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  • 23 Apr 2020 10:07 AM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    Spotsylvania County Public Schools is seeking to fill several school psychologist positions for the 2020-2021 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

  • 14 Apr 2020 10:14 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Fluvanna County Public Schools seeks to hire a School Psychologist. Click on the links and see the attached flyer for more information.

    Please contact Mrs. Jennifer Valentine, Director of Special Education, at  or phone: 434-589-8208 for more information.    

    Fluvanna County Public Schools offer competitive compensation, benefits, and retirement plan options.  Please visit the Human Resources page of our website at to view salary scales and benefit information.

  • 07 Apr 2020 12:58 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Roanoke City Public Schools

    School Psychologist (2020-2021)

    10 months

    Roanoke City Public Schools is an urban school division serving a prek-12 population of over 13,500 in 17 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, and 2 high schools.

    RCPS School Psychologists serve as members of multidisciplinary teams to work to help students succeed academically, socially and emotionally. They collaborate with educators, parents and other professionals to promote supportive learning environments and to strengthen connections between home and school. RCPS School Psychologists perform psychological assessments of students relative to intellectual, social, adaptive, and emotional development and interpret and present findings to parents and staff. They actively participate in the deliberations to assist in determining the eligibility of students for special education programs. They provide support through counseling, consultation, and crisis response as needed and provide training as appropriate. 

    Qualifications: Must hold or be eligible for a VDOE license with an endorsement in school psychology.

    Salary and Benefits: Salary is based on the 2020-2021 salary scale (Administrators) considering education and experience. A standard employee benefits package is offered.

    Start Date:  August  2020

    To Apply: Apply online at by clicking the “jobs” tab on the links toward the top of the page.

    Register in the application system, apply for the position and upload relevant documents.

    Contact Information:

    Human Resources                                                       Janet Kegley, PhD, NCSP                                  

    PO Box 13145                                                             Lead School Psychologist

    Roanoke VA  24031                                                     Roanoke City Public Schools

    (540)853-2502                                                            (540)853-6371


  • 07 Apr 2020 12:55 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Portsmouth Public Schools has an opening for a Full Time Psychologist. 

    Interested parties can apply on the Portsmouth website job portal --  

    The job description is linked here.

  • 18 Feb 2020 2:28 PM | Tom Byrnes (Administrator)

    Vacancy Announcement: Isle of Wight County Schools, Smithfield Virginia
    School Psychologist
    11 and 10 Months
    2020-2021 School Year
    General Description:
    Provides professional educational and psychological services to students to include classroom interventions, student assessments and placement recommendations, individual and group counseling, consultation services to staff and parents and crisis intervention. Complex work is performed within specific program objectives and policies; employee communicates with teachers and other school personnel to plan work and coordinates with others to ensure service effectiveness. Contacts are made regularly and frequently with instructional and administrative personnel, as well as community resource personnel.

    General Responsibilities:
    • Provides academic and behavioral intervention services for students in collaboration with classroom teachers
    • Prepares clearly written, comprehensive psychological reports which address the referral concerns and provide practical recommendations that can be realistically implemented by school personnel and used to assist in the development of the Individual Educational Plan (IEP)
    • Consults and assists teachers to determine and implement appropriate academic and behavioral interventions in classrooms
    • Performs psycho-educational assessments of students, observations, data collection, interpretation and analysis
    • Participates in child study and eligibility meetings of students to diagnose and prescribe student interventions
    • Consults and collaborates with parents, teachers, students and administrators
    • Maintains accurate and careful records of all psychological services provided
    • Follows federal, state, and local laws, regulations and policies regarding children's educational welfare; and serves as an advocate for students and parents
    • Works with crisis management team in the schools, including reactions to illness, deaths and abuse
    • Provides individual and group counseling services.
    • Develops and coordinates various psychological services available to students and staff
    • Assists with the coordination of child study meetings
    • Serves as a liaison between home, school and community. Coordinates community resources
    to address child and family needs
    • Provides written evaluations as required by state, federal and local guidelines.
    • Demonstrates commitment to improving professional competence.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    •Holds a postgraduate professional license in school psychology
    •Possess strong oral and written communication skills
    •Demonstrates professional and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with children, parents, school personnel and members of the community
    •Demonstrate strong organizational skills and the ability to prepare and disseminate written reports within required deadlines
    •Possess knowledge and the ability to employ effective behavioral, mental health, and collaborative and/or other consultation approaches
    •Demonstrates expertise in the field of mental health to include social, affective, and adaptive domains to assist with behavioral change
    •Must be able to travel to more than one work location in the course of the day

