Hopkins School, an independent, co-educational, college-preparatory day school in New Haven, Connecticut, with about 715 students in grades 7-12, is seeking a full-time licensed or nationally accredited School Psychologist.
The faculty and staff at Hopkins are motivated by working with young people to instill the love of learning not only in their respective fields but also in the broader community. Hopkins strives to create and foster an equitable and inclusive learning environment that leans into diverse perspectives to create a supportive environment for all to learn. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts that develop a community where all can thrive.
A successful School Psychologist at Hopkins School will effectively collaborate with teachers, administrators, students, and families to create a positive and healthy school climate that will, in turn, support the academic, social and emotional success of students.
Successful candidates should:
Hold an advanced degree in school counseling, psychology, or very closely related field. A PhD is preferred. 3-5 years of experience in a Middle and/or High School setting is ideal.
Provide acute and short-term mental health evaluation and counseling for students and faculty when needed.
Provide direct counseling, support for students who experience mental health problems that impair learning
Interpret, approve, and make recommendations for evidence-based interventions and instructional support strategies that integrate mental health services with academic learning goals.
Have clinical experience with child/adolescent development, learning assessment, and intervention.
Be a resource to parents and Hopkins to provide appropriate preliminary educational assessments to students struggling with academic, social, or emotional success.
Develop positive relationships between Hopkins’ professionals and families to communicate and implement supportive learning accommodations.
Work collaboratively with other school personnel to engage in effective communication to plan, evaluate, and implement academic and mental health services
Collaborate with Hopkins’ administrators to develop and implement programs that create and promote a socially healthy school climate.
Work closely with Hopkins administrators, teachers, and families to support students who are in academic, social, or emotional need.
Work collaboratively with the Student Support Service Team led by the Dean of Students.
Participate in the school crisis team and collaborate to make data-based decisions in the contexts of crisis prevention, response, and recovery.
Be a collaborative member of several groups and committees focussed on student health and wellness.
Act as the school’s Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) and Testing Accommodation Coordinator (TAC).
Teach one section of a senior-school Psychology course.
Full-time faculty members typically serve as an adviser for a group of 6-8 students in one grade; attend grade-level adviser and faculty meetings; maintain verbal and written professional contact with students, colleagues, and families; serve on one faculty committee; chaperone after-school student events; and participate in the broader life of the School.
Send cover letter, current resume, contact information for three references or three reference letters, and transcript(s) to:
A. Joel D’Angelo Ph. D.
Dean of Faculty
Hopkins School believes that all persons are entitled to equal opportunity for employment and strictly prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital or civil union status, sexual orientation and/or other protected classes. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.