SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

Location
Essex Junction, VT, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Mar 10, 2021
Ref
3451842
The Essex Westford School District is seeking an experienced and licensed School Psychologist to provide support to both staff and students in the areas of learning, socio-emotional, and behavioral challenges in the context of a program addressing the needs of students in the RYSE program at EHS. This position is a team member of the RYSE team. More information about the program can be found here: https://www.ewsd.org/Page/4139. This role is expected to positively impact learning and behavior changes in students through the provision of direct services, counseling training, consultation, and supervision. Additionally, the School Psychologist will assist in the development of behavioral modification planning and crisis intervention, continuous progress monitoring, and participation and leadership in multidisciplinary teaming and employee management.

We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
  • Holds a National Association of School Psychologist (NASP) accredited Specialist Level or Doctoral degree or an American Psychological Association accredited Doctoral degree in School Psychology, or the equivalent preferred.
  • Have a minimum of five years of relevant post-degree experience.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of school psychological concepts and skills delineated in current national professional standards.
  • Holds a valid Vermont Professional Educator's License with a School Psychologist endorsement PK-12.
  • Holds a valid VT driver's license, a good driving record, and a willingness and ability to transport students using private vehicle.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, written and oral communication, and collaboration skills
For consideration, please attach a copy of an evaluation report you've conducted as well as a behavioral/consultation write up to your SchoolSpring application.

For a complete list of job duties, please Click here for a copy of the job description.

Essex Westford School District vision is "Growing hearts and minds for a better today and tomorrow - every day, every way, every one." EWSD is committed to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and are expected to strengthen such capacity if hired. If you are committed to the success of this position and the EWSD mission but do not meet all qualifications listed, you are still encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants should apply electronically through www.schoolspring.com for consideration.

Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Welcome to Essex High School!
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Job Requirements EWSD conducts thorough screenings of all applicants being recommended for hire, which may include contacting references not listed on your schoolspring application. Selected individuals shall also be subject to a criminal records background checks, and child and adult abuse registry checks. Any offer of employment shall be contingent upon acceptable results of these checks at the sole discretion of the Superintendent or his/her designee. Click Here for additional background check information.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience preferred
  • Doctorate degree preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions This employer has requested that all applicants answer the following questions. It is highly recommended that you type any essays in a word processing program, save them, and then paste them on the proceeding job application page. 1. Where did you hear about this position?
    Brief Response (Answer limited to 200 characters, including spaces)
    2. Do we have your permission to contact all references, employers, educational institutions, and other individuals who may have knowledge of your employment and/or other pertinent information regarding your candidacy for this position?
    Yes/No
    3. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement, have you ever worked under a provisional license in the State of Vermont?
    Yes/No
    4. If you do NOT currently hold a valid VT Educator license in the required endorsement area, have you successfully completed the required Praxis I exam and Praxis II exam (if applicable) for licensure?
    Yes/No
    5. Are you an active candidate for another position in the Essex Westford School District?
    Yes/No
    6. Are you under contract or do you have a letter of intent from another school district or supervisory union that would conflict with this posted position?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    7. Are you a currently working as a licensed educator in EWSD?
    Multiple Choice / Single Answer
    - Yes
    - No
    Contact Information Erin Maguire, Director of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
    51 Park Street
    Essex Junction, Vermont 05452
    Phone: (802)857-2018
    Email: emaguire@ewsd.org

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