Preparatory School Psychologist

Part Time

CGPS Mission Statement

CGPS nurtures each student’s unique passions and talents inside and outside the classroom, unifying and inspiring members of its community in a rigorous but relaxed learning environment, preparing them for the finest colleges and instilling in them the confidence, ethical values, and sense of purpose to embrace challenges, to achieve their dreams, and to improve the world.


Part-Time Psychologist

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is seeking a part-time licensed psychologist to support the efforts of its learning and testing accommodations review committee.



  • Doctoral degree in clinical, counseling, or school psychology
  • NYS psychologist license
  • Experience reading and interpreting student neuropsychological/ psychoeducational (or comparable) evaluations
  • Familiarity with a range of diagnostic tests, and experience administering diagnostic tests, making clinical diagnoses, and making recommendations based on diagnostic evaluation data 
  • Familiarity with the diagnostic criteria for common learning/cognitive/psychiatric disorders
  • Experience communicating with teachers, parents, and students regarding learning/testing accommodations
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge of relevant legal frameworks (ADA, IDEA, Section 504, etc.) and how these apply in an independent school context



  • Attend 1-3 accommodations committee team meetings per month
  • Review student neuropsychological/psychoeducational evaluations and all other collateral materials submitted to the committee for accommodations review
  • Assist the committee in integrating information from diagnostic evaluations with teacher input, school records, and other information in reviewing the evidence for (a) different diagnoses, (b) disability qualification under ADA, and (c) a need for specific accommodations or other services
  • Communicate committee decisions to the families, and address questions about decisions
  • Communicate/consult with other committee members, including learning specialists, administrators, and our SSD testing coordinator 
  • Communicate with external diagnosticians and other clinicians as needed
  • Assist the accommodations committee with on-going professional development and other related opportunities


Work Hours

  • 10-15 hours per week dedicated to the tasks described above
  • Attendance at meetings will be in person; all other work will be done remotely
  • Start date: August 2023 



The salary range for this role is: $71,000 - $150,000. (The base full time salary and percentage will depend on actual weekly hours contracted).

We also offer exceptional benefits, and a warm and supportive culture.


How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and resume by applying to this post.

Columbia Grammar and Preparatory School is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment decisions on the basis of race (including hairstyle), color, religion, creed, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender and gender identity, gender expression, national origin, alienage, age, pregnancy, marital/partnership status, immigration or citizenship status, status as a veteran or active military service member status, disability, genetic predisposition, status as a victim of domestic violence, prior arrest or conviction record, caregiver status, credit history, salary history, unemployment status, sexual or reproductive health decisions, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable law (collectively, the “Protected Characteristics”).



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