School Psychologist

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TITLE: SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

QUALIFICATIONS: Illinois Type 73 Certification with School Psychologist

Endorsement

Master’s Degree in psychology or educational psychology

with a specialization in school psychology.

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find

appropriate and acceptable.

REPORTS TO: Director of Pupil Personnel Services

JOB GOAL:

Provide psychological services to and on behalf of students who require psychological evaluation and assistance in

their educational or behavioral adjustment.

Performance Responsibilities:

• Screening of school enrollments to identify children who should be referred for individual study;

• Individual psychological examination and interpretation of those findings and recommendations which will lead

to meaningful educational experiences for the child;

• Counseling and performing psychological remedial measures as appropriate to the needs of students,

individually or in groups;

• Participating in parent education and the development of parent understanding;

• Consulting with teachers and other school personnel in relation to behavior management and learning

problems;

• Consulting in program development;

• Assist in the process of developing an educational climate conducive to the optimum development of all

children;

• Conducts or participates in conferences and staffings on placement of students;

• Cooperates with community health and social welfare agencies;

• Assists with inservice training of district personnel;

• Attends appropriate staff, professional, and interagency meetings;

• Makes provision for being available to students and parents for education-related purposes beyond the

instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Nine month position with salary and hours to be established by the

Board of Education under the teacher’s salary schedule.

EVALUATION: Performance evaluations to be completed in accordance with Freeport Education

Association (FEA) contract.

This job description has been reviewed in accordance with the American Disabilities Act.

This job description was reviewed and agreed to by :

 

Posted By

Freeport School District 145

501 East South Street , Freeport, IL 61032
 

At the following locations

District

501 E. South St. , Freeport, IL 61032



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$13,627

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

3%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.24

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

15%

State Average: 15%

FTE

717

State Average: 246