School Psychologist Long-Term Substitute (North Reading, MA)

North Reading High School is seeking a School Psychologist Long-Term Substitute to provide services to students for the first two months of the 2024-25 school year. This assignment is tentatively from September 3, 2024 through November 1, 2024.

North Reading Public Schools is actively looking to build a diverse workforce to ensure all students feel welcome, safe, and valued for who they are and supported to reach their potential. Learn more here.

Pay: $282. 86 / Day

Essential duties

  • Provide short term and ongoing counseling services to students who are struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral problems
  • Provide a full range of psychometric testing as part of the special education eligibility/service determination process for initial, re-evaluations, and other evaluations as necessary for students
  • Coordinate and complete all required paperwork as part of the IDEA team process (IEPs)
  • Collaborate regularly with teachers/counselors to stay current with student concerns
  • Communicate with parents regarding academic achievement and behavioral and counseling intervention(s) as needed
  • Assist students who exhibit school refusal, chronic absenteeism, or behavioral concerns which interfere with academic success
  • Lead group counseling sessions related to issues such as: grief, anxiety, depression, and social skills development
  • Serve as a member of the school’s Crisis Response Team
  • Serve as a member of the school’s Student Assistance Team
  • Attend identified students’ TEAM meetings or 504 meetings as needed
  • Collaborate/case manage with community agencies and outside professionals providing therapeutic services to assigned students
  • Assist with student safety assessments as needed
  • Work collaboratively with school administrators to promote school policies
  • Other duties as assigned by the Principal and/or Director of Student Support

Requirements

  • Master’s Degree
  • Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) license as a School Psychologist
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations that govern public schools
  • At least three (3) years of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency, or work visa required

Hiring School Psychologists (Southern Indiana)

Positions Available: School Psychologist or School Psychologist Intern

  • Responsibilities: Conduct assessments, provide counseling services, collaborate with educators and families, and contribute to creating inclusive and supportive learning environments.
  • Qualifications: Must hold or obtain a valid school psychologist license in Indiana and demonstrate a passion for supporting students with exceptional needs.
  • 191 day contract, salary based on experience and teacher salary schedule starting at $50,000+ (interns) depending on experience. Fringe benefits such as health insurance,
    dental, vision, life insurance, sick and personal days, and retirement benefits are included.
  • Apply here: https://dspcoop.k12.in.us/employment/
  • If you are interested in the above listed positions, and are or will be Indiana licensed, send your resume via email to pambell@dspcoop.org or click the link above to access our application.
  • For more information, please see the flyer below.
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Upcoming Education Fair: MERC Career Fair and BSU Career Fair


MERC Career Fair (MA Educational Recruiting Consortium)

  • Thursday April 18th, 10am – 1pm
  • Hosted in person at Boston University
  • 100+ schools and organizations!
  • Register Here

BSU Education Career Fair

  • Wednesday, May 1st, 4 – 6pm (6 WEEKS AWAY!)
  • Hosted in person at Bridgewater State University
  • 65+ schools and organizations!
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OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN

  • Teaching – Lead Classroom Teachers, Substitutes, Paraprofessionals, Aids
  • School Administration/Ed Leadership
  • School Counseling/Guidance
  • School Social Work/Adjustment Counseling
  • Speech Language Pathology/Speech Therapy
  • ABA Therapy
  • School Psychology
  • Mentors, Tutors, Interns
  • Residential Counselors
  • And more school based and educational nonprofit roles!

Full time and part time opportunities for current roles and the 2024-2025 school year! Students and alumni from all class years and majors are invited as there will be opportunities for substitute teachers, paraprofessionals, extended school year programs this summer, lead teachers, counseling roles, and so much more! These are great opportunities for anyone who wants to work with kids or in a school setting!

Please direct any questions to Katie Vagen (KVagen@bridgew.edu)

School Psychologist (Watertown, MA)

We are the worldwide leader in education services for children and young adults who have multiple disabilities and visual impairments. We believe every child can learn and learning is for life. We are committed to delivering best-in-class education to children, providing immersive training to professionals and creating a world of inclusion, accessibility and opportunity for people with multiple disabilities. At Perkins, we think courageously, we are collaborative and we take ownership. Join a community of growth where you will be supported and where your work makes a difference.

As our School Psychologist, you will thrive in our collaborative, supportive and gratifying Secondary Program. Experience working in a school where students needs come first and your contributions have a global impact.

As our School Psychologist, you will provide direct psychotherapeutic individual and group counseling and perform diagnostic evaluations for students who are blind, visually impaired, and multiply impaired.

Apply here.

