School Psychologist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website Evergreen Park School District 124

TITLE:  School Psychologist
LICENSURE:  Master’s Degree in School Psychology
ENDORSEMENT:  PEL endorsement
REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Support Services
EVALUATION:   Job performance will be evaluated by Building Administration

JOB GOAL:
Under the direction of the Director of Student Support Services and Building Principal, the licensed school psychologist will
support the educational setting with their unique knowledge base at all levels within the district. Provide services for the
identification, evaluation, and educational programming for all children, and to assist parents and professionals in meeting the
educational and social/emotional/behavioral, and mental health needs of children and youth. They will collaborate with teachers,
administrators, parents, and other educators in the school setting to provide coordinated support for students.

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Master’s Degree in School Psychology with PEL endorsement
● Type 73 certification
● Knowledge and expertise in diagnostic and curriculum-based assessments
● Experience with Social Emotional Learning, Positive Behavioral Supports and Interventions (PBIS)
● Experience with pre-school screenings and diagnostic assessments for early childhood
● Excellent communication skills including verbal, listening, and written along with interpersonal skills
● High level of professionalism and ethics while maintaining the confidentiality of sensitive information
● Certificate of good health approved by a licensed physician
● Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board of Education may find appropriate and acceptable

MAJOR DUTIES & PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Experience in developing Functional Behavior Assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans
● Support school teams in using varied models and methods of assessment to identify strengths and needs,
measure student progress, recommend intervention strategies, and evaluate outcomes
● Develop individual, group, or system-level interventions, which improve or resolve the identified problems or
concerns including academic, social/emotional/behavioral, and mental health needs as they relate to educational
progress
● Involvement in data analysis and evaluation, using data outcomes for implementing plans at an individual,
group, or systems level
● Comprehensive knowledge of special education, federal and state mandates, and rules and regulations
● Participate in inter-disciplinary staffing to determine the eligibility, appropriate planning, and re-evaluation of
students who require special education programs and services
● Consult with school teams in developing appropriate transition plans, behavior plans, and homebound services
● Collaborate with the MTSS team to recommend interventions and review data
● Complete or review evaluations for special education eligibility
● Knowledge of human learning processes, human developmental processes, diverse characteristics in
individuals, psychopathology and influences on human behavior, and diverse family systems
● Serve as LEA rep and facilitate IEP and 504 meetings and facilitate the development of 504 Plans
● Maintain ongoing communication regarding students’ needs, support plans, progress, and performance
● Meet with parents/guardians to assess barriers to academic success and facilitate support
● Communicate and collaborate regularly with staff, parents, families, and outside community service providers to
determine the appropriate placement of students with disabilities
● Maintain updated CEU’s for licensure renewal and completion of ongoing professional development in the field of
school psychology
● Perform other duties assigned by the Building/District Administration per district policies, practices, and procedures
aligned to the contractual agreement and/or District Strategic Plan

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