School Psychologist Interviews

School Psychologist Interview Questions

School Psychologist Interview Questions

"When hiring school psychologists, employers are looking for trained applicants with the experience and knowledge to create a safe learning environment for their students and staff. Expect to answer questions about your background in the field, preferred methods of assessment, and experience working with children. You should also be ready to answer situational questions that will evaluate your ability to handle difficult cases such as a violent student. While all school psychologists are required to hold a master's degree, many have a doctorate or specialist degree."

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Longview School District
School Psychologist was asked...February 13, 2015

How many years of experience do you have? Which school level you feel more comfortable to work? What difficult experience do you have in IEP meetings?

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I have 33 years of experience in education. I feel more comfortable working on Middle School level because I have a great experience working with elementary and high school. I believe that the Middle School level balance my experience. I have to supported the IEP team accused of discrimination in GA. I used the school logo to explain parents the importance of behavior to improve academics. I invited parents to support the SPED teacher to understand her in the process of teaching and learn how to do the process when they will work at home with their child. Parents accepted my invitation, understood the teacher, assisted their child to improve behavior and academics, and involved with the school. Less

Success Academy Charter Schools

What would you do if a student was tantrumming in a classroom?

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Time the student out with silent supervision until the tantrumming stops.

Be sure to socially praise that student and others at random afterwards for appropriate behavior and academic performance. Less

What is an operational behavioral objective? Student tatrumming behavior will reduce from 5 times a week to zero Less

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Northwestern Consolidated School District of Shelby County

Can you handle a full caseload for all disability categories, testing, reporting, conferencing and scheduling?

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Yes. And gave my experience, as well as areas I would like to continue to work on. Less

Being able to communicate with all ages is essential for this position. Importantly, being able to collaborate to provide real-time services on a strict timeline is necessary. The caseload can be balanced with whole group interventions, like reading to classes about social emotional learning or implementing PBIS, but overall is a full-time position. Less

Why did I want to work in the district.

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I said I was looking for diversity


My experience of this interview was to be mindful, prepared for any and all questions, be able to acknowledge if a question is difficult or not appropriate.

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I have already stated what my experience of the interview was.

Marlboro County School District

Tell me about your self

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I am genuine and incorporate sports into my work.

Houston ISD

How do I prioritize my workload?

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Start with items that have crucial deadlines, then schedule appoints for counseling and meetings. Always be flexible for emergency situations that arise about 1 to 2 tines a week. Less

E-Therapy Cafe

What are your current goals?

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What are your long term goals?

Union County Public Schools

Tell us about your experience with MTSS.

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Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) is a comprehensive framework used to provide targeted support for all learners. It is rooted in supporting the “whole child”, whether an advanced or struggling learner, through academic, behavioral, social and emotional services. Less

Twin Rivers Unified School District

They started with Tell us about yourself

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I answered with information that is relevant to the interview. I didn't give irrelevent info that they wont care about. Less

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