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Part-Time Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker

Children's Programs - School for Children

Start Date: Aug 31, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Vacancy - Part-Time Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker

(Part-Time; 10-Month Position; Begins August 31, 2018)

The Bank Street School for Children is seeking a collaborative, knowledgeable individual to fill the position of School Psychologist or Clinical Social Worker. This individual serves as a resource to students, colleagues, and families. The Psychologist or Social Worker must be welcoming, discreet, professional, and able to initiate and lead when needed.


Candidates should have/be:
• A PhD in psychology or an advanced degree in social work preferred; advanced degrees in related fields also considered
• Relevant licensure preferred
• Excellent and demonstrated communication skills
• Background (at least five years) working with children and in schools
• Deep understanding of adolescent, pre-teen, and teenage students


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Meeting with teachers and families individually and in groups to develop strategies to support the social-emotional growth, behavior, and learning needs of children
• Collaborating with teachers, learning specialists, Administrators, the other School Psychologist, and the Dean on a variety of concerns
• Taking the lead on community response to current events that might invoke fear, trauma, or concern among children, faculty, and/or families
• Providing clinical observation of students, and in some cases teachers, in classrooms
• Supporting students individually and in groups, including leading mediation meetings
• Interpreting results of diagnostic and assessment tools in order to create support plans
• Participating in ongoing meetings related to children and school policy issues, including weekly division meetings, student support team meetings, and grade-level team meetings
• Co-leading monthly child development meetings on a range of topics related to parenting in the 21st Century
• Responding to and taking the lead on student behavioral and emotional crises
• Providing emergency intervention for students and adults in crisis and, if necessary, making recommendations for ongoing outside support services
• Maintaining contact and liaising with outside therapists and other appropriate service providers
• Consulting during the admissions process through review of applicant materials
• Serving as a mandated reporter for issues that require notification to ACS

Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs.  In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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