School Psychologist

Kampala, Uganda
Job Description
Primary LocationNashoba Regional School District
Salary RangePer Year
Shift TypeFull-Time

The Nashoba Regional School District inspires and challenges all learners to realize their unique potential and become active contributors to their community.

Nashoba’s core values remain constant, provide the foundation for our work, and influence how we conduct ourselves and engage with others.  Our core values are academic achievement and personal growth; voice, choice and agency; lifelong learning; a safe, caring and inclusive community; collaborative partnerships; innovation; and a sense of belonging.

The School Psychologist is employed without regard to age, physical, mental or psychiatric disability, genetics, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or military status.

NRSD welcomes employees with diverse racial, cultural, religious, class, and/or gender background and experiences.

Organizational Scope:

Reporting directly to the building principal and Director of Student Services/Pupil Personnel Services, and working under the terms of the collective bargaining agreement with the Nashoba Regional Education Association – Unit A, the School Psychologist advances the NRSD mission of inspiring and challenging all learners to realize their unique potential and to become active contributors to their community.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Conducts psychological assessments;
  • Conducts student observations as needed;
  • Provides consultation to parents and other team members;
  • Responds to referrals for special education evaluation;
  • Establishes concerns and requests appropriate evaluations;
  • The omission of specific duties here does not exclude them from the position’s responsibilities if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Job Qualifications

Massachusetts DESE licensure as School Psychologist.

Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.   

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well with students,  staff, administration, parents and the community.  

Must be able to assist in the protection of students and school property, and assist in fire and other emergencies or emergency drills as required by law and School Committee policy. 

The ability to work onsite in district schools and buildings is an essential function of this job.

Physical Demands:

Much of the work is performed seated in a typical classroom or office environment requiring minimal to light physical effort.  This may include everyday discomforts and distractions typical of a school setting, such as proximity to students and colleagues, temperature variations, frequent interruptions and moderate noise.   This position may require the ability to operate a computer keyboard and standard office equipment.

Physical demands may vary in keeping with the assignment and age of the students, but the position generally requires the ability to walk and stand on tile flooring, to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds, and to bend and twist regularly at the waist, knees and neck.

Terms of Employment, Evaluation of Performance, and Salary:

The School Psychologist is a Nashoba Regional School District Unit A position.  Terms of employment, including evaluation and salary, are covered by the provisions of the Unit A collective bargaining agreement currently in effect.

Primary LocationNashoba Regional School District
Salary RangePer Year
Shift TypeFull-Time