The Educational and Psychological Traning Center has a 50% Teaching Assistant position to begin working August 27, 2012. This nine month appointment will be renewable each semester depending on program needs, funding availability, and job performance. This is a Graduate Assistantship, so it will come with tuition remission, health insurance and other benefits.
The Teaching Assistant will be responsible for administering assessments to students (ages 5 to adult) through the Student Assessment Services and the Clinical Practicum in School Psychology. Responsibilities will include assessment of learning disabilities and social-emotional concerns. The Teaching Assistant will assist the instructor of the Clinical Practicum in School Psychology by supervising assessments of students with learning disabilties, presenting information in classes relevant to assessment of learning disabilites, and assisting with class requirements such as report writing. In addition, the Teaching Assistant will oversee class resources and readings.
Applicants must have completed a graduate-level course in assessment of intellegence and academic achievement and be experienced administering and scoring the Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Cognitive Ability, Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement, Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV, Nelson-Denny Reading Test, and social-emotional screening measures. Applicants must also be experienced in report-writing. In addition, applicants must have completed a supervised practicum in which administration and scoring of the above measures were completed and in which integrated psychological reports were written.
Please send applications to:
Dr. Julie McGivern
School Psychology Program
1025 West Johnson Street
University of Wisconsin - Madison
Madison, WI 53706