SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST - HIGH SCHOOL (#SPED)

Medford Public Schools ( learn more )

Medford, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3101193
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : May 16, 2019
  • Starting Date: August 26, 2019

Job Description

The prospective candidate will collaborate with teachers, administrators, parents and other professionals to create a safe, healthy, productive and supportive learning environment for all. The school psychologist will evaluate students and write psychological evaluation reports to determine eligibility for special education services. Evaluations may include FBA’s, Classroom Needs Assessments, and other specialized assessments. The school psychologist will evaluate students as to risk to self and/or others and provide consultation to administrators and school teams regarding such evaluations as necessary. Duties may include administration of universal screening tools, including data management and progress monitoring to guide the individual, classroom and school wide program planning. Knowledge of special education laws and regulations that govern the identification of students with disabilities, including English Language Learner students, is essential to this position. Ability to provide effective consultation to school personnel on identification and intervention strategies for students with academic and/or social/emotional/behavior related concerns is critical. This position includes provision of counseling services and facilitation of social skills groups to support therapeutic programming for students who present with social-emotional disabilities, as well as at risk general education students.

Job Requirements:
Degree Preferred: Master
Experience Preferred: 3 Years
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > English & Language Arts
    Classroom Teacher > Reading/Literacy
    Classroom Teacher > Science: General
    Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
    Student Services > Adjustment Counselor
    Student Services > Educational Diagnostician
    Student Services > Psychologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Medford 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

    • Applicant must hold an active Massachusetts School Psychologist license.
      A Massachusetts Health Professional license: LICSW, LMHC is preferred.

      Please send cover letter, resume, and copy of license to: npereira@medford.k12.ma.us
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Kathleen Medaglio , Director of Pupil Services
    • 489 Winthrop Street
    • Medford, Massachusetts 02155

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