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Title: School Psychologist


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Appropriately licensed/certified by the Illinois State Board of Education

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Specialist in a specific area.
  • Member of National Association of School Psychologist.


Accountable to:

  • Director of Student Services, Building Administrators


Primary Objective:

  • Assist the Building Principal and Assistant Principal under the direct supervision of the Director of Student Services to provide services for the identification, evaluation and educational programming for children from birth through age 21, and to assist parents and professionals in meeting the educational and social/emotional/behavioral, and mental health needs of children and youth.


Major Areas of Accountability*:

  • Serve as an advocate for all children and youth.
  • Consult and collaborate with educators, parents, children, and other professionals or agencies to improve student outcomes.
  • Provide functional academic and behavioral assessments that are relevant to the presenting problem and student characteristics and are intervention and results oriented.
  • Develop individual, group or system level interventions, which improve or resolve the identified problems or concerns including academic, social/emotional/behavioral, and mental health needs as they relate to educational progress.
  • Provide support, instructions, technical assistance, and ongoing monitoring of progress toward measurable, identified goals for students at individual, group, or systems level.
  • Participate in staff development through membership in professional organizations, educating school personnel, consulting, and research.
  • Involvement in data analysis and evaluation, using data outcomes for implementing plans at an individual, group, or systems level.
  • Engage in public awareness activities that assist parents and staff in understanding services and anticipated outcomes of these services.
  • Act in concert with legal requirements and ethical codes of the profession.
  • Participate in inter-disciplinary staffing to determine the eligibility, appropriate planning and re-evaluation for students who require special education programs and services.
  • Participate in inter-agency/inter-disciplinary meetings that determine the eligibility and appropriate educational plans for children with disabilities.
  • Reports any and all violations of rules and regulations to the Building Principal and Director of Student Services.
  • Engage in professional growth including continuous inquiry, professional development practices, application and sharing of research based practices.
  • Demonstrate cultural competence and behaviors consistent with the core values, visions, and mission of District 159.



  • Bending, carrying, climbing must be able to travel between job sites, lifting, pushing-pulling, reaching, sitting, standing, and walking. Must be able to occasionally lift, move, or push items of 50 lbs such as assisting children or moving/rearranging furniture.
  • CPI Trained and Certified.


Working Conditions:

  • Includes extremes of temperature and humidity.
  • Hazards include stairs and communicable diseases.

Additional Notes

Start date effective immediately

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