Auburn High School

Auburn Public Schools

Auburn, Massachusetts

Job Details

  • Job ID: 3870827
  • Application Deadline: May 20, 2022
  • Posted : May 5, 2022
  • Starting Date: August 29, 2022

Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION – School Psychologist/Team Chairperson

Reports To: Building Principal and Director of Pupil Services

Under the direction of the Director of Pupil Services and Building Principals, serves as psychologist/ team chair to students in the schools to which he/she has been assigned. Evaluates needs of recommended students within the school and helps to plan and carry out programs to enable students to attain maximum achievement and adjustment by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions:
?Conduct psychological and educational evaluations and write thorough evaluation reports including educationally relevant findings and recommendations
?Facilitate IEP Team meetings including initial evaluations, re-evaluations, annual reviews and other meeting types
?Ensure compliance with all relevant timelines for evaluations, meeting, and document completion according to state and federal regulations
?Author relevant sections of IEPs
?Clearly communicate and adhere to state and federal laws and regulations related to special education process and procedures
?Create and maintain a Team atmosphere that focuses on students’ strengths and promotes collaboration among all Team members
?Assure that parents/ guardians are informed and comfortable throughout the Team process
?As part of the Team process, monitor and evaluate students’ academic, social, and behavioral progress in relation to IEP goals and objectives and Common Core standards
?Lead the Team in documenting Transition Planning activities to support students in preparation for transition from school to college and career as required by state and federal regulations
?Maintain effective communication with administrators, parents, counselors, and related service providers
?Provides individual and/or group counseling to specified students to achieve personal, social and emotional adjustment
?Performs risk/ threat assessments on students, as needed
?Performs other duties, as assigned

Ability to:
?maintain open lines of communication with the building administration, guidance counselors, teachers and parents regarding special education and pupil personnel services and issues
?plan, organize and coordinate programs
?establish and maintain positive working relationships
?apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of problems
?utilize collaborative leadership style
?manage multiple tasks

Knowledge of:
?student testing, interpretation of results and counseling procedures
?state and federal laws relating to special education and pupil personnel services
?District policies, rules and regulations
?current education theories and practices
?curriculum and instruction, safety procedures, education code, local policies

?evidence of ability to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required
?five years experience in public school education or at least three years of successful experience as a school psychologist preferred

?Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
?Appropriate Massachusetts Department of Education certification

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1

Job Categories : Special Education > Consulting Teacher
Special Education > General Special Education
Special Education > Mild/Moderate Disabilities

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Auburn Public Schools do not discriminate against students, parents, employees, and the general public. All programs, activities, and employment opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, homelessness, limited English proficiency and disability.

Job Requirements

  • Appropriate DESE certification in subject area is required.

    The Auburn Public Schools is a District committed to excellence and we are seeking enthusiastic and highly-qualified educators to join our team. If you are interested in being part of an organization that employs best practices and is committed to student success, then this is the District for you.

    We encourage you to visit the District website at to learn more about our schools and our commitment to our students.

Contact Information

  • Rosemary Reidy , Director of Pupil Services
  • 5 West Street
  • Auburn, Massachusetts 01501
  • Phone: 508-832-7755

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