Oxbridge Academy is seeking a highly qualified Psychologist to support our student’s ability to learn and teacher’s ability to teach.
Oxbridge is a school that creates a mosaic of learning built through authentic relationships. Our vision is like no other, students will meet the world boldly; with initiative and kindness.
Oxbridge’s core values are practiced daily, in and outside of school.
• Teaching what is worth learning with expertise and agility. • Fostering personal discovery through guided choice within a deep, broad, and custom curriculum. • Cultivating multidimensional experiences that integrate the fine arts, athletics and the academic disciplines. • Building an intentionally diverse and inclusive community grounded in a culture of kindness. • Engaging in meaningful partnerships with our local community and beyond.
The candidate will apply expertise in mental health, learning and behavior, to help students succeed academically, socially, behaviorally and emotionally. Partnering with families, teachers, school administrators, and other professionals, the psychologist creates safe, healthy and supportive learning environments that strengthen connections between home, school, and community. This position reports to the Dean of Students.
• Identifies and assesses the learning, development, and adjustment characteristics and needs of individuals and groups, as well as, the environmental factors that affect learning and adjustment • Provides interventions to students to support the teaching process and maximize learning • Provides consultation to parents, teachers, other school personnel, and community agencies to enhance the learning and adjustment of students • Assists in the planning, development, and evaluation of programs to meet identified learning and adjustment needs • Delivers a planned and coordinated program of psychological services • Applies ethics and standards of professional practice in the delivery of school psychological services and observe relevant laws and policies that govern practice • Continually seeks professional development to improve knowledge and skills • Conducts psychological and academic evaluations to determine the presence of learning disabilities and need for further school support • Monitors student progress and well being • Promotes positive behavior and mental health • Identifies at risk students and school vulnerabilities • Provides crisis prevention and intervention services
Graduate degree (master’s or doctorate) required
State licensure or nationally certified by the National Association of School Psychologists preferred
Certifications from the Florida Department of Health, Department of Education preferred
A minimum of three years of full-time graduate study (or the equivalent) beyond the bachelor's degree, involving at least 60 graduate semester or 90 graduate quarter hours (the specialist level)
Coursework and experiences as prescribed by the National Association of School Psychologists preferred
Demonstrated ability to work well with adolescent students and parents
Ability to maintain confidentiality, use sound judgment, and work independently
Oxbridge Academy is an equal opportunity employer, committed to all levels of diversity, and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, national origin, ethnic, background, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Oxbridge Academy
Oxbridge Academy is a private college preparatory school for young men and women in grades 9 through 12. Regardless of their economic background, our students have access to the best teachers and technology to learn the skills they need to be tomorrow’s leaders and innovators. Teachers at Oxbridge Academy foster a lifelong love of learning, spark curiosity, encourage students to make good choices, and serve as role models. They deliver their content expertise to their assigned classes so that all students have rigorous and inclusive access to the curriculum and instruction every day to meet their learning goals. In Curriculum Coordination Teams, teachers work collaboratively on such areas as creating and revising curriculum, reviewing student work, selecting and developing instructional resources, planning and coordinating portfolio and exhibition activities, meeting with specialists, and preparing common assessments.
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