Career Opportunities
1.0 School Psychologist
Job Code: 2732078
School District #70 (Alberni)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Feb 09, 2020 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Open To:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Management & Professionals
Openings: 1.0
Mandatory Document:
Port Alberni
Port Alberni/West Coast
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2019
End Date:  2020/06/30
Job Description & Requirements

School Psychologists support students, school personnel and parents in enhancing academic, adaptive and social skills for students.  They will assist School Based Teams in the identification, assessment, planning, implementation, reporting and evaluation process for students with special educational needs.   As a member of the district Student Support Services staff the role also includes participation in Student Support Services district planning, the mentoring and training of Special Education Teachers and coordinating of district services with other professionals. 




  • Provide collaborative consultation with teachers, parents, students and community agencies regarding students’ strengths and needs

  • Work in collaboration with school-based teams assisting with pre-referral interventions

  • Provide psycho-educational assessments for students referred by the school-based team

  • Provide on-going collaborative planning to design and implement instructional strategies and behaviour management interventions

  • Provide in-service and ongoing training to district and school based staff on informal and formal testing

  • Liaise with outside agencies (Mental Health, Ministry of Children & Families) to plan for both school and transition to adulthood.

  • Liaise with outside agencies for assessment and evaluation of student needs.

  •  Qualifications

  • Registration with the BC College of Psychologists with special training in school psychology; or

  • A Master’s degree in school/educational psychology or a related field with a focus on school psychology and qualifications that meet the standard for membership in the British Columbia Association of School Psychologists; 

  • Experience in the education system with knowledge of instruction and assessment

    For more information, Please contact Peter Klaver at  

School District #70 (Alberni) does not accept online applications through for Teacher applicants.

Please visit their website for more information on how to apply.