Essential Duties Include:

  • Participate as a member of the interdisciplinary evaluation team; Act as liaison between Perkins and other mental health professionals who have direct contact with students.
  • Provide crisis intervention to students as needed and assist in making necessary referrals to specialists; Provide ongoing consultation to program staff.
  • Support in the planning, development and implementation of behavior management programs for individual students and communicate this information and coordinate consistent application of the program to the appropriate individuals.
  • Provide consultation to families regarding approved behavior management techniques.
  • Serve as a consultant on research related to individuals who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind and​multiply impaired.
  • Develop or adapt measurement instruments for use with individuals who are blind, visually impaired, deafblind and multiply impaired.
  • Participate in program meetings, case reviews, triennial evaluations and IEP meetings and prepare reports of current progress and needs of the students.
  • Provide formal and informal in-service training to staff members.
  • Participate in the screening of evaluation of individuals referred for placement and participate on interdisciplinary teams to determine admissions and future programming.
  • Make professional contributions to the field including planning and participating in workshops, delivering presentations at conferences, conducting research in the field and preparing articles for publication in professional journals.
  • Provide field placement supervision and act as a mentor to undergraduate and graduate students when requested.
  • Prepare reports based on observations and assessments of students; Maintains appropriate current records on students.
  • Collect and prepare statistical data regarding service delivery as requested.
  • Collaborates with other school personnel to monitor student progress toward state academic standards, meets regularly to identify academic interventions, and supports school staff in implementing interventions.
  • Provides direct family liaison support and acts as a point of contact between home and school. Supports facilitation of communication between community based/home and educational team members.
  • Conducts psychological evaluations for outside evaluation (non-Perkins students) from across the country. Helps districts and families acquire meaningful psychological reports that provide educational guidance.
  • Performs other related duties and tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree required from a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved college or university in school psychology; Massachusetts DESE Certification as School Psychologist required
  • Specialist or CAGS Degree required from a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) approved college or university in school psychology; Massachusetts DESE Certification as School Psychologist required

We have benefits that put you first, including an employer contributing retirement plan, tuition reimbursement from day one, professional development for our employees, personal days, paid time off and paid sick leave. Our campus is quaint, charming and historical, a perfect mix of legacy and modern buildings. It is located in the heart of Watertown, adjacent to the Charles River and a 5 minute drive from food & entertainment at Arsenal Yards.

School Psychologist at Perkins School for the Blind (Watertown, MA)

Perkins School for the Blind in Watertown, MA is now hiring a school psychologist in our Secondary School (ages 14-22), which has both day and residential students). This is a new position due to need. For further questions please contact Lauren Rosenbaum at lauren.o.rosenbaum@gmail.com

A PDF of the job description is provided below. To apply, please click here.

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Camp Hale Summer Counselor (New Hampshire)

Camp Hale is a subsidiary of the United South End Settlements in Boston, MA. Established in 1900, Camp Hale is a sleepaway summer camp for Boston-area youth ages 5 to 17 years old to experience a range of outdoor activities in the scenic environment of Squam Lake, located in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. At Camp Hale, we believe every child should be able to attend summer camp, regardless of their financial situation.  Each summer we serve over 200 youths with diverse backgrounds, including underprivileged and at-risk youth.  

 We operate on the belief that all youth benefit from opportunities for physical, mental, and social growth and development. The goal is for campers to leave with an enhanced sense of well-being, improved social skills, and awareness of personal potential. 

Please see the flyer below for more information. Please direct any further questions to Trish Fogarty TFogarty@uses.org

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Tutor at the Mystic Learning Center (Somerville, MA)

The Mystic Learning Center is a Somerville based non-profit that provides out of school tutoring to students living in the Somerville Public Housing Development. The Mystic Learning Center is looking for tutors, specifically those who have completed an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree, or 3rd and 4th year Bachelor’s degree students. Please view the flyer below for more information and scan the QR code to apply. For further questions please contact Hannah Platt hannah@mysticlearningcenter.org

Summer Job Opportunity – Camp Wediko (New Hampshire)

Camp Wediko, a therapeutic summer camp in New Hampshire, is currently hiring. This is a paid summer position for anyone interested in working with youth, mental health, or simply gaining a unique summer experience! This opportunity allows students to get hands-on experience working with youth experiencing all kinds of mental health challenges.

Additionally we do have a handshake page under ‘The Home for Little Wanderers’ – the nonprofit who oversees the camp! 

For more information about the camp, please see the following link: https://www.thehome.org/programs/camp-wediko/

Staff Application: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/HOM1009HOMLW/JobBoard/9823899f-86fd-4412-bf2c-8e08eb85a9b0/?q=Wediko&o=relevance