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  • 05 Jan 2024 12:01 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    The Dickenson County School System is accepting applications for the following possible vacancy: Student Support Services Position: School Psychologist

    Dickenson County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a School Psychologist for the remainder of the 2023-2024 school year and for the 2024-2025 school year.

    The Dickenson County Public School division is located in the beautiful mountains of southwestern Virginia where natural resources are our biggest asset. Our school division serves approximately 1,900 students in 3

    modern, consolidated schools; one comprehensive high school with embedded Career and Technical classes, one middle school, and one newly opened elementary school in the fall of 2023.  Dickenson County Public Schools is a school division that believes in student success and is committed to serving our students and families. 

    Qualifications and Duties:

    • Hold or be eligible for a Virginia Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement in school psychology.
    • Completion of an approved program in school psychology to include completion of a post graduate degree and hold a certificate issued by the National School Psychology Certification Board.
    • Considerable knowledge of the concepts, principles, and methodologies of school psychology including psycho-educational evaluations using educational, intelligence, personality, psycho-motor function, behavioral and personality instruments; of child growth and development and of learning, measurement, research, statistics, and intervention and prevention strategies.
    • Knowledge of federal and state regulations and guidelines related to special education and pupil personnel services programs.
    • Experience in psychological and educational assessments in a school setting preferred.

    • Hold or be eligible for a current license in School Psychology issued by the Virginia Board of Psychology in order to maintain and submit records for billing psychological procedures for Medicaid reimbursement.
    • Administer psycho-educational evaluations to students using a variety of instruments tailored to the child’s needs, and be able to demonstrate superior skills in writing psychological reports.
    • Interpret evaluation results and make recommendations at eligibility & IEP meetings
    • Participate as a member of the school team and provide counseling to students with mental healthneeds.
    • Works with the crisis management team in the schools, including reactions to illness, deaths and abuse.

    *Leadership qualities and personal and professional characteristics required to work effectively with students, teachers, support staff, and parents.

    *Other qualifications that the school board may find appropriate.

    APPLICATION DEADLINE Applications will be reviewed as received. Position is open until filled.

    RECRUITMENT, SELECTION The school board reserves the right to consider those who respond, AND APPOINTMENT and any other potential candidates.

    APPLICATION PROCESS Qualified persons may apply online by visiting the Dickenson County Schools website at Go to the Employment tab and

    look for Vacancies.

    Mr. Mark Mullins, Personnel Director

    Dickenson County Schools

    P.O. 1127

    Clintwood, VA 24228

    Phone (276) 926-4643


    Link to Vacancies:

  • 01 Nov 2023 10:27 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Chesterfield has an opening for a school psychology intern for 2024-2025! 

    Click here to learn more 

  • 06 Jul 2023 2:04 PM | Erika Daniel (Administrator)

    Come work in a fantastic district with an amazing group of school psychologists.  Feel free to contact Erika Daniel if you have any questions or click link to apply online!

  • 05 Jul 2023 9:00 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Fairfax County Public Schools is hiring school psychologists for the 2023-24 school year.  Come join Virginia’s largest school division recognized as “Examplary” by the NASP Excellence in School Psychological Services Program.  Hiring bonuses are currently being offered for this position. 


    Additional information about FCPS can be found here, and the specific school psychologist job posting can be found here


    For additional questions and information, please contact the FCPS Office of School Psychology Services at 571-423-4250. 

  • 03 Jul 2023 1:11 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Greene County has a School Psychologist opening for the 2023-2024 school year. Come work in a great division with a great team. We are located about 20 minutes north of Charlottesville in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    Link to School Psychologist opening:

    Link to all job openings:

    Please contact Human Resources with any questions:, 434-939-9000.

  • 25 May 2023 9:09 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Come work in Culpeper!! We have an opening for a full time school psychologist! Great place to work, with opportunities for an expanded role! Visit the website for details -

    Questions? Email our Executive Director of Special Education, Adam Cahuantzi, at 

  • 24 May 2023 12:16 PM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)
    Prince William County Schools has School Psychologist positions open for the 2023-2024 school year. PWCS was named one of the best employers in Virginia by Forbes magazine!! Read the article: Come join our World-Class School Division!

    Link to job posting:

    Link to all vacancies:

  • 07 May 2023 7:58 PM | Anonymous


    The Department of Psychology at James Madison University invites applications for a non-renewable term assistant professor in a 10-month appointment beginning Fall 2023. Please see the full job ad at and circulate among your networks. 


    Position Summary Information

    About James Madison University


    We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives. 


    To be the national model for the engaged university: engaged with ideas and the world. 

    Who We Are

    Located in the heart of Virginia’s beautiful Shenandoah Valley, the city of Harrisonburg is approximately 120 miles from Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA. With a population of just over 53,000, Harrisonburg is one of the most diverse communities in the Commonwealth of Virginia. JMU is a selective, public institution with a growing national reputation for offering experiences that lead to an outstanding education and inclusive environment for students, faculty and staff. The student body includes approximately 20,000 undergraduate and 1,900 graduate students, with over 1,000 full-time instructional faculty.

    JMU offers thriving programs in the liberal arts, science and technology, and professional disciplines at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels. The university is committed to expanding diversity, fostering equity and inclusion, and supporting superlative teaching and scholarship. JMU has achieved national recognition for the high quality of its academic programs, focus on maintaining strong student/faculty interaction, and innovative faculty research.

    General Information

    The Department of Psychology at James Madison University offers the BS and BA degree in General Psychology, a program of study with a curricular focus on the science of Psychology. Our curriculum offers numerous opportunities for employment in the private and public sector as well as a pathway to professional schools and graduate study in a wide range of programs (e.g., psychological sciences, clinical psychology, social work, counseling, medicine, law, optometry, pharmacy, nursing). The Department of Psychology is a growing department with a dynamic vision for learning at a nationally and internationally prominent institution which has recently transitioned to R2 status and is engaging in a comprehensive plan to address diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    The College of Health and Behavioral Studies (CHBS) is working to identify and dismantle racist and discriminatory policies, practices, and processes while advancing inclusive excellence and promoting a CHBS culture in which every member can flourish. We are especially interested in qualified candidates with a demonstrated commitment towards building equitable and inclusive environments. Join us in achieving our goal of continuing to grow as a diverse college and department that embodies an atmosphere of belonging.

    We invite applications for a non-renewable term assistant professor in a 10-month appointment beginning Fall 2023.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    This is a one-year teaching position. Teaching responsibility will include some combination of: courses that meet our sociocultural requirement; Abnormal, Counseling, and/or Clinical Psychology; General Education courses (Introduction to Psychology and/or Lifespan Human Development); methodology courses; and/or upper-level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise/specialty. The area of specialty is open. Successful candidates will be welcome to participate in scholarly activities and service, although these are not expectations of the position.


    Candidates must have a PhD or PsyD in any area of psychology from an APA-accredited program appropriate to the courses they will be teaching. Teaching experience is preferred.

    Candidates must possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates must also demonstrate an appreciation for the preparation of undergraduate students for employment, graduate education (e.g., counseling, clinical psychology, neuroscience, and other research psychology disciplines) or professional programs (e.g., optometry, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy).

    Conditions of Employment

    Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

    E-Verify Notice: After accepting employment, new hires are required to complete an I-9 form and present documentation of their identity and eligibility to work in the United States. James Madison University uses the E-Verify system to confirm identity and work authorization.

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