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  • Position Type:
      Special Education/School Pyschologist

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
      District Wide

  • Date Available:

  Job Summary:
The school psychologist supports students’ learning, social development, and mental and behavioral health using problem solving, assessment, data-based decision-making, and the delivery of evidenced-based interventions. The school psychologist collaborates and consults with educators, families, and other professionals to help create safe, healthy, and supportive learning environments for all students.



Job Duties/Essential Functions: 

  • Illinois School Service Personnel Certificate (Type 73) with a School Psychology endorsement; Master’s Degree and/or Specialist Degree in School Psychology;
  • The school psychologist serves an essential role as a member of the school’s MTSS team. This team collaboratively provides a multi-tiered system of support through implementation and monitoring of evidence-based behavioral and academic interventions for all students in need. The comprehensive services provided reflect the specific needs of the students, families, and schools served and include the following job duties:
    • consult and collaborate with colleagues, students, families and other stakeholders to promote effective implementation of services;
    • use assessment and data collection methods and to implement and evaluate services that support cognitive and academic skills;
    • use assessment and data-collection methods to implement and evaluate services that support socialization, learning, and mental and behavioral health, including but not limited to behavioral supports, individual and group counseling, and social skills training;
    • utilize varied models and methods of assessment and data collection for identifying strengths and needs of individual students and the broader school community, developing effective services and programs, and measuring progress and outcomes;
    • develop and implement practices and strategies to create and maintain effective and supportive learning environments for children and others (e.g., positive behavior interventions and supports);
    • promote services that enhance learning, mental and behavioral health, safety, and physical well-being through protective and adaptive factors and to implement effective crisis preparation, response, and recovery;
    • implement and evaluate services that respond to culture and context and facilitate family and school partnerships and interactions with community agencies for enhancement of academic and social–behavioral outcomes for children;
    • evaluate and apply research as a foundation for service delivery and, in collaboration with others, use various techniques and technology resources for data collection, measurement, and analysis to support effective practices at the individual, group, and/or systems levels; and
    • provide services consistent with ethical, legal, and professional standards; engage in responsive ethical and professional decision-making; collaborate with other professionals; and apply professional work characteristics needed for effective practice as school psychologists, including respect for human diversity and social justice, communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, responsibility, adaptability, initiative, dependability, and technology skills.


Salary Range: 

  • Starting salary of $48,304; (Please click the link to view the current (Salary Schedule(Funded through a Grant)
  • Salary is commensurate with education and experience and includes a competitive benefits package;
  • Employee assistance program offered to employees and their immediate family members;
  • Qualified candidates may be granted up to eight years of verified full-time public-school teaching experience for credit on the salary schedule;
  • We offer a mentoring program for teachers who are new to the District.

Additional Notes

Work Calendar:

  • 180 days per year - August through May/June
  • 7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m./ 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

How to Apply

To apply: Complete application online at www.district130.org. Attach copies of a resume, three letters of reference, and transcripts online.

Cook County School District 130 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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