Job Title: School Psychologist
Job Advertisement #: 2020WSD037
Employment Type: Part – Time, Permanent (0.5 FTE)
Salary: As per Collective Agreement
Location: Western School Division; Morden, MB
Start Date: January 4, 2021
Closing Date: This position will remain open until a suitable candidate may be found.
Western School Division invites applications for the part-time 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 with 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, as well as be a current member in the province’s professional association for psychologists. 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, 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.
Additional information about the Division and its schools is available online at www.westernsd.mb.ca, Schools tab. We thank all for applying but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
HOW TO APPLY
Please visit our website at www.westernsd.mb.ca, complete the Employment Application Form – Teacher, and submit to:
Western School Division
Attn.: Human Resources, Job Advertisement #2020WSD037
Unit 4-75 Thornhill Street
Morden, Manitoba R6M 1P2
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