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Posted 5/3/2022

Job Summary, School Psychologist Job in Milwaukee

***$5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS OFFERED TO BILINGUAL CANDIDATES***

School Psychologists in Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) serve a diverse student population in a variety of school settings (traditional, Montessori, language immersion, IB, charter, magnet).Typically, school psychologists either serve on the centralized evaluation team or they have a school based assignment. MPS School Psychologists also have opportunities to pursue other non-traditional roles or assignments, such as positions with the Violence Prevention Program. Our 160+ school psychologists offer direct services at the prevention, intervention, and supportive levels to both regular education and special education students. Numerous professional development and collaboration opportunities are provided. Competitive salary and benefits packages, including tuition reimbursement and paid conference fees, are also provided to MPS psychologists.

Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application at https://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/ including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Important message:  As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.

How To Apply:  Interested applicants should complete all sections of the application at https://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/ including the online submission of a current resume and three (3) letters of recommendation dated within the last year and signed by the author. Non-MPS employees should attach transcripts conferring their undergraduate and graduate degrees.

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Psychology, Education Specialist Degree or a Doctorate Degree

Responsibilities

Centralized Evaluation Teams

·          Conduct assessments for initial special education referrals

·          Consult with school-based staff regarding referred students

·          Participate in initial IEP meetings

      School-Based Psychologist

·          Special Education Re-evaluation

o     Assessment

o     IEP Team participation

o     Adding relevant information to Infinite Campus, the district's student information system

o     Providing related services

·          Involvement in Building Intervention Team (BIT)

o     Academic

o     Behavior

·          Direct services to students

o     Individual therapy

o     Group therapy

o     Classroom presentations(Talking about Touching, Second Step, Yoga, Mindfulness, etc.)

o     Check in/Check out

o     Facilitation  of Tier 2 Interventions such as Social/Academic Instruction Groups

o     Facilitation of Tier 3 interventions such as Educational Wraparound/RENEW

·          Systems level work

o     School-based committees

o     School-Based Learning Team

o     Violence Prevention activities

o     School-based training on trauma informed care

·          Additional school-based services

o     Section 504 Coordination, which includes  determining the need for assessments for initial evaluations and reevaluations, facilitating compliance with plan implementation, and facilitating annual reviews

o     Consultation and Collaboration with school staff members, district employees, and families

o     Risk Assessments

o     District Crisis Team participation

o     Processing initial IEP referral paperwork and sending the documentation to the centralized evaluation team

Pay Range

The salary range is $57,844 - $93, 915 (200 days)

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law.  Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Department of Human Capital.  The identities of all "final candidates" may be released.  Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.

Melannie Litscher, Ed.S.

School Psychologist Supervisor

Office of Psychological Services

Milwaukee Public Schools

Office: (414)438-3644

Fax: (414) 438 – 3543

6620 W. Capitol Drive, Milwaukee, WI 53216, Room 137

District Suicide and Self-Injury Prevention and Intervention Support

MPS School Psychologists for Anti-Racism and Cultural Equity (SPACE) Committee Member

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Posted 3/16/2022

School Psychologist Apply Online

Category: SCRED - Related Services/School Psychologist
Date Posted: 3/16/2022
Location: St. Croix River Education District
Date of Availability: 08/02/2022
Date Closing: 03/30/2022

School Psychologist
**$5,000 signing bonus provided**
 

Position Location: Pine City High School and Vision (Federal Setting IV Program)

Position Purpose            
School psychologists provide direct and/or indirect support and interventions to students, consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services. Through their work, school psychologists help SCRED member districts and buildings successfully implement a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) framework in order to: improve academic achievement, promote positive behavior and mental health, support diverse learners, create safe, positive school climates, strengthen family-school partnerships, improve school-wide assessment and accountability, and monitor individual student progress in academics and behavior.

