The European School Karlsruhe is recruiting a:
School Psychologist (primary and secondary cycles)
The ESK is part of the European School System and has approx. 1000 students studying in 3 language sections: English, French and German. More information about the European Schools in general can be found at https://www.eursc.eu/en and on our school website https://www.es-karlsruhe.eu/en/my-esk/
The school psychologist plays a key role in the well-being of the pupils and in the rapid resolution of any psychological problems. He/she contributes to finding solutions to school difficulties, especially in the framework of educational support.
The school psychologist is part of a pedagogical team which includes the Headmaster, the educational support coordinator, the Care Team, the school nurse, the teachers, the educational advisors and the cycle coordinators.
- The psychologist’s tasks in relation to pupils include:
- Receiving and accompanying students with special needs, students with worrying behaviour, dependency, emotional problems, in danger of dropping-out, etc.
- Preventive work to avoid bullying, addictions, stress before exams…
- With teachers and educational counsellors, the psychologist will, among other tasks:
- Offer advice for students in difficulty (academic, behavioural, emotional difficulties, etc.)
- To raise awareness of the psychological development of students, to organise training and to intervene in class.
- The psychologist’s tasks in relation to the Management include:
- Following up cases, organising consultations/meetings and keeping the Management informed;
- Observe individual or group behaviour; provide reports;
- Participate in various meetings (CARE TEAM or others).
- In coordination with educational support, the psychologist will, among other tasks:
- Participate in the identification/assessment/prevention of pupils’ learning difficulties:
- Work with SEN pupils and their parents; advise/train teachers on support strategies;
- Participate in Support Advisory Groups and the development of Individual Learning Plans (ILPs)
- Establish links with external experts who will work with the students;
- Establish contact with national/regional medical and psychological services.
- University degree in educational psychology;
- Experience in a school environment with children and adolescents;
- Good knowledge of German, English and French;
- Good listening, observation and organisational skills;
- Good communication skills, good interpersonal skills, very good team spirit.
- A contract subject to German social and tax legislation, following the statute of the Administrative Staff (https://www.eursc.eu/BasicTexts/2007-D-153-fr-13.pdf ); Start date: 01/01/2023
- +/- 22 hours per week, Monday to Friday (mornings), not during school holidays.
To apply, please send to email@example.com under the reference “Psychologist + SURNAME + First name” your Curriculum Vitae + Letter of motivation + Photocopies of your certificates/diplomas before 20 November 2022.