    Salary: Teacher Salary Scale for 10 month contracted employees (Salary commensurate with experience)

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled

    Current employees should submit a letter of interest accompanied by an updated resume.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    Effective 2/7/20

  • 14 Feb 2020 5:26 PM | Tom Byrnes (Administrator)
    • Position Type:
        Student Support Services/Psychologist

    • Location:
        Suffolk Public Schools- All Locations

    • Closing Date:
        Open Until Filled

    •   Additional Information

      School Psychologist

      Position Purpose            
      Under the general supervision of the Director of Special Education, to assist students, teachers and parents in enabling students to derive the fullest potential educational experience from school by promoting positive self esteem and resilience, and providing suggested methods and plans for overcoming psychological or mental health problems.

      Essential Performance Responsibilities

      • Conducts psychological assessments, testing and diagnostic examinations of students for the purpose of recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to maximize learning and overcoming psychological issues.
      • Conducts individual, group or facilitative therapy for students whose diagnosed problems would benefit from behavior modification or differentiated instruction.
      • Assists with the identification and placement of all types of exceptional students.
      • Coordinates with administrators and other teaching staff members to ascertain individual student's abilities and needs, including students with special needs, and to familiarize stakeholders with psychological services.
      • Attends PPT meetings as needed for students with special needs.
      • Serves as a resource and consultant on mental health and child psychology, conducts in-service programs as requested.
      • Assists with the school district's dropout prevention efforts.
      • Serves as ready resource to students to provide counseling that will lead each student to increased personal growth, self-understanding, and maturity.
      • Continues to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops or professional meetings, or by conducting research, and by maintaining professional relationships.
      • Organizes and maintains a system for accurate and complete record-keeping and providing student information to prospective colleges and employers, as required by district procedures and applicable laws.
      • Encourages parental involvement in students' education and ensures effective communication with students and parents.
      • Selects and requisitions appropriate books, aids and other supplies and equipment and maintains inventory records.
      Additional Duties
      Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal 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 child psychology principles, assessments, methods, behavior modification, etc., and current developments in child psychology.
      • Knowledge of differentiated instruction based upon student learning styles.
      • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
      • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education and students.
      • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
      • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
      • Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
      • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
      • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
      Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
      Works in standard office and school building environments.             

      Qualifications Profile
      • Must hold a Virginia Teaching License with an endorsement in School Psychology.
      • Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in School Psychology.
      • Successful prior experience in the field preferred.

      Terms of Employment

      Salary Range:  $52,352 – $79,649 (Full-Time, 12 Months Contract)

      Benefits:           Employer Portion Paid Retirement, Life Insurance, Contribution to Medical Insurance, Sick Leave and Vacation (12 Months Contract)

      FLSA Status:       Exempt

  • 13 Feb 2020 6:49 PM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    Charlottesville City Schools has an opening for a full-time school psychologist for the 2020-2021 school year. Please see the attached link to view the job posting and apply.

  • 11 Feb 2020 10:23 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Hopewell City Public Schools has an opening for the 2020-2021 school year. 

    Click Here for the job description and more information. 

  • 07 Feb 2020 10:12 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Newport News Public Schools has an immediate opening for an 11 month school psychologist. 

    Click Here for the job description. 

  • 07 Feb 2020 10:11 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Amelia County Public Schools has an opening for an 11 month school psychologist. 

    Click Here for the job description. 


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