Essential Duties

  • MTSS Implementation
    • Promote and assist in effective and efficient school-wide implementation of an MTSS framework for both academics and social emotional learning, in partnership with building administrators and teams
    • Facilitate the problem solving team (PST) in each building, ensuring that each PST is:
      • using standard data for decision making
      • defining problems in observable and measurable terms
      • collecting sufficient information for intervention planning
      • developing detailed intervention plans
      • evaluating integrity of implementation
      • supporting classroom teachers or interventionists in data collection activities
      • graphing intervention effectiveness
    • Participate in various data team meetings within each building
    • Provide consultation to parents and/or teachers regarding social emotional learning and/or academic difficulties, utilizing the SCRED 5-step problem-solving model: Problem Identification, Problem Analysis, Plan Development, Plan Implementation, and Plan Evaluation
    • Assist in conducting needs assessments to support various resource allocation and/or programming decisions
  • Special Education Leadership
    • Facilitate Student Support Team (SST) meetings
    • Attend special education department meetings
    • Serve as a liaison between SCRED and its member districts, in promotion of a positive, collaborative culture
    • Provide consultation on special education due process to staff and parents
    • Assist in the improvement of special education services (e.g., program evaluation, evaluation/service process, resource allocation, transitions), under the direction of SCRED Administration and the principal
    • Facilitate the child find process by assisting in responding to referrals for initial special education evaluations for students suspected of having disabilities
    • Assist in coordinating the reevaluation process for students receiving special education and related services
    • Administer and interpret intellectual ability tests, social behavior assessments, and adaptive assessments as part of comprehensive evaluations for current and potential special education students when necessary
    • Assist in the planning process for the provision of Extended School Year (ESY) services in building(s)/district of assignment
    • Assist with facilitating transition planning, including attending IEP meetings (as needed) for children moving from ECSE programs to kindergarten, elementary to secondary, or between buildings and programs
    • Support special education staff in reviewing progress monitoring data on IEP goals and designing appropriate interventions
    • Assist with state compliance review activities, including the implementation of any resulting corrective action plans
    • Serve as an active member of the SCRED Implementation Team (I-Team)
    • Plan and implement professional learning opportunities at SCRED and building(s)/district of assignment
  • Academic Assessment and Services
    • Support building-wide academic screening processes
    • Complete diagnostic assessments in reading, math and written expression, as deemed appropriate by the Problem Solving Team or Student Support Team
    • Develop, implement and monitor the fidelity of academic interventions, as requested
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with child find requirements related to the implementation of Scientific Research-Based Interventions
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Assessment and Services
    • Provide direct SEL services to individuals, small groups, classrooms or school-wide, as requested
    • Provide direct counseling services to individuals or groups, as requested
    • Complete mental health screenings and assist students,  families, and school staff in determining appropriate mental health supports, both internally and through outside agencies
    • Complete function-based behavior assessments (FBAs), when deemed appropriate by the Problem Solving Team or Student Support Team
    • Assist in the development of Behavior Support Plans (BSPs), in collaboration with special education staff to write Behavior Support Plans, and track BSPs data with integrity checks
    • Gather and organize data to assist teams in making manifestation determination, when needed
    • Provide behavior consultation services to general education and special education staff
  • Crisis Response Services
    • Facilitate crisis response procedures and participate in the school’s crisis team at the discretion of the building principal
    • Provide consultation in crisis prevention and response
    • Complete student risk assessments when necessary
    • Assist in completing student threat assessment activities when necessary
    • Provide an immediate response to students, families, and school staff in crisis situations and determine when a referral to an outside agency is needed
  • Other Duties
    • Perform other duties as assigned
Education & Training
  • Minimum: Master’s Degree in School Psychology (internship year)
  • Education Specialist or Doctorate in School Psychology (all other candidates)
Work Experience
Preferred: Three or more years working in a related position.

Licensure/Certification
  • Minimum: MN Teaching Licensure in School Psychology or ability to obtain licensure
  • Preferred: Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Personal Skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects independently
  • A passion and willingness to learn and help others learn
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Adaptability based on changing needs
  • Solutions-focused problem-solving skills
  • Adept in using and learning new technology
Physical Demands
  • Travel within assigned district; occasional travel to the SCRED office and outside of the SCRED member districts
  • Frequent computer use including long periods without movement
  • The use of physical restraint with students demonstrating behaviors that constitute an emergency
Application Procedure
Apply online
St Croix River Education District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online.

