The Abraham Joshua Heschel School is looking for a full-time school psychologist for the 2019-2020 school year to work within our Lower School division. The Lower School psychologist will have important roles delivering direct clinical services to students, supporting teachers, and collaborating with parents. Expertise in the social, emotional, and cognitive development of elementary age children is critical. Successful experience teaching social emotional curricula, use of diverse approaches for developing early executive skills among children, and implementing social problem solving are regarded as valuable. Familiarity with individualized approaches to teaching and learning, interpretation of neuropsychological and psychoeducational evaluations, and the appropriate use of accommodations at schools will, also, be helpful. The Lower School psychologist works closely with other members of the Lower School Leadership Team; collaborates with mental health professionals in the other divisions; and is the liaison to clinicians in the community. The Abraham Joshua Heschel School, located in New York City, is an independent Jewish school, N-12, unaffiliated with any single movement or synagogue. The school's approach to education is governed by profound respect for children. It nurtures their curiosity, cultivates their imagination, encourages creative expression, values their initiative and engenders critical thinking skills. The Heschel School is dedicated to inspiring its graduates to become responsible adults and active, compassionate citizens of the Jewish world and world communities. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to Lindsay Rubin at Lindsayru@heschel.org. Subject heading should be: School Psychologist position Abraham Joshua Heschel School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.