Employment Opportunity Details


Education Psychologist

External

THE ORGANIZATION

Saskatoon Tribal Council (STC) improves the quality of life of First Nations through mutually beneficial partnerships with community organizations and industry. Opportunities for improved living are accessed through programs and services in health, safety, economic development, education, and financial investments in the broader community. Acting as a representative body for seven First Nations, STC delivers programs and services to those living in member communities and Saskatoon. More information is available at www.sktc.sk.ca

FIRE: Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Excellence

THE POSITION

Under the supervision of and reporting directly to the Director of Education and as a member of the Professional Learning Community, the Educational Psychologist will have primary responsibility for psychological assessments; and follow-up consultations with parents and teachers.  The psychologist will have responsibility for developing specific interventions and training; and will assist in individual program planning.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer and score psychological assessment of students who have been referred by school team personnel and exhibit educational, social and behavioral challenges for the purposes of providing informed recommendations and developing responsive intervention/strategies.
  • Complete and interpret test results, background information, observations and interviews from students, parents and school personnel, in order to diagnose conditions, identify student needs, determine program eligibility
  • Provide consultation and support to students, parents, and teachers, administrators in areas such as support strategies, learning styles, responsive intervention and behavior support strategies/interventions.
  • Consult with school IPP teams and parents in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of recommended intervention strategies.
  • Follow Sask. Region SEP Policies and Guidelines
  • Provide training for inclusive/special education teachers with achievement assessments
  • Generate standardized behavior assessment reports for students to assist in developing behavioral programs for students as required.
  • Support the process of parental engagement in student programming.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must possess or qualify for a valid Saskatchewan Masters Degree in Educational Psychology
  • Registered with the College of Psychologists with an Authorized Practice Endorsement (APE).  Consideration will be given to provisional educational psychologists, with the possibility of supervision.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within elementary and/or secondary schools; experience in inclusive/special education programs would be an asset.
  • Excellent verbal, written and technological communication skills required
  • Desire to advance First Nation education and improve education outcomes
  • Knowledge of First Nations history, cultural practices and traditions would be an asset
  • Ability to speak a First Nation language would be an asset
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, and ability to qualify for an SGI abstract
  • Ability to provide a criminal records (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Search

Deadline for applications: Open until filled

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications along with three (3) references using our Online Application Form.

No telephone calls please, STC appreciates the interest of all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites - open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites - open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities - open for application by the general public