SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST (SY21-22)


Community Day Charter Public Schools
Lawrence, Massachusetts

Job Details
Job ID: 3695226 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: October 8, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
Unique opportunity to join the growing Community Day Charter Public School network



The School Psychologist provides consultation to classroom teachers pertaining to student progress, behavior management techniques and establishing individualized behavior management plans.

Evaluates and screens students to assess cognitive abilities and social-emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Writes evaluation reports including all cognitive, social-emotional, and behavior assessments and goals
  • Determines and maintains programs based on goals set by IEP or Learning Plan.
  • Determines need and provides direct interventions for students through individual and small group counseling sessions.
  • Creates a climate conducive to counseling and implements a variety of effective guidance and therapeutic strategies.
  • Provides consultation to classroom teachers pertaining to student progress, behavior management techniques and establishing individualized behavior management plans.
  • Works in conjunction with Team to create Educational Plans for annual reviews and provides input for students who are involved with the three-year re-evaluation.
  • Maintains logs and ongoing assessments to evaluate student progress.


  • Compensation:
    • This position is full-time, non-exempt and reports to the Director of Special Education.




    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree is required at a minimum;
    • Experience in providing direct therapy and managing a caseload from preschool – grade 8. • Initial or Professional License is required.
    • An ability to meet all state and federal guidelines in order to be fully licensed and "Highly Qualified".
      Please direct any questions to Tarah Mohika, Director of Recruitment and Resource Management at tmohika@thecommunitygroupinc.org.

    Position Type: Full-time
    Positions Available: 1


  • Welcome to Community Day Charter Public Schools!

    Managed by the nonprofit agency, The Community Group, the mission of CDCPS is to provide a kindergarten through grade eight school that will draw upon our considerable experience in working together as a community to develop and implement a curriculum that discovers and supports the special characteristics and unique learning styles of each student. We will engage that student in meaningful learning experiences for the purposes of clearly stated goals in the areas of understandings, knowledge, skills, habits, and social competencies. The school will reinforce the positive aspects of our city: its culture, art and economy, working class history, and strong work ethic. Our educational philosophy, curriculum, and teaching methods are informed by an understanding that learning takes place in the context of family and that family must be supported in ways that make learning for the child possible.
    Equal Opportunity Employer
    Community Day Charter 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, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Job Requirements
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Tarah Mohika
    190 Hampshire St
    Lawrence, Massachusetts 01841
    Phone: 9786826628
    Email: tmohika@thecommunitygroupinc.org