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  • 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. 

  • 07 Feb 2020 10:09 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Prince William County Public Schools has an opening for a 195 Day school psychologist. 

    Click Here for the job description. 

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

    There is an opening for the 2020-21 school year for a full-time school psychologist licensed by the Virginia Department of Education as a School Psychologist.   This position can be a 10 month, 11 month or 12 month position. 


    Prince George County is located approximately 25 miles south of Richmond, Virginia.  Prince George County is a 2 hour drive from VA Beach, approximately 1 ½ hour drive from the mountains and approximately a 2 hour drive from Washington DC.  You are centrally located in the heart of Central Virginia with a reasonable cost of living. 


    Prince George County Schools has approximately 6200 students with 8 schools.    There are four full time school psychology positions.


    To apply and review job description,  please follow the employment link on the Prince George County School website: under the Student Services tab:



    For more information, please contact:

                   Michele Harris, Ed.S., School Psychologist, at 804-733-2700


                    Zetta Ethington, M.Ed., Director of Student Services, at

    Click Here for the job description. Click here to see why you will love working in Prince George!

  • 06 Feb 2020 10:41 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)
    Division School Psychologist (anticipated opening for the 2020-2021 school year) 

    11 month/240 day position; must be a graduate of an accredited college or university and must hold an Ed. S. Degree or equivalent from an approved program in school psychology or have otherwise qualified for VDOE licensure in school psychology in the State of Virginia. Salary range for the 2019-2020 school year is (Step 0) $56,164 to (Step 30) $83,072. Doctorate supplement is $3,000; NCSP supplement is $1,500. Position will remain open until filled.

    Please see the website for additional information   

  • 03 Oct 2019 8:03 AM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    Newport News has an immediate open position for the 2019-20 school year and the 2020-21 school year. For more information, click here

  • 27 Sep 2019 8:46 AM | Pamela Gamble (Administrator)

    Fluvanna County Public Schools seeks to hire a School Psychologist for an immediate vacancy.  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.  


    To view job posting details and to complete an online application, please visit our website at: 



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