School Psychologist

Under the supervision of regional psychologist, Psychologist provides School Psychology services that meet the educational needs of each student in the psychologist’s area of responsibility. Serves as Psychologist to students from Preschool through Transitions. Evaluates needs of children within the educational system or school.

Applies scientific principles in assessment of intellectual abilities, characteristics, and behavior. Conducts case management and supervision of assignments. Attends school meetings and completes psycho-educational assessment reports.

  • Complete Assessments and Psycho-educational Evaluations in the areas of Intellectual, Social-emotional, Adaptive/Behavioral, and other areas based on Student need.
  • Conduct data collection and analysis. Gather information through interviews, observations, and other meaningful practices to solicit relevant information regarding Student overall functioning.
  • Progress monitoring, consultation and collaboration with school personnel and parents (Family-school-community collaboration).
  • Ability to understand and implement School and District-wide practices to promote learning
  • Knowledge of research-based and best practices of the following: Academic/learning interventions, Mental health interventions, Behavioral interventions, Instructional support, Prevention and intervention services
  • Special Education and General Education functions- attendance to IEPs, 504s, and other meetings (psychologist’s responsibility and role which require meeting attendance)
  • Crisis preparedness duties
  • Implement and support diversity in development and learning
  • Continuously promote research-based and best practices
  • Abide by Professional ethics, school law, and systems.
  • Provide for student supervision which ensures student safety consistent with district and school expectations.
  • Completion of Satisfactory reports within mandated timelines and as requested by supervisor
  • Professional and meaningful presentation of psycho-educational assessment reports
  • Other duties may be assigned.
  • Master’s Degree + California Pupil Personnel Credential authorizing service in School Psychology
  • Appearance, grooming and personality which establish a desirable example for students.
  • Ability to meet Company standards for physical and mental health.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.

The following documents and/or information must be submitted with your application:

  • Resume
  • Introduction Letter
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • 3 References (professor, former colleague or supervisor)
  • Copy of PPS Credential with School Psychology Authorization

After the interview and screening of the applicant, the candidate must complete:

  • Fingerprint and TB Clearances
  • Submit official transcripts
  • Welcome Package!

Highly competitive salary and benefits package.  Full medical, vision, and dental benefits. We provide mentorship to help you succeed. In addition, tuition reimbursement options and professional membership fees support are available.