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Posted 3/15/2022

TITLE: Full-Time Lecturer Position Open at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

See below for a link to and excerpted text from the posting for a full-time Lecturer position in the school psychology program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.  Applicants are expected to have earned an Education Specialist (EdS) degree (or equivalent) in school psychology or a related field.  For more information, contact Search and Screen Committee Chair Dan Hyson at dhyson@uwlax.edu.  Our Program Director Rob Dixon, Joci Newton, Ruth Schumacher-Martinez and I, Dan Hyson, are excited to welcome a new colleague to our outstanding program in beautiful southwestern Wisconsin.  We hope you consider submitting an application.  This is a continuous recruitment with first review date set for 3/28/2022.  Thanks.  Have a great day.

https://employment.uwlax.edu/postings/13378

 

The Department of Psychology in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH) at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL), is recruiting a new colleague in the graduate School Psychology Program for a 2-year Limited Term Lecturer to start August 29, 2022. The School Psychology Program is housed within the Psychology Department and has a strong record of educating future school psychologists who positively impact children’s learning outcomes. Known for its culture of collaboration among faculty, staff and students, the program is committed to preparing culturally competent and humble practitioners who are ready to meet the needs of diverse learners and families through equitable practices. School districts in which program students and graduates have served consistently voice respect for the program’s ability to produce practitioner/scholars well-trained in the comprehensive role of the practicing school psychologist. The program grants an Education Specialist degree, is approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and is conditionally accredited by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

 

The full-time lecturer will join faculty who operate as a team and rely on individual and collective strengths. As such, we prefer an applicant who can contribute in one or more of the following ways: by engaging in high impact teaching practices on the diagnosis and positive change of behavior concerns in children and adolescents, infusing diversity and social justice into teaching and mentoring with students, and by increasing community engagement and collaboration with schools and other community institutions serving children and adolescents. Graduate teaching expectations are a 4-4 course load and may include courses such as Early Childhood Assessment, Psycho-educational Assessment 1 & 2, Assessment of Personality and Emotional/Behavior Disorders, Practicum and Internship Supervision, and other courses within the applicant’s interest area. Undergraduate course offerings appropriate to the candidate’s training and expertise are a possibility. The position provides excellent benefits and flexibility with scheduling classes.


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Posted 2/12/2022 

School Psychologist Apply Online

Category: SCRED - Related Services/School Psychologist
Date Posted: 2/1/2022
Location: St. Croix River Education District
Date of Availability: 08/02/2022
Date Closing: 02/15/2022

School Psychologist
**$5,000 signing bonus provided**
 

Position Location: Chisago Lakes Middle School in the Chisago Lakes School District

Position Purpose            
School psychologists provide direct and/or indirect support and interventions to students, consult with teachers, families, and other school-employed mental health professionals (i.e., school counselors, school social workers) to improve support strategies, work with school administrators to improve school-wide practices and policies, and collaborate with community providers to coordinate needed services. Through their work, school psychologists help SCRED member districts and buildings successfully implement a multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS) framework in order to: improve academic achievement, promote positive behavior and mental health, support diverse learners, create safe, positive school climates, strengthen family-school partnerships, improve school-wide assessment and accountability, and monitor individual student progress in academics and behavior.

