School Psychologist--KIPP MA

posted 14OCT21

The School Psychologist at KIPP MA will provide consultation, assessment and intervention services related to school psychology. The School Psychologist will support all KIPP: MA schools and will report directly to the Special Education Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

● Evaluate and screen students to assess cognitive, academic & and social-emotional and behavioral needs;

● Write evaluation reports including all cognitive, academic, social-emotional, and behavior assessments and goals;

● Provide consultation to classroom teachers pertaining to student progress, behavior management techniques and establishing individualized behavior management plans;

● Meet federal and state mandates as well as local policies in performance of duties;

● Work in conjunction with the IEP Team to create IEPs for annual reviews and provides input for students who are involved with the three-year re-evaluation;

● Maintain logs and ongoing assessments to evaluate student progress and complete progress reports;

● Attend family conferences as needed

● Participate in special education meetings;

● Participate in dispute resolution meetings, hearings, and mediation settlement meetings as needed;

● Coordinate outreach activities that support our students and families including pediatricians, outside counseling agencies and agencies such as DCF, DMH, etc.;

● Conduct home visits and works with families to help students make positive behavioral changes;

● Complete Medicaid reimbursement activities; and

● Perform other duties related to this job description as required by the school Principals or other immediate supervisor.

General responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

● At KIPP, we believe that an excellent staff member does the following:

● Believes that all of us can and will learn and creates a positive learning environment with high expectations for all students and staff throughout the school;

● Thrives as part of a team-oriented, mission-driven culture;

● Exudes joy and a love of learning every single day;

● Demonstrates a growth mindset and a desire to continually improve through feedback, coaching, and professional development;

● Constantly assesses progress, communicates results clearly, and uses data to inform decisions and set ambitious goals.

● Has a strong work ethic and commits to doing whatever it takes for students to excel, including committing to an extended workday and remaining available to colleagues, students, and families outside of school hours.

Qualified candidates have the following:

● A belief in the mission and values of KIPP

● Completion of Master’s degree or higher in school psychology approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), including an advanced practicum of 1,200 hours, 600 of which must be in a school setting;

● Possession of MA DESE School Psychologist License;

● Experience with Special Education processes (IEP meetings, documentation, initial referrals);

● An eagerness to set ambitious, challenging, and tangible goals, and a relentless drive to achieve them;

● An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment and a capacity to remain calm and focused when faced with unexpected challenges;

● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills;

● Fluent Spanish or Haitian Creole speakers strongly encouraged to apply

Compensation

Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Application process

Internal candidates: If you are currently a member of the KIPP MA team, please apply by emailing your resume to the Recruitment Team at Talent@kippma.org. Be sure to indicate to which position you wish to apply.

External candidates: If you do not currently work for the KIPP MA team, please visit our job board at https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/KIPP/massachusetts and complete an online application.

1. The KIPP MA Recruitment Team will select candidates to move forward to the phone interview stage.

2. Following the phone interview, the KIPP MA team will invite qualified candidates to interview with KIPP MA School or Regional Office Teams.

School Psychologist--Global Assessments

posted 06OCT21

Global Assessments, Inc., a MSPA member owned business, is currently looking for a  licensed School Psychologist to join our Team due to a recent retirement. Work is done on a per diem basis and can be tailored to fit your scheduling needs and desired quantity per month. Excellent for retired school psychologists, or individuals needing mother's hours.  Daytime (academic year) availability is required. Per Diem Positions for North Shore, Boston, Springfield, or New Bedford area only are also available. All evaluation tests and supplies are provided. Excellent compensation rate. 

Interested candidates please submit resume, copy of certification, 3 letters of reference and sample report (psych/achievement) to: susan@globalassessmentsinc.com.  Please visit us at www.globalassessmentsinc.com

Adjunct Faculty--William James College

posted 30SEP21


Adjunct Faculty - School Psychology, Summer 2022


William James College, located in Newton, MA, just west of Boston, is seeking an Adjunct faculty

member to teach Preventive Mental Health in Schools in the School Psychology MA/CAGS

Programs for Summer I 2022. The course is in-person and will meet 12 times, *Mondays and

Wednesdays, 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm from 5/16 through 6/27.


Responsibilities: The Adjunct faculty member will provide students with a comprehensive

understanding of prevention and early intervention strategies, delivered within a continuum of

services model that addresses the needs of all students. Evidence-based practice, positive

behavioral interventions, and supports, and school-community partnerships are major topics.

Some objectives of the course include: teaching students how to evaluate prevention programs,

i.e., to explain differences between degrees of evidence; identifying the parallels and

distinctions between School-wide Positive Behavior Supports (SW-PBS), Social-Emotional

Learning (SEL), and other school-wide models of service delivery; locating culturally relevant

prevention programs or appropriately adapt evidence-based programs so that curricula or

programs address the specific needs of diverse (cultural) groups and ‘fit‘ the local school

population and the local community; applying relevant principles and criteria in identifying

specific prevention programs and curricula for use in a school setting to address mental health

concerns and determine the ‘ecological fit’ given the school and community culture.

The syllabus for this course has already been developed.


Qualifications: The ideal candidate will hold a doctoral degree in School Psychology. Specialist

Level School Psychologists with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. The

candidate will have to be available during the times listed above. *There may be some

flexibility in timing, but not days of the week.


Application Procedure: Please send a cover letter and CV to Michelle Costa, Human Resources

Recruiting Manager, at HR@williamjames.edu. Applications will be reviewed when submitted

and considered until the position is filled. Specific questions can be addressed to Dr. Jason

Kaplan, Interim Chair, School Psychology Department, at Jason_kaplan@williamjames.edu .


Inclusive Excellence at William James College

William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

School Psychologist--Domingos & Associates

posted 30SEP21

School Psychologist/Neuropsychologist (Metro-Boston)

A Full-time or Part-time school psychologist/neuropsychologist position is currently available. You would be joining a dedicated, friendly, and energetic group of professionals who provide special education services. The primary roles/responsibilities would include evaluation services to a variety of schools (grades from K-HS). The evaluations would involve psychoeducational, neuropsychological, attentional, academic, social-emotional, functional-behavioral, consultations and observations. Attending IEP meetings and participating in parent teacher consultations and classroom observations would also be required. 

Individuals who should apply include the following:

• Masters level School Psychologist

• Doctoral level School Psychologist

• Clinical Neuropsychologist

• Neurodevelopmental Psychologist

• CAGS

Bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply.


Required education/ Required experience:

PhD/MA in School Psychology or PhD in Clinical Psychology

Evaluator: 2 years


Expectations

• Experienced School-Based Evaluator

• Excellent writing and conceptualization skills

• Ability to communicate findings

• Ability to work independently and with others

• Outgoing personality

• High energy and ability to present at IEP meetings are a must

• Transportation is required


You will be provided with peer supervision and professional copyediting services on all reports. All test

materials and protocols will also be provided. Newly purchased Q-Interactive electronic i-Pad testing will also

be available. This is a great opportunity to be part of a very skilled group of evaluators and expand your

expertise.


If this seems like a good fit, please send your cover letter, CV, references, and 2 sample redacted reports to

gotbrains@mac.com attention: Dr. Domingos. Please also include your contact information so we may contact

you and set up an interview.

School Psychologist--Boston Public Schools

posted 24SEP21

Boston Public Schools seeks a School Psychologist to provide psychological services to students ages pre-school through 22 years old who attend public, private and parochial schools in Boston. These services include diagnostic, prescriptive, and remedial services, delivered individually and/or in group situations, and through consultation with other professionals.

Reports To: Assistant Director of Psychological Services

Responsibilities:

  1. Provides psychological and educational evaluations in a timely manner for Boston students who attend public, private and parochial schools.
  2. Participates actively in Individualized Educational Planning Meetings in order to produce comprehensive and appropriate educational plans for students being evaluated.
  3. Provides teachers and other professionals with consultation services which will assist them in helping each student reach his/her potential in the least restrictive educational environment.
  4. Conducts classroom screening to assist teachers in planning effective educational strategies for all students.
  5. Provides prevention and counseling services as needed, both individually and in small groups.
  6. Provides intervention as needed and is a member of the crisis response team.
  7. Participates as a member of the AAF Service Team in the schools to which the psychologist is assigned.
  8. Works cooperatively with all members of the Office of Special Education and Student Services team, as well as all school staff to enhance the services offered to all students in the school system.
  9. Performs other related duties as requested by the Assistant Director of Psychological Services.

