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PSYCHOMETRIC ASSISTANT-10 MONTH (2022-2023)

Milwaukee Public Schools
Full Time
Milwaukee, WI 53208
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Job description

Job Summary

A psychometric assistant performs , usually on a part-time basis , some of the psycho-diagnostic assessments used by school psychologists. The psychometric assistant works as a technician under the guidance of a certified school psychologist with duties limited to psychometric testing and reporting. Such an assignment would be comparable to the trainee school psychologist in level of diagnostic skills required but would not require the same range of functions, nor qualify as an internship experience in the career ladder sequence.

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their conferred bachelor's degree transcripts and a copy of graudate transcripts. Please apply direct on the MPS Employment page at www.mpsmke.com > Employment >Careers > Join Our Team > Classified/Other Positions > View Classified/Other Positions > Psychometric Assistant.

Important message:

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.


How To Apply

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their conferred bachelor's degree transcripts and a copy of graudate transcripts. Please apply direct on the MPS Employment page at www.mpsmke.com > Employment >Careers > Join Our Team > Classified/Other Positions > View Classified/Other Positions > Psychometric Assistant.

Important message:

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and completion of graduate level courses in the psychoeducational assessment of children.

Responsibilities

Administers and scores individual intelligence, achievement, or perceptual motor tests specified by the school psychologist or supervisor.

Administers and scores social, behavioral, or emotional behavioral checklists.

Conducts classroom observations, as needed , or other assessments specified by the psychologist or the school psychologist supervisor.

Discusses test findings and interpretations with the psychologist, reporting unusual circumstances, responses, or results.

Writes reports of findings and keeps required records.

Keeps abreast of diagnostic techniques relevant to the position as a psychometric assistant.

As necessary, participates in ongoing training with school psychologists or supervisors to increase scope and depth of skills in all relevant areas of the practice of school psychology.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Pay,Benefits, & Work Schedule

$32.08/Hour

30 Hours/Day

10-Month School Year

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.

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