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Henrico County Opening - Supervisor of School Psychological Services

08 Aug 2022 9:07 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

Job Title

Supervisor of School Psychological Services

Location

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name

Division of Learning/Student Support and Wellness

About Us

Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program.  Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA.  We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Mission

Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse educational, social, and civic learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties

Directs, supervises, and evaluates staff in the Office of School Psychological Services. 

Essential Duties

·          Directs, supervises, and evaluates staff in the Office of School Psychological Services

·          Provides training and support to school psychologist

·          Provides annual performance evaluations and intensive supports for school psychologist who are not meeting growth

·          Recruits and screens school psychologist applicants

·          Conducts screening interviews for school psychologist interns

·          Reviews school division performance data in the areas of Indicators for timeline compliance and disproportionality and works with staff in the Exceptional Education department to make recommendations for improvements in practice to increase compliance

·          Works consultatively with instructional leaders and staff to make recommendations for differentiation of instructional practice based in psychological research in order to improve performance outcomes for students

·          Serves as a liaison and partner with the School Based Mental Health Specialist

·          Develops long and short-range plans for the Departments of School Psychological Services

·          Develops an annual budget for the Office of School Psychological Services with the purposed of ensuring the district’s resources are effectively utilized to best support all students

·          Reviews and approves provides for independent educational evaluations for psychological and educational evaluations

·          Assures consistency with departmental compliance with school division, state and federal laws and regulations

·          Consults with school and central office administrators regarding psychological and student services

·          Serves as a member of the district Threat Assessment Team and leads the team review of school based mental health assessment requests and consultations

·          Serves as a member of the division Crisis Response Team

·          Serves as a member of the division Trauma Advisory Committee

·          Identifies department needs related to professional growth and development and plans targeted professional development for individuals, small groups, and the department as needed

·           Serves as a collaborative team member within the Department of Student Support and Wellness

·           Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

Must have extensive knowledge and background in psychology; and the ability to organize, plan, direct and evaluate the work of a staff of school psychologists and student support personnel.  Superior oral and written communication skills are essential.

 

Doctorate in psychology preferred, but not required.  A minimum of five years of experience as a school psychologist. Pupil Personnel Services License; endorsement in School Psychology. Certification from the National Association of School Psychology Certification Board desired. Experience as a lead or supervisor of school psychologists preferred.

 

Additional Information

Deadline – Open Until Filled

Anticipated Start Date – To be determined

Minimum starting salary - $68,778 (salary will be pro-rated based on start date)

 

How To Apply

To be considered for the listed vacancy, you must submit an online application, resume and mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) references, https://henricoschools.us/wp-content/uploads/References.pdf

 

and transcripts to:

 

Henrico County Public Schools

Department of Human Resources

P. O.  Box 23120

3820 Nine Mile Road

Henrico, VA 23223

Fax: (804) 652-3763


        


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