Qualifications Required:

  • Licensed as a School Psychologist by the Massachusetts Department of Education
  • Demonstration of competency in the theory, administration, and interpretation of recognized standardized instruments
  • Ability to efficiently write comprehensive and informative reports that contain appropriate educational goals. All reports must be computer generated in English

Preferred:

  • Background and experience in an urban setting providing educational and psychological services
  • Licensed Educational Psychologist
  • BPS values linguistic diversity and believes that candidates who speak another language bring added value to the classroom, school, and district culture and diversity. BPS is particularly interested in candidates who are fluent in one of BPS' official languages:Spanish, Creole (Cape Verdean), Creole (Haitian), Chinese, Vietnamese, Portuguese, & Somali.
  • In order to best serve all students, BPS prefers all core content teachers to be certified in their subject area and one or both of the following: Moderate Disabilities, English as a Second Language (at the appropriate grade level(s)).


Terms/Salary Grade: BTU, Group I

Please refer to www.bostonpublicschools.org/ohc (under "Employee Benefits and Policies") for more information on salary and compensation.  Salaries are listed by Unions and Grade/Step.

The Boston Public Schools, in accordance with its nondiscrimination policies, does not discriminate in its programs, facilities, or employment or educational opportunities on the basis of race, color, age, criminal record (inquiries only), disability, homelessness, sex/gender, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics or military status, and does not tolerate any form of retaliation, or bias-based intimidation, threat or harassment that demeans individuals’ dignity or interferes with their ability to learn or work.

If you are interested in learning more please contact Dr. Andria Amador at aamador@bostonpublicshools.org


School Psychologist--Providence Public Schools

posted 19aug2021

Position Type:

  School Support Personnel/Psychologists

Date Posted:
  
4/26/2021

Location:
  
Hope High School

Job Description
Under direction of the school principal and/or appropriate supervisor  and Consistent with the Providence Public Schools’ vision and mission, the school psychologist is to work in partnership with parents, students, educators, and external agencies to promote student achievement and create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students

Additionally, School Psychologist will:

  • assist students in succeeding academically, socially and emotionally
  • provides a full range of school psychological services to children ages 3-21, including design and implementation of classroom interventions; student screening and assessments; IEP development; consultation to staff and parents, delivery of  professional development for staff;  analysis of data; and crisis intervention 
  • functions as a member of the Team of Qualified Professionals, school based targeted teams, and crisis intervention teams to assist in implementing an academic and behavioral multi-tiered framework


 Roles & Responsibilities

o     Identifies and assesses the learning development and needs of individual and groups of students that affect learning and adjustment. Use assessment data regarding the student and his/her environment in developing appropriate interventions and programs;
o     Performs psychological assessments of students which includes observations, data collection, interpretation and analysis;
o     Prepares interpretive reports from psychological assessment in accordance with District, state, and federal guidelines;
o     Provides interventions to students to support the teaching process and to maximize learning and adjustment;
o     Participates and leads teams in identifying at-risk students experiencing academic and behavioral difficulty, designing and implementing research-based interventions, and plan progress monitoring components of Tier 2 and Tier 3 interventions; 
o     Provide individual and group interventions services for students, including social skills training and crisis interventions;
o     Work closely with teachers and teams to enhance critical skills, including conducting formative assessments, interpreting data, creating intervention plans and making data-based determinations about the efficacy of interventions;
o     Provide individual or group psychological support to aid student’s social and academic adjustment as it pertains to assisting students in accessing education;
o     Participate in planning and/or implementation of school or district level crisis response teams;
o     Lead teams in conducting functional behavioral assessments;
o     Provides information, and/or education in the application of learning theory and child development, to school personnel and parents;
o     Participate as a member and case manager of the Team of Qualified Professionals and the Individualized education program (IEP) committee contributing evaluation findings, collaborating on the development of the IEP, diagnosing students’ eligibility consistent with District, federal and state policies, procedures and regulations;
o     Proficient in language of instruction
o     Participate in data input services for Medicaid billing, use the web-based IEP system, and participate in the time studies for administrative Medicaid claiming as scheduled;
o     Adhere to requirement and state and federal laws regarding students with disabilities, and professional ethics and standards of school psychology;
o     Design and assist teams in implementing and monitoring behavior intervention plans for students and make data-based decisions regarding the effectiveness of the plan to meet the social/emotional needs of our students;
o     Confer and consult with teachers, staff, families and outside agencies about strategies to facilitate the social and affective needs of students;
o     Assist in the implementation of district programs and curriculum to support student behavioral and academic success;
o     Assist with the coordination/management of the Team of Qualified Professionals and school-based targeted teams;
o     Assist in interpreting outside evaluation such as neuropsychological, clinical psychological and psychiatric assessments as appropriate;
o     Provide teacher consultation and in-service training regarding ways to facilitate learning and adjustment for individuals or groups of students;
o     Helps provide liaison and coordination between the school system and agencies to facilitate services for students and families;
o     Engage in professional development opportunities for school psychologists;
o     Performs other duties as assigned.

 
Salary Rate Range
 Teacher Salary Scale
 
 RIDE Requirements
 PK-12 School Psychology

School Psychologist--Plymouth Public Schools

posted 19aug2021

The Plymouth Public Schools is in need of and elementary school psychologist.  Please see the job description below:

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Maintains a valid Massachusetts DESE certification as a school psychologist. (Master’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university.)
2.Highly Qualified as per Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).
3.Proven ability to relate to a variety of constituencies, including but not limited to: administrators, parents, teachers, students, other school staff and visitors.
4.Possess good communication skills both verbal and written.
5.Demonstrated aptitude or competence for assigned responsibilities.
6.A sense of humor and a proven ability to work in a polite and friendly manner with all staff members, students, and with the larger educational community.
7.Such alternative to the above qualifications as the school department may find appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO:
Building principal, program manager and special education administration.

JOB GOALS:
1.To provide direct and indirect social and emotional supports to students, staff and families.
2.To work collaboratively with all students, staff and families in order to provide students with social emotional and behavioral supports in order for them to be more successful within the school setting.
3.Provide a safe and supportive educational environment for all students.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
1.Participates in/follows all federal and state mandated procedures and timelines for the identification of students requiring special education services within the school setting, including the administration of appropriate formal and informal assessment tools/measures based on the suspected area of disability.
2.Develops an appropriate Individualized Education Plan for all students that are determined eligible for special education services. This includes the creation of short and long term goals, based on assessment data and targeted curriculum standards, for all of the student’s areas of identified disability.
3.Participates in all federal and state mandated procedures and timelines for case management for all identified students, i.e. team meetings and liaison to regular education settings.
4.Schedules, meets, counsels, and instructs assigned students in the locations and at the time designated.
5.Supervises all assigned students and any assigned paraeducators.
6.Plans and prepares educationally relevant treatment plans that meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students.
7.Assist classroom teachers in creating a classroom environment that is conducive to learning student engagement.
8.Prepares for student groups and professional meetings showing written evidence/data of preparation upon request of immediate supervisor.
9.Employs a variety of instructional techniques and instructional media in supporting student plans.
10.Implements the school districts strategic plan and individual school improvement plans.
11.Evaluates and documents student progress toward identified goals on a regular basis and provides progress reports as required.
12.Seeks the assistance of district specialists as needed and required.
13.Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities.
14.Maintains accurate and complete, student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulation and provides documentation when necessary.
15.Creates, implements and follows individual student safety plans, IEP’s, 504’s, health care plans, etc.
16.Mandated reporting and referrals to outside agencies appropriate to the role
17.Assists the administration in implementing all policies and rules governing student life and conduct and, for the classroom, develops reasonable rules of classroom behavior and procedure, maintaining order in the classroom in a fair and just manner.
18.Makes provisions for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes outside the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.
19.Strives to participate in professional development opportunities to remain current in the educational field.
20.Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
21.Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with others.
22.Establishes and maintains open lines of communication with students, colleagues, and parents concerning both the broad academic and behavioral progress of assigned students.
23.Performs other related tasks and assumes other related responsibilities as may from time to time be as assigned by the Principal and/or Program Manager.

Job Requirements

  • MDESE License required
  • Full-Time position split between two elementary schools
  • 182 School Calendar Year
  • Salary per current EAPC Teachers' Contract
  • Master degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

Apply via Schoolspring

School Psychologist--Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

posted 19aug2021


Position Description:

Part-time position (17.5 hours per week) located in Northampton, MA. The school psychologist works with school-aged children in grades K-8 who are deaf or hard of hearing using listening and spoken language to communicate.  The school psychologist is concerned about the emotional, social and academic success of all students and supports staff and families with their needs. 

