School District Near Alsip, Illinois - Hiring School Psychologist

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Job Details

Location Alsip, IL
Discipline School Psychologist
Date Posted February 12, 2024

Job Description

Job Title: School Psychologist

Location: Alsip, IL

Are you a compassionate and skilled School Psychologist looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students? We are seeking a dedicated individual to join our educational team in Alsip, IL. As a School Psychologist, you will play a crucial role in supporting students' academic, social, and emotional well-being, helping them thrive in their educational journey.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive psychological assessments to identify students' strengths and areas of concern.
  • Collaborate with teachers, parents, and other professionals to develop individualized educational plans (IEPs) and behavior intervention plans (BIPs) for students with special needs.
  • Provide counseling and guidance to students dealing with social, emotional, and behavioral challenges.
  • Assist in the implementation of evidence-based interventions and strategies to support students' academic, social, and emotional development.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings to discuss student progress, provide recommendations, and ensure effective support services.
  • Collaborate with community resources and agencies to provide additional support to students and families as needed.
  • Serve as a resource for teachers and staff, offering guidance and professional development on topics related to mental health, learning disabilities, and behavioral interventions.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of assessments, interventions, and progress reports.
  • Stay abreast of current research, trends, and best practices in the field of school psychology.

Requirements:

  • Master's or Doctoral degree in School Psychology or a related field.
  • Valid state certification or licensure as a School Psychologist in Illinois.
  • Proven experience working as a School Psychologist in an educational setting (preferably in a K-12 environment).
  • Strong knowledge of psychological assessment tools and techniques.
  • Familiarity with special education laws and regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine desire to help students succeed.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in using technology and educational software for assessment and data analysis.

How to Apply:

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of students and possess the qualifications mentioned above, we encourage you to apply. Please send your updated resume to [email protected]

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