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Duties

  • Lead domain, intake, initials, and 3-year eligibility meeting.
  • Serve in the role of LEA representative when requested.
  • Review IEPs and files of students new to the District. Collaborate with administrators and make recommendations for placement.
  • Conducts comprehensive psycho-educational evaluations of students referred for potential special education services.
  • Creates norm and criterion referenced cohorts for data comparison.
  • Actively participate on the various building and district-level Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS)Teams, meetings, and data reviews. Psychologists will facilitate weekly Tier 3 meetings (student problem-solving meetings), aligned with district processes, at the building levels.
  • Collaborate and communicate with administrators, staff members, and parents about student evaluations, including parent requests and MTSS services.
  • Provide professional development to building and district staff members.
  • Stay up to date with best practices through professional development.
  • Participate in Psychologist PLC Meetings.
  • Use and apply knowledge of instruction, learning, and intervention within the classroom environment as appropriate.
  • Work with the SEL Team to assist and provide insight into the development, data collection, and data analysis of functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans.
  • Work with the MTSS and Special Education Teams to provide assistance to staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students.
  • Contribute to program development that furthers the integration social emotional learning, behavior interventions, and problem solving in the classroom.

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in School Psychology
  • Illinois Professional Educators License with School Psychologist Endorsement.
  • Bilingual endorsement preferred, but not required.

Salary/Benefits

Defined by Teacher Contract

Additional Notes

Required Skills & Knowledge:

  • Ability to aggregate and disaggregate data for various audiences.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data to support eligibility decision making.
  • Knowledge about English Language Learners' academic development.
  • Knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) including academic, social emotional, and behavioral components.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, including written and verbal.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to engage in data-driven, child-centered decision making.

How to Apply

Please go to www.bsd2.org

Please go to the Employment Icon on the bottom of the page.

All the open job postings will appear, please click on the "APPLY" button pertaining to the School Psychologist

Please submit all documents online
Online application which will include the formal application, resume, official transcripts and certificate,
and letters of recommendation.

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/bsd2/onlineapp

Job Posting Date

2/29/2024

Start Date

8/14/2024