School Psychologist - Permanent #2021-065

Tri-County Regional Centre for Education 

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education encompasses the three counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving 5757 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.

 

Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy): 04/29/2021  at 11:59pm.

Effective Dates  - Start date to be determined - tentative 08/01/2021

Position Type: Permanent

NSTU - 12 Month (does not follow the school calendar)

 

 

Assignment: School Psychologist - Digby County Schools

 

Location:  Student Services - Tri-County Regional Centre for Education 

 

We are part of the collaborative professional team with Student Services consisting of, School Psychologists, Speech Language Pathologists, SchoolsPlus Staff, Student Services Consultants/Autism Support Teachers and SLD Teachers and Enhanced programming Teachers. Responsibilities include collaborative consultation with school based teams, informal and formal assessment, development of program plans to increase student success for those experiencing both academic and behavior challenges and counseling. Furthermore, the School Psychologist works closely with teachers, Teacher Assistants, Administrative Staff, other professionals and parents.

 

The Successful Candidate will have:

  • Master Degree in School Psychology
  • Eligible for registration with the Nova Scotia Psychological Board of Examiners.
  • Meet requirements for Candidate Register
  • Experience administering, interpreting and communicating the results of psycho-educational assessments.
  • Experience delivering a variety of professional development sessions.
  • Experience in counseling.
  • Experience providing behavioral consultations and providing recommendations.  
  • Proven ability to communicate and work alongside diverse cultural and racial backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to value the voice and contribution of others while remaining open to corrective criticism.
  • Completion of WHMIS and First Aid, or willingness to obtain upon hire.

 

Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

 

For more information about the Tri-County Regional Centre for Education visit our website at www.tcrsb.ca.