Essential Duties

  • MTSS Implementation
    • Promote and assist in effective and efficient school-wide implementation of an MTSS framework for both academics and social emotional learning, in partnership with building administrators and teams
    • Facilitate the problem solving team (PST) in each building, ensuring that each PST is:
      • using standard data for decision making
      • defining problems in observable and measurable terms
      • collecting sufficient information for intervention planning
      • developing detailed intervention plans
      • evaluating integrity of implementation
      • supporting classroom teachers or interventionists in data collection activities
      • graphing intervention effectiveness
    • Participate in various data team meetings within each building
    • Provide consultation to parents and/or teachers regarding social emotional learning and/or academic difficulties, utilizing the SCRED 5-step problem-solving model: Problem Identification, Problem Analysis, Plan Development, Plan Implementation, and Plan Evaluation
    • Assist in conducting needs assessments to support various resource allocation and/or programming decisions
  • Special Education Leadership
    • Facilitate Student Support Team (SST) meetings
    • Attend special education department meetings
    • Serve as a liaison between SCRED and its member districts, in promotion of a positive, collaborative culture
    • Provide consultation on special education due process to staff and parents
    • Assist in the improvement of special education services (e.g., program evaluation, evaluation/service process, resource allocation, transitions), under the direction of SCRED Administration and the principal
    • Facilitate the child find process by assisting in responding to referrals for initial special education evaluations for students suspected of having disabilities
    • Assist in coordinating the reevaluation process for students receiving special education and related services
    • Administer and interpret intellectual ability tests, social behavior assessments, and adaptive assessments as part of comprehensive evaluations for current and potential special education students when necessary
    • Assist in the planning process for the provision of Extended School Year (ESY) services in building(s)/district of assignment
    • Assist with facilitating transition planning, including attending IEP meetings (as needed) for children moving from ECSE programs to kindergarten, elementary to secondary, or between buildings and programs
    • Support special education staff in reviewing progress monitoring data on IEP goals and designing appropriate interventions
    • Assist with state compliance review activities, including the implementation of any resulting corrective action plans
    • Serve as an active member of the SCRED Implementation Team (I-Team)
    • Plan and implement professional learning opportunities at SCRED and building(s)/district of assignment
  • Academic Assessment and Services
    • Support building-wide academic screening processes
    • Complete diagnostic assessments in reading, math and written expression, as deemed appropriate by the Problem Solving Team or Student Support Team
    • Develop, implement and monitor the fidelity of academic interventions, as requested
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with child find requirements related to the implementation of Scientific Research-Based Interventions
  • Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Assessment and Services
    • Provide direct SEL services to individuals, small groups, classrooms or school-wide, as requested
    • Provide direct counseling services to individuals or groups, as requested
    • Complete mental health screenings and assist students,  families, and school staff in determining appropriate mental health supports, both internally and through outside agencies
    • Complete function-based behavior assessments (FBAs), when deemed appropriate by the Problem Solving Team or Student Support Team
    • Assist in the development of Behavior Support Plans (BSPs), in collaboration with special education staff to write Behavior Support Plans, and track BSPs data with integrity checks
    • Gather and organize data to assist teams in making manifestation determination, when needed
    • Provide behavior consultation services to general education and special education staff
  • Crisis Response Services
    • Facilitate crisis response procedures and participate in the school’s crisis team at the discretion of the building principal
    • Provide consultation in crisis prevention and response
    • Complete student risk assessments when necessary
    • Assist in completing student threat assessment activities when necessary
    • Provide an immediate response to students, families, and school staff in crisis situations and determine when a referral to an outside agency is needed
  • Other Duties
    • Perform other duties as assigned
Education & Training
  • Minimum: Master’s Degree in School Psychology (internship year)
  • Education Specialist or Doctorate in School Psychology (all other candidates)
Work Experience
Preferred: Three or more years working in a related position.

Licensure/Certification
  • Minimum: MN Teaching Licensure in School Psychology or ability to obtain licensure
  • Preferred: Nationally Certified School Psychologist
Personal Skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively on a team
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects independently
  • A passion and willingness to learn and help others learn
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Adaptability based on changing needs
  • Solutions-focused problem-solving skills
  • Adept in using and learning new technology
Physical Demands
  • Travel within assigned district; occasional travel to the SCRED office and outside of the SCRED member districts
  • Frequent computer use including long periods without movement
  • The use of physical restraint with students demonstrating behaviors that constitute an emergency
Application Procedure

Apply online

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Posted 2/12/2022

School Psychology Position in the School District of Rhinelander

Located in the beautiful Northwoods of Wisconsin, the School District of Rhinelander serves nine surrounding townships and the City of Rhinelander. The District serves approximately 2,400 students in its four elementary schools, middle school, and high school.

We are currently seeking candidates to fill an Elementary School Psychologist position for the 2022-2023 school year (WECAN vacancy #131343) . Our District is progressive with a focus on student achievement for all learners.  The community supports our excellent facilities that are shared, exceptional technology and high quality professional development for all staff.  Our Mission is Equity, Empowerment, Excellence for All!  #TheHodagWay

QUALIFICATIONS:

1. A valid School Psychology license as approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

2. Demonstrates leadership and ability to work effectively with groups and individuals; demonstrates skill in organizing ideas and presenting them with clarity and conciseness; demonstrates a creative and imaginative approach to problem-solving; demonstrates the ability to make sound decisions and withstand pressures in difficult situations.

