School Psychologist with SD 38: Richmond – 05/2023

May 29, 2023


The Richmond School District is looking to build its School Psychologists team. We currently have continuing and temporary contract positions available.

Benefits of working for SD 38:

– working as a trusted professional within a collaborative work environment
-an environment in which professional development is encouraged and financially supported
-a well-resourced test library
– receive an annual allowance of $6914.60 per collective agreement provisions
– be reimbursed at an equitable rate for approved mileage between schools

Recognized for its diversity, dedication to inclusion, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia with some of the highest graduation rates in the province. With a long history of providing high quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to be “The Best Place to Learn and Lead.”

Richmond School District operates 38 elementary schools, 10 secondary schools, alternate programs, continuing education, and several additional facilities. The district enrolls approximately 21,000 students (K-12) and employs over 3000 dedicated staff.

Job Description

All positions within Learning Services engage in supporting the District’s Strategic Plan, specifically, Strategic Priority

1: Inspired Learners and Strategic Priority

2: Equity and Inclusion.

The School Psychologist position includes opportunities to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment in the context of the Learning Services Department and with school personnel.

This position also involves professional consultation and supporting educational changes in a variety of contexts. The successful candidate will also:
 Provide collaborative consultation with teachers, parents, and community agencies, and at school-based team meetings.
 Provide ongoing collaborative planning for students and classrooms and assist with pre-referral interventions.
 Provide individualized psycho-educational assessments (based on student need) for students referred through the school-based team process.
 Contribute to the development and progress monitoring of the IEP or Student Learning Plan
 Provide in-service training around interventions, progress monitoring, data collection and/or assessment.
 Assist with the Ministry of Education processes for designation and adjudication.
 Assist school and district staff in providing additional professional development support for educators and support staff.
 a Master’s degree in school/educational psychology (or related field)
 Certified/eligible for certification with the British Columbia Association of School Psychologists and/or Registration with the College of Psychologists, with special training and supervision in school psychology
 Teaching certification with BC Teacher Regulation Branch an asset
If you have any questions about this position, please contact Braunwyn Thompson, Director of Instruction – Inclusive Learning at:

Qualified applicants are invited to apply online on Make a Future at

The Richmond School District is committed to recruiting a diverse workforce that represents the community we so proudly serve. Our ability to provide the best education for our student population relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. Indigenous applicants, people of colour, all genders, 2SLGTBQ+ and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to those applicants who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Inuit or Metis) as part of their application.

We appreciate the submission of all applicants but advise ONLY those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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