School Psychologist, Technology Specialist, Special Education Paraprofessionals

LENOX PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Lenox, MA Full-time
Posted on May 5, 2019

Lenox Public Schools

School Psychologist

Posting Dates March 29 to May 15, 2019 To be filled by June 14, 2019

The School Psychologist performs specialized psychological work in an educational setting to enable students to achieve optimal learning. Position collects, interprets, and synthesizes information about a student's sensory motor/perceptual functioning, academic achievement, intelligence, social/emotional adjustment, and significant crises that influence academic and behavioral functioning. Position works cooperatively as an interdisciplinary team member to provide services and to devise an appropriate service plan for referred students and their families.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree MA DESE license as a School Psychologist.
  • Ability to synthesize and interpret diagnostic and assessment data.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of school psychology theory, child development, tests and measurements, and crisis management.
  • Ability to practically apply assessment, counseling, interviewing, and crisis intervention skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as an interdisciplinary team member.
  • Must possess excellent communication and time management skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with community agencies, students, families, team members, and others.

Interested persons should respond in writing. Please submit a letter of interest, a current resume, three current letters of recommendation, and evidence of MA licensure to: Dr. Kimberly Merrick, Superintendent of Schools, 6 Walker Street, Lenox, MA 01240

Morris Elementary School

Instructional Technology Specialist K-5

Posting Dates March 29 to May 15, 2019 To be filled by June 14, 2019

The Technology Specialist:

Provides direct technology instruction to students in grades K-5 Provides leadership and supports and models best practice in developing, achieving, and maintaining high quality technology integration into teaching and learning to enhance instruction, improve student performance, and assist students in becoming ethical and savvy users of technology

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and MA DESE license 
  • Master's Degree in Instructional Technology preferred
  • Classroom teaching experience K 5 setting
  • Demonstrated mastery of instructional technology integration in classroom settings
  • Leadership experience
  • Alternatives to the above qualifications as deemed appropriate and acceptable

Interested persons should respond in writing. Please submit a letter of interest, a current resume, three current letters of recommendation and evidence MA licensure to: Peter Bachli, Principal, Morris Elementary School, 129 West Street, Lenox, MA 01240

Morris Elementary School

Special Education Paraprofessionals 2019 Summer and 2019-20 School Year (anticipated)

Posting Dates: April 25, 2019 to May 10, 2019 To be filled by: May 31, 2019

Duties may include assisting special education students throughout the school day or summer program, providing direct instruction with teacher supervision, behavior and social skills training, instructional modification, preparation of materials, bus monitoring, and/or personal care. Associate's degree as well as experience with behavior management and registered behavioral technician certification preferred. A commitment to helping all children learn and the flexibility needed to do so are essential.

Hours per week: 8:30 to 3:15 during the school year. Summer hours will vary.

Interested persons should respond in writing. Interested persons should respond in writing. Please submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and two current letters of recommendation to: Ellen Farris, Director of Student Services, Morris School, 129 West Street, Lenox, MA 01240

Non-discrimination and equal opportunity are the policy of the Lenox Public Schools in all of its educational programs, activities, and employment practices. No person shall be discriminated against or excluded from participation or workplace advancement on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, limited English proficiency, housing status, or disability.