As a School Psychologist, you will receive extensive support and professional development from experienced teachers and talented school leaders to ensure your success, build deep relationships with students, parents, and communities, work in an innovative environment with high standards for children and adults alike, and join a community of leaders committed to transforming public education in New York City and beyond.
We are looking for an experienced and successful school psychologist with a passion for working with students and supporting their social and emotional wellbeing. As a school psychologist, you will work closely with school leaders to ensure students are socially, emotionally, and behaviorally supported so as to allow students to achieve academic success.
As a School Psychologist you will be responsible for:
Working with the entire school community to foster mindfulness and sustain a socially and emotionally safe environment
Providing effective counseling to school-aged students, supporting students in achieving academic success
Developing strong relationships with parents and students to create investment in school culture and academics
Participating in Response to Intervention meetings to assist in determining which students require academic and/or social/emotional intervention, and what interventions would be appropriate to provide
Conducting psycho-educational assessments to evaluate students who may qualify for special education, or who require re-evaluation
Conducting functional behavioral assessments, developing behavior intervention plans, and monitoring progress for students in need of greater support with behavior management
Supporting students and families in times of crisis
We are looking for ambitious School Psychologist with a Bachelor’s degree and a proven record of propelling student growth and achievement. Additionally, we are looking for the following characteristics:
Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of Zeta Charter Schools
Candidates with NY State School Psychologist certification preferred but not required
Culturally competent and self-reflective with demonstrated experience working with diverse student populations
High moral character
Flexible and open to feedback
Demonstrating grit and perseverance
Interested in working in a collaborative environment
Passion for learning, driving innovation, disrupting the status quo, trying new approaches, and tackling problems from many angles and with creative solutions
Fluency in Spanish preferred
Zeta Charter Schools is seeking candidates who can start on July 29, 2019. Compensation is commensurate with experience. Zeta Charter Schools offers a competitive compensation package.
Work authorization required (candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S.). Zeta Charter Schools is an equal opportunity employer and has a strong commitment to diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Zeta Charter Schools is a next generation charter school network in NYC that launched two public charter schools in the South Bronx and Inwood communities, with plans to grow to ten schools serving Pre-K-12th grades. As we expand to K-2 for the 2019-2020 school year, Zeta Charter Schools is focused on a people-first culture that maintains high expectations to enable team members to grow personally and professionally. Zeta’s mission is to build and maintain high-performing schools that forge thriving communities of lifelong learners, innovators. and problem solvers.
What makes Zeta unique?
In addition to cultivating a high-performance culture that fosters extraordinary outcomes, Zeta Charter Schools has a focus on innovation learning as well as mindfulness and wellness to drive our rigorous hands-on academics. With the implementation and adaptation of Compass Programming, we promote an environment of mindfulness that serves as a strong foundation for a respectful school community. Additionally, we believe our Zeta design combines the best of an academically rigorous education, focused on critical thinking and problem solving, with cutting edge technology and tools.