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  • Lower School Consulting Psychologist (part-time)

    Wilmington Friends School, a preschool to 12 Quaker, college preparatory day school located in Wilmington, Delaware and enrolling 700 students, has an employment opportunity for a Consulting Psychologist beginning in the Fall of 2017. The Consulting Psychologist provides expertise in learning, developmental, socio-emotional, and psychological issues and may include dealing with urgent matters as they arise. The Consulting Psychologist is expected to be available approximately ten hours per week, including some summer hours.

    A highly qualified candidate is one who:

    Has a PhD in clinical or school psychology; licensed as a psychologist in the state of Delaware (or eligible to be licensed).
    Has experience working with elementary school age children and their families, preferably in an independent or private school setting. Candidates in private practice who have experience with private school  consultation may also be considered.
    Has expertise with diagnostic tools and assessments including psycho-educational testing and reading fluency/comprehension.
    Demonstrates experience working in a diverse and inclusive community.

    Responsibilities
    In partnership with the Lower School Learning Coordinator, meet with the Director of Admissions regarding applicants who have psycho-educational evaluations or for whom there are concerns regarding      possible learning or emotional issues that may call into question the applicant’s fit with WFS as needed.
    Consult regularly with the Lower School Division Head (weekly or bi-weekly) and as needed with the Head of School.
    Consult regularly with the Lower School Learning Coordinator
    Attend the weekly meetings of the Lower School student support team
    Consult, as needed, with the the Assistant Head of Lower School
    Develop communication materials for parents to help them support their children during times of stress such as dealing with tragic events
    Provide therapy referrals for parents who are seeking help for their children.
    Participate in parent conferences when psychological issues are involved.
    Participate as requested in evening parent gatherings.
    Be on call for any urgent situation that may arise.
    Observe, as needed, lower school children and provide feedback to, or consult with, teachers as well as the student support team.
    Provide informal professional development presentations for faculty on topics of learning challenges and emotional/psychological issues
    Consult with parents who have questions about how to support their children

    If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references electronically to Ann Cole, Assistant to the Head of School (acole@wilmingtonfriends.org) prior to Friday, May 5th.




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  • Middle/Upper School Consulting Psychologist (part time)

     
    Wilmington Friends School, a preschool to grade 12 Quaker, college preparatory day school located in Wilmington, Delaware and enrolling 700 students, has an employment opportunity for a Middle/Upper School Consulting Psychologist beginning in the Fall of 2017. The Consulting Psychologist provides expertise in learning, developmental, socio-emotional, and psychological issues and may include dealing with urgent matters as they arise. The Consulting Psychologist is expected to be available approximately ten hours per week, including some summer hours.

    A highly qualified candidate is one who:
    PhD in clinical or school psychology; licensed as a psychologist in the state of Delaware (or eligible to be licensed).
    Experience working with children in grades 6-12 and their families, preferably in an independent or private school setting. Candidates in private practice who have experience with private school consultation  may also be considered.
    Has expertise with diagnostic tools and assessments.
    Demonstrated experience working in a diverse and inclusive community.

    Responsibilities
    Consult regularly with the Middle and Upper School Division Heads (weekly or bi-weekly) and as needed with the Head of School.
    Consult regularly with the Middle School/Upper School Learning Resources Coordinator
    Attend the weekly meetings of the student support groups in each division (Upper School Student Support Group, Middle School Grade Deans)
    Consult, as needed, with the Middle School Dean for Students and Upper School Dean for Students
    Develop communication materials for parents to help them support their children during times of stress such as dealing with tragic events
    Provide therapy referrals for parents who are seeking help for their children.
    Participate in parent conferences in both divisions when psychological issues are involved.
    Participate as requested in evening parent gatherings.
    Be on call for any urgent situation that may arise.
    Observe, as needed, students in both divisions and provide feedback to, or consult with, teachers.
    Provide informal professional development presentations on topics of learning challenges and emotional/psychological issues
    Consult with parents who have questions about how to support their children
    Meet with individual students to do an initial assessment (including, at times, a risk assessment) or to provide an additional source of short-term support for a student (under special circumstances).
    In partnership with the Middle School/Upper School Learning Resources Coordinator, meet with the Director of Admissions regarding applicants who have psycho-educational evaluations or for whom there are  concerns regarding possible learning or emotional issues that may call into question the applicant’s fit with WFS.

    If interested, please send a cover letter, resume, and list of three references electronically to Ann Cole, Assistant to the Head of School (acole@wilmingtonfriends.org) prior to Friday, May 5th.



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  • Coaching Fall 2017

    Wilmington friends has a vacancy for a Junior Varsity and an Assistant Varsity Volleyball Coach.  Anyone interested in applying for the job should send a letter of interest to Jeff Ransom (Assistant Athletic Director) - jransom@wilmingtonfriends.org or call 302-576-2936.
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  • Upper School Mandarin Language Teacher (Fall 2017)

     

    Wilmington Friends School, a Presschool to 12 Quaker, college preparatory day school located in Wilmington, Delaware and enrolling 700 students, has an exciting employment opportunity for a full-time Mandarin language teacher beginning in the Fall of 2017.

     
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