Psychological Services-Permanent and Temporary Positions

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: Aug 21, 2020
Thames Valley District School Board

Job Description

PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (PERMANENT ANDTEMPORARY POSITIONS)

PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGIST

POSITION SUMMARY: Psychologists are responsible for the diagnosis of disabilities and disorders affecting learning; communication of assessment results to parents, students and school personnel; behavioural consultation and intervention for students with social-emotional and behavioural disorders; provision of recommendations for programming based on assessment, consultation, and specialized knowledge of child development and learning; in-services training sessions for school personnel and parents; active participation in Program Development Team and other multi-disciplinary team meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a Ph.D. program in Psychology or equivalent qualifications requiring a full year residency or internship.  Current registration as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competencies in school, clinical, counselling psychology or any combination of these with scope of practice including children and adolescents.  

SALARY RANGE: $71,864.00 - $98,161.00 (Permanent)
RATE OF PAY: $50.33 per hour plus 4% vacation pay (Temporary)
START DATE: 2020 September
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2020 September 30

TEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE

POSITION SUMMARY: The Psychological Associate is responsible for the diagnosis of disabilities and disorders affecting learning; communication of assessment results to parents, students and school personnel; behavioural consultation and intervention for students with social-emotional and behavioural disorders; provision of recommendations for programming based on assessment, consultation, and specialized knowledge of child development and learning; in-services training sessions for school personnel and parents; active participation in Program Development Team and other multi-disciplinary team meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a Master’s degree program in Psychology or equivalent qualifications.  Current registration as a Psychological Associate with the College of Psychologists of Ontario with competencies in school, clinical, counselling psychology or any combination of these with scope of practice including children and adolescents. 

RATE OF PAY: $46.80 per hour plus 4% vacation pay (Temporary)
START DATE: 2020 September
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2020 September 30

TEMPORARY PSYCHOMETRIST

POSITION SUMMARY: The Psychometrist is responsible to administer standardized intellectual tests and other measures to identify learning disabilities, problems and strengths related to achievement; specify needs for individualized teaching approaches and/or special programming; recommend further involvement with specialists, agencies or institutions.  Interpretation of test results is communicated through written reports and orally to parents, teachers and the multi-disciplinary team to assist in making important decisions about the student’s personal/educational future.  Psychometrists are also involved with School Program Teams in other activities, such as behaviour management, under the supervision of a psychologist.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from a Master’s Degree program in Psychology or equivalent qualification with competencies in the assessment and intervention with children and adolescents. Successful candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario and will be required to provide proof of application to the college prior to commencing employment.

RATE OF PAY: $44.05 per hour plus 4% vacation pay (Temporary)                                                                                            
START DATE: 2020 September 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2020 September 30

The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English).

Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.

If you have a disability that requires an accommodation to assist you with any aspect of the hiring process, please contact the Staffing Specialist listed below for assistance.

E. Greenham, Staffing Specialist, Human Resource Services

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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