School Psychologist
Description

Position Description:

This is a part-time position (17.5 hours per week). 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.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Conduct psychological assessments and interpret results for students and participate in IEP conferences, team meetings, and problem-solving meetings
  • Provide individual support to students per IEP requirements
  • Integrate psychological services into the classroom environment as appropriate
  • Help staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students
  • Consult with staff as issues arise that impact a student’s academic, social, or emotional well-being
  • Contribute to program development that furthers the integration of social, coping, and problem-solving in the classroom
  • Teach weekly social- Emotional Learning classes
  • Meets with individual students to help them process their challenges and plan action steps and goals
  • Support parents on topics such as self-advocacy skills, behavior management and emotional concerns
  • Coordinate and/or collaborate with a range of individuals/agencies to promote and provide comprehensive services to students and families
  • Provide and/or assist in professional development for staff and parents

Other Duties:

  • Help to shape required state policies on bullying and behavior management
  • Assist with the administration of MCAS testing and other standardized testing

*Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

**Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

*** Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination: Clarke Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Chief Human Resource Officer, Karen Katsanos, MA, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke Schools may be referred to Karen Katsanos or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.

EOE

Requirements

Physical demands:

  • Ability to travel between two locations within 10 miles of each other

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

Proficiently use technology to communicate, compile reports, and collect data

**Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

*** Title IX Notice of Nondiscrimination: Clarke Schools does not discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. Clarke Schools is required by Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 not to discriminate on the basis of sex in admission, administration of its educational programs or activities or employment. The Chief Human Resource Officer, Karen Katsanos, MA, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, 45 Round Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01060, telephone number 413-582-1155, has been designated as the employee responsible for coordinating Clarke Schools efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title IX. Inquiries concerning the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations at 34 C.F.R. Part 106 to Clarke Schools may be referred to Karen Katsanos or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, at 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, telephone number 800-421-3481.

EOE