Posted 6/28/2021

School Psychologist Position in Rhinelander

Description:  The School District of Rhinelander has a 1.0 FTE, School Psychologist (Elementary Level) position opening for the 2021-2022 school year.

The School District of Rhinelander is a progressive district focused on student achievement for all learners.  The community supports 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. Master's Degree
3. 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.
4. Such alternatives to the above as the Board of Education and/or Superintendent of Schools may find appropriate and acceptable

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 integrated learning support 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.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

As a member of the Equitable Multi-level Systems of Support (EMLSS) team, the school psychologist is an advocate for educational equity, promotes the healthy development of the whole-child, and is a leader of systemic change within their school community.

At the core of integrated student services practices lie the following elements:
Data-based decision making for planning, delivery, and evaluation of our programs and services including evaluations for special education eligibility.
Communication, consultation, and collaboration with students, families, staff and community partners
Advocacy and leadership to enable each student to be a healthy and successful learner
Adhere to professional standards of respectful, confidential, individualized, developmentally appropriate, and culturally competent practice
Stay current with professional learning to maintain and develop competency reflecting evidence-based best practice
Demonstrate leadership in the implementation of an Equitable Multi-Level System of Supports

To Apply:    See vacancy #113072 in WECAN system;  https://wecan.education.wisc.edu

NONDISCRIMINATION AND EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Board does not discriminate in the employment of professional and support staff on the basis of any characteristic protected under State or Federal law including, but not limited to race, color, age, sex, creed, or religion, handicap or disability, marital status, citizenship status, veteran status, military service (as defined in 111.32, Wis. Stats.), sexual orientation national origin, ancestry, arrest, record, conviction record, use or non-use of lawful products off the District's premises during non- working hours, or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment practices.
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Posted 6/14/2021

School Psychologist Position:  Menominee County Intermediate School District, Menominee, Michigan.

Click this link to read details:  School Psych revised Job Posting.pdf

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Posted 6/9/2021


School Psychologist Apply Online

Category: SCRED - Related Services/School Psychologist
Date Posted: 6/9/2021
Location: St. Croix River Education District
Date of Availability: 08/02/2021
Date Closing: Open until filled

School Psychologist
*Includes $5,000 signing bonus*

Position Location: Chisago Lakes High School and TRIO Wolf Creek Online Charter School 

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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Posteed 6/8/2021

School Psychologist Position

Maine East High School in Park Ridge have a school psychologist opening next year.  They are located next to O'hare airport on the northwest side of Chicago.  We are ideally looking for a bilingual school psychologist, but are open to all candidates. The application is posted here and while the closing date is officially 6/30, we may consider starting interviews beforehand. 

We are a very well paying school district in Illinois, and Maine East High School is considered one of the most diverse schools in Illinois and across the country.  

If you are interested, contact the person below: 

Dr. Michael Wartick

Associate Principal for Student & Family Services

(he/him/his) Resource: (Why list pronouns?)

Maine East High School

Park Ridge, IL 60068

Office: 847-692-8529

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