General Teacher Contract
1.0 FTE School Psychologist effective January 6, 2020.
The School Psychologist works under the supervisory function of the Director of Student Services.
School psychologists are uniquely qualified members of school teams that support students’ ability to learn and teachers’ ability to teach. They apply expertise in mental health, learning and behaviour to help children and youth succeed academically, socially, behaviourally, and emotionally. The successful applicant will collaborate with students, parents/guardians, families, the In-School Support Team (ISST) and the School Support Team to create safe, healthy and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school and the community. The successful applicant will provide support in the PRSD locations of St. Laurent School, St. Francois Xavier School, École St. Eustache, St. Paul’s Collegiate and ten Hutterian colony sites with the home office at École St. Eustache.
- Master’s Degree in Psychology and be eligible for certification as a School Psychologist issued by Professional Certification Branch of Manitoba Education & Training.
- Valid Class 5 License and reliable vehicle to travel between schools in the division
Experience and Abilities:
- Working with students with exceptionalities
- Conducting formal & informal assessments, analyzing results for diagnosis of learning, behavioural and emotional needs of children, and establishing programming targets
- Follow PRSD Continuum of Service for referral procedures.
- Producing written reports reflective of assessments, diagnosis, and recommendations to support the student’s strengths and needs
- Familiarity with a wide range of assessments.
- Effective oral & written communication skills with students, staff and parents
- Able to work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team.
- Ability to respect confidentiality.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability and willingness to provide professional learning workshops to staff.
- Demonstrated skills in caseload management.
For more detailed information, please contact Louise Duncan, Director of Student Services at 204-745-2003.
Application must be received by 4:00 p.m. on the closing date and include up-to-date resume detailing qualifications, experience and/or other relevant information and three references who can provide information on your ability.
Human Resources, Box 1510, 45 Main Street South, Carman, MB R0G 0J0;
by Fax: 204-745-3699; or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Open until filled
Clear criminal record and abuse checks are required of all employees of the school division.
Prairie Rose School Division reserves the right to verify the authenticity of all submitted references.
We thank all for applying, but only applications leading to interviews will be acknowledged.
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