School Psychologist with Abbotsford School District – 11/2021

November 23, 2021

The Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the of the Stó:lō people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathexwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers.

Why Abbotsford?

Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley and surrounded by spectacular mountain views.

Learn more about the Abbotsford community:  https://tourismabbotsford.ca/ – www.thefraservalley.ca

Why the Abbotsford School District?

Every day, in every classroom and office at Abbotsford School District, our employees provide a world-class, innovative educational experience for over 19,000 students. We are committed to ensuring that every student receives the support they need to access the high-quality education they deserve. We believe that leaders continue to be drawn to the collaborative and supportive work environment that we provide.

Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in School Psychology, Educational Psychology or equivalent
  • Experience working as a School Psychologist
  • Teaching certificate an asset
  • Qualified to administer Level C testing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to administer and interpret diagnostic tests
  • Demonstrated knowledge of elementary, middle and secondary context preferred
  • Appropriate coursework in Developmental Reading
  • Learning Disabilities and assessment preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of Ministry Designation categories and guidelines
  • Must be registered with the BC Association of School Psychologists or the College of Psychologists of BC

 

Education & Experience

  • Master’s Degree in School Psychology, Educational Psychology or equivalent
  • Experience working as a School Psychologist
  • Teaching certificate an asset
  • Qualified to administer Level C testing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to administer and interpret diagnostic tests
  • Demonstrated knowledge of elementary, middle and secondary context preferred
  • Appropriate coursework in Developmental Reading
  • Learning Disabilities and assessment preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of Ministry Designation categories and guidelines
  • Must be registered with the BC Association of School Psychologists or the College of Psychologists of BC
  • Eligible for B.C. Certification
  • Satisfactory teacher evaluation and/or final practicum reports

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 

Teaching Competencies

All teachers are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:

  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills: Ability to consider and respond appropriately to the needs, feelings and capabilities of others in a tactful, compassionate and respectful manner.
  • Organization & Planning: Ability to plan and organize for effective instruction, differentiation and assessment
  • Classroom Management: Create and maintain an optimal learning environment for each student while managing student behavior and classroom dynamics.
  • Facilitation & Engagement: Ability to capture and maintain students’ interest, effort, participation and enthusiasm for both the content and the process of learning
  • Assessment & Coaching: Utilize balanced assessment and feedback to improve student learning including the use of formative and summative assessment strategies.
  • Collaboration & Teamwork: Collaborate with others to achieve group goals and objectives
  • Caring & Inclusiveness: Create and maintain an environment that is caring, inclusive and supportive of all students
  • Flexibility & Adaptability: Demonstrate flexibility in our ability to adjust and adapt to changing circumstances

 

How to Apply

The Abbotsford School District only accepts online applications. Please apply using the appropriate method listed below.

 

 

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