Education, licenses, certifications, skills, and experience

  • Master’s degree in school psychology or a specialist degree (EdS) in school psychology   
  • Massachusetts Certification as a School Psychologist


Please contact: 

Jane Tetreault

HR Generalist

Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech

45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060

Office: 413.587.7327 | jtetreault@clarkeschools.org

School Psychologist--Brockton Public Schools

posted 08Aug21

Full-time Bilingual Psychologist position to serve bilingual students district-wide with Brockton Public Schools. Candidates must be proficient in English as well as one or more of the following languages: Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and/or French. This position is accountable for facilitating learning and promoting the cognitive, social and emotional development of all students. The position assists school personnel to identify the needs of students through consultations with school personnel, the completion of psycho-educational assessments, and through the collaboration with classroom teachers, parents/guardians, administrators, school health personnel, special education personnel and community partners. The position is also responsible for the development of educational interventions and supports for students in need, and for supporting a safe and positive school climate in a way that is consistent with the policies of the Brockton Public Schools and relevant State laws and regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.Responsible for providing consultation services as requested by school personnel, parents/guardians and school administrators to support the provisions of effective instructional services and emotional/behavioral supports to students within the educational environment.

2. Responsible for completing educational and school based reports such as, psycho-educational and psychological assessments, functional behavioral assessments, behavioral intervention plans, and safety plans, as well as provide educational recommendations for students in need.

3. Responsible for utilizing assessment data to develop appropriate interventions and/or programs to support/enhance student learning. Responsible for providing teachers, parents/guardians and other service providers with relevant information from assessments, interventions and/or programs.


Additional Requirements:

1. Experience working in schools and/or social service agencies with clients from culturally and socio-economically diverse backgrounds.

2. Experience in providing consultation services including workshops to professionals and support personnel

3. Demonstrated experience supporting students with special needs

4. Demonstrated experience with second language acquisition

5. Demonstrated experience in assessment of English Language Learners and other subgroups, such as students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Social-emotional disabilities, etc.

6. Candidates must be proficient in English as well as one or more of the following languages: Cape Verdean Creole, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Spanish and/or French


To apply: https://www.schoolspring.com/job.cfm?jid=3624311

School Psychologist--Private Practice

posted 25JUN21

Updated Posting date: June 22, 2021 

Are you a School Psychologist or Licensed Educational or Clinical Psychologist interested in working or returning to work just as much or as little as you wish, with flexibility and control over your schedule? 

SEEKING 

Psychologists with good experience conducting psychoeducational evaluations and writing comprehensive reports to join my 23-year  contracting practice. 

TO DO 

Evaluations on a contractual basis, with great flexibility to work as much or as little as works well for you, starting at the start of  September, 2021 and going through the school year, or longer.  

PARTICULARS 

Candidate should have experience with a range or cognitive, learning and memory tools, as well as social/emotional evaluations and  Functional Behavioral Assessments and the philosophical commitment, ability, or ability to develop a holistic approach to understanding students, their strengths and their needs, and how to work with these to reach  greatest outcomes. Assignments will be throughout the greater Boston area. Candidate will ideally be interested in working with me for more than this upcoming academic year, but this is not a requirement.  

IF INTERESTED 

Please send any questions, a resume and sample anonymous report to Catherine Giles Stecher, NCSP, Licensed Educational Psychologist: Gilesstecher@verizon.net as soon as possible. 


School Psychologist--Cross Country Education

posted 21june21

Cross Country Education partners with school districts all over the country to assist them with their staffing needs. We have over 25+ years of experience in the field and we are thrilled to be one of the largest staffing solutions companies in the country. We offer full benefits including, medical, dental, vision coverage, and 401K. We are currently looking to assist a school district in the Worcester area find a bilingual school psychologist. Here is some information about the position:

  • Position: Bi-Lingual School Psychologist
  • Location: Worcester, MA
  • Days: 5 days/week
  • Dates: 08/30/2021 – 06/14/2022 

Special Notes:

  • Bi-lingual
  • Spanish/Portuguese
  • Full-time
  • In-person
  • Caseload and hours vary by school
  • Monday – Friday
  • 30 hours a week

 

Lisa Redstone-Vrana

lrvrana@crosscountry.com

561-617-2778

 

School Psychologist--Brooke Charter Schools

16JUN21

Role: School Psychologist (2 openings: K-7 in Roslindale and 8-12 in Mattapan)

Contact: Nicole Grandinetti, Director of Talent (ngrandinetti@ebrooke.org)


Who Are We?

Brooke Charter Schools is a network of five public charter schools, serving grades K-12 in Mattapan, Roslindale, and East Boston. At Brooke, we coach and invest in our teachers so that they can help our students achieve at the highest levels and graduate from college. We believe academic achievement empowers our students to live choice-filled lives and enhances their ability to contribute to creating a just world. In a culture of achievement, educators support students in recognizing and building on their identities as sources of strength even as they work to grow and achieve in new ways. 

What is the School Psychologist Role?

As a School Psychologist at Brooke, you provide direct support to individual and small groups of students in the areas of social skills, self-regulation, self-advocacy, etc and create and implement positive behavioral plans. You collaborate with stakeholders including serving as a liaison between the school, student, parent, and external agencies, as well as engaging parents and teachers as partners in students' therapeutic interventions. You conduct comprehensive evaluations including cognitive, academic, attention, social/emotional and functional behavior assessments and conduct classroom screening to assist teachers in planning effective educational strategies for all students. You participate actively in IEP and Child Study Team meetings in order to produce comprehensive and appropriate educational plans for students, make referrals to external agencies and appropriate programs for students in need of support services, and provide crisis intervention for students, which may include risk assessments, safety contracts and social service interventions. You may also perform other related duties as requested by the Director of Student Support.

We have a K-7 School Psychologist opening at Brooke Roslindale and an 8-12 opening at Brooke High and 8th Grade Academy. 

Is This You?

  • You are committed to uprooting racism through academics, equipping our students with tools to advocate for a diverse, equitable, and inclusive future. Read more about how we are working on this at Brooke here
  • You hold a bachelor's degree and are licensed as a School Psychologist by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • You have extensive knowledge of child development and age-appropriate social and emotional skills.
  • You have demonstrated competency in the theory, administration, and interpretation of standardized instruments.
  • You have the ability to efficiently write comprehensive and informative reports that contain appropriate educational goals.
  • You are professional, warm, and collaborative with students, families, and colleagues.
  • You are able to start on July 19, 2021.

The community and students we serve are diverse, and we are committed to reflecting that diversity in our staff. We strive to have the most diverse applicant pool possible; to that end, we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply for any position at Brooke Charter Schools. By fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, we provide the best educational experience to prepare our students for a future reflective of the world we live in.

School Psychologist--Domingos & Associates

16JUN21

Special Education Assessments

Location: Metro Boston Area

A Full-time or Part-time school psychologist/neuropsychologist position is currently available. You would be joining a dedicated, friendly, and energetic group of professionals who provide special education services. The primary roles/responsibilities would include evaluation services to a variety of schools (grades from K-HS). Bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply.

The right candidate will:

•Evaluate in the areas of psychoeducational, neuropsychological, attentional, academic, social-emotional, and functional-behavioral assessments

•Consult with parents/outside providers/school staff

•Write up comprehensive evaluations with appropriate diagnoses, Disability qualification and recommendations


Individuals who should apply include the following:

•Masters level School Psychologist

•Doctoral level School Psychologist 

•Clinical Neuropsychologist

•Neurodevelopmental Psychologist

•CAGS


Expectations

•Experienced Evaluator

•Excellent writing skills

•Ability to work independently and with others

•Outgoing personality

•High energy and ability to present at IEP meetings

•Transportation is required


You will be provided with peer supervision and professional copyediting services on all reports. All test materials and protocols will also be provided. Newly purchased Q-Interactive electronic iPad testing will also be available. This is a great opportunity to be part of a very skilled group of evaluators and expand your expertise. 


If you feel you are a good match for this position, please forward your cover letter, CV, references, and 2 sample redacted reports to the link below in order to apply. If this seems like a good fit, please send your cover letter, CV, references, and 2 sample redacted reports to gotbrains@mac.com Attention: Dr. Kevin A. Domingos.

Mashpee Public Schools--School Psychologist

posted 20may21

Mashpee Public Schools is hiring a full-time School Psychologist at the Middle/High School (grades 7-12) beginning September 2021. 


