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6420 - Psychologist/Counsellor in Re-education Working with elementary and secondary students

Jimmy Sandy Memorial School

October 25, 2019

Posting #

6420

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL POSITION AVAILABLE

English School Board

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Position :

Psychologist/Counsellor in Re-education Working with elementary and secondary students

Place of work :

Jimmy Sandy Memorial School
Kawawachikamach (QC)

Job status :

Supernumerary (100%)

Immediate supervisor :

School Principal

Starting date :

As soon as possible

Ending date :

Salary scale :

June 29, 2020

$48 269 to $90 986

Note :

Northern Allowance, travel allowance and subsidized housing provided.

 

 

 

Nature of the work

The position of psychologist encompasses, in particular, responsibility for preventing, detecting, evaluating, helping and guiding handicapped students or students experiencing or likely to experience social maladjustments or learning difficulties aimed at supporting them in their educational path and their personal and social development.

Some characteristic duties

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 focussing on prevention and intervention; he or she plans and conducts psychological evaluations to determine the student’s behavioural 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 works 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.

Qualifications required

Be a member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec.

An excellent knowledge of oral and written English and a good knowledge of oral and written French

Ability to work cooperatively with colleagues, parents and supervisor

Ability to establish relationships which demonstrate courtesy, respect and integrity

 

 

 

All interested candidates are asked to forward their application 

By email : jobs@cqsb.qc.ca

Mention the posting number on the subject line of your email and on your resume.

An acknowledgement of receipt will be returned to your email address.

 

We thank all applicants for their interest in our organization. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All applications are treated in a confidential manner. We apply equal access to employment and we encourage women, visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities to apply. People with disabilities who wish, may be assisted in the preselection and selection process.

                                                                                                                                                                      The Human Resources Department

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