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The Grand Erie District School Board’s 2,800 employees provide quality education to approximately 26,000 full-time equivalent students who attend our 72 schools.  The Board spans a geographic area encompassing the City of Brantford and the Counties of Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk. The head office is located in Brantford. The Board is currently seeking a Psychological Services Leader to join our team.

The Psychological Services Leader will report directly to the Superintendent of Education responsible for Student Support Services. The Lead will be responsible for supervision of Board Professional Student Services Staff including performance management, clinical and organizational supervision, recruitment, and professional development. In addition, there is a requirement for the Lead to personally have responsibility for a number of complex psych-educational assessments and the management of the associated case files. This involves administering assessments to students, creating reports on outcomes and sharing that information with students, parents, guardians and staff. There will be some requirement also to liaise with other external professional partners in the community. The Lead will also provide direction and leadership consistent with the Board’s Strategic Plan, be responsible for a budget, ensure consistency of case management standards (reports and record keeping), and complete other duties as assigned by the Superintendent of Education responsible for Student Support Services.

Candidates must have a master’s degree in psychology and a minimum of five years of experience as a psycho-educational professional providing clinical supervision; comfortable leading a multi-disciplinary team in areas of resolving complex cases, school needs, and problems of practice.

Job Specifications
Hours of Work 17.5 hours per week
Rate of Pay $62,540 – $66,155

A competitive benefits plan is available through a provincial benefits trust plan.

Posting Date/Number October 28, 2021
Effective Date January 3, 2022
Apply to by November 12, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

All applications are to include a complete resume of experience, qualifications, a copy of your current Certificate of Qualification, your most recent performance review(s), and the names of three professional references (one of whom must be a current supervisor/principal) that can be contacted.

Grand Erie encourages applicants with a lived experience of a historically underserved or marginalized community.  Applicants with a disability that requires an accommodation to enable their participation in the interview process should advise the Board when contacted for an interview.  Any assessment and selection materials and processes used in the interview process can be made available in an accessible format, upon request in advance.

All new employees are required to provide an original Police Record Check (which includes a “vulnerable sector screen”) acceptable to the Board prior to the commencement of employment.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

The Grand Erie District School recognizes the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe people, as the traditional peoples of this territory.  We acknowledge and give gratitude to the Indigenous peoples for sharing these lands in order for us to continue our work here today.