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Illinois Valley Central District 321, Chillicothe, Illinois

Job Title/Hours Needed: School Psychologist - Full time

City:  Chillicothe, Illinois

Start Date:  August 15, 2017

Under the general supervision of the the Special Education Coordinator, the School Psychologist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to serve students, staff, and families by providing diagnostic assessment,consultation, behavior intervention services and participating in multi-tiered systems of support  with  Pre-K through grade 12 students and staff.

Essential Performance Responsibilities

  • Conduct diagnostic evaluations of students for the purpose of recommending courses of action or corrective procedures to maximize learning.

  • Assist with the identification, eligibility determination, and placement of all types of exceptional students pre-K through grade 12 and conduct required evaluations and re-evaluations.

  • Provide consultation for development of and participate in multi-tiered student support systems which address academic, social, emotional and behavioral goals for students.

  • Assist with data collection and AIMSweb/MAP training and interpretation.

  • Attend PPS meetings for scheduling purposes and to provide building based consultation.

  • Serve as a resource, consultant and conduct in-service programs as requested.

  • Continue to acquire professional knowledge and learn of current developments in the educational field by attending seminars, workshops, or professional meetings and by maintaining professional relationships.

  • Encourage parental involvement in students' education and ensure effective communication with students and parents.

Travel Requirements

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Qualifications Profile

  • Certification/License:  Valid Illinois Professional Educator License wtih School Support Personnel  School Psychologist Endorsement

Education

  • Bachelors from an accredited college or university in education discipline applicable to this position.

  • Masters or Specialist  Degree in School Psychology.

 

Contact: Jennifer Freeman, Special Education Coordinator

Illinois Valley Central District 321

jfreeman@ivcschools.com

(309)274-5481

Date Posted:  10/19/17

Listing Expires:  1/19/18

 

Homewood-Flossmoor High School

  • Position Type:
      Pupil Personnel Services/Psychologist
  POSITION:                    School Psychologist – Leave of Absence – 8 – 10 Weeks
 
START DATE:               8-10 Weeks beginning approximately January 08, 2018
 
SALARY:                        $259.00 per day  
 
REQUIREMENTS:       Certification as required by the State of Illinois. 
 
The qualified candidate will have a valid Illinois Professional Educator License with an endorsement in School Psychology.
Candidate with experience in RtI practices preferred.
 
SUPERVISOR:               Angela Taylor, Department Chair Special Education Department 

 
Angela Taylor, Ed.D.
Department Chair, Special Education
Homewood-Flossmoor High School
999 Kedzie Ave.
Flossmoor, IL 60422
708-522-8263

Date Posted:  09/28/17

Listing Expires:  12/28/17

 

Peoria Public School District 150

School Psychologist

Available 8/14/2017

Provide services to and on behalf of students who require psychological evaluation and assistance in their education or behavioral adjustment.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.            Conduct a needs assessment and delineate psychological services.

2.            Assess children’s difficulties through appropriate testing and diagnostic procedures.

3.            Participate in staff conferences concerning individual cases and recommend placement in programs of Special Education and/or other appropriate programs.

4.            Provide counseling and psychological follow-up activities.

5.            Act as consultant to school personnel concerning children’s adjustment.

6.            Conduct home visits and collect diagnostic data relevant to a student’s school, home and community adjustment.

7.            Screen school enrollment to identify children who should be referred for individual study.

8.            Assist with in-service training of school personnel.

9.            Support and assist in parent understanding and parent education.

10.          Participate as staff members of a school system on committees concerned with behavioral and educational problems of children.

11.          Work in cooperation with personnel of community, health and social welfare agencies.

12.          Prepare necessary local and State reports.

13.          Attend departmental, inter-departmental, professional and inter-agency meetings.

14.          Encourage and initiate research and utilize in addressing school program needs.

15.          Perform such other functions to comply with Circular Series A 160 and the Illinois school code.

16.          Perform such other duties and assume such other responsibilities as may be assigned by the Special Services Coordinator, Principal, and/or administrative designee.

 KNOWLEDGE AND CRITICAL SKILLS:

1.            Hold a valid Illinois Type 73 School Service Personnel certificate

2.            School Psychologist endorsement required.

3.            Master’s degree required.

4.            Demonstrated leadership skills.

5.            Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.

