The Somerset Area School District is seeking a full-time (~214 day/year - negotiable) Pennsylvania Certified School Psychologist starting on or around June 15, 2023. New and experienced applicants are welcomed to apply.
Primary responsibilities include conducting psychological assessments for the purpose of identifying students in need of special education services under Acts 14, 15, and 16 of the Pennsylvania School Code.
Must be skilled in working collaboratively with members of the special and regular education team to improve student academic achievement by conducting psychological and academic assessments that inform interventions which improve student outcomes and educational experience. Currently using the MTSS model of identification at the PK - 2 level. Excellent work environment serving one school district.
The District does contract out for evaluations during periods of tight deadlines to promote work-life balance for this position.
Private office in central office suite within special education administrative space. Excellent benefit package and competitive compensation (salary range $70,000 - $90,000 annually, based on various criteria, including days worked per year) with an excellent benefit package.
Somerset is located approximately 60 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in the beautiful Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, known for its four-seasons resorts, public safety, lack of traffic, and many outdoor amenities. Please visit golaurelhighlands.com for more information about our area, www.sasd.us or Somerset Area School District (PA) on Facebook for more information about our school district.
All clearances, clean physical/drug screening, and proof of good citizenship are required prior to onboarding. Interested and qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter, certificate, and other credentials via mail to: Krista Mathias, Superintendent, Somerset Area School District, 645 S. Columbia Avenue., Suite 110, Somerset, PA 15501 or to Mrs. Barbara Burns at firstname.lastname@example.org by May 15, 2023. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE.