St. Marys MDSchool Psychologist

St. Marys MD

School Psychologist (2679)

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TitleSchool Psychologist
Posting ID2679

Release Date:  April 25, 2017                                           Applications accepted until position is filled

Requisition 4476


Current benefited staff of SMCPS who submit a timely application and meet the minimum qualifications for the position shall be granted an interview and shall be considered to fill the vacancy prior to external applicants being considered.  Questions regarding your application and/or candidacy should be directed to the Department of Human Resources.


Position:     School Psychologist - SEARCH EXTENDED

                  (ten-month assignment)


Location:     Department of Student Services


Salary:        EASMC salary schedule (#1) for ten-month employees ($48,360 - $93,443)


Effective:    Date to be Determined



Qualified applicants, including current employees of St. Mary's County Public Schools, must complete a TalentEd online application.   In addition to the online application, any support documentation (copy of certification where applicable) must be scanned and uploaded to the TalentEd application.  The online application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, including information about the applicant’s background, experience, and professional qualifications.  Failure to submit all required documentation will result in your application being considered incomplete.  Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection committee for review.  Applications will be accepted until position is filled.  Following a screening of credentials, interviews will be scheduled. Please contact the Department of Human Resources with questions (301-475-5511, ext. 32187).



  • Complete psychological evaluations within appropriate guidelines and provide interpretation of psychological evaluations to staff, parents, and students as appropriate;
  • Provide interventive, consultative, and follow-up services in a variety of situations as needed;
  • Serve as a member of various pupil services and special education teams; and
  • Serve as a resource person for relevant educational/psychological information.


The school psychologist will be responsible for performing the duties as described below.     Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director of Student Services.

These examples are illustrative and not inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the school psychologist:

  • Consults with parents, teachers and other staff members regarding the improvement of educational programming for students.
  • Administers psychological tests and analyzes the results of psychological evaluation in regard to its significance to the educational setting.
  • Prepares reports outlining identified educational concerns, diagnostic evaluation, and recommended remedial measures for identified educational concerns.
  • Participates as a member of the Pupil Services Teams (PST), School Improvement Teams (SIT), Individualized Education Program (IEP) Teams, and other teams as appropriate.
  • Plans and conducts in-service training sessions and provides individual consultation services for parents, teachers, and staff members. 
  • Provides counseling for students as per the request of an IEP Team.
  • Participates in research projects, professional development activities, and continued educational experiences.
  • Provides crisis intervention assistance to students, school staff, and the school community when needed.
  • Participates in school and community activities to inform the public of school psychological services and to facilitate community partnership in education.
  • Works collaboratively with other professionals.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned which are pertinent to the skills and background of the school psychologist.


  • Certified or eligible for a certificate as a School Psychologist as required by the Maryland State Department of Education;
  • License psychologist, preferred;
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of psychological diagnosis and counseling as applied to children and the school situation;  
  • Knowledge of school system organization and operation;  
  • Ability to communicate effectively and to gain the confidence and cooperation of students, parents and school staff; and
  • Ability to administer and interpret psychological tests, formulate diagnoses, and generate educational interventions.


Full-time ten-month position.



The salary for this EXEMPT position will be based on EASMC salary schedule (#1) for ten-month employees.






The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, re-advertise and/or withdraw the positions.


The St. Mary’s County Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status or sexual orientation, religion, or disability in matters affecting employment or providing access to programs.



Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary Range$48,360.00 - $93,443.00 / Per Year
LocationDepartment of Student Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date04/06/2017
End Date06/30/2018