Psychological Consultant

UPPER GRAND DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD - Guelph, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Are you interested in working as a Psychologist or Psychological Consultant for the Upper Grand District School Board? Don't quite have the necessary qualifications but you could potentially be registered with the College of Psychologists? Send us a message! Ask any questions you might have! We'd love to hear from you if you are interested in working with us to empower the youth of tomorrow!


Formal Job Posting:

Job Code: 19PSSP35
Professional Student Services Personnel

The Upper Grand District School Board invites qualified applicants for this temporary part-time (14 hours per week) position. This position will start as soon as possible with an end date of June 28, 2020, with the possibility to extend beyond this date.

There is always opportunity to continue employment with the UGDSB beyond this temporary job contract, through additional employee attrition and student needs. If you want to be a part of the UGDSB Student Support and Professional Services team but want more information, please don't hesitate to contact us! We are always happy to discuss employment options, whatever they may be, with candidates interested in joining our team!

LOCATION(S): There is a great need in the Erin District High School and Dufferin County Elementary schools within the UGDSB jurisdiction but all school locations may require support from this position.

Standard Grid: $54,921 to $86,309 per annum (based on a full-time 35-hour per week position)
Qualified Ph.D. Grid: $56,579 to $89,899 per annum (based on a full-time 35-hour per week position)
*Applicable vacation % pay will be attached to every pay cheque

Reporting to the Supervisor, Psychology and Social Work, this position will work 2 days per week and assumes responsibility for providing consultation, brief mental health/psychological interventions and brief mental health assessments to secondary students, as well as working with community partners, families and providing support to the school staff. Other responsibilities include:

  • Providing consultation to the school team, brief intervention, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and coping skills groups and brief mental health screening assessments
  • Work collaboratively with students, the school team, families, special education support services and community agencies
  • Help facilitate referrals to the appropriate community-based mental health resources
  • Provide support to the school team when there is a need for a Violent Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) and Crisis Response


  • Thorough knowledge of child and adolescent mental health disorders, learning disabilities, developmental disorders, behavioural problems
  • Training and experience with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) for individuals and groups is required
  • Candidates applying for the Mental Health Secondary Support position must be registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario
  • Experience working for a school board or in child and adolescent mental health is a definite asset

Qualified candidates are invited to apply, specifying ‘Job Code 19PSSP35’ in the subject line. Please include with your resume a list of professional references and relevant supporting educational and/or training documentation. As always, inquiries about any part of this job posting, the Psychology team or working with the UGDSB are welcomed! Please reach out to us.

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:

… Equal Opportunity Employer …

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $54,921.00 to $89,899.00 /year