SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST - 1.0 FTE (#HJG1)

Holliston High School

Holliston Public Schools

Holliston, Massachusetts ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3752789
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 10, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

School Psychologist
(High School Experience Preferred)

School Psychologist sought to work in a school community which is committed to equity, diversity and innovation. This professional will work as part of a strong Student Services team to provide proactive and responsive support to both general and special education students who are experiencing academic and/or social/emotional stressors which interfere with their academic progress in the school setting.

Qualifications:
  • Massachusetts Educator License
  • Experience as a School Psychologist in a public school setting preferred
  • Cultural responsiveness and a growth mindset with students, families, and staff are a must.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as effective problem solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks, as well as the ability to be flexible and organized in a fast paced environment
  • A strong belief that all students can succeed
Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with Student Services Team and administration to continuously re-imagine and improve services and interventions informed by ongoing needs assessment, data review, and innovation in the field
  • Provide culturally responsive services to students and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Participate in Student Assistant Team, identifying underdeveloped skills, antecedents, and related interventions
  • Proactively and responsively liaison with families, faculty, and providers
  • Conduct psychological assessments to assess student learning, emotional, and behavioral needs
  • Assist in determining special education eligibility in compliance with federal and state guidelines
  • Assist in planning appropriate Individualized Education Programs for students with disabilities
  • Collaborate with staff, students and administration to identify and provide proactive and responsive social/emotional support and programming to students
  • Provide emergency consultation/intervention when necessary
  • Collaborate with staff, students, and administration to identify, develop, and provide proactive and responsive professional development and consultation to staff
Please submit letter of interest, resume, transcripts and three (3) letters of reference.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Location Description

    MISSION
    The Holliston Public Schools are committed to providing the resources and opportunities that will enable each student to develop and maximize individual potential in a positive and collaborative environment that encourages and affirms academic achievement and personal excellence.

    VISION

    Our goal is to graduate confident, critical thinkers, productive and creative lifelong learners, and socially responsible, engaged citizens who are capable of adapting to change in a technologically advanced and multicultural society.

    We will accomplish this by:

    Creating a challenging and desirable learning environment for students and staff

    Strongly supporting instructional innovation

    Establishing and fulfilling high expectations of scholarship

    Exceeding all federal and state accountability measures for student achievement

    Expanding educational partnerships within the community and region

    Preparing students for success in a dynamic, multi-faceted world

    BELIEFS

    We Believe In:

    An emotionally and physically safe school environment

    Instruction that is responsive to student needs and learning styles

    Class sizes and resources that best support instruction and the curriculum

    Recruitment and retention of high quality teachers, administrators and support staff

    Relevant student assessments to measure individual growth, identify individual needs and inform individual instruction

    Appropriate use of technology to enhance teaching and learning, and support the efficient management of district resources

    Collaboration in learning which engages family and community

    Effective interactive communication among all stakeholders

    The importance of being recognized as a community with superior schools

    Diverse extracurricular and cultural enrichment offerings available to all students

    Promotion of tolerance and respect by understanding and appreciating individual differences Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Holliston 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. It is the policy of the Holliston Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, religion, national origin, color, homelessness, sexual orientation, age or disability in its educational programs, services, activities, or employment practices.

    Job Requirements

    • Holliston Public Schools requires a COVID-19 vaccination for all Holliston Public School Staff, which will include any contracted service providers, interns, or essential volunteers who work in-person with HPS Students
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Nicole Bottomley
    • 370 Hollis Street
    • Holliston, Massachusetts 01746

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