Inclusive Education - School Psychologist - 1.0 FTE - Continuing Contract

Job Code: 3746608

Job Details

School District No. 57 is seeking applications from qualified candidates for the position of:

School Psychologist (1.0 FTE Continuing)

School District No. 57 serves approximately 13,000 students in 39 schools in an area that extends from Mackenzie in the north, through Prince George, west to Cluculz Lake, South to Hixon and east to McBride and Valemount to the Alberta border. The district employs approximately 2,000, making if one of the largest employers outside of the lower mainland.

Description:

The School Psychologist functions as part of a multidisciplinary team whose major role is to enhance the educational and social functioning of all students in the school district.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conducts psychological assessments of students who exhibit educational and social difficulties for the purpose of developing intervention strategies and special program placement.
  • Consults with school and district staff in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of intervention measures.
  • Provides written reports on all formal casework.
  • Consults with teachers, principals, and administrators in the development of policy and programs at the school and district level.
  • Provides formal in-service sessions for teachers, parents and other professionals for the purpose of developing and upgrading their knowledge and skills.
  • Conducts and disseminates research relevant to the needs of students in the school district.
  • Determines the need for making referrals to other school district professionals and outside agencies.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement of a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology including a successful practicum placement.
  • Eligible for registration with BC College of Psychologists or eligible for certification with BC Association of School Psychologists


How to Apply:

Please apply to the specific posting at https://www.makeafuture.ca/regions-districts/bc-public-school-districts/central-bc/prince-george/1) Click ‘Apply Online’ to sign in/register; 2) Apply to this job posting; and 3) Check your ‘Job Application Log’ to confirm that you have successfully applied.

Your application must include:

  • a letter of application and resume;
  • evidence of certification;
  • post-secondary transcripts; and
  • 3 current professional references and their email addresses.

By application, candidates give permission to the Prince George School District to contact any references or any past or present employers named in the application. This posting will remain open until filled. We regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information, please contact the Director of Inclusive Education: Lisa Horswell, lhorswell@sd57.bc.ca or Sarah Petrisor , District Principal, Human Resources, spetrisor@sd57.bc.ca

ABOUT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 57

School District No.57 resides on the unceded ancestral lands of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nations, McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Simpcw First Nations.

Geographically we expand from Mackenzie, through Prince George, to McBride and Valemount. We serve 41 schools: 32 Elementary schools, 8 Secondary schools and 1 District Learning Support center for alternative and alternate learning opportunities.

We provide educational programs for approximately 15,000 students inclusive of early learning, after school art and sports programing, trades programs, and dual credit programs with our local post-secondary schools.

We support Lheidli T’enneh students, McLeod Lake students and Takla students living on reserve through our Local Education Agreements. With each Nation we co-construct the educational services provided to the students while attending a school within our school district.

LIFE IN THE CENTRAL INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George is a bustling city of over 77,000 residents, situated at the crossroads of Hwy. 97 (north-south) and Hwy. 16 (east-west), and at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. As a major City of the Pacific Rim, Prince George is firmly tied to the global market. The area offers a lifestyle that is definitely worth boasting about. Residents enjoy affordable housing, incomes above provincial averages, an extensive range of quality services, and cultural and sports events. Recreational opportunities are second to none and range from golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting to an endless list of team sports. Local post-secondary educational facilities include the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia .

Move Up Prince George / School District No. 57


Posted On
May 10, 2024
Closing Date & Time
Ongoing
Openings
2

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Management & Professionals
City
Prince George
School/Location
Inclusive Education
Salary
$ 59, 711 - $109, 520
Employment Start Date
September 03, 2024
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas