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Education Psychologist


Location: All Schools

Competition #: 5718

Open To: Everyone

Date Posted: June 14th, 2017

Closing Date: Open Ended

Additional Information:

Northland School Division No. 61 is seeking an advocate of Indigenous Education who supports FNMI Language and Culture to help us lead the way in First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) Education.  The division is seeking an experienced Education Psychologist for a term of one year.

As a member of Northland School Division you will assist referred children in obtaining and/or maintaining an optimum level of function in an educational setting.

Specifically, you will:

  • Assess children, report your findings and recommend action to co-workers, school personnel, family members and the student (as appropriate);
  • Facilitate and monitor the development and implementation of the Individual Program Plans as requested by the program supervisor;
  • Disseminate information required by school personnel to facilitate the appropriate utilization of psychological services;
  • Maintain a clinical record for each child and document all relevant interventions, findings and outcomes;
  • Organize and exchange information with other individuals and agencies as required for the delivery of psychological services to children in a trans-disciplinary context;
  • Foster student access to other needed services through referral to appropriate professionals and agencies;
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and review of a service delivery and quality assurance plan as directed by administration;
  • Develop and manage a library of educational psychological resource materials;
  • Contribute to the planning, development and improvement of services to sensory-impaired/multiple handicapped students;
  • Attend staff, department and other meetings as called by administration;
  • Effectively communicate any aspect of student status or service to the supervising psychologist.

In addition to a Master’s degree in a related psychologist/educational discipline, you are registered or eligible for registration as a chartered psychologist in the Province of Alberta. A Bachelor of Education would be highly desirable, as would pediatric experience.  A valid driver’s license is essential as you will be traveling to various schools in the region.

About the Benefits

In return for your dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package based on experience.  In addition, you can look forward to the following array of benefits:

  • Supervision of a professional Psychologist is covered by the employer with a return of service after credentials are established
  • Full benefits, including: Life, Disability, Dental, Extended Healthcare, Health Spending Account
  • Working the school year with school holidays
  • Payment of Professional dues
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Great development opportunities

Please apply to: Stephanie Sutherland, Director of Student Services, Northland School Division No. 61, P.O. Bag 1400, 9809 77 Avenue, Peace River, Alberta, T8S 1V2.  Phone: 780-624-2060 ext. 6162.  Fax: 780-624-5914.  Email: Stephanie.Sutherland@nsd61.ca