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  • 21 Dec 2020 11:16 PM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    Spotsylvania County: multiple openings for 2021-2022 School Year!

    Spotsylvania County Public Schools is seeking to fill several school psychologist positions for the 2021-2022 school year.  Both 10 and 11-month positions are available. For more information, please contact SCPS School Psychologist Julie E. Young at

    Apply online at:

  • 30 Nov 2020 11:45 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Carroll County Schools will be offering a paid school psychology internship for the 21-22 school year.   This will be the 16th year of offering this internship which follows all of the NASP guidelines.  For more information see the Carroll County website for online applications and procedures.  You may also contact Dr. Amy Aussiker Intern Supervisor at

  • 17 Aug 2020 4:24 PM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    See attached for more detail. School Psychologist adtext 20-21.docx

    For more information, click on and search for school psychologist under administrative openings

  • 17 Aug 2020 12:01 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)



    EFFECTIVE:          SY 2020-21

    LOCATION:         Prince William County, VA


    ESL, bilingual credentials, and/or foreign language fluency preferred.   



    Master’s Degree in School Psychology with a minimum of 60 graduate semester hours and must be certified or licensed by the State Department of Education as a school psychologist. 


    The basic function of the school psychologist is to work with all school personnel to help make education for students a positive and rewarding experience. School psychologists use their training and skills to help ensure that every child can learn in a safe, healthy, and supportive environment.



    The school psychologist promotes educationally and psychologically healthy school environments to optimize student learning. The school psychologist utilizes current trends in research, assessment, intervention, referral, counseling, consultation, and crisis management to assess appropriate services.

    The School Psychologist:

    1. Is responsible for the assessment of students in order to assist in the measurement and interpretation of a student’s intellectual, social, emotional and educational development. The school psychologist assures that the techniques and instruments used during a psychological evaluation are appropriate for the student. 1/2002

    2. Participates in Child Study to provide recommendations to teachers, parents and counselors, addressing student concerns.

    3. Provides informal counseling to students (individual or group), to assist with development of appropriate social/emotional skills.

    4. Assists in the development of educational and behavioral management programs required to alleviate or remediate behaviors.

    5. Provides consultation to teachers and parents to facilitate student educational, social and emotional growth.

    6. Assures that, as a result of a recommendation for assessment, a comprehensive report is developed and written in descriptive, non-technical terms that may be easily understood by parents and teachers.

    7. Ensures that recommendations made as a result of the psychological evaluation are practical, educationally based, and student driven.

    8. Participates in Eligibility Meetings to provide assistance in the identification of those students who require intervention in their educational program.

    9. Ensures that adequate safeguards for the privacy and confidentiality of information are maintained per County regulations.

    10. Provides formal “Counseling as a Related Service” as part of the IEP process.

    11. Works collaboratively with other Student Services staff providing consultation, counseling, intervention, referral and crisis management within the school environment (i.e. substance abuse, attendance, school health nurse, guidance, human relations).

    12. Works collaboratively with school administration and Guidance Department to provide crisis intervention, violence prevention, and suicide prevention service within the school environment.

    13. Maintains knowledge in current trends in assessment, service delivery models and best practices for school psychologists.

    14. Supervises the work of school psychologist interns as needed

    15. Participates in monthly staff development, inservices, division-wide inservice and professional conferences.

    16. Maintains an adequate balance between counseling, consultation, referrals, evaluations and program intervention/prevention services.

    17. Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 22 Jul 2020 10:27 AM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    The Frederick County Public School district in Maryland has four, 11-month School Psychologist positions for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year.  See attachment for more information. 

    FCPS Advertisement.docx

    Contact info:

    Ronda K. Sheaffer
    Psychological Services
    Gov. Thomas Johnson High Field Office
    1501 North Market Street, Frederick, MD  21701.
     Phone:  240-236-8876 (mine), 240-236-8868 (secretary) and Fax:  240-236-8866.

  • 17 Jul 2020 10:07 AM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)
    Hampton City Schools is seeking a psychologist. Click below for details:

    For more information contact: Jeffrey Hart, Psychological Services Coordinator (757) 727-2450

  • 07 Jul 2020 11:52 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Applications are now being accepted for a Part-Time School Psychologist position with Louisa County Public Schools. 

