(Anticipated Opening) School Psychologist

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Start Date
08/15/2022
Position Areas
Specialists

Description

NOTE:  This position is funded through Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER Fund) and expected to be available for the 2022-23 and 2023-24 school years

SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL)
  • Endorsed in SPSY (School Psychologist)
  • National certification from NASP (highly preferred)
  • Master's Degree in Psychology and a one year ISBE approved supervised internship
  • Bilingual Spanish and/or English Learner (EL) experience (preferred)
REPORTS TO:  Director of Student Services

JOB GOAL:
The School Psychologist is responsible for the evaluation of students and serves as a member of  the multidisciplinary team.  The School Psychologist provides consultation and direct services to special education classes and member districts.
The School Psychologist has specialized training in both psychology and education.  The School Psychologist teams with educators, parents and other mental health professionals to ensue that every child learns in a safe, healthy and supportive environment.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Maintains adequate daily attendance

2. Individual and group assessment
  • Assessment 
  • Use a wide variety of standardized and curriculum based techniques at an individual, group, and systems level to evaluate:
    • Intellectual functioning
    • Academic skills
    • Learning aptitudes
    • Personality and emotional development
    • Social skills
    • Learning environments and school climate
    • Eligibility for special services
    • Adaptive behavior

3. Counseling with students and parents

  • Individual, i.e., short-term, long-term, crisis intervention
  • Group, i.e. development of social skill, support groups for special issues
4. In-service Education
  • School personnel
  • Parents/community
  • Students
5. Consultation
  • Give healthy and effective alternatives to teachers, parents and administrators about problems in learning and behavior
  • Help others understand child development and how it affects learning and behavior
  • Strengthen working relationships between educators, parents and community services
6. Program Evaluation/Research
  • Applying curriculum-based assessment to program effectiveness
  • Evaluate effectiveness of curriculum materials with specific populations
  • Reviewing recent scientifically based research relevant to assessment, intervention and instruction
7.  Intervention
  • Work face-to-face with children and families
  • Teach the utilization of conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Provide social skills training, behavior management, and other strategies
  • Help families and schools deal with crisis, such as separation and loss
8.  Community Networking
  • Liaison as needed between family, school and community support agencies/professionals
  • Providing information to community groups
9. Other Duties
  • Demonstrates dependable attendance, punctuality and work ethics
  • Adheres to Illinois Professional Teaching Standards (2010)
Application Procedure:  Apply Online

Due to the volume of applications we receive, the district is unable to respond to email and phone inquiries

 

 

 

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Mundelein Consolidated High School District 120

1350 W. Hawley Street , Mundelein, IL 60060
 

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Mundelein High School

1350 W. Hawley Street , Mundelein, IL 60060