SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Winthrop Public Schools (learn more)

Winthrop, Massachusetts (map)

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2807872
  • Application Deadline: June 23, 2017
  • Posted: June 13, 2017
  • Starting Date: August 30, 2017

Job Description

Qualifications:
1. Minimum of a master’s degree from accredited college or university.
2. Two years of experience and/or additional graduate training is desirable, but not essential.
3. Certification as a School Psychologist in Massachusetts or eligibility for certification.
4. An understanding of children with special needs and their families.

Reports to: Director of Pupil Personnel Services

Goal: To serve as a member of the team that recommends individualized educational programs for children with special needs.

Responsibilities:
1. Administer cognitive, psychological, and other assessments of referred students for diagnostic, educational and treatment planning purposes.
2. Interpret evaluations and diagnoses to school personnel, parents and the student.
3. Serve as a member of the diagnostic team that formulates educational programs including Individual Educational Plans, 504 Accommodation Plans, and Behavioral Plans.
4. Serve as a resource for students and parents to help students/families obtain services outside school by providing appropriate referrals.
5. Serve as a resource for students, parents, and staff regarding learning differences, emotional difficulties, and other conditions impacting academic, social, emotional, and behavioral functioning.
6. Provide and participate in in-service training for staff and parent workshops.
7. Develop system-wide crisis responses, coordinating with building administrators and crisis teams, helping provide resources in each building on short-term basis as needed.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category: Student Services > Psychologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Winthrop Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

    Contact Information

    • Jennifer O'Connell
    • 101 Kennedy Dr
    • Winthrop , Massachusetts 02152