Please send resume and cover letter to:

Jaime Curley

Director of Special Education Services

Mashpee Public Schools

500 Old Barnstable Road

Mashpee, MA 02649

jcurley@mpspk12.org

Greater Lowell Technical High School--School Psychologist

posted11apr21

LTS SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST-TEAM CHAIRPERSON

Job Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To conduct psychological assessments of referred students and to coordinate the evaluation process according to Chapter 766 regulations for the determination, development, and maintenance of individualized educational plans.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.To conduct psychological assessments (including psychometric and projective testing for referred students according to Chapter 766 and Greater Lowell Regional policies.
2.To coordinate and conduct annual or predetermined re-evaluations of special education students.
3.To participate in Team meetings presenting a psychological assessment.
4.To be Team Chairperson, including Chapter 688 services.
5.To write individualized educational plans as determined by the Team.
6.To be the prime contact between parents and agencies and the referral/evaluation process.
7.To develop and/or maintain all necessary forms, records, schedules, and reports pertaining to referrals, evaluations, re-evaluations, and reviews.
8.To assist the Director of Special Education in the development and review of the referral and evaluation process.
9.To assist in the in-service training of staff.
10.Serve as administrative designee signing I.E.P.'s
11.To coordinate the assignment of psychological counseling to Special Education students under the supervision of the Director of Special Education and to conduct individual and group counseling sessions as assigned by the Director.
12.Other relative assignments as designated by the Director of Special Education.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1.Degree and Massachusetts certification as a School Psychologist.
2.Demonstrated organizational and management skills. The ability to effectively organize and coordinate efforts of staff, parents, and related outside support services.
3.Coursework and proficiency in standardized and projective testing.
4.Minimum two (2) years experience as a School Psychologist.
5.Teaching experience in Special Education preferred.
6.Experience as a School Psychologist in a vocational school environment preferred.

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 47,617 to $ 95,627 Per Year

Employer Description

Greater Lowell Technical High School commits to ensure students’ readiness for career, college, and citizenship in the 21st century. We challenge and support students as they realize their individual potential for personal and professional success.

The Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Technical School District is comprised of the city of Lowell and the towns of Dracut, Dunstable, and Tyngsborough, communities with a combined population of about 150,000 residents and a FY21 budget of $49.3M. The school first opened in 1974 and recently completed a $65M construction/renovation project. In addition to a grade 9-12 enrollment of approximately 2,200 students, the school also offers Practical Nursing and Adult Education Programs. We believe in educating students in a supportive and safe environment and providing distinct technical and academic experiences in order to assist all students in realizing a genuine focus for the future.

The school is ranked in the 46th percentile of all high schools in MA which represents a 30 point increase over the last 4 years. As a modern vocational technical high school we are able to offer students two educations in one. We offer challenging and rigorous academic courses in the four core subjects of English, math, science, and history. In addition, rather than supplementing our academics with an array of elective courses, our students explore, select, and focus on one of our 23 vocational technical program majors. As a result, Greater Lowell Tech students are prepared to either enter college or the workforce upon graduation.

OUR CORE VALUES:
Greater Lowell Technical High School has established a set of core values to guide the actions of all students and staff, and that are reflected daily in their performance building quality lives, and a positive school culture conducive to learning for all. All members of the Greater Lowell Technical High School Learning Community will strive to:  R.E.A.C.H.
RESPECT - We treat ourselves, others and our surroundings with dignity through words and actions.
EFFORT - We work to the best of our abilities to make continuous progress without giving up or giving in.
ACCOUNTABILITY - We own our words and actions and have the courage to accept responsibility for our decisions.
COMMITMENT - We show dedication to our success, our school and our community.
HONESTY - We act with integrity and value the importance of truthfulness.

If you share our values, we welcome your application. Greater Lowell Technical High School actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. SchoolSpring application

Holyoke Public Schools--School Psychologist

posted 20MAR21

School Psychologist (SY 2021-2022)

Job Location: System Wide

Salary Range: Full-Time (10 Month)

Shift Type: Full-Time

  1. Performs psychoeducational evaluations (cognitive, academic, social/emotional, etc. assessments).
  2. Administers, scores, and interprets norm-referenced, as well as criterion referenced assessment instruments.
  3. Attends specified TEAM meetings to go over evaluation reports with TEAM members, provide input for IEP eligibility and/or services, and make recommendations  
  4. Synthesizes information and recommendations in conjunction with other TEAM members into an effective, individually appropriate educational plan and assists in its writing as needed.
  5. Assists in the diagnosis of learning disabilities in students
  6. Maintains evaluation and assessment activities log
  7. Consults with teachers about classroom management techniques, students' behavior and academic performance.
  8. Makes regular classroom visits to observe student interaction in the classroom setting.
  9. Consults with parents regarding their children's behavior and academic performance.
  10. Attends Student Support Team (SST) meetings as needed
  11. Attends monthly Psych Department and Special Education meetings
  12. Represents the Holyoke Public Schools at appropriate conferences and professional development.
  13. Reports to assigned building(s) principal(s), Department Head, specified Special Education Coordinator, and Special Education Director.
  14. Completes other duties as assigned by the aforementioned people above.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required 
  • Massachusetts School Psychologist Certification
  • Commitment to ensuring academic success for all students
  • Experience working in an urban setting, preferred
  • Experience working with diverse student populations, preferred
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply student performance data to instructional planning and execution
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; excellent teamwork skills 
  • Bilingual applicants (Spanish) strongly encouraged to apply 

Job Contact:

Michelle Cooper-Cox

Pupil Service Coordinator for Itinerant Services

mcoopercox@hps.holyoke.ma.us

Marblehead Community Charter--School Psychologist

18MAR21

School Psychologist 

Marblehead Community Charter Public School

Grades 4-8

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Evaluate students providing a comprehensive assessment of cognitive, social-emotional and behavioral needs, as part of an interdisciplinary team.
Provide comprehensive evaluation reports in accordance with federal and state guidelines, including specific recommendations for teachers and parents.
Present finding at team meetings and actively participate as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrate a thorough understanding of special education eligibility categories and criteria.
Provide in-school counseling services on a 1-1 or small group setting as deemed appropriate.
Provide crisis counseling as needed.
Assist grade level Student Assistance Teams through the utilization of Response-to-Intervention (RTI).
Provide consultation to principal, general and special education teachers, counseling staff, related service providers, and parents.
Provide in-service training/workshops for faculty and parents.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Services.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Completion of a master’s degree or higher in school psychology approved by the National Association of School Psychologists, doctorate preferred, as well as experience working with children.
Possession of MA DESE school psychologist license.
Experience with special education processes and eligibility guidelines.
Experience in evaluating second language learners.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong public speaking skills.
Bilingual candidates preferred, not required.
BCBA knowledge and or certification preferred. 
At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred

CONTACT  INFORMATION:

Tantasqua Regional School District--Psychologist

Pub 16Mar21

Psychologist

Tantasqua Regional/Union 61 School Districts (Elementary)

Anticipated Start Date: School Year 21/22

Reports to: Principal(s), Director of Special Education


Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Director of Special Education/Student Support Services and Building Principals, serves as a psychologist to students in the school. Evaluates needs of recommended students within the school, and helps to plan and carry out programs to enable students to attain maximum achievement and adjustment by performing the following duties.


Essential Functions:

● evaluates students in relation to learning needs

● conducts diagnostic studies to identify a child's needs, limitations and potentials, observing children in the classroom and at play, studying school records, consulting with parents and school personnel, administering and interpreting diagnostic findings

● develops hypotheses, aggregates and interprets data and makes recommendations

● writes and prepares detailed reports in a timely fashion as part of the special education TEAM process

● attends and participates in special education TEAM meetings and Eligibility Determination Meetings

● assists students, parents and staff in the development of realistic academic and personal expectations

● develops individual and group problem-solving techniques

● develops instructional program with staff to meet students’ needs

● recommends curriculum alternatives and specific instructional strategies to staff and parents

● recommends behavior management techniques to staff and parents

● counsels students and consults with parents and staff in the development of appropriate behavior goals

● plans special placement or other treatment programs

● assists the staff in utilization of recommended strategies

● provides individual and/or group counseling to specified students to achieve personal, social and emotional adjustment

● serves as liaison for school referrals to community resources; maintains contact with outside community agencies; appropriately utilizes outside agencies based upon identified needs of students

● refers individuals to community agencies to secure medical, vocational, or social services for child or family

● performs other duties as assigned


Ability to:

● maintain open lines of communication with the building administration, guidance counselors, teachers and parents regarding special education and pupil personnel services and issues

● plan, organize and coordinate programs

● establish and maintain positive working relationships

● apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of problems

● utilize collaborative leadership style

● manage multiple tasks


Knowledge of:

● student testing, interpretation of results and counseling procedures

● state and federal laws relating to special education and pupil personnel services

● District policies, rules and regulations, current education theories and practices

● curriculum and instruction, safety procedures, education code, local policies

● evidence of ability to perform each essential function satisfactorily

● The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required


Education:

● Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university

● MA DESE licensed or license eligible school psychologist

● Must be able to pass CORI and fingerprint-based state and national criminal background tests


Please submit Letter of Interest, 3 current references and certification through schoolspring.com:

Applications accepted through School Spring only


Brenda Looney, Special Education Director

Tantasqua Regional/School Union 61 Districts

320A Brookfield Rd.

