Groveton ISD - LSSP

Job Details

Region: 6
School District/Employer: Groveton ISD
District Category/Employer: Agency/Association, Central Office
Position: Psychologist, Specialist
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Federal Programs
  • Special Education
  • Student Services
Core Subjects
  • Psychology
Job Title: LSSP
School: Apple Springs ISD, Centerville ISD, Grapeland ISD, Groveton ISD, Kennard ISD, Latexo ISD, Lovelady ISD
Campus Description: Reports to: Board of Directors for the Houston/Trinity County SSA
Date Posted: 11/19/2021
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP):

Licensed specialist in school psychology (LSSP) means a person who holds a license to engage in the practice of psychology under Occupations Code 501.260. Occupations Code 501.002(2) School psychological services may be provided in Texas public schools only by an LSSP or other individual authorized by TBHEC in accordance with TBHEC rules. 22 TAC 465.38(e

Job Requirements:

An LSSP is trained to address psychological and behavioral problems manifested in and associated with educational systems by utilizing psychological concepts and methods in programs or actions that attempt to improve the learning, adjustment and behavior of students. These activities include, but are not limited to:

1. Addressing special education eligibility;
2. Conducting manifestation determinations;
3. Assisting with the development and implementation of individual educational programs (IEPs);
4. Conducting behavioral assessments; and
5. Designing and implementing behavioral interventions and supports.

The assessment of emotional or behavioral disturbance, solely for educational purposes, using psychological techniques and procedures is considered the practice of school psychology.

Compliance with Applicable Education Laws

LSSPs shall comply with all applicable state and federal laws affecting the practice of school psychology, including, but not limited:

1. Texas Education Code;
2. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), 20U.S.C. 1232g;
3. Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1400 et seq.;
4. Texas Public Information Act, Texas Government Code, Chapter 552;
5. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and
6. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) 42 U.S.C. 12101.22 TAC 465.38 (

Experience Preffered:

Five years teaching experience in special education
Qualifications: Educational Diagnostician / LSSP
Master's Degree
Salary Range: Negotiable
Benefits: $378 paid toward health insurance
How To Apply: Submit district application (found online at or you can pick up an application at the administration office), resume, all transcripts, and a copy of credentials to:
Vicki Dial-Branch
Director of Special Education Services
P.O. Box 342
Groveton, TX 75845
Phone: 936-243-6655
Fax: 936-229-4851

Contact Person:

Name: Jim Dillard
Address: P.O. Box 728
City: Groveton
State: TX
Zip: 75845-0728
Phone: (936) 642-1473 x8002
Fax: (936) 642-1628