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School Psychologist

Company: Atlas Preparatory School
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Who We Are

Atlas prepares and empowers all students for success on their post-graduate paths through educational excellence, character development, and community engagement.

  • Atlas employs 2 School Psychologists, 3 School Counselors, 2 Social Workers, 1 Speech Language Pathologist, and 3 Post-High School Counselors to support students 
  • Atlas students are outpacing national average growth across all grade levels
  • Atlas student proficiency has surpassed the district and state
  • Atlas provides family-centered support services that consistently lead to over 90% participation in our parent advisor conferences
  • Atlas teachers engage in ongoing professional development targeted towards instructional best practices and academic data analysis

Who We Serve

  • Tuition free and open enrollment public schools serving 1,100 students in K-2nd and 5th-12th grades
  • 92% Socioeconomically Disadvantaged
  • 78% Hispanic, 12% African American, 9% White, and 1% Asian
  • 56% English Language Learner

What Youll Do

  • Conduct appropriate psychological evaluations to determine learning, emotional and/or behavioral needs of children.
  • Interpret assessment data and make recommendations for intervention.
  • Maintain case records and summarize evaluation results in written reports prepared and available prior to IEP meetings.
  • Confer with teachers, students and parents regarding adaptations to the classroom environment or curricula.
  • Attend pre-referral and post-placement meetings to discuss possible intervention strategies.
  • Attend staff, professional and inter-agency meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Programs
  • Plan, coordinate, and execute high quality staff professional development sessions.
  • Other duties or tasks as assigned.

Who You Are

  • Colorado Special Providers License with School Psychologist K-12 endorsement or Colorado Intern Authorization or ability to attain one by start date
  • Elementary School experience strongly preferred
  • Must pass a state background check and motor vehicle records check.
  • Microsoft Excel basic proficiency for data tracking and reports.
  • Growth mindset toward self, peers, students, and families.

Compensation

Annual compensation range of $50,000-$60,000.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits. Plan options include PPO or High Deductible Plan with a Health Savings Account (HSA).
  • Participation in the Colorado PERA retirement program, including a PERA 401k contribution option.
  • Approximately 10 weeks of paid time off for holidays, scheduled breaks during the year and summer break, in additional to personal flex time.
  • Flexible Spending Account (Medical or Child Care)
  • Regular staff get togethers and celebrations.
  • Early student release every Friday with staff professional development.
  • Four designated industrial copy machines per school with unlimited copying for classroom instruction.

Additional benefits available to all team members include:

  • SimplyEngaged Plus - monthly gym membership reimbursement
  • Health Discount Program - savings on Lasik, prescriptions, teeth whitening, etc
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) - up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave
  • Short Term Disability Benefit (Partial Paid Maternity Leave)
  • Short Term Disability Benefit (Partial Paid Leave due to injuries)
  • Long Term Disability Benefit
  • Life Insurance Benefit of $25,000
  • Additional option to purchase Life Insurance Benefits for employees and family members
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) which provides up to four free counseling sessions annually

Start Date: 

An exceptional candidate will assume a full-time role on July 9, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.

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