School Psychologist – Boston, Massachusetts

School Psychologist – Boston, Massachusetts

School Psychologist


POSITION TYPE: Provider

SPECIALTY UNIT: School Psychologist

LOCATION: Boston Neighborhood, Mass

SHIFT: Days

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Permanent

 

Job Description: 

We are looking for a compassionate school psychologist to work with our students, their families, and faculty members. The school psychologist's responsibilities include administering psychological evaluations, providing counseling, making diagnoses, and contributing to the development of learning programs.

To be successful as a school psychologist you should be able to successfully aid students in their personal and academic development. Ultimately, an outstanding School Psychologist is compassionate and committed to students' well-being.

 

 

Responsibilities:

·      Listening to students' concerns about academic, emotional or social issues.

·      Providing individual and group counseling as appropriate.

·      Administering and evaluating psychological tests and preparing reports.

·      Helping students to process and overcome their problems.

·      Assisting students with the development of goals and action plans.

·      Engaging and counseling teachers, parents, and caregivers about issues.

·      Researching and implementing intervention programs.

·      Developing programs to address behavioral issues and learning difficulties.

·      Assess and diagnose students to determine eligibility for special services.

·      Participate in continuing professional development.

 

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Direct Deposit
  • 401K
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

 

 

 

Requirements:

·      Master’s degree 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.

·      Must have state of practice School Psychologist License.

·      Experience providing psychological assessment and counseling to students.

·      Good working knowledge of mental health and the treatment of affective and behavioral disorders.

·      Experience with Special Education processes (IEP meetings, documentation, initial referrals).

·      Good working knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis and treatment.

·      Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

·      Good organizational and time management skills.

·      Fluent in Spanish and English preferred.

·      Must pass Criminal Background checks.

·      All Vaccinations required.


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