K-12 Psychologist (60% employment)

Department: Student Affairs

Reports to: Vice President

School year: 2019-2020

Description

A school psychologist specializes in the application of psychology principles to foster learning and development in students. Clinical experience in working with children and adolescents as well as extensive knowledge and experience with psycho-educational evaluations is vital for this position.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the social, emotional and academic development of school students;
  • Address social problems students face in school, such as bullying and poor academic performance;
  • Organize programs that foster academic and social development;
  • Carry out student assessment to identify strength and weakness and then implement appropriate psychological intervention;
  • Listen and interact with school children to assist them with their problems, as well as counsel them;
  • Educate and counsel parents of school students on ways to relate better with children to help them develop academically and socially;
  • Provide teachers with training on the management of child learning disorders;
  • Encourage and reward good behavior, as well as reprimand wrong conduct;
  • Work with parents and teachers in addressing students’ emotional, academic, and behavioral issues;
  • Design and implement strategies that foster social and educational development;
  • Conduct research on new approach and techniques to increase learning and development;
  • Manage issues such as anxiety, depression, anger, and low self-esteem among students.

Requirements:

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist;
  • A minimum of three years experience;
  • Extensive experience and training in psycho-educational assessments;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in English;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in Greek;
  • Able to effectively and accurately interpret and provide diagnosis upon completion of a psycho-educational evaluation;
  •  Effective communication skills;
  • Work collaboratively and efficiently within a team;
  • Be able to work within an international and diverse academic setting;
  • Be Technology savvy (i.e. Word, excel, skyward, moodle, etc.);
  • International work experience and knowledge;
  • Expertise and experience in assessing students with LD, including literacy, math and emotional difficulties.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE: K12_PSYCHOLOGIST_SMITH), and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Deadline: June 10th, 2019

ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system's educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.