School Psychologist

THIS IS A CONTRACTED POSITION

STATUS OF CONTRACTOR
The Contractor shall be an independent Contractor to the UnBOCES in the provision of the Services pursuant to this Contract. No employer-employee relationship shall be established hereby, expressly or by implication. The UnBOCES and the Contractor shall not combine their operations in any way, but shall maintain their operations as separate and distinct entities. The Contractor shall not be entitled to any fringe benefits or other benefits of the UnBOCES beyond those specified herein.

COMPENSATION
The UnBOCES shall pay the Contractor for the Services at the rate of $45.00 per hour, not to exceed twenty (20) hours per week on average, and $0.52 per mile for mileage beginning from her home office. School Districts served are Norwood, and West End, including Paradox Valley Charter School. Typical schedule is 1 day a week in each district and ½ day a week for paperwork.  (8 hour days)

TAXES AND BENEFITS
The Contractor is and shall be solely liable for any federal and state income and withholding taxes, unemployment taxes, FICA taxes, and workers’ compensation payment and premiums applicable to the Services provided under this Contract.

PROFESSIONAL INSURANCE
The Contractor shall maintain, at all times during the term of this Contract and at no cost to the UnBOCES, a professional liability insurance policy in full force and effect, with coverage of at least one million dollars per claim and three million dollars per occurrence, in an insurance company in good standing and authorized to do business by the State of Colorado, which insurance policy insures the Contractor against any act, error or omission for which the Contractor may be liable as a result of the provision of Services under this Contract. Such insurance policy shall name the UnBOCES as an additional insured.

QUALIFICATIONS
Hold a Master’s Degree or EDS is School Psychology and a current Colorado Department of Education Special Services License, or be able to obtain one. Have a reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary goal of the Psychologist in the school setting is to help regular and special education students address cognitive, emotional and social problems which interfere with learning, school adjustment, and reasonable fulfillment of potential; to ensure that the special education students’ needs are met and facilitate the IEP process. Complete diagnostic evaluations in the areas of cognitive, social/emotional, academic, etc. to determine eligibility for special education and disability services. Provide direct social/emotional counseling and supports to students as per the IEP. Serve as a resource in crisis intervention. Reports to the UnBOCES Executive Director.

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The UnBOCES does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, Veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

The UnBOCES is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action.