Providence Schools

Providence Public Schools

Providence , RI

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Job Description

Temporary teaching position - fill a long term vacancy through the end of 17/18 school year.

 PK-12 Psychologist - LTS 2nd Semester only for the 17-18 SY

Contingent upon funding


Under direction of the school principal and/or appropriate supervisor, the LTS (Long Term Substitute) will gain essential and meaningful teaching experience.  Excellent performance in this capacity will position a teacher well to compete for permanent teaching positions in Providence Schools and elsewhere.


Compensation and benefits for this position are equal to the compensation and benefits of a regular teacher including salary according to the Providence teacher salary scale (including during school vacation) on a step determined by previous teaching experience (credit given for experience in accredited schools and/or in a certified capacity). Other benefits include paid sick days, generous health benefits, and paid professional development.


Under direction of the school principal and/or appropriate supervisor and Consistent with the Providence Public Schools' vision and mission, the school psychologist is to work in partnership with parents, students, educators, and external agencies to promote student achievement and create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students
Additionally, School Psychologist will:

  • assist students in succeeding academically, socially and emotionally
  • provides a full range of school psychological services to children ages 3-21, including design and implementation of classroom interventions; student screening and assessments; IEP development; consultation to staff and parents, delivery of professional development for staff; analysis of data; and crisis intervention
  • functions as a member of the Team of Qualified Professionals, school based targeted teams, and crisis intervention teams to assist in implementing an academic and behavioral multi-tiered framework


  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
    Student Services > Psychologist
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