Fiskdale, MA 01518

Schechter Boston--Upper School Counselor

pub 16Mar21

Schechter Boston creates a Jewish educational experience where each child, 15 months through eighth grade, is known, belongs, is engaged and inspired. Faculty, staff and students at Schechter benefit from a highly collaborative, mutually supportive environment in which each person’s individual strengths are recognized and cultivated, and are vital to the success and learning of the community as a whole. Individuals who work at Schechter Boston must thrive in a culture that lives every day by the following cultural values:

  • Believing there is no limit to better
  • Providing honest and kind feedback
  • Failing forward
  • Leaning into complexity
  • Being kinder than necessary

The Upper School mental health professional is a critical member of the Student Experience team whose primary goal is to champion a culture where every student is known, cared for, and supported. This individual will get to know all students and faculty in Grades 4 through 8 and will provide direct services to students and will collaborate with teachers, families and service providers.

Specific responsibilities will include:
  • Provide direct services to students through short term group and individual counseling and/or social skills training.
  • Consult on appropriate crisis intervention/conflict resolution support and intervene with students who experience emergent needs during the school day.
  • Build teachers’ capacity for addressing the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of students through one on one consultations, professional development sessions and regular attendance at team meetings
  • Regular classroom visits to observe specific students as well as to work with faculty to continually improve the social emotional culture of the classrooms
  • Collaborate and consult with families, faculty/staff and service providers regarding mental health, behavioral and educational concerns of students.
  • Coordinate broad base support for students, in collaboration with school administrators, families, teachers and community-based mental health professionals.
  • Connect students and families to community agencies that support students’ social and emotional needs outside the scope of the school counseling program.
  • Oversee the middle school advisory program (Havurah) and ensure its alignment with the social emotional learning program of the whole school.
  • Create, and partner with teachers to implement, behavioral and social-emotional interventions
  • Ensure accurate and appropriate record keeping and reporting.

Core Competencies:

  • Clear love of kids - finds great joy in being surrounded by kids and takes a real interest in getting to know each kid individually
  • Communicative - proactive communicator with exceptional written and verbal communication skills 
  • Relational - partners well with various stakeholders including faculty, students, parents and administrators and has very high emotional intelligence
  • Strong observation skills - able to observe students, identify patterns of behavior and pick up on nuances 
  • Deep belief in the inclusion model and being able to reach all types of students

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree
  • Certification as LMHC, LICSW, School Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist
  • Experience as a mental health professional in a K-12 setting
  • Experience creating, supporting and implementing behaviors plans
  • Experience and comfort with Social Thinking and PBIS core philosophies preferred
  • Ability to understand psychological and neuropsychological/cognitive testing reports and help faculty to create plans in the classroom

Competitive salary ranging from 65k-85k, commensurate with experience. We strive to provide a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package that supports our faculty and staff, including: health insurance, prescription drug benefits, vision, healthcare/dependent care flexible spending account (FSA), long term disability, life insurance, 403(b) with employer matching, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal time.
    To apply please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@ssdsboston.org

    Arlington Public Schools--School Psychologist

    Posted 11FEB21

    Arlington School District

    Job Description

    • Position Type: Full-time
    • Job Category : Student Services > Psychologist 

    Qualifications:

    Licensed School Psychologist in Massachusetts
    Masters Degree in School Psychology
    Experience with Educational and Psychological Testing for children

    Duties:

    Conducts Initial and three-year reevaluations
    Conducts all necessary psychological testing of students
    Completes assigned evaluations within mandated timelines
    Assess students in group homes and out of district placements
    Participates in IEP process by providing results to Team Chair and providing reports in advance of meetings. 
    Participates in IEP team process and meetings by presenting and interpreting psychological evaluation results and by making recommendations
    Assists IEP team in understanding the impact of disability on learning
    Summarizes key results for team chair
    Provides information regarding accommodations and/or modifications
    Helps identify educationally relevant and required services
    Adheres to entrance/exit criteria for programs and services
    Follows District Special Education procedures and protocols
    Attends and participate in Special Education Department activities
    Attends and participate in District-wide professional development activities as directed by the Special Education Director or Assistant Superintendent
    Participates in Building Learning Team Meetings, where necessary
    Participates in relevant consultation meetings
    Participates in Special Education Department and Building meetings
    Consults to Principals, faculty and specialized programs within buildings
    Provides crisis/acute short term counseling/intervention for students in special circumstances at the request of the Principal and/or Special Education Director or Coordinator
    Consults to general and special educators, related service providers and parents regarding student support, management and other needs
    Communicates with Special Education Department and Building Principals regarding scheduling and space needs
    Communicates with Special Education Department, Building Principals, parents and outside agencies with regard to assessments
    Communicates with Team Chairs and Principals regarding concerns or questions
    Follows District, Department and Building initiatives, directives and procedures
    Provides updated service schedule to the Special Education Department on a monthly basis
    Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Special Education or designee

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Arlington Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Apply online SchoolSpring


    Worcester Public Schools--School Psychologist

    Posted 11FEB21

    Job Description

    SUBJECT: School Psychologist 

    REPORTS TO: Manager of Social Emotional Learning

    ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:
    This position is accountable for facilitating learning and promoting the cognitive, social and emotional development of all students. The position assists school personnel to identify the needs of students through consultations with school personnel, the completion of psycho-educational assessments, and through the collaboration with classroom teachers, parents/guardian, administrators, school health personnel, special education personnel and community partners. The position is also responsible for the development of educational interventions and supports for students in need, and for supporting a safe and positive school climate in a way that is consistent with the policies of the Worcester Public Schools and relevant State laws and regulations.

    PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
    1.Responsible for providing consultation services as requested by school personnel, parents/guardians and school administrators to support the provision of effective instructional services and emotional/behavioral supports to students within the educational environment.
    2.Responsible for providing interventions to students to support the teaching process, maximize the learning of diverse learners and their overall adjustment. Support academic engagement and achievement for all students.
    3.Responsible for completing educational and school based reports such as, home assessments, psycho-educational and psychological assessments, functional behavioral assessments, behavioral intervention plans, and safety plans, as well as provide educational recommendations for students in need. 
    4.Responsible for utilizing assessment data to develop appropriate interventions and/or programs to support / enhance student learning and overall adjustment. Responsible for providing teachers, parents/guardians and other service providers with relevant information from assessments, interventions and/or programs.
    5.Responsible for individual and/or group short-term counseling with students, and/or facilitate referrals for mental health and behavioral health services in the community.
    6.Responsible for conducting risk assessments, providing crisis intervention and conflict resolution services for students in need and/or when requested by school personnel.
    7.Responsible for serving as a resource team member and/or supervisor of attendance for the court when indicated in cases of children in need of services.
    8.Responsible for providing individual and/or group counseling and behavior modification techniques for students, parents and school personnel. Design and implement interventions to support the instructional process and to maximize the learning and overall adjustment of all students.
    9.Responsible for supporting family-school relationships, student learning and overall adjustment by making home visits to parents of referred students when appropriate and by counseling parents at school and in the home to help them understand the social, emotional and academic needs of students.
    10.Responsible for serving as a referral agent and/or case manager for the student and parent(s)/guardian(s) in developing a network of social services/supports with community agencies.
    11.Participate and assist in the planning, development and evaluation of programs / interventions to meet identified learning, adjustment and attendance needs by students, including but not limited to the Student Support Process, Special Education evaluations, Response to Intervention strategies, 504 Accommodation plans, and behavioral intervention plans.
    12.Responsible for providing consultation and training to parents/guardians, teachers, school personnel and community partners, to enhance student learning and adjustment, promote family-school collaborations, promote cultural and linguistic competence and support an overall positive school culture.
    13.Responsible for safeguarding the student’s right to privacy against disclosure of information in the student’s case history or of disclosures of confidences during counseling, within the framework of applicable laws and system wide policies. Responsible for applying ethics and standards of professional practice in the delivery of school psychological services congruent with the relevant laws and policies that govern professional practice.
    14.Responsible for being knowledgeable and conforming to state and systemwide regulations and guidelines on student records.
    15.Responsible for communicating effectively with students, parents/guardians, school staff and community partners / organizations.
    16.Responsible for assuring equal educational opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, homelessness, or disability.
    17.Performance of other job-related duties as assigned.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    1.Massachusetts DESE Certification as a School Psychologist.
    2.Ability to utilize a variety of psychological and educational techniques in working with students.
    3.Knowledge of Multi-Tier Systems of Support and Response to Intervention models to support diverse learners.
    4.Knowledge of the stages of development, developmental theory and of language development in order to support interventions and preventative programs in the primary grades.
    5.Ability to understand dynamics of children and families from various cultural backgrounds and to support cultural competency best practices.
    6.Willingness to visit students’ homes throughout the Worcester Community.
    7.Knowledge of and skills in the dissemination and interpretation of psychological information to parents and school personnel.
    8.Ability to produce concise psycho-educational reports which are understandable to both teachers and parents.
    9.Knowledge of the Standards of Professional Practice and Principles for Professional Ethics of the National Association of School Psychologists.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    1.Experience working in schools and/or social service agencies with clients from culturally and socio-economically diverse backgrounds.
    2.Experience in providing consultation services including workshops to professionals and clerical support personnel
    3.Demonstrated experience supporting students with special needs
    4.Demonstrated experience with second language acquisition
    5.Demonstrated experience in assessment of English Language Learners and other subgroups, such as students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Social-emotional disabilities, etc.
    6.Ability to speak Spanish, Vietnamese, Albanian, Portuguese or an African language.

