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Duties

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Assess the academic, behavioral and emotional needs of students using formal and informal testing instruments. 
  • Collects and interprets pertinent information, and clearly delivers the results/interpretation at team meeting and/or IEP meeting.
  • Conduct observations of students in classroom, review school records, consult with parents and school personnel, administer assessments and interpret diagnostic findings.
  • Collaborate with parents, teachers, and other staff to analyze problems and develop appropriate interventions. 
  • Work collaboratively with other psychologists and social workers to counsel students individually or in groups to enhance social/ emotional growth and facilitate peer relationships. 
  • Collaborate with teachers, teacher assistants and other specialists to discuss individual student modifications or adaptations, ongoing learning issues, interventions or problems.  Work collaboratively to evaluate the efficacy of interventions.
  • Actively participate on problem solving and intervention teams to facilitate early intervention to learning or behavioral problems. 
  • Serve as liaison between student, home, school, and community resources referring families to available services. 
  • Complete required documentation and data collection necessary for IEP requirements. 
  • Uses the IEP process and procedures, as per state and federal law, to determine eligibility for special education and to develop an appropriate IEP to meet identified student needs. Supports parental understanding of student’s educational needs. Maintains appropriate records.
  • Is knowledgeable of the FBA/BIP and MTSS process. Is knowledgeable of the processes to address mandated reporter, suicide prevention, crisis management, bullying and other social emotional needs of the school community. Serves as a resource to parents and staff regarding resources for mental health and academic concerns.
  • Seeks appropriate in-service and professional development.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates will have certification as required by the state of Illinois, a valid Professional Educator License for Secondary Education, and appropriate endorsements

Salary/Benefits

Per negotiated agreement

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/d233/onlineapp/

Email Address

jbryant@hf233.org

Job Posting Date

3/18/2024

Start Date

8/12/2024