Multiple Positions & School Psychologist

Steamboat School District   Steamboat Springs, CO   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 29, 2024
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Now hiring Qualified candidates for the 2024/2025 school year:

• Nutritional Services Sous Chef 
• School Health Professional - Social Worker 
• Middle School Math Teacher  
• Middle School Language Arts/Social Studies Teacher 
• School Psychologist  
• High School Math Teacher 
• Art Teacher K-8 
• Special Education Teacher 

Steamboat Springs School District is an equal opportunity employer

Excellent pay, benefits, & Monday-Friday school schedule!


School Psychologist

Position Summary:  
The School Psychologist provides a range of services to students who demonstrate difficulties with learning, academic achievement, social/emotional functioning and behavior. This position serves as a psycho-educational service provider who is involved in proactive, preventative activities, as well as responding to identified concerns and student needs. Functions as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to determine the student’s eligibility for special services, appropriate programming, and ongoing progress. 

     Perform focused cognitive, social/emotional/behavioral, and functional behavioral assessments to maximize student achievement and success; interpret assessment data to inform instruction/intervention.
    Assist in the development and implementation of individualized behavior management plans and services.
    Provide school-based, multi-tiered counseling and social/emotional/behavior interventions services to individuals, groups, and parents; this includes ongoing direct services to students with developmental and emotional disabilities.
    Consult with school staff regarding classroom and school-wide approaches to behavior and development of positive behavior supports and interventions.
    Engage in individual and school-wide safety implementation, including prevention, assessment/intervention for students at-risk of harm to self or others, and crisis intervention.
    Provide consultation on mental health issues, student behavior, and academic achievement, including active participation on Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Teams (MTSS).
    Facilitate and coordinate the referral of students and families to other service agencies and individuals providing mental health services and social supports.
    Participate in and/or conduct manifestation determination hearings.
    Prepares written reports that follow state guidelines in a timely manner.
    Complete functional behavior assessments, as needed.
    Disseminate information on mental health topics related to student needs.
    Serve as the Special Education Director designee when needed.
    Adhere to the ethical standards and codes of the profession and to the established rules, regulations, and laws governing special education programs.  Participate in activities that promote professional development and use clinical/educational research to enhance therapy services.
    Other duties as assigned.


  • Doctoral degree in School Psychology or Masters & 60 semester hrs of school psych coursework, 1200 hrs internship (600 in schools), completion of an approved school psych prep program & practicum, and passing PRAXIS exam
  • SSP License as a School Psychologist by the Colorado Department of Education.
  • Experience in the school setting is preferred.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills for interacting with administrators, teachers, students and families, and community members.
  • Ability to conduct studies, prepare reports and make oral presentations.
  • Computer knowledge is required in computer-related subjects, and computer literacy is preferred for other content areas.
  • Ability to maintain individual student records and class files.
  • Ability to compile statistics for research and reports.
  • Ability to discipline students in keeping with school and district procedures.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance with significant district contribution towards premiums. 
  • Sick and Personal Days
  • Flexible spending account 
  • Voluntary retirement savings options(401K, 403B, 457B)
  • Term Life insurance
  • Professional Development reimbursement opportunities
  • District Wellness Clinic
  • Colorado PERA retirement program.

Decision Making:  An example of a typical decision made by an individual in this position is to interpret policies/procedures and best practices.  An incorrect decision made by this position could impact the district legally causing the financial condition of the district to be affected. Errors made in decision-making could potentially result in substantial costs to the District or damage the credibility of the District.

Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general professional journals, technical procedures and governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedural manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond professionally to questions from groups of parents, community members, commissions, colleagues and the Board of Education.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, discounts, commissions, proportions, percentage, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract concrete variables. Ability to analyze and use data to supervise the delivery of instruction and the school improvement process.

Technology Skills:  Proficient use of technology which includes: basic operations and concepts, word processing, spreadsheets, internet usage, critical evaluation of information, data analysis, email, integration of technology.

Other Skills and Abilities:  Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory in education.  Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the community.  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form.  Ability to copy, coordinate, instruct, evaluate and negotiate.  Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies. Ability to discipline students consistent with district procedures.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Physical Demands:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is continuously required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. This position is generally in an office or classroom environment with computer Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending on the activity in the particular part of the day. 

This information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position.

All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a FBI/CBI fingerprint background check

Steamboat Springs School District is an equal opportunity employer

Excellent pay, benefits, & Monday-Friday school schedule!