Regina Public School Division
The Regina Public School Division is accepting applications for psychologists for the 2020-21 school year. Primary duties include assessment of academic skills, behaviour, and aptitude for learning; determining social-emotional development, and mental health status; working directly with children and their families to help resolve problems in adjustment and learning; collaborating with teachers, parents, community agencies, and administrators to find effective solutions to learning and behavioural difficulties; and developing effective strategies to enhance learning. Psychologists also provide services to intensive support programs designed to assist students experiencing behavioural, emotional, academic difficulty.
The successful candidate must possess a Master of Education or Master of Arts degree with specialization in School Psychology, Educational Psychology or Clinical Psychology. Candidates must be registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists and have or be working toward acquiring the Authorized Practice Endorsement. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work as a member of a team, and a valid driver’s license are required.
To ensure consideration for this position, a comprehensive résumé with references should be submitted no later than Friday, May 8, 2020 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regina Public Schools administers an Employment Equity Plan approved by the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.
Educational Psychologist / Behaviour Consultant
Temporary Full Time
Out of Scope Position
Posting #: 2020-013
Location: Holy Family School Division Office - Weyburn, SK or TBD
Posted: April 23, 2020
Start: August 25, 2020 or as mutually agreed
Rate of Pay: Competitive wage to commensurate with training and experience.
- Knowledge and ability to conduct, score, and interpret various formal and informal psychological and behavioural assessments
- Knowledge of Violence Threat Risk Assessment and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (or other behaviour intervention)
- Knowledge of relevant and current developmentally appropriate practices
- Knowledge of the Response to Intervention model
- Knowledge, relationships, and competency to link students to outside agencies such as Mental Health
- Assist with enhancing individualized planning with interventions and strategies to improve student academic outcome, well-being, and behaviour.
- Collaborate effectively with a multidisciplinary team to support children
- Conduct formal and informal classroom observations
- Deliver consultation services for teachers in class-wide management strategies
- Deliver short-term support for students who struggle behaviorally
- Lead the creation of student safety and behaviour plans
- Provide strategies and suggestions to parents, teachers, and school teams on how to meet the children's needs and goals
- Summarize, effectively and efficiently, assessment results and recommendations in a formal report and share assessment results with a multidisciplinary team and families
- Master's degree in psychology or education (psychology) and current registration with the Saskatchewan College of Psychologists
- Compliance with the Canadian Code of Ethics for Psychologists, Code of Professional Conduct, Principles for Psychological Testing, and the Mental Health Services Act
- Experience working with children with intensive / behavioural needs and their families
- Preferred candidate will have specific training in behavioural areas and assessment and intervention experience with intensive needs students
- Preferred candidate will be Catholic or have a familiarity and understanding of the practices of the Roman Catholic Faith
- Current Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector checks upon hiring
- Valid Saskatchewan Driver's License, a clean driving record, willing and able to travel within Holy Family schools.
How to Apply
Please email cover letter (must indicate posting #), resume and three (3) references to email: HR@holyfamilyrcssd.ca
For more information, please contact Terry Jordens, Superintendent of Student Services and Assessment @ 306-842-9419.
Holy Family thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Holy Family reserves the right to contact any or all references of current and/or most recent employers.
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