Psycho Educational Clinician - Education Centre - 31.5 hrs
Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board
Peterborough, ON
Psycho-Educational Clinician

Start Date: August 22, 2019

Pay Band: $36.47 to $40.47

10 Months + 10 Days/Annually

31.5 hrs/wk

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board offers dynamic, high quality educational programs for nearly 33,000 elementary, secondary and adult students in the 100 schools within our jurisdiction. As part of our strategy to provide on-going support for our schools, the Board is now accepting resumes from qualified applicants for the full time positions of School Psychologist/Psychological Associate.

All positions in the Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board support the schools priority of student achievement and the Boards mission to educate our students to excel in learning, to succeed in life and to enrich our communities.

The purpose of the Psycho-Educational Clinician is to provide psychological assessment services for students. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Professional Services- Chief Psychologist.

Main Responsibilities:
conducts comprehensive psychological assessments selecting and administering standardized and restricted-use tests, obtaining or providing diagnosis, Identifying and making recommendations; maintaining confidentiality at all times

schedules and organizes appointments and consultations for students, parents, teachers and support staff; establishing priorities, developing and implementing schedules, and making and responding to related telephone calls

communicates results of assessments and consultations to all the stakeholders

compiles clinical records collecting, maintaining, and releasing tests, reports and other information obtained during assessments

works collaboratively with support and teaching staff meeting to discuss relevant issues, to develop and, in some instances, implement solutions to identified concerns

assists with the review, revision and development of new procedures for carrying out the work of the Department researching best practices, developing and implementing new procedures, and standardizing report writing

performs other duties as may be assigned by the Manager of Professional Services

Supervision:
May plan, assign, monitor and support the work of interns and practicum students.

Main Contacts:
Internal: students and staffExternal: student families; other professionals in related fields

Education and Experience:
Master’s degree and eligibility for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario;
6 months to 1 year experience;

Specialized skills:
ability to administer and interpret comprehensive psychological tests and write comprehensive psychological reports

valid drivers license and use of own vehicle

Effort and Working Conditions:
school and office environment; moderate pressure to meet deadlines; some travel

moderate amounts of attention to detail, concentration and observation; some dealing with difficult people; some driving a vehicle; moderate amounts of lifting materials under and over 5 Kg; some mental exertion and keyboarding

If you are qualified for this position, please apply directly to this posting OR email resume/cover letter to Darlene_Willis@kprdsb.ca

KPRDSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information about what this means in our organization, please refer to our website at www.kprschools.ca (See "Employment" section).

The Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board fully supports those employees with disabilities and who may require accommodations in the workplace. Detailed information on workplace accommodations at KPR can be found on the Board Website in both our Policies and Administrative Regulations. Individual requests for accommodation should be forwarded to Disability Management Specialist/WSIB in Human Resources.

KPRDSB is committed to a workforce that is representative of the diversity of the people of Ontario and across the communities we serve. KPRDSB encourages applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

PLEASE NOTE: FOR EXTERNAL CANDIDATES

A police records check, with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database Search, dated within 6 months prior to the date of hire, is a requirement for employment with this Board. Please note that there have been reports that it has taken some candidates up to 6 weeks to obtain a police check. With that in mind, we strongly recommend that you go about obtaining this search at your earliest convenience.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.