6.            Knowledge of Board of Education policies, Illinois School Code, and special education law.

7.            Knowledge of public relations and familiarity with community agencies and services.

8.            Ability to understand school reports and records and document work productivity.

EXPERIENCE:

  1. None required; previous work experience in a school/educational setting or related environment a plus.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

  1. General school / office environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:.      

  1. Light lifting
  2. Travel between work sites in personal vehicle

Must have a valid Illinois school service personnel certificate with a school psychologist endorsement and be registered in Peoria county.  There are multiple positions available at multiple locations.

We will be flexible and work with Psychologists wanting to work full or part time.

3 Full-time Positions

Salary Ranges between $36,619.75- $82,028.26 Salary based on education and experience

Benefits to be discussed upon offer of employment.

Please visit www.peoriapublicschools.org/employment to apply for employment

Maureen Langholf Special Education Coordinator 309-672-6512

Date Posted:  09/28/17

Listing Expires:  12/28/17

 

Byron Community Unit School District 226

Position Title:  Maternity Leave School Psychologist

Location: Byron, Illinois

Start Date: March 2018 through May 2018

Position Description: Full time School Psychologist Position for grades 6-12+. Servicing Middle and High School Buildings (on the same street, so minimal travel). Responsibilities include organizing, scheduling, and chairing special education initial and re-evaluations and corresponding paperwork, completing and reporting any required academic, cognitive, functional academic, and behavioral assessments, managing 504 plans, attending and participating in weekly Student Assistance Team meetings in both buildings, data collection for students who meet preset criteria, collaboration and communication with general education and special education staff, and monitoring and supporting of RtI programming and intervention staff.

Interested candidates need to have successfully completed a credited school psychology program, and be registered as a substitute through the Lee/Ogle ROE prior to starting the position.

Salary to be discussed based on length of position and experience.

Contact Information: Please send resumes to Joan Darnell, Byron School Psychologist,

Byron Middle School, 850 N. Colfax, Byron, IL 61010, email: jdarnell@byron226.org

Date Posted:  09/20/17

Listing Expires:  12/20/17

 

