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  • 12 Jun 2024 12:50 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    School Psychologists – 2024-25 school year – Part time or Full Time – In Person


    Come join our team in South Richmond Virginia area! Prince George County Public Schools in Virginia is hiring either some part time School Psychologists or a full time School Psychologist for the 24-25 school year! Our team is works collaboratively within our department and is extremely supportive of each other. We have a work-life balance in our day-to-day work and receive the support of our director. We do not have to case manage or schedule meetings. We have flexibility in our roles for preferred activities such as consultations, behavior supports, and/or short-term counseling. We also have access to funding for professional development

    such as VASP, NASP, and virtual conferences. The location is close to the James River, 2 hours to the mountains, the beach, and D.C. 

    Apply directly here

  • 26 Apr 2024 11:21 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)


    Candidates must possess a Master's or Doctoral degree in School Psychology or a related field from an accredited institution. Va. Licensure in Pupil Personnel Services and certification as a school psychologist is required. Candidates should demonstrate proficiency in conducting psychological assessments, interpreting assessment results, and providing evidence-based interventions and counseling services to students. Strong communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills are

    essential. Experience working with children and adolescents in an educational or clinical setting is preferred. Candidates should have knowledge of special education laws and regulations, as well as

    experience in multidisciplinary team collaboration and consultation.


    The School Psychologist is integral in supporting the academic, social-emotional, and behavioral needs of students within the school setting. This role involves conducting psychological assessments, providing

    counseling services, collaborating with school staff and families, and contributing to the development of positive learning environments.

    GENERAL DUTIES (May not include all duties performed)

    ● Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments to evaluate students' cognitive, academic,

    social-emotional, and behavioral functioning.

    ● Interpret assessment results and communicate findings to parents, teachers, and other stakeholders

    to inform educational planning and intervention strategies.

    ● Provide individual and group counseling services to students to address academic, behavioral, and

    emotional concerns and promote social-emotional development.

    ● Collaborate with teachers, administrators, and support staff to develop and implement interventions

    and accommodations for students with diverse learning needs.

    ● Consult with parents, teachers, and other professionals to address academic and behavioral

    challenges and facilitate student success.

    ● Participate in the development and implementation of Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and

    behavior intervention plans for students with disabilities.

    ● Provide crisis intervention and support to students and families during times of emotional distress or

    behavioral crisis.

    ● Facilitate workshops, training sessions, and parent education programs on topics related to mental

    health, behavior management, and social-emotional learning.

    ● Maintain accurate and confidential records of assessments, counseling sessions, and interventions,

    ensuring compliance with privacy laws and ethical standards.

    ● Stay current with research and best practices in school psychology and participate in professional

    development activities to enhance skills and knowledge.

    ● Performs other related duties as assigned.


    Work is performed under the direction of the Supervisor of Pupil Personnel and the Director of Student Services.


    This position typically operates within the school setting, including offices, classrooms, and meeting spaces. The psychologist may conduct assessments and counseling sessions in private or group settings,

    depending on student needs. The work environment may involve exposure to students with diverse backgrounds and experiences, as well as occasional challenging behaviors or emotional situations. The

    psychologist may need to travel between school sites or attend meetings outside of regular school hours as part of their responsibilities. Additionally, the psychologist may participate in school-wide initiatives,

    professional development activities, and interdisciplinary team meetings to support the overall mission and goals of the school. Work requires frequent standing, sitting, walking, and lifting up to 25 pounds. Work

    requires assignments involving a great deal of interactions with people as well as meeting frequent deadlines.


    Central Office


    $72,758 – $115,393 (12 month position)

    *The salary noted is based on the 2023-24 school year. Salaries will be updated following the 2024-25 budget confirmation.

  • 14 Mar 2024 9:04 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Harrisonburg City is hiring!  Job description is here

    Click here for information about a 200 day contract

    Click here for information about a 220 day contract

  • 13 Mar 2024 1:10 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Chesterfield County is hiring!

    Click here for more information

  • 04 Mar 2024 12:11 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Anticipated Job Title:    School Psychologist (Full-Time) for 2024-2025

    Reports To:                    Executive Director of Student Services     

    FLSA Status:                  Exempt


    Student Services Scale (Psychologist)


    2023-2024 Salary Scales



    To understand young people and provide them with services that will enhance their cognitive, social, and emotional development.  This professional promotes mental health in the school environment and assists in providing a quality educational experience for all students.  The role of the school psychologist includes participation on multidisciplinary assessment teams, discipline teams and individualized educational program teams; completion of psycho-educational evaluation; consultations with parents, teachers, and administrators; facilitation of communication between professionals; participation in crisis intervention services; and child advocacy.  The school Psychologist plans and carries out programs to enable children to attain maximum achievement by performing the following duties.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Conducts diagnostic studies to identify child's needs, limitations, and potentials, observing child in classroom and at play, studying school records, consulting with parents and school personnel, and administering and interpreting diagnostic findings.
    • Plans special placement or other treatment programs.
    • Counsels students individually and in groups to assist pupils to achieve personal, social, and emotional adjustment.
    • Carries out research to aid in introduction of programs in schools to meet current psychological, educational, and sociological needs of children. 
    • Advises teachers and other school personnel on methods to enhance school and classroom atmosphere to provide motivating educational environment.
    • Refers individuals to community agencies to secure medical, vocational, or social services for child or family.
    • Participates in planning of remedial classes and testing programs designed to meet needs of students.
    • Serves as consultant to school board, superintendent, administrative committees, and parent teacher groups in matters involving psychological services within educational system or school.
    • Administers individual psycho-diagnostic techniques for the assessment of intelligence, personality, aptitude, achievement and perception.
    • Participates in legal appeals and hearings regarding students who have been evaluated psychologically or are in special education programs.
    • Conducts short-term individual and/or group counseling whenever possible.
    • Conducts in-service workshops or consultative conferences for school personnel on request or as needed.
    • Interprets test results to parents and teachers.



    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; and four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.



    Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.



    Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, musical notes, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.  Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.



    • Have a master's degree from an accredited college or university.
    • Hold appropriate Virginia Department of Education certification.



    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


    EVALUATION  Performance on this job will be evaluated in accordance with school board policy and administrative regulations on evaluation of personnel.


    Primary Location Student Services Department - 68 Dick Huff Lane Verona, VA 24482
    Salary Range Contract
    Shift Type Full-Time

  • 28 Feb 2024 9:37 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Click the link below for more information!

  • 23 Feb 2024 3:47 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Hanover County Schools is now accepting applications for a full time School Psychologist position for the 2024-25 school year.  Information about the position and the application process can be accessed on our HCPS HR website:  




    Questions about the position or the application process can be directed to: 

    Barry Hewett

    Lead School Psychologist

    Hanover County Schools




  • 09 Feb 2024 11:50 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Henrico County is hiring!

    CLICK HERE for more information

  • 11 Jan 2024 11:56 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Gloucester County is hiring!  CLICK HERE for the job description

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