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School Psychologist 2020/21

Job Title
School Psychologist 2020/21
Job ID
St John the Baptist Parish,  LA 70084
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We’re hiring for the 2020-2021 School Year!   

School Psychologist in St. John the Baptist Parish School District, Louisiana 

As a School Psychologist, you will be providing school-based services virtually to children in the St. John the Baptist Parish School District. The School Psychologist facilitates learning and promotes the cognitive, social, and personal development of all students by collaborating with educators, administrators, families and other mental health professionals to create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students and strengthen connections between home and school.

School psychologists have specialized training in both psychology and education. They use their training and skills to team with educators, parents/guardians, and other mental health professionals to ensure that every child learns in a safe, healthy and supportive environment. School psychologists understand school systems, effective teaching and successful learning. Full job description is available upon request. 

(Individuals interested in working as school psychologists should consult the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) and respective State Department of Education websites for information about education, credentialing, and continuing education requirements for school psychologists. For additional information related to credentialing requirements in Louisiana, please refer to: https://www.nasponline.org/standards-and-certification/state-school-psychology-credentialing-requirements/states/louisiana OR http://www.lspaonline.org/) 

About the School System and Community

The St. John the Baptist Parish Public School District is the parish’s largest employer, providing more than 900 jobs, and educates approximately 6,000 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade on 11 campuses. We further partner with a network of local childcare centers to ensure children in St. John the Baptist Parish are getting the care and education they need beginning as early as infants.

Our Administration and our 11-member School Board have a mission that our district will be a Top 10 School District in 5 Years and our teachers, administrators, support personnel, parents and the community are working every day toward that goal.

St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools

St. John the Baptist Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. As of the 2010 census, the population was 45,924. The parish seat is Edgard, an unincorporated area, and the largest city is LaPlace, which is also unincorporated. St. John the Baptist Parish was established in 1807 as one of the original 19 parishes of the Territory of Orleans, which became the state of Louisiana. St. John the Baptist Parish is the “Heart of the River Parishes,” those communities located along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

It’s an area rich in culture, history and industry. Our school district prides itself on being an important part of this community and a leader in the education of all children in St. John the Baptist Parish. We have truly adopted the motto “As One” and see educating every child as a partnership between educators, parents and the entire community.

About Futures Education

Futures Education, a national leader in special education services and resources, provides a comprehensive array of expertise from educational assessments to professional development, to professional staffing for school systems across the company.  Futures offers a unique management partnership approach to staffing speical education services, including providing supervision, guidance, documentation systems, professional development and other career supports that results in improved outcomes. 

Each day offers a chance for us to improve someone’s life.  Do you want to help make a difference? Reach out today!

To Apply for This Position

Visit www.discoverfutures.com or You may also contact Chris McDaniels in Talent Acquisition at 904.295.2963 or email cmcdaniels@futureshealth.com

Required Skills

Graduate Degree in School Psychology (Masters’ or Doctorate)
Standard Level A or Level B School Psychologist Certification from Louisiana Department of Education
Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a fingerprinting/background process

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