 Waukegan CUSD 60

  • Position Title(s):  School Psychologist
  • Employer Name: Waukegan CUSD 60
  • City where the position is located: Waukegan, IL
  • Date position is available: Immediate
  • Position Description: 
    • Who We Are: Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 serves nearly 17,000 students in preschool through grade 12 and is located halfway between Chicago, Illinois and Milwaukee, Wisconsin on the shores of Lake Michigan.  The District has one early learning center, 15 elementary schools, five middle schools and a high school program divided between two 9 – 12th grade campuses.  The District encompasses portions of Waukegan, Beach Park and Park City. 
    • Why We Do This Work: The Waukegan Community Unit School District No. 60 has set an ambitious agenda for change, guided by the belief that all children, regardless of circumstances, can achieve at high levels and academic gaps can and will be eliminated with the support of teachers who deliver engaging, relevant, and academically rigorous instruction that excites students and instills a love of learning in them.
    • Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The School Psychologist will be directly responsible to the Coordinator of School Psychology and the Special Education Director of Programs and Services. 
    • Responsibilities: 
      1. Identify children with educational, social, and emotional problems who need special help;
      2. Serve as a consultant to administrators, classroom teachers, parents, and other school personnel on matters related to the adjustment and educational problems of individual children and groups of pupils;
      3. Serve as a consultant to teachers and administrators;
      4. Give direct services to children and their parents;
      5. Promote an educational climate that is in harmony with the educational, social, and psychological needs of children.  
    • Specific Duties: 
      1. Educate school personnel about the role and functions of a School Psychologist;
      2. Serve as a consultant to administrators, classroom teachers, and other school personnel on matters related to the adjustment and educational problems of individual children and groups of pupils;
      3. Educate school personnel to identify and refer children who need school psychological services;
      4. Conduct preliminary and comprehensive psycho-educational studies to appraise the social, emotional, behavioral, and educational status and needs of children referred for school psychological services or for additional supports, such as a 1:1 paraprofessional, which may require an observation form to be completed; Make recommendations to school personnel pertaining to:  the management of pupils in the school environment; educational adjustments to meet the needs of children (levels of instruction, methods, materials, remedial services, etc.); and placement of exceptional children in special education classes and programs;
      5. Assess and communicate the results of psycho-educational diagnosis to school personnel and parents through conferences, staffing, and written reports;
      6. Facilitate all initial and re-evaluation IEP meetings (with the exception of Speech and Language – Only and OT/PT);
      7. Attend annual meetings in which a change of placement (more restrictive), in district or out-of-district, is being considered;
      8. Create "save as" documents for IEP amendments;
      9. "Unfinalize" IEPs upon the request of a case manager in order to make modifications;
      10. Assume the role of LEA Representative upon request of the Principal for initial and re-evaluation IEP meetings;
      11. Provide follow-up services to determine to what extent recommendations have been implemented as well as to appraise the efficacy of recommended changes;
      12. Participate in in-service programs, formal and informal, to help school personnel:
        • recognize the needs and problems that children experience; and
        • deal appropriately with the needs and problems of individual children and groups of children;
      13. Work with parents to help them understand the needs and problems of their children and manage their behavior in a constructive manner;
      14. Participate in efforts to improve the mental health climate of the schools, and contribute to the solution of psycho-social-educational problems such as drug usage, truancy, racial conflict, suicide, depression, anxiety, drop-outs, social skills, etc.;
      15. Function as a  member of building level RTI teams, grade level teams, and individual problem solving teams in order to contribute to a multidisciplinary approach to pupil management;
      16. Participate in research projects that pertain to the learning and adjustment of pupils;
      17. Participate in public relations activities in order to promote the acceptance, support, and use of school psychological services;
      18. Maintain lines of communication with various outside agencies that provide child and family services and make appropriate referrals;
      19. Provide support, instruction, technical assistance, and ongoing monitoring of progress toward measurable, identified goals for students at individual, group, or systems level;
      20. Providing support, training, and technical assistance during the data analysis and progress monitoring process for staff and parents;
      21. Serving as a consultation leader in the building during the RTI process;
      22. Providing consultation on legal and ethical concerns that arise in the building during the RTI and special education process;
      23. Providing consultation and developing prevention programs that are consistent with the RTI academic and behavior model;
      24. Involvement in data analysis and evaluation, using data outcomes for implementing plans at an individual, group, or systems level;
      25. Observe, consult, assess, and give feedback on the fidelity of classroom instruction and intervention implementation;
      26. Participate in crisis intervention efforts in the building and district level;
      27. Keep abreast of new information, concepts, and developments within the field of school psychology in order to update one's knowledge and functional skills;
      28. Implement best practices in the area of school psychology which include actively participating in the IEP process;
      29. Identify the area(s) in need of additional assessment and data collection;
      30. Provide a quality explanation of the eligibility process to parents;
      31. Summarize the procedural safeguards and evaluation results;
      32. Perform such other duties as may be assigned by either the Coordinator of Psychological Services or the Special Education Director of Programs and Services. 
    • Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions and related requirements of persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended as an exhaustive list of job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
    • Qualifications: Must have a valid Illinois Professional Educators License, Grades K-12
    • Endorsement:  School Psychologist
    • Compensation:  Per Psychology Union Contract
    • Application Deadline: Candidates must submit an online application by closing date.  
    • Application link: https://www.applitrack.com/waukeganschools/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?category=Professional+Staff+Student+Support+Services
  • Full, Part Time, or Temporary: Full Time
  • Salary Range: Per Psychology Contract
  • Contact information for the employment coordinator: 
    • Caitlin McMurray, Senior Officer for School Psychology and MTSS
    • 224-303-1094
    • cmcmurray@wps60.org

       

    • Date Posted:  09/18/17

      Listing Expires:  12/18/17

 

ReGeneration Schools 

Position:  School Psychologist

City where the position is located: Chicago, IL


Date position is available: 2017-2018 School Year


Position Description: We are seeking an experienced full-time School Psychologist to support our 3 elementary campuses.  This candidate will provide a full range of school psychological services to children grades K-8, including screening and assessment, individual and group counseling, and work with outside agencies as appropriate. This individual will function as a member of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP) team to determine student's eligibility for special services, appropriate programming, and on-going progress. 


