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School Psychologist Assistant
Position:  School Psychologist Assistant
Requested by:  Melinda Vaughn                          Approved by:  Barbara Quackenbush
  Applicant must:
To work directly with the Newark City School Psychologists on an hourly and part time basis for the performance of certain services, namely:
  • Under the guidance of the school psychologist, the Psychologist Assistant will support the
process of assessing students for determining eligibility of services under IDEA.
  • Academic testing of students
  • Written observation of students
  • Scheduling of meetings
  • Communicating with parents and school staff
  • Collecting data and information from teachers, guardians, and other parties
  • Completing required paperwork
  • No more than 20 hours per week
Qualifications include:
  • A master’s degree in psychology, education, speech language pathology, occupational
therapy, social work, counseling, or in a field closely related to the intended use of the
assessment, and formal training in the ethical administration, scoring, and interpretation
of clinical assessments
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong technology skills
  • Interpersonal skills working with team members
Deadline for Application:   February 3, 2023
Effective Starting Date:   
Additional Information:  
Interested staff members must respond in writing to the Personnel Office via hand delivery or e-mail no later than 4:00 p.m. of the last day of the posting.  Positions will be posted for 5 working days (3 working days during June and July, 1 working day August 1 to September 1).
Cc: President, NTA