Many schools employ the services of psychologists to assess students’ developmental, learning and behavioral needs. School psychologists usually possess a degree in educational psychology and a background in child psychology. Schools usually hire candidates with some experience in working with children.

The following resume sample will provide you with a good base on how to write your own resume for this position.

See also: Cover Letter for School Psychologist Resume


School Psychologist Resume Sample


Christina Isaac

1003 1st Street, Huntington, WV 72000
Cellular: (999) 999-9000, Email:


SUMMARY: Accomplished, result-oriented psychologist with a track record of assessing emotional and adjustment disorders in children of school-going age. Expert in designing and evaluating standardized measures in order to assess students from culturally diverse backgrounds.

• Extensive knowledge of student assessment methodologies and their implications
• Hands-on experience in managing student learning, behavior and emotional issues
• Well versed in developing programs to address and prevent behavior problems
• Expert in conducting psychological assessments aimed at cognitive, social / emotional and behavioral functioning of both students and teachers
• Competent at providing counseling services to students with a high focus on students with disabilities


• Devised and implemented an interactive program for teachers and students to determine emotional, social, cognitive and physical developmental issues
• Developed plans aimed at crisis intervention which engendered great results in the form of rejuvenated and constructive participation
• Introduced a student analysis system which took information from students on forms and provided valuable background information
• Attained three certificates for determining educational disabilities in children between the ages 6 and 12


Anne Arundel County Public School, Huntington, WV | June 2006 – Present
School Psychologist

• Manage student assessment and interpretation activities
• Devise and direct intervention in order to combat psychological disorders
• Provide consultation services and assist in training teachers to handle student problems
• Assist teachers in planning and developing plans to meet students’ adjustment needs
• Communicate with students, faculty and parents to take histories
• Determine students’ emotional, cognitive and social needs and ensure that they are enrolled in programs which are aimed at developing their skills
• Provide direct services through classroom presentations and co-teaching activities

Mental Aesthetics, Huntington, WV | May 2005 – Jan 2006
Psychology Intern

• Accompanied psychologist to cases
• Provided preliminary support such as taking information and recording histories
• Assisted in planning and implementing psychological intervention programs
• Supported program development initiatives
• Managed paperwork associated with managing intervention programs

West Virginia University, Huntington, WV – 2004
BS in Educational Psychology