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Contract - School Psychologist Need - 22/23 School Year - Salem, OR

CareStaff Partners is looking for a School Psychologist (SSP) for a contract assignment for the 2022/23 school year in Salem, OR!
May consider hybrid. May consider virtual for highly experienced candidate

July Start Date
Pay: $45 - $53
Full Time Hours
Full School Year Contract
Birth - 5 years old
As a School Psychologist you will collaborate with teachers, parents, and school personnel to improve classroom management strategies and/or parenting skills; addresses mental health issues; assesses, identifies and works with students with disabilities; and to improve teaching and learning strategies for all students. The School Psychologist is expected to coordinate and facilitate the needs of students and the school district including evaluation, counseling, consultation, crisis intervention, threat and risk assessment, staff development, research, educational planning and coordination with outside agencies. Additionally, the School Psychologist must maintain confidential records on all referred students. Other job duties for a School Psychologist may include:

  • Listen to concerns about academic, emotional or social problems
  • Help students process their problems and plan goals and action
  • Promote positive behaviors
  • Meet with parents and teachers to discuss learning, behavioral, familial and social problems
  • Study and implement behavioral management techniques
  • Research and implement learning programs
  • Evaluate and advise school disciplinary practices for troubled students
  • Participate in special education by administering psychological tests
  • Providing health advice to school educational teams, such as the Committee on Special Education and the Individualized Educational Plan (IEP) team

The school district is ready to interview and hire so apply today with a current resume for immediate consideration! Feel free to contact CareStaff Partners with any questions about this and other SSP jobs.

The School Psychologist provides diagnostic and prescriptive services to students with mental retardation and traumatic brain injury in school districts in Marion and Polk counties. Provides diagnostic, prescriptive and comprehensive behavioral services to students with emotional and/or behavioral problems that adversely affect educational performance.


Essential duties of this position include the following. Employees in this position perform some or all of the following tasks. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Prepares, organizes and maintains confidential files and students' records in accordance with ESD, state and federal policies and guidelines.
2. Provides a verbal and written report of test data and interpretation.
3. Provides direct specially designed instruction in the area of social and emotional issues related to academic success.
4. Provides consultation services and/or in-services regarding learning, academic, selfsufficiency, behavioral and other student needs.
5. Makes recommendations for interventions with a preventative focus.
6. Facilitates appropriate referral processes.
7. Plans and implements service delivery models including individual, small group and classroom settings and schedules in assigned schools and programs.
8. Develops, selects and uses appropriate assessment tools and effectively interprets results.
9. Conducts initial and three-year intellectual assessment for students suspected of having mental retardation and Traumatic Brain Injury.
10. Provides formal and informal assessment of behavior for students suspected of having emotional disturbance.
11. Participates collaboratively on a team to determine eligibility/develop an integrated IFSP/IEP.
12. Maintains confidentiality.
13. Communicates clearly and effectively in a variety of situations, including difficult ones, with agency staff, district staff and the public.
14. Provides consultation to Child Study Teams or school district pre-referral systems.
15. Identifies professional strengths and limitations and sets and meets performance goals.
16. Creates a positive work environment by:
a. Tolerating others' points of view
b. Soliciting input from others
c. Resolving conflict at the lowest level possible
d. Responding effectively to crisis situations
17. Follows Willamette ESD procedures, especially as outlined in the Staff Handbook, and assists support staff to do the same.
18. Adheres to professional ethics as identified by agency, professional organizations and licensing commissions.
19. Pursues on-going professional growth and opportunities to maintain and improve skills.
20. Provides trainings to staff members. Page 2 of 3
21. Develops contacts with other professionals outside the ESD that enhances service delivery to students and provides districts with additional resources.
22. Assists districts and the ESD in district-wide or countywide special projects and/or committee work.
The CareStaff Partners Difference:

  • Join a Family Oriented Team that is Passionate about the mutual goal of finding the right local or travel contract position for You and Your Family!
  • Seamless Communication and Ongoing Support from your:
    • Recruiter
    • Compliance Specialist
    • Payroll Professional
    • Human Resources Representative
  • Recruiters with Extensive Staffing Industry Knowledge
  • Proven Track Record of Recruiting Excellence in Healthcare


  • Proud to Offer SAME DAY Medical Insurance - Multiple Coverage Plans to choose from, because there is no one size fits all solution when it comes to your well-being
    • Dental and Vision
    • Supplemental Options Including, but not limited to - Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accident, Short Term Disability
  • Industry Competitive Pay Packages
  • Tax-free allowances available on travel contracts
  • Round Trip Travel Pay to and from Assignment
  • Guaranteed Hours on most Contracts
  • Weekly Direct Deposit
  • Discounted CEU Access
  • Licensure Reimbursement
  • Competitive and Timely Paid Referral Bonuses


Contract - School Psychologist Need - 22/23 School Year - Salem, OR

Salem, OR
Full Time

Published on 08/18/2022

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