Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech ( learn more )

Northampton, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3424888
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 8, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

The school psychologist works with school-aged children in grades K-8 who are deaf or hard of hearing using listening and spoken language to communicate. The school psychologist provides direct support and interventions to students; consults with teachers and families to improve support strategies, works with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies; and collaborates with community providers to coordinate needed services. This is a part-time position (10 hours per week).

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Supports teachers and students to ensure academic success
Conducts psychological and academic assessments
Leads the administration of MCAS and other testing
Manages student and classroom behavior by collecting and interpreting student and classroom data, supports staff in implementing behavioral management plans
Teaches the SEL curriculum to students to improve communication and social skills of students
Promotes positive peer relationships and social problem solving
Make referrals to and coordinate services with community-based providers
Plans appropriate Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for students, manages the IEP process
Monitors and effectively communicates with parents about student progress
Helps families understand their children’s learning and mental health needs
Enhances staff understanding of and responsiveness to diverse cultures and backgrounds
Other Duties:

Responds to questions from Clarke’s other program directors
Provides community resources to families as needed
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Equal Opportunity Employer

    Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech 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

    • Physical demands:

      Ability to travel between two locations within 10 miles of each other
      Education, licenses, certifications, skills and experience:

      Master’s degree in school psychology or a specialist degree (EdS) in school psychology
      Massachusetts Certification as a School Psychologist
    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

      **Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

      *** Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination: Clarke Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Chief Human Resource Officer, Karen Katsanos, MA, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke Schools may be referred to Karen Katsanos or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.

    • At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
    • Master degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Karen Katsanos , CHRO
    • 45 Round Hill Road
    • Northampton, Massachusetts 01060

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