    Apply online at SchoolSpring 

    Northbridge Public Schools---School Psychologist

    Posted 14JAN2021

    Northbridge Public Schools

    Whitinsville, Massachusetts

    Job Details

    Job ID: 3421711

    Application Deadline: Posted until Filled

    Posted : January 4, 2021

    Starting Date: Immediately

    Job Description

    1. Provide consultation to teaching staff, support staff and administrators regarding educational, social, mental health and behavioral issues.

    2. Develop and monitor behavioral treatment plans for students and provide staff training regarding the implementation of behavioral plans.

    3. Train and assist in the supervision of ABA (applied behavior analysis) therapists.

    4. Develop and implement a professional development training series.

    5. Provide consultation services to families regarding educational, social, mental health, and behavior issues.

    6. Develop and implement a parent training series.

    7. Provide direct services to students including social skills and anger management training, behavioral contracting, and self management training.

    8. Provide crisis intervention services including brief psychological assessment.

    9. Develop and implement educational programs for students regarding mental health issues.

    10. Develop specialized programs for students unable to succeed in available programs.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Northbridge Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements

    • DESE licensure required - School Psychologist, all levels
    • Bachelor degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    Kristi Boucher , Supervisor of Administrative Services

    87 Linwood Avenue

    Whitinsville, Massachusetts 01588

    Phone: (508) 234-8156 x5

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    Willliam James College---Department Chair

    Posted 12Jan2021


    William James College announces an opening for a Department Chair position in the School Psychology Department. The William James College School Psychology Department is comprised of a friendly, dynamic, and energetic group of practitioners/scholars. We are a student-focused department passionate about training our students to be well-rounded school psychologists well-versed in social justice, prevention, and social and emotional learning. Rank is commensurate with experience.

    William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the College's intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities.

    Position Summary:

    The School Psychology Department Chair is a full-time academic administrator who reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and provides leadership and long-term planning in the School Psychology Department. The Chair supervises faculty and administrative staff across four academic programs, evaluates curriculum, maintains program accreditation (NASP), oversees student-oriented activities, and manages student enrollment, outreach, and recruitment activities. The Chair works with the VPAA to ensure that departmental programs are aligned with the mission and strategic goals of William James College. The Chair supports institutional initiatives and the development of new programs. Strong, inclusive leadership skills, flexibility, creative problem-solving skills, and a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the profession are essential requirements for this position.

    Leadership Expectations:

    • Provide leadership toward the achievement of the highest possible level of inclusive excellence in the teaching and service activities of the department.
    • Support the strategic goals of the College through all of the department's programming decisions and through new initiatives, as requested by the President.
    • Articulate the department's goals and maintain a climate that is inclusive and encourages faculty engagement, participation, collegiality, and innovation.
    • Develop the department's academic programs in alignment with the mission of the College and in alignment with evolving accreditation requirements.
    • Assist with the active recruitment of a diverse student body by creating and maintaining a productive partnership with the admissions office. 
    • Hire and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff.
    • Respond to questions, complaints, grievances, and suggestions from members of the department, including academic and staff personnel and students. The Chair has the responsibility to take appropriate actions as required and in accordance with the policies and rules of the College.

    Administrative Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for implementing College policy and rules within the department.
    • Responsible for preparing and proposing budget requests, establishing expenditure priorities, and fairly and equitably administering the department budget, subject to the policies established by the VPAA and CFO, and for articulating the relationship between the budget and the department's strategic plan.
    • Responsible for establishing teaching schedules in consultation with faculty and Academic Affairs and assigning faculty to meet the needs of the curriculum.
    • Serve as Program Director for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved MA/CAGS School Psychology Program
    • Ensure continued accreditation of the MA/CAGS School Psychology Programs (NASP)
    • Supervise departmental program directors, Associate Director of Field Education, and Department Coordinator, providing consultation and support as needed.

    Position Qualifications:

    • Earned doctorate in School Psychology with appropriate School Psychology license (or license eligible in MA)
    • Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) or eligible 
    • Two or more years of experience working in an elementary or secondary school as a school psychologist (preferred)
    • Commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse student and faculty body, including advocating for the learning needs of diverse/underrepresented students and the use of innovative teaching strategies
    • Familiarity with NASP Accreditation requirements
    • Graduate teaching and advising experience
    • Record of professional contributions to the field of school psychology (e.g., professional development workshops, professional conference presentations)


    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Recruiting Manager at HR@williamjames.edu.


    Inclusive Excellence at William James College

    William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness, and respect for all people. Making excellence inclusive is an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities.

    Lexington Public Schools---School Psychologist

    Posted 12JAN2021

    Lexington Public Schools

    Lexington, MA 02420

    lps.lexingtonma.org

     3 District-wide positions available immediately both full and part-time.

      RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Administer I.Q. tests, achievement tests, and other tests required to determine eligibility for special services.

    2. Provide written reports of assessment for student evaluations.

    3. Collaborate with building and support staff throughout the district to meet the needs of students.

    4. Make recommendations to the Director of Special Services concerning the need to obtain additional medical, psychological and/or psychiatric information on an evaluation.

    5. Participate as an IEP team member with functional behavioral assessments, behavior intervention plans and /or in the manifestation determination process.

    6. Collaborate with outside agencies, parents and teachers to meet the need of students.

    7. Review student records for the screening and evaluation process of students.

    8. Provide group and individual lessons on social skills development.

     

    OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS:

    1. Be a member of the building level diagnostic team on assessments of all students who are suspected to have disabilities. This could include gathering historical data on the student, administering IQ tests, administering projective testing, observations, clinical interviews, and adaptive assessments.

    2. Be a member of the screening team or S.O.A.R. Team in a building when requested.

    3. Plan and implement in-service sessions on behavioral strategies and interventions.

    4. Plan and implement staff development with district and building staff on new and revised testing instruments. 

    5. Research new intervention strategies and new assessments in the areas of instructional strategies, behavior management, behavioral intervention plans and emotional disabilities.

    6. Conduct home visits as needed.

    7. Other duties as assigned by the administration.


    QUALIFICATIONS:                          

    • Graduate from a NCATE approved program in school psychology.  This program provides training in the psychological and academic assessment of children, behavioral and academic interventions, in addition to consultation with teachers and parents.
    • Appropriate state teacher certification as a school psychologist.
    • Experience in the public school setting preferred.   

