Psychologist or Psychological Associate

Psychologist or Psychological Associate

amerisourcebergen | Midhurst, CA

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PSYCHOLOGIST OR PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE 1.0 FTE – Permanent The Simcoe County District School Board is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Psychologist or Psychological Associate. Reporting to the Senior Psychologist, the successful candidate will be responsible for the provision of a wide variety of psychological services in schools in a timely and responsive manner. Qualifications: For Psychologist - Doctorate Degree in Psychology, for Psychological Associate – Masters degree in Psychology; Registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in the area of School Psychology. The SCDSB will consider Doctoral Level Graduates who are eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists in the area of School Psychology and are working towards certification. Movement on the salary grid may be limited while working towards certification (**). Registration with the College of Psychologists position is required for the Psychological Associate position. Pertinent Skills and Experience: Three (3) (for Psychological Associate) to (5) (for Psychologist) years related experience in a school board setting preferred although experience in children’s mental health may be considered; May provide clinical supervision to non-registered team members, and carries own caseload; Provides psychoeducational (diagnostic) assessment services; Provides education plan development and implementation and behavioural consultations; Experience in conducting risk assessments would be an asset; Experience in a trans-disciplinary team model (i.e. Psychologists, Social Workers, Teachers, Principals, Attendance Counsellors, Speech and Language Pathologists) preferred or willingness to engage in this model; Provides Special Equipment Allocation (SEA) Claim review consultation and targeted assessment services; As an expert resource for Board staff and central special education staff, school staff and administration, provides information, guidance, and expertise to ensure informed decision making regarding the health and safety of students and quality of psychological services; In-depth knowledge of legislation, codes, and regulations as they pertain to delivery of psychological services, diagnosis and individual education plans, privacy, and confidentiality; Maintains a full range of case files, records and individual plans related to crisis response, conflict resolution, behavioural and emotional counselling, and intervention programs; Opportunities to participate in program development and mental health strategy; Strong oral and written communication skills; Strong computer skills including experience with data management systems, MS Office Applications – Word and Excel; Reliable transportation required; The nature of this position will require the successful candidate to service large geographical areas; mileage reimbursement at the Board approved rate. Effective September 1, 2018, the SCDSB will consider candidates for part-time positions. Candidates must work a minimum of 0.5 full-time equivalency (FTE). This position works the school year – ten (10) months and ten (10) days. The salary range for a Psychologist position is $81,444 - $101,805 per year (**) and the salary range for a Psychological Associate position is $75,980 $94,976 per year. This position has a stipend of $5,152 per year. The annual salary and stipend will be pro-rated to FTE. Effective September 1, 2021, this position has an additional allowance of up to $10,000 per year which is based on completion of psychological assessments. The additional allowance is payable in July of each year. This is a unionized position and union dues are applicable. Participation in the OMERS Pension Plan is mandatory for all full-time permanent employees, even if currently in receipt of an OMERS pension. Qualified applicants are invited to apply for this vacancy through the Apply to Education (ATE) web-site at www.applytoeducation.com. Applicants are required to submit a resume detailing education, experience, and qualifications; documentation confirming certifications; and written permission to contact two professional references. Cover letters may be addressed to Chris Samis, Superintendent of Student Achievement (K-6) and Special Education. To view the posting on the ATE web-site, select “Search Jobs”, select “Support Applicants”, then use the search section to look for positions with the Simcoe County District School Board. To apply for the posting: 1. Sign into your ApplyToEducation Support (ECE,EA/TA, Clerical, Custodian, etc. or Management and Professionals) applicant account; 2. Select Search Jobs from the Job Postings section; 3. Enter the ATE Job Code # in the Keywords field; 4. Click the [SEARCH] button at the bottom of the page; 5. Select the position of interest and click the [APPLY] button on the job description page. ** All fees for the application process are covered by the Simcoe County District School Board.** Application packages will no longer be accepted in hard copy, by e-mail or by fax. Should applicants require assistance in registering for ATE, the ATE Help Desk may be contacted at 1-416-932-8866 or 1-877-900-5627. The Simcoe County District School Board is committed to equitable hiring practices that provide equal opportunities for all applicants to be successful. We are committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. In support of our Strategic Priorities, we are seeking members who reflect diverse identities, lived experiences and perspectives to assist the Board in reflecting the community we serve. Our equitable hiring initiative is consistent with the Ontario Human Rights Code to ensure that our hiring practices remain equitable to candidates from groups protected by the prohibited grounds under the Code. New hires to the Simcoe County District School Board will be required to submit a Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) that is satisfactory to the Board prior to beginning employment. Applicants are to provide permission to contact two professional references, including their current and most recent supervisor. All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position; however, only those who have been short-listed for an interview will be contacted. October 1, 2021 Posting #: AP-10 ATE Reference #: 3119639