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Duties

Problem-Solving, Assessment, and Interpretation

1. Provide leadership in the problem-solving and MTSS process in the assigned building(s).

2. Consult and collaborate with teachers and other professionals to design, implement, monitor, and modify interventions to address students’ academic, behavioral, and/or social concerns.

3. Facilitate the MTSS, Functional Behavior Assessment and Case Study Evaluation process by managing and interpreting all existing data, administering assessments when appropriate, and evaluating and summarizing results.

4. Review educational evaluations, summaries, and recommendations received from private providers and/or other schools.

Interventions for Students

5. Use data to develop appropriate interventions, strategies, and programs to promote student progress.

6. Provide interventions to students to support the teaching process and to maximize student outcomes. These interventions may include direct counseling services, classroom-based academic and social/emotional interventions, and school-wide programs or services.

Consultation and Training

7. Present in-service training to educational personnel, parents and community members.

8. Participate in continuing professional development to improve and enhance professional knowledge and skills.

9. Be knowledgeable about and follow legal requirements and ethical codes of the profession.

Professional Practice

10. Maintain a personal program of professional growth, and provide leadership in maintaining high quality psychological services to the students of the school district.

11. Plan, recommend, and assist with implementation of educational programs, tools and resources in cooperation with the assistant superintendent, special education coordinator, and principals.

12. Complete all reports, paperwork and other assigned tasks in a timely manner.

13. Communicate, collaborate, and follow through with all aspects of the role. This may include but not limited to email communication and responsiveness, scheduling and confirming meetings with teams, facilitate data collection process and intervention plan tracking.

14. Assume additional tasks as designated by the Director of Special Education.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Master’s degree or greater in school psychology

2. Current Illinois PEL with School Psychologist endorsement

3. Ability to create and manage a complex schedule of student/professional meetings

4. Excellent communication skills

5. Collaborative problem-solving ability

Salary/Benefits

Regionally competitive and based on experience.

How to Apply

Apply on the District website

Email Address

mcelligott.r@nb27.org

Job Posting Date

11/27/2023

Application Deadline

3/20/2024

Start Date

8/19/2024