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School Psychologist – Tatu City, Kenya

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Job Summary

A progressive, dynamic and fast-paced International school based in Tatu City is looking to recruit a School Psychologist to join the school in the upcoming academic year. The school has proven excellence, particularly on the academic & leadership front, with a British Curriculum – IGCSE system set-up. The ideal candidate must be passionate & experienced working with children & young adults and willing to work in a non-traditional environment. He/she MUST be a registered Psychologist in Kenya with proven experience working in a multicultural environment & a change agent.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 5 years

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using psychological tests, theories & procedures to support the wellbeing and learning of young people & children.
  • Help young people & children with learning difficulties to achieve their full potential.
  • Recommend, develop & administer appropriate therapies and strategies.
  • Working with young people, their families and school staff, including teachers & learning support assistants.
  • Carrying out psychological assessments to uncover a child’s problem.
  • Write reports.
  • Conduct research.
  • Provide training.
  • Advising & making recommendations on educational policies.

Qualification:

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the same or similar type of position and environment.
  • Must be registered with the Psychology & counselling board.
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in psychology from a recognised university.
  • Candidates with international experience will have a distinct advantage.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be licensed in Kenya and conversant with African family dynamics.
  • Should be energetic, self-motivated and able to use own initiative.
  • Should be Computer Literate.
  • Should have knowledge of relevant Health and Safety Acts.
  • Empathy & a natural ability to build rapport.
  • Excellent observation skills.

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