REPORTS TO: Director of Learning Support 

JOB GOAL:

To provide a comprehensive continuum of coordinated psychological services for children, parents, and school staff.  The ultimate goals of such services include improving educational achievement, enhancing self concepts, fostering competency in dealing with environmental demands and improving interpersonal relationships.

The school psychologist is a core member of the school's Equitable Multi-level System of Support (eMLSS) team; this team works collaboratively, in partnership with teachers, administrators, families, and community organizations, to design and deliver a comprehensive, coordinated, and customized system of student supports. The primary purpose of this team is to create environments that maximize opportunities for learning and ensure that all students develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed to achieve personal success as a college, career, and community ready individual.

To be considered for the position please apply at:  https://wecan.education.wisc.edu

If you are interested in learning more about our District and/or would like to schedule a visit prior to applying please contact Human Resources at 715-365-9700 ext 5734 

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Posted 2/3/2022

  • School Psychology Internship 
  • Position Type:
      Student Support Services/Psychologist Intern

  • Date Posted:
      1/31/2022

  • Location:
      Skokie School

  • Date Available:
      2022-2023 School year

  • Closing Date:
      03/15/2022

  • Psych Intern 2022-2023 school year

    School Psychologist Intern is needed for the 2022-23 school year.

    School: The Skokie Middle School (Grades 5-6)

    Description: The Winnetka School District 36 school psychology internship offers tremendous breadth and depth of experiences. Interns will work across all 3 tiers of service delivery to perform a variety of duties in preparation for independent, professional practice.  Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

    Essential Job Functions:  Under the supervision of a certified school psychologist supervisor, Intern will demonstrate:

    • The ability to work collaboratively with others to optimize student achievement. 

    • A willingness to participate in staff development opportunities. 

    • A strong commitment to professional excellence. 

    • Academic and behavioral screening

    • Standardized assessment (cognitive, academic, and social-emotional initial and re-evaluations as well as specialized assessment for low-incidence/self-contained populations)

    • Curriculum based assessment

    • Report writing and preparation/completion of IEP paperwork

    • Complete case study evaluations and facilitate eligibility/entitlement determinations

    • Facilitate IEP domain meetings and maintain compliance for (re)-evaluations

    • Provide therapeutic intervention/counseling for students with social/emotional/behavioral needs

    • Social skills intervention/training (using social cognitive or behavioral methods based on students’ abilities)

    • Academic support (consultation to develop interventions and monitor effectiveness)

    • Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) development

    • System level support opportunities

    • Teacher/parent consultation

    • Progress monitoring

    • 504 Plan Eligibility and Development

    • Supporting efforts to build a responsive system through MTSS

    • Participating in building based and district level MTSS activities

    • Various data management and research opportunities

    • Providing crisis intervention

    • Consultation and collaboration with colleagues, administrators, families, and students.

    • Following ethical standards and local laws while becoming an advocate for students and families and balancing the needs of a public school.

    Qualifications:

    • Enrolled in a Master's level school psychology program leading toward state certification/licensure

    • Endorsement from a NASP and CAEP approved university program (Verified through ISBE form 73-44 “Notification of School Service Personnel Intern Eligibility Status”).

    In addition, ideal candidates will possess the following qualities:

    • Ability to work well with others

    • Demonstrate mastery of school psychology coursework

    • Developing consultation skills for conferencing with teachers, parents, and students

    • Possess the organization and time management skills needed to handle multiple responsibilities

    • Aware of own limitations and seeks guidance when needed

    • Comfortable working independently once an activity has been adequately explained/supervised

    • Mutual fit between intern and Winnetka School District 36

    Reports To: School Psychologist/Director of Student Services, Equity and Inclusion

    Date Available: August 2022

    Assignment: School Year, five days per week

    Salary:  $15,000/year

    To learn more about The Winnetka Public Schools District 36, visit our website.

https://www.applitrack.com/winnetka36/onlineapp/JobPostings/view.asp?Category=Student+Support+Services&AppliTrackJobId=941&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackViewPosting=1

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