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Reports To:              Principal/Director of Student Services
Supervises:              Students
Department:            Building
Classification:          Teacher – Certified
Work Year:               180 days
Contract Dates:        School Year
FLSA Status:             Exempt
Evaluation:               Per GEA Agreement

Purpose: To advocate for students through problem-solving and development of systems, programs, and services that maximize students’ current and future social, emotional, and educational progress. The school psychologist is a change agent who collaborates with individuals, families, schools, and communities to promote effective educational environments.

Essential Functions and Performance Responsibilities: (These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

  1. Assists with screenings to identify students who may need educational intervention.
  2. Attends building referral team meetings.
  3. Be knowledgeable about and follow legal requirements and ethical codes of the profession.
  4. Conducts case study evaluation and provides verbal and written reports of information obtained from the case study.
  5. Chairs/attends multidisciplinary conferences (MDCs) for those students evaluated.
  6. Consults with school personnel regarding behavior management and learning problems including functional behavior assessments.
  7. Consults/counsels with parents and/or students to assist in the remediation of school related problems.
  8. Provides consultation for necessary individual educational programs or needs.
  9. Provides relevant in-service education for school personnel (as appropriate).
  10. Conducts observations of students in a variety of school environments when necessary.
  11. Provides direct services to students to develop skills necessary for positive social and educational progress including crisis prevention and intervention.
  12. Attends staff meetings (as appropriate).
  13. Performs other tasks (as appropriate).

Gavin School District 37 assures Equal Employment Opportunities and equal education opportunities for employees and students as required by Federal and State Orders and Laws. This job description is intended to accurately reflect the position activities and requirements. It is not intended to be and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the position.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may  be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Duties are performed indoors and occasionally outdoors.



Appropriate State of Illinois License with School Psychologist Endorsement


Salary is based on the salary schedule and experience per G.E.A. contract.
Benefits include: health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid sick and personal days.


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