)
    - Completed and submitted BVSD online application

    Preferred:
    - Bilingual Spanish/English proficiency
    - Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certificate
    - Appropriate training, academic, technological and experiential background for the position
    - Committed to positively impacting student achievement
    - Data collection and interpretation
    - Knowledge and experience with progress monitoring tools
    - Effectively manage the learning environment
    - Understanding and appreciation for diversity
    - Effective interpersonal skills
    - Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning
    - Dedicated to high standards of excellence and the success of all students and ability to differentiate instruction
    - Commitment to collaborative working relationship with colleagues and community

    Salary information for BVSD positions can be found online at: http://www.bvsd.org/HR/Pages/NegotiatedAgreementsSalarySchedules.aspx. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).

    Regular teachers requesting transfers to less than their current assignment would assume the contracted FTE of the accepted position.

    If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.

    Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html





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