Licensed School Clinical Psychologist
Start date: August 2022
Annual Salary Range: $95,000 -$120,000
At Quad Prep, we are on a mission - to transform the lives of neurodiverse, twice exceptional people by redefining the experience of school. Through the collective, superlative and empathic work of our teachers and clinicians, we are empowering students to leave Quad Prep fully prepared to engage with the exciting and wonderful diversity of this world.
Entering our 10th year and a new phase of maturity, we are excited to welcome fellow groundbreakers to our team to help us further this inspiring and urgent mission. We are eager to challenge our status quo, to seek diverse perspectives and work together to develop better practices of neurodiverse education. The Quad Preparatory School actively seeks to forward diversity through its programs and hiring.
The Licensed Clinical Psychologist uses their clinical expertise and excellent practices to provide individual and group counseling as well as serving as team leader in our signature Clinical Integration Program- purposefully interweaving clinical skill building into all aspects of our students’s and day. Quad Prep’s Clinical Integration program is a foundational practice, and its implementation and effectiveness is maturely developed and refined. The psychologist collaborates with their academic and clinical peers to create curriculum, influence pedagogy, and grow professionally together and works closely with the Divisional Directors to make the Quad Prepl experience a rich and rewarding one for each student and staff member.
The psychologist is a respected leader and actively supervises and mentors
post-doctoral fellows, mental health counselors, and/or other team members in related professions. The clinical team at Quad Prep thrives on collaboration, professional growth and impact.
Why work at Quad Prep?
Exemplary clinical services are highly valued by the faculty in a collegial, clinician-rich school setting
Deep professional learning occurs throughout the year with colleagues who are also restless lifelong learners.
You will make a huge, lasting impact while enjoying free summers, school vacations and school holidays
You can build a private practice onsite during after school hours at very low rent or no cost.
Generous package of benefits that include medical, dental, vision insurance, student loan repayment, 401k match, and life and disability insurance.
What You Will Do:
Nurture students' growth and development through clinical expertise
Provide exemplary evidence-based individual and group counseling
Drive clinical integration by providing services inside theooms
Train, educate and inspire future psychologists
Conduct weekly supervision or consultation with trainees and counselors
Create dynamic and engaging workshops in cutting edge, evidence-based practices
Participate in Professional Development workshops for all staff , parents and the larger 2e community
Join other faculty in our advanced, year long-long Certificate Program in Meeting the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Children (tuition waived for Quad Prep employees!)
Be a leader
Lead clinical integration teams and drive integration efforts across the school
Ensure “for real” partnerships with parents and outside providers through our regularly scheduled monthly calls that bring all of our students’ champions together, collaborating to set and monitor clinical goals.
Preside over weekly Psychosocial Team meetings with all faculty and staff.
Take advantage of opportunities to participate in measuring outcomes that will contribute to the 2e knowledge base
Speak at national and international conferences in expert 2e practice
Join a dynamic, collaborative team
Join a large, thriving team of inspiring and groundbreaking clinicians
Be a relentlessly resourceful and collaborative colleague, partnering with faculty, division leaders, and the school’s leadership team on students' success, growth and happiness
What You Bring:
If this role is for you, you'll read what's below and feel, "that's me!"
You have experience working with children and adolescents inooms or other contexts
You love and respect neurodiverse students. You feel deeply passionate about supporting them to learn, grow and thrive as people
You bring strong experience with advisory and leadership roles
You are a committed collaborator, who works enthusiastically with other adults in supporting student success
You have the eye to identify opportunities to support students, take action and mobilize resources on their behalf
You communicate in lucid, compelling ways with a high level of accountability and responsiveness
You navigate difficult conversations with grace and empathy
You effectively handle multiple priorities in a fast-moving environment
Compensation and Benefits:
Compensation is dependent upon experience and degree obtained.
At Quad Prep you’ll have access to a full range of benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage; pre-tax transit and dependent care accounts; a 401K match and student loan repayment contributions and a range of professional development opportunities, including our First Year Support Program for all new facility and staff; our Leadership Development Institute for those wishing to gain supervisory experience; and a full tuition waiver for candidates wishing to participate in our annual Certificate Program in Meeting the Needs of Twice-Exceptional Students.
You’ll engage with your colleagues in our ongoing staff wellness groups, relax at our game nights and happy hours, and collaborate in meaningful work as a valued member of our voluntary groups, including our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce; our Staff Ambassador Program; and our Peer Mentorship Program.
Required Education and Experience:
Possess and maintain New York State License to practice clinical psychology (or currently be working toward NYS licensure and possess at the beginning of employment in August 2022)
Doctoral level psychology degree, PsyD or PhD
Experience with elementary and/or adolescent population
Experience with students who have social-cognitive challenges and learning differences
Experience in evidence-based treatment, particularly CBT and DBT
Demonstration of consistent self-growth and challenge through professional development
Interpersonal style that builds consensus and compels constructive problem solving
Commitment to furthering the field of psychology through training others
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience working with twice-exceptional children and adolescents
This job operates in a school setting. The school is located on the fourth, fifth and sixth floors of a building with one elevator. This role requires working in various locations around the school and the potential for accompanying students to a local park or outings in the community.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, and stooping all day. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move items under 20 pounds. During fire drills, the employee, unless physically unable, will need to use the stairs to go to ground level from the fourth floor. Typing is required for composing emails and writing reports. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position in an educational facility which is open eight hours a day. Clinicians work 10 months out of the year according to the August-June academic calendar and with vacation time in the summer after a full year of employment. Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required. In general, though, hours are Monday-Friday 8AM- 4PM.
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***Note that all employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Medical and Religious Exemptions may be provided***
AAP/EEO Statement: The Quad Preparatory School is based on an inclusive philosophy that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, marital status, creed, sexual orientation, familial status, citizenship, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law in its hiring procedures and policies.