APSSP 2020-15

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board with a total student population of 23,000, provides services to students in 52 schools (J.K. to Grade 12) across the Waterloo Region.  As a member of the Student Services Team, you will provide assessment and recommendations for students with a broad range of issues.  The position involves consultation with students, principals, teachers, parents and community agencies.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in psychology
  • Registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario having the authority to perform the controlled act of diagnosis autonomously and ‘school psychology’ as a declared area of competency with the College
  • Evidence of experience in psychoeducational assessment and consultation
  • Ability/attitude to be a positive, contributing member of a multidisciplinary team within a number of school settings
  • Must possess a valid driver’s licence and be able to use own vehicle

Desirable Assets:

  • Experience in an educational setting and knowledgeable in another language
  • Participation in ongoing professional/leadership development activities
  • Familiarity with a wide range of special education programs and services
  • Knowledge and experience in providing consultation with teachers, administrators and parents on the intellectual, academic, social and emotional development of students


A letter of application quoting the file number below, a complete and up-to-date personal resume or curriculum vitae.

Documentation to support the qualifications and assets identified above.

SALARY RANGE: $60,344. – 92,791 per year based on 194 school days per year and evaluation of years of experience in accordance with the provisions of the APSSP Collective Agreement.

Hours of Work:  Permanent full time

Location(s):  Catholic Education Centre – 35 Weber Street West, Unit A, Kitchener, Ontario

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter. Applicants must attach diplomas/certificates required for this position to the resume in order to be considered a candidate for the position.

Applications will be received via email at recruiting@wcdsb.ca  for external applicants and internalrecruiting@wcdsb.ca   for internal applicants.  Please include your first name, last name and posting number (provided above) in the subject line. Further information on the application process can be found at: https://www.wcdsb.ca/careers/how-to-apply/

Applications will be accepted until December 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

The Waterloo Catholic District School Board is welcoming of candidates from diverse communities, backgrounds and identities and encourages applications from qualified members of these groups.

Applicants are invited to self-identify if you are First Nations, Metis, Inuit, a member of a visible minority group(s) or a person with disabilities. This information is collected under the authority of the Ontario Human Rights Code and will be used to keep track of recruitment information. No personal information will be included.

At WCDSB, we are committed to respecting your privacy, and will take appropriate measures to protect any personal information you may share with us through the job application process. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine qualifications for employment. For more information about the Board’s Privacy Policy, please contact our Privacy Officer at 519-578-3660 Ext. 2381.

To request this file in large print, please email aoda@wcdsb.ca.  If you require a disability related accommodation to participate the recruitment process, please contact us at (519) 578-3677, extension 2368 to discuss your needs under the Human Rights Code.  Responses to inquiries will be provided within 72 hours. Please use one method of application only.

This is a non-denominational equal opportunity position.

The successful candidate will need to produce a satisfactory Criminal Background Check.  For further information refer to policy APS 038 on the website of the Waterloo Catholic District School Board.