We are looking for dynamic applicants to join The Learning Center for the Deaf team!
About the Position:
This School Psychologist will serve primarily middle and high school students at the Marie Philip School in addition to participating in the reevaluation process for Walden School students. Marie Philip School is an ASL/English bilingual, bicultural school in a PreK-12 educational setting with nearly 200 students. Walden School is a nationally-recognized residential therapeutic and education program for deaf children and youth ages 8 to 22 on the same campus as Marie Philip School.
- Select and administer age-appropriate assessment methods and materials in order to determine the needs of the student during initial evaluations and reevaluations
- Provide clinical consultation with parents, teachers, other on-campus evaluators including behavior analysts, speech-language pathologists, occupational/physical therapists, and reading specialists, in addition to outside agencies as appropriate
- Function as a member of the school’s multidisciplinary team to determine a student’s eligibility for services and appropriate programming and classroom recommendations, in addition to monitoring the student’s ongoing progress
- Work as a member of the interdisciplinary School Clinical Team to assist other team members (including school counselors, clinical social workers, and behavior analysts) in understanding the student’s diagnostic profile and the implications this profile has for working with the student in all areas of his/her life
- Caseload may also involve some counseling and/or social skills groups
- Perform other tasks as assigned by the Department Supervisor.
The Learning Center for the Deaf (TLC) is a nationally-recognized leader in educational, therapeutic, and community services for deaf and hard of hearing children and adults. We are the largest provider of services to deaf and hard of hearing children in New England, and the largest private employer of deaf individuals in the State of Massachusetts. In 2019, TLC was named Outstanding Organization of the Year by the Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
TLC is in an exciting and dynamic stage of growth, and our multiple lines of service offer a variety of creative opportunities for individuals to make an impact. The primary language of communication on campus is American Sign Language, and deaf candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.