School Psychologist - Position of Special Responsibility up to 1.0

Job Code: 3779847

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School Psychologist - Position of Special Responsibility

Up to 1.0 FTE - September 1, 2024

Learning Services (District)


From coastal beaches to mountain forests, North Vancouver School District – “the natural place to learn” – provides world-class instruction and a rich diversity of engaging programs to inspire success for every student. Our 25 elementary and 7 secondary schools,2600 staff and 16,000 students offer a safe and nurturing environment based on trust, respect, responsibility and collaboration. Noted for our progressive approach to instruction, firm belief in Inclusive Education, advocacy for indigenizing learning, and emphasis on social-emotional learning, the North Vancouver School District is a great place to learn, share and grow!


School Psychologists are assigned to each school to provide support to students with additional learning, social-emotional, sensory, health and/or behavioural needs.

School Psychology services include:

  • Direct consultation with students, parents, school and district staff, other professionals and community agencies e.g. BC Children’s Hospital
  • Assistance in monitoring student progress and contributing to the design and evaluation of an Individual Education Plan
  • Learning and behavior assessment and comprehensive psycho - educational assessment
  • Review of private assessments to determine learning needs; assist in referral for district programs, exam adjudication requests and Ministry identification of special needs
  • Consultation and collaboration with the school based resource team (SBRT)


  • Masters of Education in School Psychology.
  • Certification/eligibility for certification as a School Psychologist with BCASP.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with teachers, parents, school administrators and community agencies.
  • Demonstrated skill in completing psycho-educational assessments.
  • Successful experience and demonstrated skill in curriculum modifications and appropriate teaching strategies for the inclusion of adolescents with special needs.
  • Successful experience and demonstrated skill in designing Individual Education Plans for students with a full range of special needs.
  • Successful experience and demonstrated skill in providing a variety of in-service workshops addressing issues in special education.
  • High level of experience and knowledge in assessment literacy.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of elementary and secondary school curricula.


  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.
  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.
  • Demonstrated successful experience supporting the success of all learners in an inclusive environment.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral communications, written communication, and group facilitation skills.
  • Superior work ethic and social emotional competencies, excellent reflective judgment, and commitment to building effective learning communities.
  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum.
  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.
  • Ability to positively influence instruction, curriculum, assessment, and social-emotional learning practices in a collaborative environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.
  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.


  • Certification by the BC Association of School Psychologists (BCASP).
  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch

The North Vancouver School District is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible work environment. We believe in the value of diversity and strive to create a workplace where all employees feel respected and supported. Accommodations are available on request for candidates participating in all aspects of the selection process. If you require any accommodations, please send a confidential inquiry to

We value the opportunity to learn, share and grow on the traditional territory of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Skwxwú7mesh Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation.

Posted On
June 18, 2024
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Part Time
Job Category
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
North Vancouver
Learning Services
Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2024
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter