Psychologist/Psychological Consultant

The Upper Grand District School Board invites qualified applicants for temporary (2.4) positions.

LOCATIONS:

Schools in Guelph, Wellington County, Orangeville and Dufferin County.

SALARY RANGE:    

Standard Grid: $55,714 to $87,554 per annum (based on a full-time 35-hour per week position)

Qualified Ph.D. Grid: $57,395.00 to $91,197.00 per annum (based on a full-time 35-hour per week position)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Chief Psychologist, this position assumes responsibility for providing comprehensive psychological assessments for elementary and secondary students, crisis response, violence threat response to schools, behavioural and mental health consultation, programming, community liaison and school team participation.

The successful applicant will work collaboratively with children, the school team, families, special education support services and community agencies.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A thorough knowledge of assessment, diagnosis and intervention planning for learning disabilities, developmental disorders, behavioural problems, and relevant children=s mental health issues is vital
  • Registered Psychologists or Psychological Associates with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in clinical/educational psychology will be given preference, although candidates who are able and qualified to work under supervised practice will be considered
  • Experience working for a school board or in children=s mental health is a definite asset

HOW TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates are invited to email their cover letter and resume in PDF format to pssp.jobs@ugdsb.on.ca, specifying ‘Job Code 18PSSP03’ in the subject line. Please include with your resume a list of professional references and relevant supporting educational and/or training documentation.

This posting will remain open on our (UGDSB) website and applications accepted until the positions are filled.

Please note: Successful external candidates will be required to provide an original Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screening, prior to the commencement of employment. The CRC must be dated within 6 months of the date of acceptance of employment.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, we wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available during all phases of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance to the Manager of Wellness and Employee Health.

For more information and other employment opportunities available, please visit our website at: www.ugdsb.ca.

… Equal Opportunity Employer …