School Psychologist

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Start Date
08/24/2020

Description

EEO Statement
The LaGrange School District 102 in accordance with federal laws, Presidential Executive Orders, and state and local laws provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

LaGrange District 102 is committed to building and sustaining a multicultural school community that fosters equity, diversity and inclusion.


Qualifications:

  • Illinois Professional Educator License (plus endorsement appropriate to assignment)

  • Previous experience in area of assignment within last 4 years and/or coursework in area of assignment within the last 3 years (or other equivalent experience/knowledge Superintendent determines will meet this qualification)

  • Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and skill in content area / assignment

  • Knowledge and experience with Google suite

  • Excellent communication skills

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. Minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university

Responsibilities:

 
  1. Consults with parents, school staff and others to facilitate the growth and development of all students.

  2. Consults with appropriate individuals to implement and evaluate remedial plans in response to individual student needs.

  3. Assists in the screening of students who may be in need of more comprehensive assessments.

  4. Assists with the selection and/or administration of screening instruments and procedures.

  5. Conducts informal and formal behavioral observations of students in a variety of school settings.

  6. Assists in designing and implementing behavioral change programs for individual students.

  7. Assists school staff in designing specific plans for remediation of problems of students referred for academic and/or social behavior difficulties.

  8. Conducts valid psycho-educational assessments as components of case study evaluation; meets federal guidelines and timelines in conducting evaluations.

  9. Develops and assists in the implementation of realistic intervention strategies consistent with the assessment data.

  10. Monitors intervention outcomes by maintaining contact with persons involved and modifying strategies as needed.

  11. Formulates psychological and psychoeducational conclusions and recommendations in a written report.

  12. Meets with the multi-disciplinary team to interpret assessment results, develops recommendations and plans educational strategies.

  13. Communicates verbally and in written form the student’s present level of functioning and education needs in an understandable manner.

  14. Meets with teachers, administrators, parents, and students to interpret assessment results and recommendations.

  15. Records and reports services delivered and related times for Medicaid reimbursement purposes.

  16. Attends staff meetings and contributes to ongoing development of District programs though involvement with building and District committees.

  17. Strives to maintain and improve professional competence; demonstrates awareness of limitations and strengths, acknowledges recommendations, and sets goals for growth.

  18. Possesses and maintains current information concerning assessment procedures and instruments; demonstrates observable knowledge of theory and content in general education appropriate to elementary and secondary levels and all categories of special education.

  19. Treats personal information about students, parents or staff members confidentially and ethically by discussing such personal information only with individual having a demonstrable educational interest in the student.

  20. Maintains communication and positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and community.

  21. Uses appropriate channels of communication.

  22. Schedules multi-disciplinary conferences in cooperation with other staff members.

  23. Works cooperatively with other school personnel in the identification, diagnosis, and remediation of individual students with specialized needs.

  24. Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services




Application Procedure:
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Posted By

School District 102

333 North Park Road, LaGrange Park, IL 60526
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$14,026

State Average: $13,341

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.68

State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students

14%

State Average: 15%

FTE

318

State Average: 246