CSAP has a Term Position for a School Psychologist

POSITION: School Psychologist – Term – Regroupement Sud
ORGANIZATION: Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP)
LOCATION: Southwest Region

Application Deadline (YYYY/MM/DD): 2024-06-03 at 23:59 To Apply
Effective Date: 2024-08-01 End Date (if applicable): 2025-07-31

Job Summary : The school psychologist reports to the regional directorate. The role of the school psychologist is to offer consultation, evaluation, intervention and prevention services to students, by promoting the implementation of conditions conducive to their learning and adaptation. The psychologist promotes the cognitive and socio-emotional development that is essential to the development of students and the objective of this is to help students identified by specialists in their academic development.

Qualifications :
Hold a minimum of a master’s degree in psychology;
Be registered with the College of Psychologists of Nova Scotia;
Fluency in French, both oral and written, and have a good knowledge of English;
Have a valid driver’s license and have a vehicle to perform their duties;
Excellent interpersonal, communication and leadership skills;
Demonstrate diplomacy and discretion with staff and the general public in the handling of information and records;
Have a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality;

Responsibilities and Duties :

Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of education and health professionals;
Administer and interpret the results of psycho-educational assessments;
Use a variety of means to identify the student’s strengths and needs;
Promote prevention practices and strategies in the school environment;
Develop plans for behaviour management;
Perform functional behavioral analyses;
Participate in the development of adapted intervention and behaviour management plans;
Identify solutions that are conducive to improving the conditions for student success;
Regularly evaluate the progress made and the effectiveness of the strategies used;
Conduct training workshops for staff;
Support the implementation of the inclusion policy.

Salary : The salary is determined based on the Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union collective agreement and a 15% increase will be applied to all salary scales.
A criminal record check (vulnerable sector) and a letter of verification with the Child Abuse Registry are mandatory. Please take the necessary steps as soon as possible.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Only applications in French will be accepted.
The CSAP wishes to promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. We seek to provide equal opportunities for all. We believe in the principles of equity and inclusion in recruitment, and we want to provide a work and school environment that reflects these beliefs. While maintaining high expectations, we are aware of the need to promote better representation of historically disadvantaged or underrepresented groups. We invite all individuals who wish to work at the CSAP and who belong to a designated group to identify themselves in their application profile.