Job Description

TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Psychologist Intern DEPARTMENT: Student Support

WORK SALARY: Intern Salary
YEAR: Psychologist Calendar

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To provide high quality psychological services to Tempe School District #3 in support of the district’s
goals under the direct supervision of a school psychologist and/or psychologist.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Eligible for internship in school psychology
2. Current enrollment as a graduate student in an accredited university psychology or school
psychology program leading to a school psychologist certificate
3. Enrollment in or completion of doctoral level program or NASP approved program
4. Obtain and maintain NCI, First Aid, and CPR certificates
5. Knowledge of academic and behavioral interventions, including the development of FBA and
PBIDS
6. Ability to conduct psycho educational evaluations to determine eligibility for special education and
to determine student needs
7. Knowledge of the nature and effects of the impairment(s) or disabilities of students
8. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, supervisors, parents,
and the community; excellent human relations skills; skill in both oral and written communications;
ability to work in a multicultural environment with a diverse population of staff, students, and
parents
9. Ability to develop and maintain required records, logs, and reports. Good typing and computer
literacy skills required

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
the incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assist in identifying appropriate interventions including those related to crisis, school-wide,
regular classroom, special education classrooms, and individual students.
- Provide consultation to district and school administration, individual staff members, parents,
community and specific programs within the district.
- Provide psychological evaluations and expertise to the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team (MET)
process in determining eligibility and specific programming needs of students.
- Provide psychological evaluations that are reviewed, edited, and signed by supervising School
psychologist/psychologist.
- Provide therapeutic interventions addressing the mental health needs of individual students,
groups of students, and the families of students of Tempe School District #3.
- Provide school and district-wide training.
Revised 4/4/12 TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Psychologist Intern DEPARTMENT: Student Support

WORK SALARY: Intern Salary
YEAR: Psychologist Calendar

- Provide support to Tempe School District #3 in an effort to evaluate individual programs, assist in
establishing local norms and identifying student characteristics that will positively impact the
education of all students.
- Complete intern professional development trainings, seminars and clinical training requirements
as directed by the supervising psychologist ensuring that any university requirements are
completed.
- Participate in a minimum of two (2) hours supervision weekly from school psychologist
supervisors.
- Follow NASP/APA codes of ethics and state/federal laws regulating the practice of special
education and school psychology.
- Provide other related tasks as may be assigned by the Director of Special Needs or the
supervising psychologists.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

REPORTS TO:
Coordinator of Behavior, Social & Health Services or Supervising Psychologist

EVALUATION:
Psychologist Performance Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A

Revised 4/4/12

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