The Essex Westford School District is seeking an experienced and licensed School Psychologist to provide support to both staff and students across the district in the areas of learning, socio-emotional, and behavioral challenges. This role is expected to positively impact learning and behavior changes in students through the provision of direct services, counseling training, consultation, and supervision. Additionally, the School Psychologist will assist in the development of behavioral modification planning and crisis intervention, continuous progress monitoring, and participation and leadership in multidisciplinary teaming and employee management. Funding for this position is currently only available for one year.
EWSD is committed to considering candidates who hold equivalent licensure in another state and are eligible to hold a Vermont license but do not yet hold one in this state. Candidates with experience working in another country, the ability to fluently speak more than one language, peace corp experience, and/or otherworldly experience are encouraged to apply to help contribute to a diversity of thinking and grow our organizational practices.
We are seeking candidates with the following qualifications:
- Holds a National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) accredited Specialist Level or Doctoral degree or an American Psychological Association Accredited Doctoral degree in School Psychology, or the equivalent preferred.
- Have a minimum of five years of relevant post-degree experience.
- Demonstrates knowledge of school psychological concepts and skills delineated in current national professional standards.
- Holds, or is eligible to hold, a valid Vermont Professional Educator’s License with a School Psychologist endorsement PK-12.
- Holds a valid VT driver’s license, a good driving record, and a willingness and ability to transport students using a private vehicle.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others.
- Excellent analytical skills.
- Excellent organizational, planning, written and oral communication, and collaboration skills
EWSD is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Successful candidates must be committed to working effectively with diverse community populations and are expected to strengthen such capacity if hired. The EWSD vision is "Growing hearts and minds, for a better today and tomorrow: every day, every way, every one."