The psychologist participates in developing and implementing a psychological service that meets the academic and administrative requirements of both the educational institutions and the school board.
He or she contributes to the detection of difficulties and identification of students experiencing problems, using an approach focusing on prevention and intervention; he or she plans and conducts psychological evaluations to determine the student’s behavioral assessment and needs; he or she selects and uses recognized standardized psychometric tools; he or she conducts interviews and makes observations, as needed; he or she analyzes and interprets the observations and data collected.
He or she may work with a multidisciplinary team to draw up and review a student's individualized education plan by including, in the plan, his or her action plan, if necessary; he or she participates in defining intervention objectives and means; he or she works with other team members to harmonize and coordinate interventions and to assess the achievement of objectives.
He or she helps teachers determine the nature of the problem; provides them with advice and support in their educational process; he or she suggests or applies solutions conducive to improving the conditions for the success of a student or a group of students; he or she plans, organizes and conducts training activities. He or she works with students, groups of students or parents, helps them identify difficulties, supports them in exploring solutions and, as needed, recommends resources.
He or she advises management staff, prepares expertise, evaluation, information and progress reports and formulates appropriate recommendations to support decision making. He or she provides advice and support to school staff in matters pertaining to the integration of students into regular classes; he or she proposes appropriate intervention means or activities for a student or a group of students.
He or she may be called upon to help defuse crisis or emergency situations and to propose solutions. He or she develops and maintains relations with representatives of partner organizations, the health and social services network and school boards.
He or she prepares and updates files according to the standards related to the practice of the profession and the rules defined by the school board; he or she prepares progress notes or evaluation, end-of-process and follow-up reports on his or her interventions.
- Be a member of the Order of Psychologists of Québec
- Conduct educational evaluations and analyzes and interprets the observations and data collected to determine the student’s behavioral and /or academic needs using a variety of standardized assessments,
- Develop behavioural intervention plans in collaboration with teachers;
- Recommend strategies for differentiation of instruction, curriculum adaptation, and/or modifying teaching materials for different subjects & competencies, to support teachers and individual student learning.
- Working with and understanding the Quebec Education Program;
- Develop best practices for supporting teachers and student learning in inclusive education;
- May support teachers to set Individualized Education Plan (IEP) objectives for students with a range of learning and psycho-social difficulties;
- Lead professional development sessions with teachers or support staff during professional days;
- Functionally bilingual (assessments are conducted, and reports are written in English, collaboration with teachers in French may be required);
- Possess vehicle for travel to schools within the Board’s territory.
$ 48,269 – $ 90,986. Salary and working conditions will be in conformity with the regulations of the M.E.E.S
5 days per week – 8 :30 to 4 :30
Effective date : September 2020
Coordinator of Complementary Services
We invite you to apply through our online application form accessible through our website at www.nfsb.qc.ca
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**“The New Frontiers School Board is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce, encouraging all qualified applicants to apply. We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.”