Full, Part Time, or Temporary: Full-Time


Salary Range:Competitive salary and benefits (based on education and experience)


Contact information for the employment coordinator: 

Name: Sarai Martinez 

Title: Associate Director of Talent

Phone: 773-324-3300

Email: smartinez@regenerationschools.org

Date Posted:  09/13/17

Listing Expires:  12/13/17

 

Community Consolidated Schools District 168

2 - School Psychologists

Sauk Village, Illinois

Immediate Availability

Position Description

          Provide psychological evaluation and assistance to students who require such services in their educational  

           program. Qualifications:  Valid IL Educator License with School Psychologist endorsement.

Full Time Position

Minimum Salary: Regionally Competitive Salary

Please contact Karen Harris – Human Resources Coordinator at (708) 758-1610 or at kharris@d168.org

Date Posted:  09/13/17

Listing Expires:  12/13/17

 

ECHO Joint Agreement in South Holland Illinois

Immediate opening for a School Psychologist. PEL-School Psychologist required. 

This full-time position is for the 2017-18 school year. Responsibilities include:

    • Administers and Interprets assessment information accurately and presents findings/recommendations
    • Coordinates and participates in benchmarking and progress monitoring
    • Individual and group counseling
    • Conducts classroom observations of students to analyze behavior and learning dynamics
    •  Develops short and long-term goals for students assigned for counseling
    • Provides consultation to teachers and parents on strategies to effect positive changes in the student and his environment

·         Regionally Competitive Salary.

Please apply at https://www.applitrack.com/echo/onlineapp/default.aspx

Contact:

Roxanne Hughes

Human Resource Coordinator

roxanne.hughes@echoja.org

708-985-4414

Date Posted:  09/01/17

Listing Expires:  12/01/17

 

Ogle County Education Cooperative

Position: School Psychologist

Number of full time positions:  2

Location: Rochelle IL, Creston IL, Kings IL, Ashton-Franklin Grove IL and Amboy IL.

Date available: 8/17/17

Essential Roles and Responsibilities: - Evaluation: - To act as one diagnostic component of the IEP team to determine eligibility for special services and resources. - Based on referral concerns, identify/utilize appropriate evaluation tools to address student needs. - Interpret and write reports including record results on observations and evaluations in a meaningful way to those in attendance at IEP eligibility conferences. - Assist in evaluating a student’s fit within their current instructional environment, taking into account student learning style, style of teacher instruction, building resources and peer culture.

Consultation: - Collaborate with teachers, parents, administrators in coordination with the School Social Worker to find effective solutions to academic behavioral difficulties within the context of formal school support systems (such as Student Assistance Teams). - Participate in district-wide RtI team - Meet with parents prior to IEP meeting to review assessment results.

Salary: Comprehensive salary and benefits package that is regionally competitive

Contact: Matt Zilm - Director of Special Education  mzilm@ocecil.org

815-234-2722 Ext:101

417 N. Colfax St

Byron, IL 61010

Date Posted:  08/17/17

Listing Expires:  11/17/17

 

Elmhurst Community Unit School District #205

Elmhurst Illinois
 
Elementary School Psychologist
This position is for the 2017/2018 School year at Lincoln/Hawthorne Elementary Schools
One year contract only
Proper IL Licensure (PEL) with School Psychologist Endorsement Required.
Interested applicants must submit an application at 

Date Posted:  08/10/17

Listing Expires:  11/10/17

 

Lockport District 91

seeks full time psychologist for the 17-18 school year.

Position Title(s) - Professional Educator License (PEL) with a School Psychologist Endorsement
Employer Name - Lockport District 91
Location - Lockport, ILL
Date position is available- Immediately 8/16/2017

Position Description:

Oversee MTSS process including leading problem solving meetings.
Gathering and analyzing student growth & behavior data.
Conduct psychoeducational testing as warranted
Consulting with teams regarding psycho-educational information and interventions.
Facilitate MDC meetings.


