Lynn Public Schools

Lynn , MA

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The Lynn Public Schools has an immediate opening for a School Psychologist




  1. Massachusetts Certification as School Psychologist and/or Licensure as a Psychologist in Massachusetts.                                                     
  1. Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  1. Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  1. Considerable experience in psychological assessment and report writing required.
  1. Understanding of all state and federal special education regulations.


REPORTS TO:           Administrator of Special Education.




  1. Assessment of referred student’s difficulties through appropriate psychological testing and diagnosis.
  1. Administer all necessary and appropriate psychological assessment procedures involving the following areas of functions: intellectual,  social-emotional, neuropsychological, and behavioral.
  1. Identify and recommend remedial practices for students with special needs.
  1. Confer with parents, teachers and other professional personnel on needs of referred children as determined by the results of psychological evaluations.
  1. Attend IEP team meetings.
  1. Attend staff and professional meetings.
  1. Keep abreast of new research and development in the field.
  1. Assist with in-service and clinical training of school personnel and psychological interns.
  1. Consult with building principals regarding special education programs and services at the assigned schools.
  1. Collaborate with behavior specialists, adjustment counselors, guidance counselors, and social workers at assigned schools to coordinate services, especially regarding behavior management programs.
  1. Assist district administration with data and interpretation.




EVALUATION:  Performance of this job will be evaluated by the Chief Psychologist.


BASE SALARY:  $94, 597.


BENEFITS:    Per agreement between the School Committee, City of Lynn, and the                                                 School Administrators Association




Please direct a letter of application, including a statement granting permission for community staff review of credentials, a current resume, three letters of reference and documentation of education and experience to Barbara C. Rafuse, Director of Human Resources, Lynn Public Schools, Personnel Office 100 Bennett Street, Lynn, Massachusetts 01905.





LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  Under no circumstances is it appropriate for a candidate to communicate in any form with a member of the School Committee concerning his/her candidacy at any time before final action is taken by the Committee relative to the vacancy to be filled.


Applicants should be reminded that in accordance with the General Laws, Chapter 39, Section 33B, the confidential nature of the application will be honored until such time as the screening has taken place and semi-finalists have been selected.


It is the policy of the Lynn Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, home status or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities in compliance with Title VI and VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964, Tile IX of the 1972 Education Amendments to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and M.G.L., Ch. 76.

Sec. 5, M.G.L., Ch. 151B, and M.G.L., Ch. 151C.


Any person who wishes information concerning the application of Title IX of Chapter 622 should contact Michael Geary, Assistant Director of Curriculum and Instruction for Health and Physical Education, 100 Bennett Street, Lynn, MA 01905, telephone number (781) 477-7220 ext. 3148.


Inquiries concerning non-discrimination policies may also be referred to the Regional Director, Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, J.W. McCormack P.O.C.H., Room 222, Boston, MA 02109-4557.


The Lynn School Department accepts all state and federal laws regarding the possession and/or use of illegal drugs as binding on its employees and therefore, all employees are prohibited from possessing, using, or distributing illicit drugs or alcohol on school premises or at any school-sponsored activity.



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  • Job Categories : Administrator > Pupil Personnel
    Student Services > Psychologist
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