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Openings as of 2/23/2024

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Openings as of 2/23/2024

    School Psychologist - High School JobID: 1405
  • Position Type:
      Specialists/School Psychologist

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      New Foundations Charter School High School

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  •   New Foundations Charter School is currently seeking a full-time School Psychologist for the 2023-2024 school year.

    New Foundations staff members believe in our school mission - we are a caring community of learners. We seek candidates who value our community, are highly motivated, and who will demand excellence from themselves and their students.

    Successful candidates will have the following attributes:
    - At least 2 years of previous successful experience working with diverse student populations.
    - Master's degree in School Psychology or related field
    - Valid state certification or licensure as a School Psychologist
    - Knowledge of special education laws and regulations
    - Strong assessment and evaluation skills
    - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    - Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse range of students, families, and professionals
    - Secondary Education experience preferred (High School Level)
    Note: Experience in social work is a plus but not required for this position.

    Job Description:
    -Lead crisis intervention efforts and provide insight into the development of functional assessments and behavior intervention plan
    - Monitor completion of caseload to maintain compliance with state and federal regulations
    - Conduct psychological assessments to evaluate students' cognitive, emotional, and social functioning
    - Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop individualized education plans (IEPs) for students with special needs
    - Provide counseling and support services to students dealing with emotional or behavioral issues - Assist in the development and implementation of school-wide programs to promote positive mental health and well-being
    - Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to discuss student progress and make recommendations for interventions
    - Stay up-to-date on current research and best practices in the field of school psychology

    About New Foundations
    The mission of the New Foundations Charter School is to provide students with the academic, social, and emotional foundations and skills necessary to become high-achieving, socially competent stewards of their communities. The teachers and staff of New Foundations Charter School will ensure a commitment to lifelong learning and achievement of all of our students by creating an atmosphere of caring that pervades every aspect of school life and promotes responsibility for all members of our school community.
    Founded in 2000, New Foundations focused on two core ideas- be student-centered and growth focused. We still believe that in order for our children to thrive as leading members of society, they must grow academically, socially, and emotionally today.
    Twenty years later, New Foundations remains a prominent public charter school serving 1500 students across grades K-12 in Northeast Philadelphia and a leader in academic excellence, social emotional awareness, and community engagement.
    We are a big “small” school - a family, rather than just a group of coworkers - caring, kindness, and compassion matter in employee and employer relationships at New Foundations.

    New Foundations offers a competitive salary and benefits package, a strong commitment to developing all staff as professionals invested in life-long learning, and the opportunity to work with the best students in Philadelphia.

    Visit to learn more about our school and its mission.

Postings current as of 2/23/2024 7:54:13 AM CST.

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