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Psychologist/Psychological Associate  (Part-Time)
Special Education and Student Services Department

Under the direction of the Lead Psychologist, and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, the Psychologist/Psychological Associate provides consultation, assessment and counseling services for students in both elementary and secondary schools.

More specifically, you will:

  • Provide appropriate clinical assessments and/or intervention strategies to support students with a variety of needs (e.g. learning, developmental, behavioural, social-emotional, mental health)
  • Provide short-term counseling to students
  • Provide crisis intervention as per Board protocols
  • Provide support to Special Education classes as needed
  • Support classroom and resource teachers in the development of Individual Education Plans
  • Provide professional learning sessions to educators and other Board personnel
  • Participate on board and Department Committees
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Lead Psychologist



  • Ph.D. in Clinical and/or School Psychology or Masters degree in School Psychology
  • Registered or eligible for registration by the College of Psychologists of Ontario
  • Experience with a variety of current assessment materials (WISC-V; WIAT-III, etc.)
  • Experience working within a collaborative model with other professionals
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven leadership, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Commitment to the building of Catholic professional learning communities
  • Expertise in collaborating on projects at the school and system level
  • Individuals who possess an equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered
  • A valid driver’s license and a vehicle


At the OCSB, we recognize diversity as a source of organizational strength. We welcome applications from those who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing student mental health with clear focus on human rights, and on reducing disproportionality and disparity in outcomes. Those with experience in serving racialized communities, and those with identities that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized, will bring assets that are valued within the organization.

This is a part-time (0.60 FTE) permanent position with an annual salary range of $83,530 – $106,427 (to be prorated to the FTE of the assignment). An employee benefits and pension package is also provided. The anticipated start date of this position is August 28, 2023.

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and resume in pdf format, by 5:00 pm on May 31, 2023.

The OCSB adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices and is committed to an inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of our students. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, persons with disabilities, people from gender diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities, as well as others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

About the Ottawa Catholic School Board

The Ottawa Catholic School Board (OCSB) is located in Ottawa, Ontario. As Canada’s capital city, Ottawa ranks among the world’s most desirable cities to call home. We have a small-town feel with a big-city presence and a population of just over a million people.
Our OCSB Strategic Commitments are: Be Community, Be Well, Be Innovative. Our Communications Team embraces these commitments and fosters an environment of innovation rooted in kindness, compassion and acceptance.

The OCSB proudly serves over 45,000 students in 87 schools. We offer an education that respects all faiths’ universal values and is grounded in Catholic principles. We foster innovation to inspire Deep Learning so that all can realize their full potential. We offer a collaborative work environment, fulfilling careers, and the opportunity to make a difference in our students’ lives.

The Ottawa Catholic School Board acknowledges that the land on which our schools are located is the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabek Peoples. We extend our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples for their valuable past and present contributions to this land.

Pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, (AODA), if you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact Tessa Shewen in the Human Resources Department via email at prior to the posting closing date so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Notice of Collection, Use and Disclosure: The personal information you have provided on this form and any other correspondence relating to your employment, is collected by the Ottawa Catholic School Board under the authority of the Education Act (R.S.O. 1990 c.E.2) ss. 58.5, 265 and 266 and in accordance with Section 29(2) of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, (R.S.O. 1990 c.M.56). The information collected will be used for administrative purposes and matters of health and safety. If this information is required to be disclosed in compelling circumstances or for law enforcement matters or in accordance with any other Act, you will be notified. If you have any questions, please contact the Manager of Corporate Affairs at (613) 224 4455 ext 2271.

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