Full, Part Time, or Temporary- position is Full time
Salary Range- regionally competitive 
Contact information for the employment - Larry Spencer  lspencer@d91.net  or 815-838-0737 ext 1138

Date Posted:  08/10/17

Listing Expires:  11/10/17

 

Arlington Heights School District 25

Job Title/Hours Needed:  School Psychologist- part-time 3.5 days/week, K-5th grade

City:  Arlington Heights, IL

Start/End Date:  August 28, 2017 - June 7, 2018  (2017/18 School Year)

Overview/Responsibilities:  It's a .7 position in a k-5 building. Duties include evaluations for special education eligibility, creating behavior plans, participating in in Response to Intervention planning, data analysis, attending IEP meetings, observing students. No self-contained programs in the building- caseload is typical learning disabilities, other health impaired, etc.

Contact:  

Kelly Van Nevel
National Hiring Manager

KellyV@mediscan.net   813-448-5853/813-416-1349

Date Posted: 08/10/17

Listing Expires: 11/10/17


Illinois Valley Central School District #321

Job Title/Hours Needed:  Full time  K-12th grade School Psychologist

City:  Chillicothe (17 miles north of Peoria, IL)

Start/End Date:  Now–May 31st -2017/2018 school year

Overview/Responsibilities:  The School Psych will travel between the schools, no more than 2 in one day. The most they will travel is 8 miles between schools. Wide range of disabilities. 60-65 reevaluations.

Qualifications:  Will take new grads. 

Salary:  Competitive.

Contact:  

Kelly Van Nevel
National Hiring Manager

KellyV@mediscan.net   813-448-5853/813-416-1349

Date Posted: 08/10/17

Listing Expires: 11/10/17

 

Joliet Public Schools

Job Title/Hours Needed:  Full-time-40 hours/week  PreK-8th grade

City:  Joliet

Start/End Date:  August - 2017/18 School Year

Overview/Responsibilities:  The School Psych will work at no more than 2 buildings. Will most likely be 1 Elementary and 1 Junior High. Approximately 80-100 evaluations a year for re-evals/initials. Psychologists facilitate problem-solving (RtI) in their buildings as well.

Qualifications Required:  Will take new grads.

Contact:  

Kelly Van Nevel
National Hiring Manager

KellyV@mediscan.net   813-448-5853/813-416-1349

Date Posted: 08/10/17

Listing Expires: 11/10/17

  

School Association for Special Education DuPage (SASED)

Lisle, IL

School Psychologist Position begins 08/14/2017, for the 2017/18 school year

The position serves students in the STARS (Autism), VI, DHH and programs.  Our classrooms are located throughout Dupage County.  However, these programs are concentrated in Winfield, Darien, Villa Park and Westmont.

Job Description

This is a full-time, permanent position.

Salary range is $55,605 to 80,480 depending on education and number of years of experience.

Application should be made on-line at www.sased.org, Work for SASED.

Lynn Schroeder, Director of HR, SASED

2900 Ogden Ave.

Lisle, IL  60532

630-955-8101 Direct Line

331-903-1545 Fax

Date Posted:  07/27/17

Listing Expires:  10/27/17

 

Bensenville School District #2

School Psychologist – Part Time (1-2 days per week)

Great Opportunity to join our dynamic school community in a highly collaborative and child-centered district.

Bensenville is located near the SW corner of O'Hare Airport, with access to multiple express ways and Metra.

Description:
Spanish-speaking (bilingual) preferred, but not required. Candidate must have a strong knowledge base of working with English Language Learners, and Transdisciplinary Play Based Assessments.

Candidates will be active member of MTSS. We're looking for a team-member with strong leadership skills.

Location: Tioga Elementary School

Duties:
Duties of this position include but are not limited to

  • Participating in PBAs.
  • Gathering and analyzing student growth & behavior data.
  • Providing crisis intervention.
  • Communicating with families.
  • Consulting with parents regarding psycho-educational information and interventions.
  • Leading team discussions with parents, teachers, and administrators regarding specific students.
  • Facilitate IEP meetings

Qualifications:
Professional Educators License (PEL) in School Psychology
Spanish speaking preferred but not required.

Salary/Benefits:
Based on Teachers' contract,

Application Procedure:
Apply online at http://www.bsd2.org/ and click the APPLY button

Date Posted:  07/27/17

Listing expires:  10/27/17