The School Psychologist evaluates and promotes the cognitive, social-emotional, and mental health needs of our students so that they can excel in the classroom. The School Psychologist works closely with the Reading Specialist and the Dean of Student Learning and Support to assess and facilitate the learning needs of our students.
Conduct formal and informal cognitive assessments, social/emotional and mental health evaluations of students
Collaborate with the school counselor and school social worker to determine counseling needs of students
Provide supportive counseling to individual students and short-term counseling to families
Provide critical intervention to students in crisis, and when necessary make referrals for outside therapeutic services
Participate collaboratively as a member of the Special Needs Assessment Team together with Deans, counseling staff, interventionists, CWSP representative and Principal to develop strategies to support the social-emotional growth, behavior, and learning needs of students
Analyze standardized test scores to identify students who may need academic assistance outside of the classroom
Collaborate with the Reading Specialist and Dean of Student Learning and Support to develop individualized academic and accommodation plans for students as needed
Work with faculty, Reading Specialist, and Dean to monitor progress of students
Serve as a liaison with outside therapists and other service providers working with our students
Maintain professional records of assessment and sessions with the students
Master’s degree in Psychology
School Psychologist Certification from New York State’s Department of Education
Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus
Prior experience as a School Psychologist with a similar student population is preferred
Cristo Rey New York High School, a coeducational, independent Catholic high school in East Harlem, seeks talented, dedicated and experienced educators to join our staff. Our mission is to serve promising students who come with a mixed record of prior achievement, who demonstrate a passionate desire to make more of themselves, who are, in the main, immigrants or the children of immigrants, and who are unable to afford any of the Catholic or other private high school options available in New York City.
How to Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, & list of three professional, supervisory references to: Mr. William Ford Principal, Cristo Rey New York High School 112 East 106th Street, New York, New York 10029 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about Cristo Rey NY High School, visit www.cristoreyny.org Our school is endorsed by the American Province of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, the District of Eastern North America of the Brothers of the Christian Schools and the USA Northeast Province of the Society of Jesus. Cristo Rey New York High School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation or religion.
About Cristo Rey New York High School
The mission of Cristo Rey New York High School, a coeducational, independent Catholic high school in East Harlem, is to serve promising students who come with a mixed record of prior achievement, who demonstrate a passionate desire to make more of themselves, who are, in the main, immigrants or the children of immigrants, and who are unable to afford any of the Catholic or other private high school options available in New York City.