Overview of the Position
The school psychologist provides support to students, faculty, staff and parents who are experiencing social, emotional or learning difficulties within the school setting. In addition, the psychologist provides wellness opportunities for all members of the school community. The aim of the psychologist’s work is to ensure the well-being of each individual while enhancing the teaching and learning environment for each of them.
Scope of the position
The school psychologist reports to the Principals and works closely with students, teachers, parents, other psychologist, learning specialist and administration. It is a full time position.
- Provide individual and group counseling services to meet the social, developmental, preventive, and remedial needs of students.
- Consult with students, parents and teachers to assist in meeting the needs of students.
- Accurately interpret test results and other student data and share results with teachers and parents.
- Work closely with the learning specialist to assist teachers and students with learning differences of students (ex. dyslexic, ADHD, high achieving, at risk students)
- Design and implement special interest workshops, based on the needs of the current student body, faculty and parents
- Take a lead role in the development, implementation, and retire of the school’s Advisory, Health and Wellbeing program.
- Contribute to creating a climate of balance for all school community members
- Adhere to ethical standards of the counseling profession, and abides by the laws, policies, and procedures that govern the school
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Psychology
- Native or near native speaker of English
- Interest, initiative and energy to thrive in a lively and fast-paced school setting
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team
- Experience working in an English-speaking school is preferred
Method of application