Magen David Yeshivah is looking for a Full-Time School Psychologist in the Early Childhood Center working with children ages 2-6. This position is for the next school year (2022-2023). Benefits included.
The guidance team of psychologists collaborates on implementing best practices within our school setting. Weekly administrative team meetings and guidance team meetings offer opportunities for case conferencing, vision and goal setting, evaluating and building upon tools and resources, and provide a forum for collegial support and professional development.
School Psychologist Responsibilities:
Consultation and collaboration with teachers, faculty, parents, and outside providers to address student academic, social, emotional and behavioral needs.
Regular attendance at case conferences with administrators and other faculty.
Working in the classrooms on social emotional learning programs and activities.
Functional analysis of student behavior leading to intervention planning and implementation.
Scoring and interpretation of rating scales and other screening/evaluation measures.
Data collection and analysis at the student level to aid with class placement and learning/behavioral support decisions.
Data collection at the systemic level to aid with program planning and evaluation.
Opportunities to co-develop and facilitate parent or teacher workshops.
Crisis intervention at the student and school-wide level as necessary.
PhD/PsyD in School Psychology is preferred.
Certification as a school psychologist.
Experience with play therapy principles.
Experience / training in behavior planning, teacher and parent consultation, parent training, and psychological evaluations.
Strong interpersonal skills; collaborates and works well with a team.
Familiarity with Judaic curriculum, customs and holidays required. Some Hebrew language fluency is preferred.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer offering a wonderful mission driven environment, competitive salary and benefits including a 403(b) retirement plan and lunch. MDY is committed to an inclusive faculty therefore candidates from diverse backgrounds who want to make a real impact on the future of education are encouraged to apply.
About Magen David Yeshivah:
Magen David Elementary school is an Orthodox Jewish day school serving the needs of the Sephardic community. There are currently over 1500 students in the school.