Academic Counselor - Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, San Antonio, TX
Academic Counselor - Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, San Antonio, TX Hiring department University Charter Sch Monthly salary $4,750 - $5,166+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 18-09-19-01-0856 Job Status Open FLSA status Exempt Earliest Start Date Immediately Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location San Antonio, TX Number of vacancies 1 General Notes This 12-month LSSP position is located in San Antonio, TX.
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Additional Information Purpose Maintain case management of special education students. Assess students for special education eligibility. Establish appropriate special education plans for students and provide support of these plans in the classroom. Essential Functions Schedule, facilitate, and document all aspects of Individual Education Program meetings following federal, state, and local guidelines and rules. Review IEP documentation submitted by teachers to ensure compliance with local guidelines. Maintain student special education records according to federal, state, and local guidelines. Coordinate communication between service providers to facilitate implementation of the IEP. Conduct all aspects of student special education evaluations. Maintain current knowledge of best practices regarding special education evaluations. Compile and maintain all reports, required notices and consents. Contact parents to obtain required consent for new special education evaluation. Conduct requested special education evaluations. Document and archive in eSped. Conduct special education evaluation following all timelines. Review reports with parents and campus staff. Conduct all tasks involved with student special education data during enrollment and withdraw. Receive Student Data Request Form, process Transfer of Records or Transfer IEP. Complete Transfer of Records or Transfer IEP documentation in eSped and archive documents. Identify missing Special Education information in newly enrolled student records and provide information to clerk so additional records can be requested. Review enrolling and withdrawn student records, ensure compliance and archive. Conduct all special education administrative activities at the campus. Coordinate provision of assistive technology supports and services. Keep principal informed of current and supporting teacher training. Verify special education attendance reports. Verify completion of six weeks progress reports. Review summary of compliance report on a weekly basis and correct any issues identified. Respond to parent inquiries and concerns. Collect, maintain documentation of provision of services to student Provide special education counseling as needed. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned. Required qualifications Master's degree in School Psychology and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology LSSP. Knowledge of state and Federal Special Education law. Knowledge of the ARD process. Knowledge of disabilities and the impact on children. Skilled in developing effective and compliant IEPs. Skilled in assisting and counseling students with disabilities. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Skilled in working effectively under timelines while maintaining a high level of accuracy and attention to detail. Skilled in maintaining accurate and compliant student records. Skilled in developing and maintaining effective working relationships. Skilled in Microsoft Office, including MS Excel, and web applications. Knowledge of state testing requirements and procedures,TAKS, STARR. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications Experience as a special education teacher. Experience with eSped. Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Classrooms and offices are atypical, and located on the premises of a residential treatment facility. Occasional extended work hours and attendance at meetings and mandatory training may be required.
A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.
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