    Louisa is a short drive from Charlottesville, Richmond or Fredericksburg and just 95 miles from Washington, D.C.  LCPS includes 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school (approx. 5,000 students). From our comprehensive benefits package to the various professional development opportunities we provide, we go the extra mile to ensure each employee receives the support he or she needs to be successful.  

    Please apply at:

  • 30 Jun 2020 9:03 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    School Psychologist

    Position Purpose
    Collaborate with teachers, parents, and school personnel to promote the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional success of students; Coordinate and facilitate the needs of students and the school district including evaluation, counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, threat and risk assessment, staff development, research, educational planning and coordination with outside agencies. Maintain case records on all referred students.

    Salary: $56,111-$90,463 (Commensurate with Experience)
    Please visit the NCPS website to determine salary specifics according to the current salalry scale:

    Essential Functions

    (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

    • Serve on student support teams and special education committees at each school in the division.
    • Conduct individual child evaluations designed to identify strengths and weaknesses that can be used to develop effective interventions.
    • Select, administer, analyze and interpret results of psychological and psychoeducational assessment procedures.
    • Analyze and interpret assessment data using statistical techniques, knowledge of instruments and understanding of disabling conditions.
    • Integrate findings into systematic case formulations and plan for intervention through written reports and oral presentation of results.
    • Provide psychological counseling individually and in groups for students who have behavioral, emotional, and/or academic concerns that affect their academic performance or their ability to interact well with others.
    • Consult with school personnel (teachers, administrators, special education staff), parents and outside agencies to identify and develop interventions that address the academic, behavioral, and/or social/emotional needs of students.
    • Conduct or participate in field-based research with students.
    • Develop and implement prevention and early intervention programs.
    • Recommend instructional accommodations for both regular and special education students through 504 plans, IEP’s, and Student Support.
    • Present in-service and educational programs to school staff, parents, community agencies, and students that will expand psychological awareness of issues related to children and adolescents and to perform preventative mental health services.
    • Provide teachers and parents with information about appropriate developmental tasks and expectancies in cognitive, social, communication, physical and self-help areas.
    • Make appropriate student referrals to specialist and/or community agencies.
    • Serve as the school representative for the Northampton County Family Assessment and Planning Team.
    • Perform other duties as required.
    Additional Duties
    Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal, Director of Special Programs and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                    Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

    Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

    Travel Requirements
    Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    Knowledge of psychological theory and practice including assessment and test theory, diagnostic categories, personality assessment, learning disabilities, statistics, and counseling theories; knowledge of and adherence to legal procedures as contained in local, state, and federal policies governing special education, including IDEA laws and guidelines and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; knowledge of special education law, the special education process and state and district policies.knowledge of and adherence to professional and ethical standards of the American Psychological Association and the National Association of School Psychologists; knowledge of counseling techniques, behavioral management techniques, classroom instructional interventions, and parent training strategies.

    Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
    Works in standard office and school building environments.
                    Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Functions for this position.

    Requires significant sitting for extended periods of time. Must be able to stand, walk bend over, reach overhead, grasp, push, pull and move; lift and/or carry up to 40 lbs. to waist height.
    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.


    • State Certification as a School Psychologist or as required for the position
    • Motor Vehicle Operator's License or ability to provide own transportation
    • Master’s Degree in School Psychology, completion of one year school-psychology internship, eligibility for endorsement as a school psychologist through the Department of Education. Clinical Psychologists or Doctoral-Level School Psychologists – Doctoral Degree in Clinical or School Psychology, completion of one year doctoral internship in professional psychology, license or eligibility for licensure as clinical or school psychologist upon completion of residency year through the Commonwealth of Virginia, Department of Health Professions, Board of Psychology. Experience working with children and adolescents in a school, clinic or hospital setting.

    FLSA Status:       Exempt          10-month  

  • 02 Jun 2020 1:51 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Page County Public Schools has a 12-month position opening.

  • 28 May 2020 2:36 PM | Kate Administrator (Administrator)

    Hanover County Schools has announced an opening for the 2020-21 school year. 

    Information about the position and the application process can be accessed on the HCPS HR website:

    Interested applicants with specific questions about the position or who may need additional information should contact Barry Hewett. 

    Barry Hewett

    Lead School Psychologist

    Hanover County Schools

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