Jan 13, 2024

Part time School Psychologist

  • TrulyHired
  • Warwick, MA, USA
Part-time School Support

Job Description

Warwick Community School is seeking highly qualified candidates for a part-time school psychologist position. The Role: The School Psychologist provides psychological and assessment services to students in grades kindergarten through sixth. The school psychologist's role is to promote all students' cognitive, social, and personal development, organize and facilitate the evaluation and eligibility processes, and facilitate learning. The School Psychologist functions as a member of the total diagnostic team by providing comprehensive differential diagnosis, assessment, and educational planning and services for students. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following but are not limited to: Conducts comprehensive psychological and psycho-educational evaluations to identify student disabilities, examines developmental history and its impact on learning, and studies adjustment characteristics and the needs of individuals and groups in the learning and home environments. Uses assessment data about the student and his/her environment(s) in developing appropriate interventions and programs. May assist in conducting student observations for re-evaluations and initials. Provides written reports and an oral presentation to parents and staff at Team meetings and individually when needed. Work with Administrators and Teachers to design and implement academic and behavioral interventions. Provides consultation to parents, teachers, other school personnel, and community agencies to enhance the learning and adjustment of students. Your Skill Set: As the incoming School Adjustment Counselor, you will possess the following characteristics and qualifications: Experience with various learner profiles, including mild/moderate and intensive special needs and atypical learning profiles. Experience with students on the autism spectrum and data collection. Experience with and commitment to inclusion that benefits students academically and socially/emotionally Ability to work closely, collaboratively, and effectively with a team of teachers, service providers, and families Strong ability to work as a member of a professional learning community and multi-disciplinary team Highly effective executive function skills, including being well organized, strong time management and scheduling skills, and being able to work independently to meet timelines Highly effective oral and written communication skills that promote and encourage collaboration with colleagues, parents, and administrators Strong positive interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with students, staff, administration and families Strong ability to multi-task and focus on student learning, data collection, and measurable outcomes Maintain currency in the field and emphasize the role and use of data in treatment and program planning REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Skills/Experience/Education): Master's Degree or above in Social Work, Psychology, or other mental health provider field. Experience in a public school setting. Current Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education certification/license as a School Psychologist, All levels.

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