SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST (DISTRICTWIDE) (SY19-20)

Chelsea Public Schools

Chelsea, MA ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3201614
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : March 26, 2020

Job Description

Current School Year 19-20

 

 

About Chelsea Public Schools:

 

The Chelsea Public Schools (CPS) is a gateway school system that welcomes and educates all students and families. In CPS, we believe all children are capable of achieving their personal best by ensuring a safe and supportive environment for school and classroom environments. The school system educates over 6,300 students in 10 schools, including a pre-K-1st grade school, 4 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 2 high schools. CPS is a culturally responsive school district. We believe that students learn best when they are engaged in meaningful relationships that fosters and promotes high expectations and risk taking. We are a district of multilingual students where languages are an asset to student development and growth. More information about CPS can be found on our website at www.chelseaschools.com/cps.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs psychological assessments and presents in an oral and written format
  • Provides individual and group therapy to designated special needs students
  • Provides crisis intervention
  • Screens referrals in conjunction with other designated school personnel
  • Participates in the prereferral process as needed
  • Consults on a regular basis with classroom teachers regarding special needs students
  • Performs other duties assigned by the District Principal or the Director of Special Education

 

Qualifications Required:

  1. Valid Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education licensure as a School Psychologist
  2. Experience working with a diverse population
  3. Licensed as a Pyschologist in Massachusetts
  4. M.Ed. school psychology
  5. Knowledge of: integration and inclusive models of instruction; differentiated instruction and response to intervention; curriculum modifications, behavior management strategies, and learning styles
  6. Ability to: perform and interpret psychological evaluations, including projectives; provide individual and small group therapy to the school-age students; work closely and harmoniously with parents, teachers, and administrators
  7. Knowledge of special education programs and regulations
  8. Citizenship, residency or work visa required

 

Qualifications Preferred:

  • Bilingual Spanish
  • Experience working in a school setting

 

Terms:

 

All teachers are members of the Chelsea Teachers Union (CTU). The length of the school day is 6.5 hours, but subject to longer hours for schools with extended day. The number of school days are 185 days.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

 

Chelsea 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.

 

Original Posting Date 11/23/2019 - 1/3/2020

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Welcome to Chelsea Public Schools!

    By June 30, 2016, Chelsea Public Schools will be a model for other school districts in the way we utilize reflective practice and leverage family and community partnerships to ensure that ALL students achieve at high levels, think critically, and graduate from our school system college and career ready. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Chelsea 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.

    Contact Information

    • Ingrid Colon , Confidential Secretary
    • 500 Broadway
    • Chelsea, Massachusetts 02150

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