School District No. 44 (North Vancouver)
Promoting academic, social and personal development; honouring diversity; encouraging equity and practicing democratic governance – these are our guiding principles every day. With the wide variety of programs we offer in our schools, every one of our over 15,000 students has an opportunity to be successful. With specialty programs like Band and Strings, French Immersion, Artists for Kids, International Baccalaureate, Aboriginal Education, and Distributed Learning, as well as a commitment to extracurricular, athletics, and student leadership, and our residential outdoor education centre, there is something for everyone.
Working with students who require additional support, you will be responsible for assessing students and supporting school personnel.
In addition to possessing a BC Teacher’s certificate, you have a Masters Degree in School Psychology and are eligible for certification as a School Psychologist with the British Columbia Association of School Psychologists (BCASP)
- Masters of Education in School Psychology
- Certification/eligibility for certification as a School Psychologist with BCASP
- Demonstrated skill in completing psycho-educational assessments
- Successful experience and demonstrated skill in curriculum modifications and appropriate teaching strategies for the inclusion of adolescents with special needs
- Successful experience and demonstrated skill in designing Individual Education Plans for students with a full range of special needs
- Successful experience and demonstrated skill in providing a variety of in-service workshops addressing issues in special education
- High level of experience and knowledge in assessment literacy
- Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of elementary and secondary school curricula.
ATTRIBUTES & EXPERIENCE
- Comprehensive understanding of curriculum coupled with the ability to interpret curriculum appropriately to accommodate individual differences
- Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively
- Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning
- Knowledge of district initiatives in reading so that reading skills and strategies can be taught explicitly across the curriculum to insure reading success
- Strategies to identify learning difficulties early, understand obstacles to learning, and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success
- Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning
- Excellent written and oral communication
- Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with teachers, parents, school administrators and community agencies
- Please register and create an account on Make A Future under the position category “Management & Professionals.” https://sd44-makeafuture.simplication.com/
- Fill in your online Application Portfolio, starting with your “Personal Info.”
- Upload a cover letter, résumé, evaluations, academic transcripts and 3 references who have witnessed your skills and abilities as a School Psychologist.
NOTE: *Please include name, position, contact number and email address for your references.
- Click Search Jobs under “Job Postings” tab and apply to the School Psychologist position.
In additional to the salary grid, Psychologist receive the following allowance:
0.8 FTE – $7,448.6 less than 0.8 FTE – $6,233.8
Please apply online at www.makeafuture.ca/north-vancouver