Psychologist - Ruidoso Municipal Schools
Position: Psychologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: School Psycholigist
Job Location: District Wide
Beginning: Oct 04, 2018
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Ruidoso Municipal Schools
Ruidoso, NM 88345
Telephone: 575-630-7002
Job Description:
Date:January 16, 2018
Position:School Psychologist
Qualifications:* Valid license from New Mexico Public Education Department, State of New Mexico Licensing and Regulation Professional Licensure (Prefer Level  II or III )
*High degree of knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to K-12 Special Education and Education programs
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:*Performs initial and ongoing student tests, measurements, observation/assessments, and evaluations in the area of mental health, social/emotional status, and behavior.
*Obtains, integrates, and interprets information about child behavior and conditions relating to learning for each individual child to IEP teams, other professionals, students, parents/family members, as appropriate
*In collaboration with IEP Committee, plans and manages a program of psychological services designed to establish/maintain appropriate behaviors and responses for children with disabilities and their parents
*Confers with physician/psychiatrist and other members of the interdisciplinary team to obtain additional patient information, suggest revisions in the treatment program, and integrate psychological counseling treatment with other aspects of the individual program plan
*Plans and conducts in-service training programs on counseling/behavioral issues, and related topics for staff, students, and community, including rents and family
*Documents patient treatment, response, and progress according to professional board standards and in compliance with IEP
*Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with all professional standards of conduct and professional ethics
*Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with all aspects of local, state and federal requirements (IDEA-B FERPA, etc.)
*Collaborates with colleagues, other agencies, students and parents to determine successful positive intervention strategies and behavioral interventions that result positive outcomes for children with disabilities and their families.
*Ability to analyze situations accurately and to recommend necessary action
*Effective staff and public relations skills
*Effective verbal and written communication skills
Contract Period:2018-19 School Year
Start Date:August 2018
Salary:Per Ruidoso Municipal School District Salary Schedule
Application Process:Application available online at  For more information contact:
Mary Reeve, Special Education Director
             200 Horton Circle
            Ruidoso, NM  88345
            (575) 630-7000
Lisa Brillante, HR/Benefits Specialist
          (575) 630-7002
Application Deadline:Until filled
Selection Process:Selected applicants will be interviewed following initial screening of application materials submitted.
Ruidoso Municipal School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, or disability in compliance with federal and state laws.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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