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  • 08 Aug 2022 9:08 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Job Title

    School Psychologist - 2022-23


    Henrico, VA, US

    Organization Name

    HCPS - Psychological Services

    About Us

    Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program.  Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA.  We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Skyline Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

    Our Mission:

    Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

    General Statement of Duties

    Provides psycho-educational support for students who attend a particular school location which is to be determined. Provides direct service to students who have academic and social difficulties in the traditional school setting, as well as direct service to students who struggle with significant behavioral, emotional, and/or mental health issues. Incumbent works collaboratively with building administration, school staff, and assigned school social worker to meet the social-emotional and academic needs of students. Familiarity with education law and special education regulations preferred.  Knowledge of available community resources preferred.  Flexibility is required to work with diversity of individuals in a variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes.  Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. 

    Essential Duties

    • Serves on various school-based student assistance committees
    • Provides school faculty training on positive behavior supports; warning signs for students at-risk for serious emotional behavior
    • Conducts functional behavior assessments
    • Provides group counseling targeting behavioral intervention strategies
    • Serves on school safety and crisis team
    • Conducts assessments of students experiencing academic and social adjustment problems in compliance with federal, state, and local laws and regulations for exceptional education services.
    • Complete psycho-educational evaluations and other assessments in compliance with mandated timelines.
    • Collaborates with teachers, school social worker, administrators, and other school personnel to provide research-based strategies, intervention and progress monitoring to address academic and behavioral needs of students.
    • Performs structured observations of students in the school setting to resolve problems with learning and/or behavior.
    • Consults with teachers, administrators and other school personnel to help them better understand and work with individual behavior.
    • Develops and implements targeted behavior strategies/interventions to support student emotional needs and improve behavior and academic achievement.
    • Completes student risk assessments.
    • Serves as member or school-based student assistance teams; special education eligibility committees and on school safety and crisis intervention teams. 
    • Provides individual and/or group counseling for students including anger management and crisis intervention services that include grief counseling and debriefing for students and school staff.
    • Creates individual treatment plans.
    • Provides case management services to implement a comprehensive student service plan at school, home, and in the community.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Extensive knowledge of child and adolescent growth and development, both normal and abnormal, and of curriculum and instructional practices including behavior management are required.  Must be knowledgeable and abide by the ethical standards of NASP. Highly developed counseling skills for crisis and non-crisis situations and a broad background in psychological/educational testing, test interpretation, and application to behavioral and instructional strategies are also required.  Strong communication skills, both written and oral, to meet the diverse needs of our school community.  Skills in managing time and appropriate resources.

    Must hold or be eligible for a valid license issued by the Department of Education with an endorsement in school psychology. 

    School psychologists must meet requirements established by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) for administration of tests. 


    Additional Information

    Contract lengths and minimum salaries vary: 

    231 day - $58,453.81

    239 day - $60,478.19

    260 day - $65,792.17


    How To Apply

    To be considered for the listed vacancy, please mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) references , college transcripts, and a copy of your teaching license to show school psychologist endorsement to:


    Henrico County Public Schools

    Department of Human Resources

    P.O. Box 23120

    3820 Nine Mile Rd

    Henrico, VA 23223-0420

    Fax (804) 652-3763

  • 20 Jul 2022 6:41 PM | Anonymous

    Chesterfield County Public Schools is hiring a full-time school psychologist for this upcoming school year. Please refer to the job post link below for information and instructions on how to apply.

  • 06 Jul 2022 7:30 PM | Anonymous

    Richmond City Public Schools is hiring a full-time, 11-month school psychologist for this upcoming school year. Salary range is: $61,801-$104,311 per year. For more information and to apply, please visit: 

  • 17 May 2022 8:49 AM | Erika Daniel (Administrator)

    Newport News Public Schools is now accepting applications for the School Psychologist position for the 2022-23 school year. To apply, please use the link below:

    For more information about NNPS, please visit:

  • 11 May 2022 10:22 PM | Anonymous

    Hanover County Schools is now accepting applications for an 11-month School Psychologist position for the 2022-23 school year.  Information about the position and the application process can be accessed on our HCPS HR website:  


  • 28 Apr 2022 11:52 AM | Sarah Nevill (Administrator)

    Applications are now being accepted for a Full-Time School Psychologist position with Louisa County Public Schools. There is an immediate opening, or you can apply for the 22-23 school year. 

    Louisa is a short drive from Charlottesville, Richmond or Fredericksburg and just 95 miles from Washington, D.C.  LCPS includes 4 elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school (approx. 5,000 students). From our comprehensive benefits package to the various professional development opportunities we provide, we go the extra mile to ensure each employee receives the support he or she needs to be successful.  

    Please apply at:

  • 19 Mar 2022 2:07 PM | Anonymous

    Rockingham County Public Schools announces an anticipated opening for the 22-23 school year. Job listing is posted on (If link doesn't work, search under teacher positions)

    Contact Scott Hand, Director of Pupil Personnel Services, for more information. 540-564-3200. 

  • 02 Mar 2022 8:18 AM | Kate Administrator (Administrator)

    SCPS is seeking a school psychologist to fill a full time position for the 2022-2023 school year. Qualified applicants hold (or are eligible) for certification by the state of Virginia, as well as appropriate graduate-level degree in school psychology.

    For more information, contact Ms. Alexandra Johnson, Director of Student Services by email at

    The application can be found at:

  • 22 Feb 2022 6:52 PM | Anonymous
    Lee County Public Schools is currently accepting applications for a school psychologist for the 2022-2023 school year. Interested applicants should apply at this link:

    Lee County is the westernmost county in Virginia, bordering Kentucky and Tennessee. Our school division serves approximately 3000 students in two high schools, three middle schools, five elementary schools and a career and technical center. Lee County Public Schools is "Committed to Excellence" and seeks a highly motivated candidate who is eager to serve our students and families while maintaining the utmost professional, moral and ethical standards. Interested individuals may contact Dr. Kelli Mooney, Supervisor of Students Services at 276-346-2107 ext. 1042 for more information.  


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