The School Psychologist will report to the Head of School and serve as a member of the senior administrative team and serve on the equity team. She/he will lead the child study team at St. James’, the group responsible for managing the socio-emotional needs of our students. The School Psychologist will provide counsel and consult with teachers and also be available to provide referrals to families. The school psychologist will also serve on the faculty of the Teaching & Learning Institute, leading instruction for families in building socio-emotionally healthy environments for children.
The qualifications for this position are a doctorate or graduate degree in psychology. Candidates should have experience and training in managing and supporting the emotional needs of elementary school age children. Must have excellent cultural competencies and be comfortable, confident and successful in both written and verbal communication.
Interested parties should submit their resume to Danielle Prestidge, assistant to the Head of School at email@example.com.
About St. James’ Episcopal School
Celebrating fifty years of providing quality elementary school education to the children of Los Angeles, St. James’ Episcopal School is a community that values academic excellence, scholarship, inclusion, joyful teaching and learning and a strong belief that an elementary school’s primary purpose is to inculcate in children a lifelong love of learning, a commitment to community, a profound curiosity about people and the world, and gratitude for the opportunity to make our complex world more compassionate, empathetic and filled with joy.
Encompassing most of a block on St. Andrews Place, and a preschool on Gramercy Place, St. James’ is comprised of 365 students and over 73 employees, who we refer to as “staffulty” due to the belief that everything at St. James’ is the curriculum and that all employees offer instruction and modeling to young people in some way.