    To apply: Click Here

    School Psychologist/Neuropsychologist--Domingos & Associates

    Posted 12JAN21

    A Full-time or Part-time school psychologist/neuropsychologist position is currently available. School-based and remote testing services are needed for a variety of metro-Boston schools. You would be joining a dedicated, friendly, and energetic group of professionals who provide special education services. The primary roles/responsibilities would include evaluation services to a variety of schools (grades from K-HS). The evaluations would involve psychoeducational, neuropsychological, attentional, academic, social-emotional, functional-behavioral, consultations and observations. Attending IEP meetings and participating in parent-teacher consultations and classroom observations would also be required. Bilingual applicants are highly encouraged to apply. 

    Individuals who should apply include the following:

    • Masters level School Psychologist
    • Doctoral level School Psychologist
    • Clinical Neuropsychologist
    • Neurodevelopmental Psychologist
    • CAGS

    Required education/ Required experience:

    • PhD/MA in School Psychology or PhD in Clinical Psychology
    • Evaluator: 2 years

    Expectations:

    • Experienced School-Based Evaluator
    • Excellent writing and conceptualization skills
    • Ability to communicate findings
    • Ability to work independently and with others
    • Outgoing personality
    • High energy and ability to present at IEP meetings are a must
    • Transportation is required

    You will be provided with peer supervision and professional copyediting services on all reports. All test materials and protocols will also be provided. Newly purchased Q-Interactive electronic i-Pad testing will also be available. This is a great opportunity to be part of a very skilled group of evaluators and expand your expertise. 

    If this seems like a good fit, please send your cover letter, CV, references, and 2 sample redacted reports to gotbrains@mac.com attention: Dr. Domingos. Please also include your contact information so we may contact you and set up an interview.

    Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter--High School School Psychologist

    The Lowell MIddlesex Academy Charter School in downtown Lowell, MA is currently looking for a certified school psychologist to administer three-year reevaluations. We are a small public charter school that works with students who are at risk of dropping out of school. We have between three and 6 reevaluations that need to be conducted this year. 

    Please contact:

    Tricia Harding

    Special Education Coordinator

    hardingp@middlesex.mass.edu

    978-656-3204

    Ashland Public Schools--School Psychologist

    The Ashland School Committee announces the following opening in our school system for the 2020-2021

    school year:

    Mindess/Warren School

    1.0 FTE School Psychologist

    Job Code: SPED21SCHPSYCH


    If further information is required, please contact Jaime Patriarca at jpatriarca@ashland.k12.ma.us


    Description: School Psychologist to support therapeutic classrooms at Ashland’s two elementary schools,

    Warren (k-2) and Mindess (3-5). Provide direct 1:1 and group counseling to students in therapeutic

    classrooms, behavioral support, consultation to teaching team, training. Also provide assessments and

    present to multidisciplinary teams for IEP eligibility and special education services. Full time school

    psychology position split between two elementary schools primarily providing therapeutic and behavioral

    support and eligibility assessments for special education.


    Requirements: Licensure as a school psychologist, experience working with elementary students, bilingual

    ability is an asset.


    To apply for this position, please visit www.schoolspring.com.

    Natik Public Schools--School Psychologist

    Natick Public Schools is seeking a .4 School Psychologist (2 days) to work in a counseling/assessment/consultation role in a small elementary school with a great team of special educators. Please contact Maria Reardon at mreardon@natickps.org


    Keystone Collaborative--School Psychologist

    Organization: Keystone Collaborative

    Position Title: School Psychologist Classification: Exempt Position Type: Full time (210 days) Salary: Teacher/Therapy Salary Schedule Probationary Period: 90 days Reports To: Executive Director 

    Summary/Objective: The primary function of the School Psychologist is directly responsible for the psychological assessment of academic, social, emotional, and behavioral domains utilizing problem-solving and standardized evaluations. The School Psychologist monitors the completion of evaluations and participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings. The School Psychologist will chair and attend clinical review meetings, and will assist in the designing of internal systems/ programs services that will maximize students’ social, emotional, and educational success. The school psychologist will model and promote an effective educational environment in collaboration with staff, families, students, and communities. 

    Essential Functions/Duties: 

    Conduct psychological assessments and interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, team meetings, and clinical team reviews. 

    Coordinate efforts with the Program Supervisors and lead teachers to ensure that all treatment-related aspects of each IEP are addressed consistently and modified when appropriate. 

    Provide individual, group, and family therapy per IEP requirements. 

    Lead crisis intervention efforts and provide insight into the development of functional assessments and behavior intervention plans 

    Provide assistance to staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students 

    Seek creative options for ensuring the continuity and consistency of treatment and support services across settings for the lifespan of the client. Develop strategies for the stability of quality services when the student experience transitions. 

    Provide consultation, training, and assistance to Program Supervisors, the Educational collaborative and member districts as requested. 

    Conduct structured periodic service reviews to monitor the effectiveness of treatment programs and their implementation; modify and document plan changes as needed. 

    Participate in the Individual Education Program (IEP) team meetings process for students as appropriate.   


    For more information and to apply, please visit our SchoolSpring listing page.

    Marblehead Public Schools--School Psychologists

    Come work in the gorgeous seaside community of Marblehead, Massachusetts only 18 miles north of Boston! 

    TWO open positions in the Marblehead Public School district right now (one 1-year sub position and 1 permanent district-wide School Psychologist position). You will be joining a group of 9 other School Psychologists who currently work in the district (along with School Counselors, Social Workers, Guidance Counselors). We are a great group of people and all of us are building based. The MPS has approximately 2,963 students and consistently ranks in the top 30 districts in Massachusetts. School Psychologist are on the unit A teachers’ 185 day contract (starting salary at M30 step 1 $57,255 and M45 step 1 $58,401). 

    Apply via School Spring

    Northbridge Public Schools- School Psychologist

    Northbridge Public Schools

    Whitinsville, Massachusetts

    Job ID: 3357897

    Application Deadline: Posted until Filled

    Posted : September 2, 2020

    Starting Date: Immediately

    Position Type: Full-time

    Positions Available: 1

    Job Description:

    1. Provide consultation to teaching staff, support staff and administrators regarding educational, social, mental health and behavioral issues.

    2. Develop and monitor behavioral treatment plans for students and provide staff training regarding the implementation of behavioral plans.

    3. Train and assist in the supervision of ABA (applied behavior analysis) therapists.

    4. Develop and implement a professional development training series.

    5. Provide consultation services to families regarding educational, social, mental health, and behavior issues.

    6. Develop and implement a parent training series.

    7. Provide direct services to students including social skills and anger management training, behavioral contracting, and self management training.

    8. Provide crisis intervention services including brief psychological assessment.

    9. Develop and implement educational programs for students regarding mental health issues.

    10. Develop specialized programs for students unable to succeed in available programs.

    Equal Opportunity Employer. Northbridge Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

    Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.

    Job Requirements:

    DESE licensure required - School Psychologist, all levels

    Bachelor degree preferred

    Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    Kristi Boucher , Supervisor of Administrative Services

    87 Linwood Avenue

    Whitinsville, Massachusetts 01588

    Phone: (508) 234-8156 x5

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    Apply for this job online at http://www.schoolspring.com/job?3357897

    Department Chair---William James College


    William James College announces an opening for a Department Chair position in the School Psychology Department. Rank is commensurate with experience.

    William James College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity—in people, in the curriculum, in the co-curriculum, and in the college’s intellectual, social, cultural, and geographical communities. William James College endorses a framework of inclusive excellence, which recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities


    Position Summary:

    The School Psychology Department Chair is a full-time academic administrator who reports to the Vice President of Academic Affairs (VPAA) and provides leadership and long-term planning in the School Psychology Department. The Chair supervises faculty and administrative staff across four academic programs, evaluates curriculum, maintains program accreditation (NASP and APA), oversees student-oriented activities, and manages student enrollment, outreach, and recruitment activities. The Chair works with the VPAA to ensure that departmental programs are aligned with the mission and strategic goals of William James College. The Chair supports institutional initiatives and the development of new programs. Strong inclusive leadership skills, flexibility, creative problem solving skills and a strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the profession are essential requirements for this position.

    Leadership Expectations:

    Provide leadership toward the achievement of the highest possible level of inclusive excellence in the teaching and service activities of the department.

    Support the strategic goals of the college through all of the department’s programming decisions, and through new initiatives as requested by the President.

    Articulate the goals of the department and maintain a climate that is inclusive and encourages faculty engagement, participation, collegiality, and innovation.

    Develop the department's academic programs in alignment with the mission of the College and in alignment with evolving accreditation requirements.

    Assist with the active recruitment of a diverse student body by creating and maintaining a productive partnership with the admissions office.

