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JOB FAIR - School Psychologist for the 2024-25 school year

Employer
Henrico County Public Schools
Location
Henrico, VA, US
Salary
Competitive

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Job Title

JOB FAIR - School Psychologist for the 2024-25 school year

Location

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

HCPS - Psychological Services

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Skyline Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.
Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

Provides psycho-educational support for students who attend a particular school location which is to be determined. Provides direct service to students who have academic and social difficulties in the traditional school setting, as well as direct service to students who struggle with significant behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health issues. Incumbent works collaboratively with building administration, school staff, and assigned school social worker to meet the social-emotional and academic needs of students. Familiarity with education law and special education regulations preferred. Knowledge of available community resources preferred. Flexibility is required to work with diversity of individuals in a variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.

Essential Duties

  • Provides school faculty training on positive behavior supports; warning signs for students at-risk for serious emotional behavior [1] [2]
  • Reviews data collection tools and data for functional behavior assessments
  • Provides individual and group counseling to address social skills, emotions, and behaviors that impact education
  • Serves on school safety and crisis team
  • Complete psycho-educational evaluations and other assessments in compliance with mandated timelines.
  • Collaborates with teachers, school social worker, administrators, and other school personnel to provide research-based strategies, intervention and progress monitoring to address academic and behavioral needs of students.
  • Performs structured observations of students in the school setting to provide data on learning and/or behavior.
  • Consults with teachers, administrators and other school personnel to help them better understand and work with individual behavior.
  • Develops and implements targeted behavior strategies/interventions to support student emotional needs and improve behavior and academic achievement.
  • Completes school-based mental health assessments.
  • Serves as member or school-based student assistance teams; special education eligibility committees and on school safety and crisis intervention teams.
  • No, we do not provide case management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications

Must be able to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds frequently and 25 to 50 pounds occasionally, and may assist, move, or restrain students when required to intervene in student safety issues. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, lift, walk, stand, and hear.
Extensive knowledge of child and adolescent growth and development, both normal and abnormal, and of curriculum and instructional practices including behavior management are required. Must be knowledgeable and abide by the ethical standards of NASP. Highly developed counseling skills for crisis and non-crisis situations and a broad background in psychological/educational testing, test interpretation, and application to behavioral and instructional strategies are also required. Strong communication skills, both written and oral, to meet the diverse needs of our school community. Skills in managing time and appropriate resources.
Must hold or be eligible for a valid license issued by the Department of Education with an endorsement in school psychology.
School psychologists must meet requirements established by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) for administration of tests.

Additional Information

Contract lengths and minimum salaries vary:
231 day - $64,747
239 day - $66,989
260 day - $72,876
Annual salaries are prorated based upon the actual work begin date.

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy, you must submit a complete online application to include:
  1. Resume,
  2. College Transcripts or VDOE license
If you are unable to upload the documents, you may mail them to:
Henrico County Public Schools
3820 Nine Mile Road - Attn: Human Resources
Henrico, VA 23223

The School Board of Henrico County is committed to nondiscrimination with regard to sex (including pregnancy), gender, race, color, national origin, disability, religion, ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law (except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification), in employment or in its programs and activities.

EOE/Accommodations Upon Request

Minimum Salary

57564

Maximum Salary

Currency

USD

Main Organization

Public Schools Public Schools

Employment Status

Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel

Work At Home

Company

Henrico County Public Schools expresses a divisionwide commitment to every student by communicating a vision of inclusiveness: “The right to achieve. The support to succeed.” The school division also embraces four critical cornerstones: Student Safety, Academic Progress, Closing Gaps and Relationships.

The school system serves the families of Henrico County, Virginia, a diverse community of more than 320,000 which wraps west, north and east of the independent city and state capital of Richmond. Henrico is Virginia’s fifth-most populous county.

HCPS is the sixth largest public school division in Virginia, and is comprised of 72 schools and program centers serving more than 50,000 students. The division’s schools reflect the geographic diversity of Henrico County, and lie in bustling near-urban and suburban settings; small towns; and quiet rural areas.

Academic excellence and opportunity are hallmarks of Henrico County Public Schools. Twenty-three division schools earned 2017 Virginia Index of Performance awards for advanced learning and achievement, presented by Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Virginia Board of Education. HCPS was again tops in the Richmond region with the most schools earning the distinction. Short Pump Middle School was one of only nine schools in the commonwealth to earn the highest designation.

HCPS also leads central Virginia in teachers certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Completion of the rigorous process is the profession’s highest mark of accomplishment.

Henrico Schools has robust programs and support services for families of students with special needs; gifted students; homebound and homeschooled students; and students learning English as a second language.

Each of the division’s high schools is fully accredited and hosts an academic specialty center. The specialty centers allow students with clear interests the chance to focus on a preferred area, such as engineering, the arts or world languages. Three middle schools offer the International Baccalaureate Middle Years program and two high schools offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma program.

The division also has cutting-edge programs in career and technical education, at individual schools and at two Advanced Career Education centers. From learning about sustainable seafood in culinary arts classes to applying technology concepts at Richmond Raceway, HCPS’ Department of Career and Technical Education helps students become effective participants in the international economy.

From academics to athletics, from the arts to career skills, Henrico County Public Schools is proud to be part of helping our community thrive by ensuring that each child has the right to achieve and the support to succeed.

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
804-652-3672
Location
3820 Nine Mile Road
Human Resources
Henrico
VA
23223
US

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