School Psychologist (0.5 FTE)

Job Title: School Psychologist
Job Advertisement #: 2022WSD050
Employment Type: Permanent, 0.5 FTE
Salary: As per Collective Agreement
Location: Western School Division; Morden, MB
Start Date: Immediately
Closing Date: Application review will begin November 4, 2022, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

DESCRIPTION
Western School Division invites applications for the part-time, permanent position of School Psychologist.

Functioning under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent, the clinician will be responsible for diagnostic assessment, observation, consultation, and reporting on a range of learning, emotional, and behavioural issues of students. Counselling/therapy and consulting for intervention planning within a consultative and collaborative model will augment assessments of students.

The successful candidate must possess a valid School Clinician (School Psychology) Certificate, or be eligible to obtain such, issued by Manitoba Education, Professional Certification Unit. Functioning within a team environment, the successful candidate must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, as s/he will collaborate and consult with parents, educators, and community professionals. Experience providing services to children is highly desirable, including experience providing assessment and diagnosis of learning, behaviour, and emotional needs of children. The successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to apply psychological theory and principles regarding behaviour and cognitive processes such as learning, memory, and adaptive functioning for the purpose of developing intervention and treatment programs; an ability to administer standard psychological tests for assessment purposes; actively participate as part of a team in the development of intervention programs; and the ability to write clear and effective reports with appropriate school-based recommendations. The ability to communicate verbally in the French language is an asset.

The successful applicant will be required to travel to various school locations. Therefore, a condition of employment is that the incumbent must possess and maintain a valid full Manitoba Class 5F driver’s license and an all-purpose insured vehicle with appropriate liability insurance; an equivalent method of transportation to meet the travel requirements will be considered.

A condition of employment with Western School Division is a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Child Abuse Registry Check and an agreement by the applicant to disclose criminal record and/or Abuse Registry record information to the Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. Persons must present this information prior to their first day of work.

The Western School Division is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment to all applicants starting with the hiring process. Should you be contacted for the interview, please advise the Division if any restrictions require accommodation. All information received regarding the accommodation will be kept confidential.

HOW TO APPLY
The interested candidates are required to submit their resumes, including a cover letter and an employment application form. For further information, please visit our website at www.westernsd.mb.ca and complete the Employment Application Form -Teaching and submit your profile package to:

Western School Division
Attn.: Human Resources, Job Advertisement #2022WSD050
Unit 4-75 Thornhill Street
Morden, Manitoba R6M 1P2
Fax: 204.822.4262
Email: hr@westernsd.mb.ca

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