School Psychologist

Job | Posted 4 years ago
Position Areas


This is Part-Time position:




Department:        Exceptional Children


FLSA:            Exempt


Report To:        Director of Exceptional Children


Supervises:        N/A


Job Summary:         To provide expertise, resources, and support through interventions and/or psychological evaluations for regular and special education students, and to assure that appropriate services are provided.


Essential Functions:    

  1. Participate in the CARE Team process at each school in making decisions concerning at-risk students

  2. Provide suggestions to EC teachers for remediation of students that are at-risk and/or identified as exceptional children

  3. As part of the special education eligibility process, administer appropriate assessments, write reports discussing the results, and complete necessary paperwork

  4. Participate in all eligibility determination meetings, as well as 504 meetings when needed

  5. Conduct classroom observations and provide teachers with support and resources

  6. Provide assistance to students per request by the principal, CARE Team, or administrative staff

  7. Work cooperatively with EC staff to develop schedules for meetings

  8. Serve in an advisory capacity for the Academically Gifted program


Other Functions:

  1. Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Director of Exceptional Children and/or the Superintendent


Education, Experience, and Skills required:

  1. Have or eligible for NC licensure as a School Psychologist

  2. Previous school experience preferred: 3-5 years

  3. Team player, self-starter, and the ability to organize, meet deadlines, and write effectively


Terms of Employment: 10 months –

Pay is based on the School Psychologist scale provided by the state

Annually receive 4.5% local supplement in addition to yearly salary

Travel to each school in the district required and mileage reimbursed accordingly


Evaluation: Performance of this job will be evaluated annually

Environmental Factors: Standard office conditions. Office located centrally at Stearns Building in Columbus, NC

Posted By

Polk County Schools

P.O. Box 638 , Columbus, NC 28722

At the following locations

Polk County Schools

P.O. Box 638 , Columbus, NC 28722

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,494

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 565