School Psychologist with SD38 Richmond – 11/2021November 17, 2021
School District No. 38 (Richmond)
Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia. With a deep history of high-quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student.
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 in the area of 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 “Pro D” support for educators and support staff
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 $6566.30 per collective agreement provisions
- be reimbursed at an equitable rate for approved mileage
- 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.
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.
The Richmond School District is the best place to learn and lead.
We appreciate the submission of all applicants but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.