SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST ($63,827+) (#667)

Central Office ( learn more )

Dorchester County Public Schools

Cambridge, Maryland ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3757185
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : January 15, 2022
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

Dorchester County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for School Psychologists. The school psychologist responds to requests for school psychological services: conducts formal school psychological assessments of various target student populations for educational planning, participates in instructional and behavioral support and intervention planning, provides consultation with referral to available resources in DCPS and the community at large, and provides program consultation to DCPS staff and parents.



  • Conduct and interpret psychological assessments of students to parents, school staff and students, as appropriate. 
  • Assist in the development of educational activities and behavior management programs as they relate to individual student needs. 
  • Meet with the IEP team to participate in eligibility determination, placement decisions, IEP development, and program reviews. 
  • Provide counseling services to students. 
  • Provide crisis intervention to school-based personnel, students and families. 
  • Participates in school-based prevention and intervention programs. 
  • Assists school officials in maintaining effective communication between students, parents, the community, and schools. 
  • Serve as a resource and consultant to students, staff, and parents. 
  • Serve on other committees, as needed, to support school and school system improvement efforts. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 


  • Has obtained a Master’s Degree; required;
  • Has obtained, or is eligible for, a Standard Professional Certificate, required;
  • Has obtained, is eligible for, or can demonstrate through completion of appropriate course work as working toward an endorsement as School Psychologist, as prescribed in COMAR 13A.12.03.08;
  • Demonstrates knowledge of child development, learning theories, and effective teaching techniques;
  • Has demonstrated leadership ability;
  • Has good interpersonal communication skills;
  • Has a willingness and capability to work beyond the normal workday.
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist
  • Employer Description

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    Dorchester County, Maryland, with a population of 29,300, is the Eastern Shore's largest county with 593 square miles of land and 108 square miles of water. The Dorchester County Public School system provides the educational foundation for the county's children.

    Highlights of the DCPS System are:

    There are 12 schools: two high schools, a career and technology center, two middle schools, six elementary schools and a pre-kindergarten through 8th grade school.

    There are approximately 5000 students in the district.

    High schools offer a full College preparatory curriculum as well as options in occupational skills.

    The Dorchester Career and Technology Center receives students from both high schools and offers programs in Culinary Arts , Masonry, Carpentry, Electricity, HVAC, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Welding, Agriculture, Medium and Heavy Truck, Auto Technology, Cosmetology, Homeland Security, Cisco Academy, Interactive Media Production, Teacher Academy and Medical Services.

    IBM-compatible computers are used throughout the system in individual classrooms as well as strategically placed computer labs. There are courses in Technology Simulations, Keyboarding, Computer Applications, and Computerized Accounting.

    Every classroom has access to the Microsoft Office Products as well as to the Internet.

    The Dual Enrollment Program with Chesapeake College and University of Maryland Eastern Shore offers the opportunity for the students who wish to get started on their college credits.

    Family Support Services Resource Center for Families and Schools is designed to support children with disabilities from birth to 21. The center provides the skills and knowledge to enable families and children to understand the Special Education process. Learn more about us...

    Equal Opportunity Employer


    Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Jeff Grafton , Human Resources Administrator
    • 700 Glasgow Street
    • Cambridge, Maryland 21613
    • Phone: (410) 228-4747
    • Fax: 410-221-5269
    • Email: click here

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