The University of Chicago Charter School is a neighborhood charter school on the South Side of Chicago, operated by the University of Chicago Urban Education Institute. Comprised of four campuses spanning all grades from prekindergarten through high school, UChicago Charter is an academic superhighway empowering students to achieve excellence, cultivate critical thinking, and develop leadership skills to ensure success in college and life.
The School Psychologist is responsible for providing services to elementary and secondary students at the four University of Chicago Charter School campuses. The School Psychologist will work as part of a multidisciplinary team to serve students, staff, and families by providing diagnostic assessment, consultation, behavior intervention services, and participation in multi-tiered systems of support to Pre-K through 12th Grade students. This is a part-time position and ineligible for benefits.
Principal job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Conducts required evaluations and re-evaluations within required time frames.
Assists with the identification, eligibility determination, and educational planning of diverse learners in collaboration with teachers and related service providers.
Provides consultation to parents, teachers, administrators and others on topics such as learning styles and behavior modification techniques.
Serves as a resource and consultant, conducting in-service programs as requested.
Utilizes strong collaboration and organizational skills in support of working with other educational professionals to develop teaching strategies and school programs.
Maintains student records, including special education reports, confidential records, records of services provided and behavioral data.
Provides consultation for development of, and participates in multi-tiered student support systems which address academic, social, emotional, and behavioral goals for student.
Demonstrates flexibility in working with various teams across the four campuses.
Must have an Illinois Professional Educator license with School Psychologist endorsement. Candidate should also have relevant work experience, excellent oral and written communication skills, and exposure to working in an urban elementary or secondary school environment.
UCCS recruits, hires, compensates, promotes and otherwise manages employees and prospective employees on the basis of individual merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any and all other factors protected by law. This policy includes UCCS's commitment to maintain a workplace free from sexual or other unlawful harassment or discrimination of any nature.
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