Education/Training Spec III - Pediatric MDTP Program

Location
Gainesville, Florida
Posted
Jan 03, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Education
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Classification Title:

Education/Training Spec III

Job Description:

Performing and interpreting psychological assessments and selecting, developing or modify materials that identify learning needs of students; analyzing and interpreting information to make diagnoses and recommendations; recognizing overt indicators of student distress or abuse and taking appropriate action; formulating written consultation and evaluation reports including summaries of students' educational histories including prior evaluation findings and response to interventions and recommendations for evidence-based, effective intervention strategies for teachers and parents to use; planning and preparing intervention strategies for parents and teachers that are effective; coordinating, planning, and participating in case conferences with parents and teachers to share information and develop an action plan to address the needs of children with special educational needs, their families and educators; conducting comprehensive follow-up with tested students to determine the effectiveness and implementation levels of recommendations; providing direct observation (and/or crises intervention) as necessary; consulting with parents, teachers, administrators and other school staff to facilitate the learning and adjustment of students

Coordinating, managing and monitoring MDTP activities; serving as liaison between MDTP, schools and other agencies; working effectively with students, parents, colleagues, community agencies and staff; coordinating client services, and scheduling and overseeing related activities, with MDTP Educational Consultants and staff; collecting and analyzing data and maintaining program activity databases; compiling and drafting reports related to program activities; interpreting administrative regulations and policies and recommending new and improved programs within MDTP; formulating and recommending policies and procedures to effectively administer MDTP programs; interpreting educational policies, programs and procedures for MDTP staff and clients; maintaining and disseminating appropriate, current information from the Florida Department of Education; preparing reports and maintaining all appropriate records as required and in a timely manner.

Coordinating, developing and/or conducting in-service and pre-service training for educators, related professionals and parents, as well as educational and training programs for educators and school personnel; developing, coordinating participating in staff development programs.

Advertised Salary:

$53,135 - $63,537; commensurate within this range based on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area and six years of relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D., or Ed.S. in Psychology from an accredited educational institution, AND licensure as a psychologist or school psychologist under Chapter 490, F.S.

  2. Three (3) years of experience working in a Florida school district

  3. Flexible work day and hours are required to accommodate client needs
  4. Bilingual with Spanish language proficiency
  5. Proficiency with use of web-based computer technologies

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a time limited position.

This is 12 month position. Days: Monday through Friday. Daily hours: variable 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Total hours per week: 40 hours. Travel within the North Central Florida area as needed.

This position requires a criminal background screening.

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a Cover Letter or Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae or Resume and List of References.

This is a repost. Previous applicants need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: Yes

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