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Psychologist Intern 2020-21 School Year
Denver Public Schools | Denver, Colorado
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Job Description

Student Equity Opportunity

Hourly, benefits eligible with minimum hours

FTE: 1.0

School Year: 2020-2021

Salary: $20,000 stipend

Essential Functions and Objectives:

This position supports the Psychologist team with routine administrative and program tasks.

Knowledge, Experience, Other Qualifications:

* Must possess a Colorado Department of Education Intern Authorization with an endorsement in School Psychology.
* Experience in the administration and interpretation of a variety of test instruments to evaluate cognitive ability, learning aptitudes, academic skills and eligibility for special education.
* Experience using consultation techniques that allow for providing effective techniques that address problems in learning and behavior.
* Skills in intervention including psychological.
* Experience working with culturally diverse populations.

Skill Requirements:

* Psychologist Intern K-12 - Endorsement

Education and Credential Requirements:

* Special Service Intern Authorization

About Denver Public Schools:

Denver Public Schools is committed to meeting the educational needs of every student with great schools in every neighborhood. Our goal is to provide every child in Denver with rigorous, enriching educational opportunities from preschool through high school graduation. DPS is comprised of nearly 200 schools including traditional, magnet, charter and alternative pathways schools, with an enrollment of more than 90,000 students.

Under the leadership of Superintendent Susana Cordova and guided by the tenets of The Denver Plan, DPS has become the fastest-growing school district in the country in terms of enrollment and the fastest-growing large school district in the statein terms of student academic growth. Learn more at dpsk12.org.

Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

About Denver Public Schools

To implement the school counseling program in Denver Public Schools, counselors are committed to the following: We believe: All students have dignity and worth. Al students have the right to be served by the school counseling program. The school counseling program shall be evaluated on stated goals and related student competencies. The school counseling program should be consistent with expected developmental stages of learning. School counseling program activities shall be planned and coordinated by the counseling staff. All students' ethnic, cultural, and racial differences and special needs are considered in the planning and implementation of the school counseling program. The school counseling program will utilize community resources. The school counseling program shall be managed by state-certified, master's degree level counselors. All students should have access to a school counselor to discuss academic, career, and personal/social concerns. The student and parent(s) are responsible for monitoring the student's educational progress with the assistance of a professional school counselor. An ongoing program of counselor competency training/retraining is necessary to maintain a quality school counseling program. Professional mandates and guidelines proposed by the national and state counselor association will continue to set standards for the school counseling program. All counselors abide by the professional ethics of guidance and counseling as advocated by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA).

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