Career Opportunities
Psychologist
Job Code: 2595241
School District #75 (Mission)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: May 11, 2019 
 
 
Job Type:
Part Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: One
Mandatory Document:
School:
Albert McMahon Elementary School
Cherry Hill Elementary School
Deroche Elementary School
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Start Date:  Immediately
End Date:  2019/06/30
Salary:  As per the collective agreement
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

Posting #

School

Position

FTE

Grade

Status

Start Date

199

Student Services

Psychologist

0.80

K to 12

Temporary

September 4, 2018 to June 30, 2019

The District School Psychologist

* will have their professional fees paid by the district

* will be reimbursed for approved mileage

* will receive an annual psychologist allowance of $3,735.66 effective July 1, 2018, as per the collective

agreement

 

The District School Psychologist is primarily responsible for conducting psychoeducational assessments and providing consultative services. The successful candidate will have extensive knowledge of current, effective assessment methods, as well as best practice in academic intervention. The District School Psychologist is required to collaboratively consult with teachers, parents, and community agencies regarding the nature of a student’s strengths and needs, their educational implications and ways to enhance learning and interpersonal skills. This role also requires the ability to assist with pre-referral interventions for the Student Intervention Plans, suggesting support activities to ensure the inclusion of diverse learners, provide assistance in the process of identification of students in special education categories, provide guidance to Learning Support Teachers regarding the use of Level B assessment tools, and provide in-service training as required.

The successful candidate must:

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in school psychology or equivalent
  • Be certified by the BC Association of School Psychologists and/or registered with the BC College of Psychologists
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for travel between schools.
  • Have the ability to work independently and efficiently to complete psychoeducational assessments
  • Have excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with a variety of people
  • Have knowledge of audit compliance criteria for special education categories

 


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