School Psychologist: SY21-22

Statesmen College Prep

08 Apr 2021

Statesmen College Prep

Education

Full Time

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Job Overview

We are looking for a qualified School Psychologist to directly support the mission of Statesmen College Preparatory Academy for Boys by supporting the psychological, social, and emotional needs of both staff and students, designing and implementing programming that supports strong relational bonds – staff to staff, staff to student, student to student as well as school to family. The leadership of the school must maintain a laser-like focus on creating and maintaining a College-Going Academic School Culture of Efficacy. With high-quality academic instruction and the social-emotional welfare of our adult and young scholars as the primary focus.

The person best suited for this role is an outstanding communicator and relationship builder with an orientation to detail. This person will have exceptional influential leadership capacity.  You will be an organizer and self-starter with a heart for people and a demonstrated ability to work well on a team.  The best candidates will have or be working towards an advanced degree, credentialing appropriate to the role and some experience with school or community level family engagement. 

The link to the full job description is included below.

Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of IEPs, 504 Plans, and ILPs for SWDs and ELLs, managing all counseling and emotional supports that may be required.
  • Administer and evaluate assessments to support the identification of disabilities and the provision of services. 
  • Liaise with Senior Leadership to coordinate the Positive Behavior Incentives and Support, Restorative Justice, House Crew Systems, and Discipline Hierarchy engagement design.
  • Support the coordination of an adult wellness program targeting the faculty and staff.
  • Lead the Student Support Services Team and the schoolwide efforts to deliver a safe school environment.
  • Ensure regular and appropriate communication with students receiving services, their families, and between teachers and administrators.
  • Help others understand child development and how it affects learning and behavior.
  • Strengthen working relationships between teachers, parents, and service providers in the community.
  • Provide meaningful, helpful suggestions to school personnel regarding behavior management, social skill development, conflict resolution, functional behavioral assessments/behavioral intervention planning, and instructional strategies.

Requirements

  • Master's Degree in School Psychology, Educational or Clinical psychology from an accredited institution, to include forty-two (42) semester hours of graduate-level coursework and five hundred (500) clock hours of satisfactory field experience in a pre-K through 12 school setting under the supervision of a certified school psychologist.
  • Certification or working towards certification as a School Psychologist in the District of Columbia.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.