Manager of Psychological Services

Hamilton Wentworth District School - Hamilton, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Human Resource Services
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board

20 Education Court, P.O. Box 2558
Hamilton, ON L8N 3L1

TEL 905-527-5092

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is recruiting a

Psychological Associate or Psychologist
for the position of Manager of Psychological Services

PASS Grade 7 $105,248 to $118,459

This is a full-time permanent position beginning immediately. The successful candidate will be
currently registered as a Psychological Associate or as a Psychologist with the College of
Psychologists of Ontario with a certificate authorizing autonomous practice in School
Psychology.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Learning Services: Specialized Services, the Manager of Psychological
Services is responsible for the development and delivery of psychological services for students in
accordance with the Board’s strategic directions and priorities, ethical standards and regulatory practices.
Using highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate will assess
programs and services to ensure alignment with system and department objectives, strategically deploy
staff and resources, and implement effective leadership and supervision of a team of psychoeducational
consultants. The successful candidate will join a Specialized Services Leadership multi-disciplinary team
to plan and implement related system, community and provincial Special Education initiatives and
services.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Oversee the design and delivery of psychological services and supports based on best clinical
practices and in alignment with the Board’s strategic directions and priorities

  • Assess, develop, modify and implement system-wide psychological services to support system
objectives and student achievement

  • Direct and allocate services including psychological assessments, psychological consultation, and
other clinical support, to school locations

  • Supervise and monitor the performance of Psychological Services staff and provide clinical
supervision, case consultation and mentoring

  • Liaise with various professional and clinical resources both within and external to the Board to
ensure students have access to required resources

  • Facilitate and develop connections with community and provincial partners
  • Implement and monitor service orientation models to develop and support the capacity of
school staffs to meet student needs

  • Collaborate with the Specialized Services Leadership team as well as other department staff and
system leaders to inform multi-disciplinary planning and implementation of the Board’s
priorities

Qualifications:
  • Current registration as a Psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario; or
Psychological Associate who holds a certificate of registration authorizing autonomous practice
with the College of Psychologists of Ontario in the practice area of School Psychology, with
scope of practice including children and adolescents required

  • Minimum five years of related experience in assessment, consultation and intervention in
schools required; experience in a supervisory role preferred

  • Comprehensive understanding of current research and evidence-based practice and
interventions to address learning, developmental, behavioural and mental health needs of
children and adolescents required

  • Leadership capabilities in planning and implementation science, collaborative decision-making
and team building required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current research and evidence-based practices related to child
and adolescent psychology required

  • Demonstration of the leadership skills outlined in the Ontario Leadership Framework including
strategic planning, collaborative decision-making, monitoring implementation of initiatives, and
systems thinking required

Deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2020.

Please apply to: Melanie Kivell, Human Resources Staffing Officer
Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board
20 Education Court, P.O. Box 2558
Hamilton, Ontario L8N 3L1
email: mycareerPASS@hwdsb.on.ca

Hamilton-Wentworth District School Board is committed to equity in employment. As an equal
opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the
diverse population we serve. The Board is committed to providing accommodations throughout the
recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation, please notify us in advance and we
will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals;
however, only those under consideration will be contacted.