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17 Jun 2022

Full-Time #51696 – SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST 2022-2023

Denver Public Schools – Posted by Denver Public Schools Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description

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Northeast; Northwest; Southeast; Southwest

Traditional 186 work days per year – DCTA/PROTECH

FTE: 1.0

Salary Range: See DCTA SSP/Teacher Salary Schedule at 

About this job: 

School Psychologists will provide direct and indirect social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health services for children and youth, as well as work with families, school administrators, educators, and other professionals to create supportive learning and social environments for all students. In addition, School Psychologists will perform psycho-education assessments (average, gifted, disabled, and disturbed children) of students from Preschool through High School.



What You’ll Do:

  • Consult with staff and parents, make recommendations for developmentally appropriate services and strategies to assist in improving student achievement.
  • Participate in crisis management by assessing risk, providing interventions, and making community referrals.
  • Provide social and emotional intervention for students (in groups and individually).
  • Consult with parents and school staff in the development of appropriate behavior goals/interventions.
  • Evaluate the need for cognitive and social and emotional support under Section 504 and IDEA. Interpret assessment data and develop goals to meet individual student needs.
  • Support district initiatives on social and emotional learning.


We are excited about you because you will:


  • Hold a Master’s Degree or higher in School Psychology.

  • Possess a Colorado Department of Education Special Service Provider License with an endorsement in School Psychology.

  • Have experience in the administration and interpretation of a variety of test instruments to evaluate cognitive ability, learning aptitudes, academic skills and eligibility for special education.

  • Have experience using consultation techniques that allow for providing effective techniques that address problems in learning and behavior.

  • Have experience working with culturally diverse populations.

  • Lead for racial and educational excellence and work to dismantle systems of oppression and inequity in our community, along with believing in and supporting all students so they feel seen and heard with access to high quality education. 

  • Live and work with a permanent home address in Colorado while working with us.  

  • Have the ability with or without accommodations to meet the physical demand of the position.




What DPS Offers You:


  • A Culture that values Equity, Accountability, Integrity, Collaboration and Fun with a shared vision that Every Student Will Succeed.  

  • Competitive SSP/Teacher Compensation and Procomp Incentive plan, click here for the DCTA Teacher and SSP Salary Schedule. Additional compensation information can be found here.

  • DPS Total Rewards includes time off, health and wellness benefits, and PERA Retirement.  


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Denver Public Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender expression, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other status protected by law or regulations. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors. 

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

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