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School Psychologist

Fern Ridge School District

Fern Ridge School District is seeking outstanding candidates for a 1.0 FTE School Psychologist position. 

The School Psychologist provides counseling, instruction, and mentoring for those struggling with social, emotional, and behavioral problems; increases achievement by assessing barriers to learning and determining the best instructional strategies to improve learning; promotes wellness and resilience by reinforcing communication and social skills, problem solving, anger management, self-regulation, self-determination, and optimism and enhances understanding and acceptance of diverse cultures and backgrounds. 

The School Psychologist partners with students, parents and schools to deliver a planned and coordinated program of psychological services through assessment and interpretation, direct intervention, consultation and training, while continuously seeking to expand their scope of competencies in order to promote the cognitive, social, and personal development of all students.

The successful candidate must be willing to provide evidence of compliance with all Oregon Health Authority regulations for school district employees. 

Licensure Requirement: Nationally Certified/School Psychologist Personnel License through TSPC.

Compensation: $46,326 - $77,038 depending on years of experience + additional stipend if extra days are required.

Work Year: Minimum of 190 with additional days to be determined by the district Special Education Director.

Benefits Information: Fern Ridge School District offers several benefit packages to employees. Fringe benefits include medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and disability insurance, employee assistance program, 403(b) retirement savings plan and various leave and professional development programs. Depending on the insurance option selected by the employee, there may be an employee contribution toward insurance. 

Fern Ridge School District is a public employer and participates in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP). Fern Ridge contributes 6% of employee salary on a pre-tax basis to OPSRP/IAP. For more benefit information please visit our benefits page at
Contact Information:

Michelle Smith, Administrative Assistant               88834 Territorial Rd. Elmira, Or 97437
Fern Ridge School District 28J                                 Ph: 541-935-2253 ext 1203

Human Resources Department                                Email:
Fern Ridge School District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer: 

The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, sex or age in its programs or activities.

Equal employment opportunity treatment will be provided in recruiting, hiring, training, retaining, transferring, promoting, and training of all employees regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age veterans' status, genetic information, marital status, and disability if the employee, with or without reasonable accommodation, is able to perform the essential functions of the position.

If you have any concerns or complaints, please contact Human Resources at 541-935-2253 Ext 1203.

Veterans:  A copy of the applicants Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge OR a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs indicating the applicant receives a non-service connected pensions.

Disabled Veterans: A copy of the applicant's Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (a federal DD Form 214 or 215), which shows character of service upon discharge AND a copy of the applicant’s veteran's disability preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (unless the information is included on the DD Form 214 or 215).
For veterans' preference to apply, the required military documents must be submitted at the time of application submission.