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PT Assistant Professor - School Psychology

National University
California, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 30, 2022
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Position Summary

We invite you to join our Adjunct Faculty in the Master of Science in School Psychology program. To teach in our program, you must have a terminal or advanced degree in School Psychology, Education, or a related field. We are searching for instructors who can teach courses in the Master of Science in School Psychology. Adjunct Faculty in this program prepare students to assist and support school-aged children with academic, behavioral, social, and emotional difficulties. Instructors teach traditional and non-traditional methods of assessment and how to best utilize results and other information to determine appropriate intervention options. The School Psychology program provides onsite and online learning opportunities with onsite experiential, hands-on training.

Note: This part-time Adjunct Faculty position will be teaching 4-week or 8-week hybrid (online and onsite) courses in one of the following locations: San Diego, Los Angeles, Fresno or Rancho Cordova.

Essential Job Duties:
  • Lead classroom sessions on-site and/or online according to university policies.
  • Provide expertise in assigned content area by maintaining current knowledge in the field.
  • Respond to student needs in a timely fashion or typically within 48 hours.
  • Provide substantive feedback to students, grade assignments, and post grades.
  • Participate in online class discussion boards.
  • Emphasize student-centered learning by promoting student inquiries and encouraging participation in their own learning.
  • Maintain a positive, safe, student-centric learning environment.
Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education, or a related field from a regionally accredited university.
  • Current California PPSP Credential.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working as a credentialed school psychologist in a K-12 setting.
  • Strong background in academic/behavioral assessment and intervention.
  • Experience in teaching or presenting in school districts in face-to-face or online formats.
  • Strong understanding and practice of cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Must reside and be eligible to work in the United States.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree (PhD or PsyD) in School Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Education, or a related field from a regionally accredited university.
  • Strong background and understanding of legal, ethical, and professional standards in the field of school psychology.
  • Strong understanding of research, basic statistics, behavior modification, trauma and mental health.
  • Knowledge of multiple methods of determining cognitive functioning (e.g., traditional, XBASS, PSW, etc.), and (crisis response and intervention).
  • Experience with assessments and interventions with a diverse student population.
  • Affiliation with NASP, CASP, APA Division 16, or a local, professional school psychology organization.
  • Experience working in a diverse population.
Materials Needed For Submission:
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae.
  • Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Cover Letter highly preferred.
  • If selected, candidates with international degrees may be required to submit. translation/degree evaluation from one of our approved agencies.
National University offers an opportunity to work in an innovative environment that supports diversity.

National University (NU) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employee per applicable federal, state and local laws. At NU, a diverse mix of highly talented, innovative, and create people come together to make the impact of a lifetime for each of our student learners. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment, education, and admission at National University. We are focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, color, ancestry, age, family care status, veteran status, marital status, creed, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and other legally protected group status.

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