Chester-Upland School District

School Psychologist Internship (233)

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Job Details

TitleSchool Psychologist Internship
Posting ID233


Chester Upland School District is in a historic period of change.  We are uniquely poised to re-focus and transform into a student-focused district where each child is ensured the academic and personal skills to succeed in the college or career of his/her choice.


The senior leadership team is building a talented and committed team to ensure all students are prepared to graduate Chester Upland schools career and college ready!


 Screening Procedures:

  • Receipt of a completed application, resume and cover letter
  • A minimum of three current written letters of reference from previous or current directors, principal, and supervisors
  • Personal interview

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pursing Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Strong communication skills and basic computer literacy (including comfort and familiarity with email and the Microsoft Office suite)
  • Demonstrated knowledge in working with students in low-income, underserved communities (preferred at school level)
  • Preferred knowledge of the urban community schools
  • Understanding of the Pennsylvania law as it pertains to Special Education
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse student and community population
  • The following are required:
    • PA Criminal clearances
    • PA Child Abuse clearances
    • FBI clearances
    • Physical including TB Test
    • Proof of U. S. citizenship or legal resident alien status


  • Help promote campus wide initiatives that support overall wellness through the implementation of strong communication skills, problem solving, anger management, self-regulation, etc.
  • Assist classroom teachers and principals in identifying needs through observation, assessment and development of Individualized Education Program (IEP)
  • Review all student records and skill areas, conferring with classroom teachers and observing students in the classroom setting as per mandate
  • Participate in the development of the evaluation plan with IEP meetings as appropriate or required
  • Maintain all records for students on his/her case management list in order and ensure they are completed within the mandated time frame, reviewing and updating at regular intervals
  • Participate in the development of IEP’s for all assigned students
  • Perform of all duties as assigned by Pupil Services Director
  • Other duties as assigned


Ideal Candidate will demonstrate the following and/or have experience with:

  • A commitment to success for all of the Chester Upland students and specifically to raising the academic achievement of all the children in this district
  • A desire to grow professionally and seek out new opportunities for professional development
  • An ability to use data to drive instruction
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An ability to work independently and manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously
  • Outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong working knowledge of technology
  • Must be able to pass an initial fingerprint and background clearance checks
  • May be required to lift and carry heavy, bulky supplies and materials weighing up to 20 pounds.
  • May be required to work outside normal working hours.
  • May be required to travel to perform work functions.



Chester Upland School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangeChester Upland Contract Salary Guide
LocationDistrict Wide

Applications Accepted

Start Date03/28/2019