School Psychologist, Grades N-V, family leave replacement, Aug. - Dec. 2019
Marymount School of New York seeks a School Psychologist for our Lower and Lower Middle School divisions, grades Nursery through Class V. This family-leave replacement position begins in late August 2019 and runs through the first semester, to December 2019. As a member of the Health and Wellness team, the K-V School Psychologist supports the students, parents, and teachers of the school community and works in collaboration with administrators. The ideal candidate possesses a doctoral degree in school psychology, is licensed or certified in New York State, and has experience with preschool and elementary populations. This is a 4-day per week position, though a more flexible schedule may be considered. For additional information on this position and the duties and responsibilities, click here.
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About Marymount School of New York
Marymount School is an independent, Catholic day school that seeks to educate young women who continue to question, risk, and grow—young women who care, serve, and lead—young women prepared to challenge, shape, and change the world.
Marymount is a college preparatory school for girls, committed to the development of the lifelong skills of critical thinking and problem solving. The dynamic and inquiry-based academic program promotes in each student a respect for her own unique abilities and a commitment to responsible living in a changing world. Marymount welcomes diversity and draws upon it to foster cultural sensitivity, religious understanding, and a global perspective. The School is housed in three campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. For additional information on the School, please visit www.marymountnyc.org
Marymount seeks educators who are committed to learning and teaching in a collaborative, student-centered environment. In addition to being innovative instructors in their respective classrooms, faculty are expected to be active participants in the School community. Teachers serve as mentors, advisors, or supervisors to students in a variety of school activi...ties and contribute to the life of the School through chapel services, staff meetings, parent events, etc. Teachers also have the opportunity to serve as coaches for after school sports or moderators of extracurricular activities.
An Apple Distinguished School, Marymount has a 1:1+ program (iPads in the N-V and MacBook Airs in VI-XII), and all teachers are expected to be comfortable using educational technology daily. With the School's modified block schedule in each of its four divisions (instructional periods of 50-80 minutes in the Lower and Lower Middle Schools and 60 or 75 minutes in the Upper Middle and Upper Schools), teachers are expected to have a range of appropriate instructional practices in their repertoire and be equipped to differentiate instruction to reach a range of learning styles.