    Hire and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff.

    Respond to questions, complaints, grievances, and suggestions from members of the department, including academic and staff personnel and students. The Chair has the responsibility to take appropriate actions as required and in accordance with the policies and rules of the College.


    Administrative Responsibilities:

    Responsible for implementing College policy and rules within the department.

    Responsible for preparing and proposing budget requests, establishing expenditure priorities, and fairly and equitably administering the department budget, subject to the policies established by the VPAA and

    CFO, and for articulating the relationship between the budget and the department's strategic plan.

    Responsible for recommending equipment and supplies for purchase, projecting space and equipment needs for the department and exercising general responsibility for departmental facilities and equipment in accordance with College policy and campus rules and regulations.

    Responsible for establishing teaching schedules in consultation with faculty and Academic Affairs and assigning faculty to meet the needs of the curriculum.

    Serve as Program Director for the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved MA/CAGS School Psychology Program and American Psychological Association (APA) accredited School Psychology PsyD Program.

    Ensure continued accreditation of MA/CAGS and PsyD School Psychology Programs (NASP and APA)

    Supervise ABA (MA) and School Climate (CAGS) program directors, Associate Director of Field Education, and Department Coordinator, providing consultation and support as needed.

    Responsible for supervising the attendance, time commitments and work assignments of department faculty and staff.


    Position Qualifications:

    Earned doctorate in School Psychology with appropriate School Psychology license (or license eligible in MA)

    Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) and possesses or is eligible for the Health Service Provider (HSP) License in MA

    Experience with both NASP and APA Accreditation requirements

    Five to seven years of graduate teaching and advising experience

    Experience in faculty/staff development, supervision, evaluation, and academic program management

    Record of scholarship and professional contributions to the field of school psychology

    Experience advocating for the learning needs of diverse/underrepresented students and for the use of

    innovative teaching strategies

    Commitment to the recruitment, retention, and development of a diverse student and faculty body

    Excellent leadership, communication, team, and interpersonal skills

    Two or more years; experience working in an elementary or secondary school as a school psychologist


    Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    The Department Chair must be an optimistic, action-oriented leader who can motivate faculty to embrace WJC’s values in the classroom and within the institution.

    The Department Chair must be able to balance institutional priorities with program needs and initiatives.

    Preferred experience includes 3-4 years of administrative experience as an academic department chair, associate/assistant chair, or program director, and a record of scholarship or professional experience commensurate with the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

    The ideal candidate will be an experienced practitioner-scholar with strong visionary and leadership skills who will thrive in a diverse, rich, and innovative environment.


    Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Michelle Costa, Human Resources Coordinator at HR@williamjames.edu.


    Inclusive Excellence at William James College

    William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Making excellence inclusive is an active process through which colleges and universities achieve excellence in learning, teaching, student development, institutional functioning, and engagement in local and global communities.

    Part-Time Assistant/Associate Professor--William James College


    Part-Time Assistant/Associate Professor – School Psychology Department


    William James College, located just west of Boston, is seeking a part-time Assistant or Associate Professor and teaching faculty member for its dynamic and innovative School Psychology programs. The School Psychology Department offers both specialist (MA/CAGS) and doctoral (PsyD) level degrees in School Psychology, as well as a MA in Applied Behavior Analysis. The school psychology curriculum incorporates rigorous academic instruction with supervised field training in a variety of settings. The WJC mission features core values of experiential education, social responsibility, and personal growth. The school psychology programs emphasize prevention, mental health, and system-level impact. Teaching and mentoring students are of primary importance, and faculty salaries are competitive.

    Candidates should be licensed/certified school psychologists, and hold a doctoral degree in school psychology; Licensed (or license-eligible) Psychologists are a plus. The ideal candidate has a professional affiliation with the field of school psychology, and has relevant school-based field experience as well as demonstrated skill in higher education teaching. Teaching responsibilities will be focused around clinical seminars at the MA/CAGS level, and may include other courses depending on candidate interest and course availability. Additional responsibilities will include providing administrative oversight for Year 1 Primary Project, conducting site visits, and advising students.

    Please send cover letter and CV to Michelle Costa, Human Resource Coordinator, at HR@williamjames.edu. Applications will be reviewed when submitted, and considered until the position is filled.

    Inclusive Excellence Statement

    William James College is an institution and a community committed to the principles of excellence, fairness and respect for all people. Our Inclusive Excellence model infuses diversity, equity and inclusion efforts into the core of institutional functioning to realize the educational benefits of diversity both locally and globally. We are committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for change agents in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

    School Psychologist--Brooke Charter Schools

    posted 11MAR20

    Brooke Charter Schools | Boston, MA

    Who Are We?

    Brooke Charter Schools is a network of five public charter schools serving grades K-12 in Mattapan, Roslindale, and East Boston. At Brooke, we coach and invest in our teachers so that they can help our students shatter the achievement gap and graduate from college. Our students thrive because they are challenged and known. 

    What is the School Psychologist Role?

    As a School Psychologist at Brooke, you provide direct support to individual and small groups of students in the areas of social skills, self-regulation, self-advocacy, etc and create and implement positive behavioral plans. You collaborate with stakeholders including serving as a liaison between the school, student, parent, and external agencies, as well as engaging parents and teachers as partners in students' therapeutic interventions. You conduct comprehensive evaluations including cognitive, academic, attention, social/emotional and functional behavior assessments and conduct classroom screening to assist teachers in planning effective educational strategies for all students. You participate actively in IEP and Child Study Team meetings in order to produce comprehensive and appropriate educational plans for students, make referrals to external agencies and appropriate programs for students in need of support services, and provide crisis intervention for students, which may include risk assessments, safety contracts and social service interventions. You may also perform other related duties as requested by the Director of Student Support.

    Is This You?

    • You hold a bachelor's degree and are licensed as a School Psychologist by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
    • You have extensive knowledge of child development and age-appropriate social and emotional skills.
    • You have demonstrated competency in the theory, administration, and interpretation of standardized instruments.
    • You have the ability to efficiently write comprehensive and informative reports that contain appropriate educational goals.
    • You are professional, warm, and collaborative with students, families, and colleagues.
    • You are able to start on July 20, 2020. 

    Be sure to submit your application in time for our next priority deadline on March 27th!


    School Psychologist--Whitman-Hanson School District

    • Effective 8/24/2020

    Whitman-Hanson Regional High School

     

    ALL APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY ON SCHOOL SPRING AT www.schoolspring.com

     

    Qualifications:

    1. Massachusetts Certification.

    2. Demonstrates ability to instruct school students and to maintain purpose and order in the classroom and all other areas of the school.

    3. Commitment to continuously improve professional competence.

    4. Demonstrates ability to design and deliver instruction to facilitate learning consistent with the philosophy, goals, curriculum and policies as established by the School Committee.

     

    Applicants may also submit a complete application packet relevant to qualifications, to Dr. Christopher Jones, Principal, Whitman-Hanson Regional High School, 600 Franklin Street, Whitman, MA  02382

     

    The Whitman-Hanson School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The Whitman-Hanson School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, disability, homelessness, or age in programs, activities, or employment.  

    All employees are required to have criminal offender records information (CORI) background investigation completed, the results of which may affect the District’s employment decision.  Furthermore, due to recent legislation, fingerprinting is required under the background checks law.

    EOE

    www.whrsd.org

    Posted 03/09/2020

     

    School Psychologist--Whitman-Hanson School District

    • Effective 8/24/2020

      Whitman Middle School

     

    ALL APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY ON SCHOOL SPRING AT www.schoolspring.com

     

    Qualifications:

    1. Massachusetts Certification.

    2. Demonstrates ability to instruct school students and to maintain purpose and order in the classroom and all other areas of the school.

    3. Commitment to continuously improve professional competence.

    4. Demonstrates ability to design and deliver instruction to facilitate learning consistent with the philosophy, goals, curriculum and policies as established by the School Committee.

     

    Applicants may also submit a complete application packet relevant to qualifications, to Michael Grable, Principal, Whitman Middle School 100 Corthell Ave. Whitman, MA 02382

     

    The Whitman-Hanson School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  The Whitman-Hanson School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, disability, homelessness, or age in programs, activities, or employment.  

    All employees are required to have criminal offender records information (CORI) background investigation completed, the results of which may affect the District’s employment decision.  Furthermore, due to recent legislation, fingerprinting is required under the background checks law.

    EOE

    www.whrsd.org

    Posted 03/10/2020

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