School Psychologist

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Crystal Lake School District 47 currently has an opening for a School Psychologist, beginning the 2024-2025 school year. The goal of this position is to provide services within the schools that facilitate the growth and development of all students. Responsibilities include providing services to those students whose educational, social, emotional, and/or psychological development is at-risk or restricted due to ability, academic, behavior, social and/or emotional difficulties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consult and collaborate with staff and parents about program development, prevention measures, early interventions, and assessment of students’ difficulties
  • Serve as a contributing member on building and district level teams (i.e. crisis team, problem-solving/RtI teams, student services building teams, etc.)
  • Conduct valid educational assessments (both formal and informal), interpret student information for a variety of learning concerns, and communicate in written and verbal formats student needs in understandable terms for staff and parents.
  • Facilitate IEP meetings, ensure paperwork meets all legal standards, complete state reporting forms, and act as district representative to ensure parents understand their rights and the team recommendations for the provision of special education services and programming
  • Supervise the provision of special education services
  • Knowledge of school district general  education curriculum and district resources in order to commit resources
  • Provide individual counseling and/or group experiences with students to help solve problems or develop skills related to learning, development, and adjustment
  • Participate in the crisis intervention team for individual, school, and/or district wide crisis
  • Maintain current with research findings and practices relevant to the area of psychology and education
  • In cooperation with other building staff, planning and conducting in-service presentations or newsletters for teachers, parents, administrators, or community groups to enhance understanding of and services for the educational and psychological development of children
  • Serve as a liaison between the community and school
  • Maintain familiarity with legal mandates/laws and ethical standards that influence professional responsibilities
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
  • Professional Educator License
  • School Psychologist endorsement
  • A Master’s/Specialist Degree in School Psychology, or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years school psychology experience preferred
  • Effective positive interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluid report writing ability
  • Knowledge of standardized tests available at varying development levels
  • Knowledge of test interpretation and how the results impact student academic performance
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures involving special education law
 
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:  
 
  • Physical requirements include sitting, standing, bending, walking. And lifting equipment and materials
  • Demonstrate high levels of flexibility, interpersonal communication skills, articulation, concentration, confidentiality, and organization
  • High level of flexibility, articulation, concentration, and confidentially
 

Please Include:   3 Letters of Reference and/or Credential Packet
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Crystal Lake Community Consolidated School District 47

300 Commerce Drive , Crystal Lake, IL 60014
 

At the following locations

West Elementary/Glacier Ridge PreK

100 Briarwood Rd , Crystal Lake, IL 60014