Psychologist/Psychological Associate - Permanent and Temporary Positions

Job Code: 2957420

Job Description

Invites applications for the position of:

Psychologist / Psychological Associate

Permanent and Temporary Positions



Permanent: $75,545 to $104,350 (MA), $80,732 to $109,537 (Ph.D)

Temporary: $47.75 to $65.96 hourly rate (MA), $51.03 to $69.24 hourly rate (Ph.D)

Position Summary:

As registered members of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, Psychologists/Psychological Associates provide assessment, consultation and short term support for students presenting with academic, social, emotional and behavioural challenges.

Psychologists/Psychological Associates support school personnel, students and their families to meet various psychological needs and promote learning and development.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Conduct psychological assessments of students presenting with academic, social- emotional, and learning difficulties to assist in the provision of educational services.
  • Provide consultation services on the intellectual, social and emotional development of students to Board staff and parents.
  • Provide consultation to teachers, administrators, resource staff and parents/guardians regarding students with learning, personal adjustment or developmental concerns for the purpose of program planning
  • Respond to any school crisis, including student at risk of self-harm or school-wide response to a tragic event, as requested by school administrator or chief psychologist.
  • Communicate and liaise with relevant professionals, including private practitioners and agencies, to ensure a coordinated effort in supporting the needs of students
  • Facilitate student’s access to services offered by community agencies.
  • Provide short term supportive intervention to students experiencing personal or family crisis, in order to promote stability or while they are on a wait list for outside agency services.
  • Attend case conferences and IPRCs to present Psychological information that is pertinent to the student’s program.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Masters Degree or PhD in Applied Psychology (School, Clinical, Counselling) with a focus on adolescents and children
  • Registered with the College of Psychologist of Ontario, or eligible for registration
  • 4 - 5 years experience in a school environment administering assessments with children and adolescents preferred
  • Valid Ontario Driver's Licence and access to a vehicle

Thank you for your application.
We appreciate your interest in the York Catholic District School Board, however, only applicants selected to continue to the interview process will be contacted by Human Resources.

Please note that providing a pastoral letter to denote that you are a practicing Catholic is not required for this position.

Commitment to Equity
YCDSB is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an environment of diversity and employment equity and is dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse communities that we serve.
We are proud to have built a culture that thrives on idea-sharing and collaboration, always finding ways to continue to create a warm, welcoming and inclusive work environment. We are committed to being an equitable employer, providing an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce, including but not limited to, women, persons with visible and invisible disabilities, Indigenous persons, and ethnic visible minorities.

The Board is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace.. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.

Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC)
As a condition of employment with the York Catholic District School Board, successful candidates will be required to submit an Enhanced Police Information Check (E-PIC) through Sterling Backcheck prior to commencing employment with the Board (valid if issued within the last 12 months).

Mission Statement
Guided by Gospel Values and Catholic Virtues, in partnership with home and Church, we educate and inspire all students to reach their full potential in a safe and caring environment.

Vision Statement
Our students will become creative and critical thinkers who integrate Catholic Values into their daily lives, as socially responsible global citizens.

Catholic Education Centre
320 Bloomington Road West, Aurora, Ontario L4G 0M1 - (905) 713-1211

Frank Alexander Domenic Scuglia
Chair of the Board Director of Education

Posted On
May 29, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time, Contract
Job Category
Management & Professionals
Job Open To
ECE, EA and Support Staff
Multiple locations
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter