Temp FT (1.0) School Psychologist(2024-25)

Job Code: 3660592

Job Details

Achieve Believe Connect

Position Description

A temporary full time (1.0) District School Psychologist is required by School District No. 60 (Peace River North) effective September 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025. The assignment will be at Learning Services. The school Psychologist functions as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

We are dedicated to providing services that assist students to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge required to successfully participate in educational experiences. We provide indirect and direct service to the student and/or the school community. Our collective knowledge, skills, energy, creativity and empathy support and nurture this process.

Our philosophy is consistent with our District’s mission statement, “Together, We Learn” and with that of the Ministry of Education and the Special Education Programs Branch. Our own department’s mission statement, “Achieve ~ Believe ~ Connect!” demonstrates our commitment towards appropriate education and achievements for all children. We love the relevance in our logo! See www.prn.bc.ca/ls/ for more information.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Doctorate or Master's degree in educational psychology, or related field, with a focus on school psychology, (including graduate training in measurement and individual psychological assessments) and a successful practicum placement.
  • This program and position are eligible for the BC Student Loan Forgiveness Program. Click here for more information.

  • Knowledge of Ministry of Education, Special Education Policies and Procedures

  • Current membership, in good standing, with the BC Association of School Psychologists or the College of Psychologists of BC (or eligible for)

  • Ability to participate in meetings within and beyond the regular school day to support learning

  • Provides psycho-educational assessments for students referred through the school-based team process

  • Provides ongoing collaborative planning for students and classrooms and assists with pre-referral interventions

  • Assists with the Ministry of Education processes for designation and adjudication

  • Candidates for internship must already be participating in a Master's of School Psychology program that requires an internship

  • Consultation with teachers, support staff, parents, students and community agencies regarding student strengths and needs, assessment implications, and interventions through which to enhance learning and interpersonal relations

  • Collaboration with school-based and/or district personnel to gather classroom-based data, design or implement instructional strategies/interventions and/or design and implement behavioral interventions

  • Psychologist may assist school and district staff in proving additional "Pro D" support for educators and support staff (e.g., behaviour management, observational techniques/data gathering, PBS, RTI, AFL, UDL), and participate or assist in program evaluation and research activities.

  • Ability to plan and facilitate in-services or collaboration sessions with educators and Educational Assistants within and beyond the regular school day

Interested applicants are required to supply

  • Three (3) references

  • Verification of qualifications (BC Teacher Certificate)


  • $2000 relocation allowance for teachers from BC, AB and Yukon and up to $4000 for teachers from other areas.

  • $2,947 recruitment allowance (paid over 10 months of the school year, based on the FTE)

  • Salary as per collective agreement. Current salary grid is $63,492 - $108,576

  • Benefits as per collective agreement with option to enrol in medical, dental, extended health, and group life insurance. Benefits are employer paid based on FTE.

For more information please contact:

Charmaine Chretien, District Principal Curriculum & Assessment 250-262-6098 or cchretien@prn.bc.ca

Keith MacGillivray, District Principal Inclusive Education 250-262-6098 or kmacgillivray@prn.bc.ca

Please note:
All applications with relevant documentation must be made through
Make A Future for consideration for the position

About School District 60

School District 60 is noted for innovative educational practices and excellent cooperative relationships between all educational partners. Our district is made up of dedicated, energetic professionals for whom the achievement and well-being of their students is a first priority. Together we challenge, encourage and support all learners to be responsible for developing their abilities with respect for self, others and the environment.

School District 60 is progressive and growing. There are 23 schools within School District 60. The district’s schools provide education services to approximately 6000 ethnically and demographically diverse students.

School District 60 is located on the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains in the northern tip of the Canadian Prairies in beautiful Fort St. John, BC. Fort St John is 478 km northeast of Prince George and 1,237 km north of Vancouver, situated near the border with neighbouring Alberta, 214 km west of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The region’s economy is prosperous and expanding. Fort St John is a city for all seasons and year-round playground for those who like pristine wilderness, an active lifestyle, cosmopolitan city life and the enthusiasm of an energetic community.

Why School District 60

  • Classroom positions available

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Supportive culture of teacher collaboration

  • Curriculum and teacher supports

  • French Immersion, music & outdoor education programs

  • Advanced technology facilities and resources

  • Progressive and growing district

  • Innovative educational practices

School District No. 60 (Fort St John)

10112 105 Avenue, Fort St John, BC V1J 4S4



Posted On
April 18, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Fort St John
Learning Services
as per collective agreement
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2024
End Date
June 30, 2025
Mandatory Document
  • Resume