Forrest M. Bird Charter School is currently looking for an experienced school psychologist to join our team as a contracted employee.

Together with our special education team, teachers and administrators, the school psychologist completes diagnostic testing to determine if a student qualifies for an IEP, writes comprehensive eligibility reports and often has input on creating student IEPs and, occasionally, 504’s.

To succeed in this role, it’s important to be able to analyze complex information from different sources (e.g. reports, school grades, teacher perspectives, etc.). Compassion, patience, and resilience will help you meet the daily job tasks and be a good role model for our students.

If you see yourself in this role and you want to make a difference in our students’ lives, we’d like to meet you.

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as a school psychologist in a diverse educational setting
  • Knowledge of various methods to prevent or treat mental-health problems and other difficulties
  • Strong understanding of state education policies and regulations 
  • Effective communication and counseling skills
  • Integrity and professionalism
  • A positive, patient, and resilient personality
  • State license to work as a school psychologist

Work Duties

  • 20+ hours a week during the scheduled school calendar.
  • Complete and interpret the appropriate testing requirements for IEP students.
  • Attend IEP meetings that require testing result interpretation.

Contracted pay:  

  • Up to 20 hours a week during the school calendar year.
  • Negotiated additional time may be agreed upon through written documentation.

Interested Parties are to contact Mary Jensen, Executive Director, at

Substitute Teachers – If you are interested in becoming a substitute at FBCS, please email Mary Jensen a resume with three references and a cover letter to Substitute pay is $105/ day.

Forrest Bird Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.