Summer School Psychologist (1 Position)-Pths209

Proviso Township High Schools District 209 Forest Park , IL 60130

Posted 1 week ago

POSITION TITLE: Summer School Psychologist (1 position)-PTHS 209

REPORTS TO: Special Education Department Chair

Principal

The Psychologist is responsible for pre-referral consultation/intervention/ RTI , as well as screening and identification of students referred for possible special education services and providing consultation to staff and students.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Valid Illinois Professional Educators License w/ school psychologist endorsement

  • Masters Degree

Preferred

  • Bilingual- Spanish Speaking

  • Previous Experience as School Psychologist

SCHOOL TERM: Summer 2019

June 10th - July 19th (Monday-Thursday)

SALARY: $4,000.00

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

The essential job duties and responsibilities are not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary

  • Pre-referral consultation/intervention/RTI, including but not limited to:

  • Being a standing member of the pre-referral team within the assigned school(s)

  • Observing the student(s)

  • Serving as an assessment specialist who may do any or all of the following:

  • Screen at-risk children for intervention

  • Monitor progress during intervention

  • Assess instructional strategies

  • Consult with teachers to add instructional strategies/interventions

  • Monitor response to curriculum modification

  • Serving as an instructional intervention specialist who plans intervention and individual education programs on the basis of all necessary curriculum components and implements or supervises the implementation of intervention

  • Participating in ongoing training/in servicing related to job duties

  • Consulting with teachers and other team members on an ongoing basis

  • Serving as a technical assistant for the support of implementation of RTI in the assigned schools

  • Conducting an evaluation of each student assigned which shall include, but not be limited to:

  • Conducting pre-diagnostic meetings in order to determine scope and sequence of needed evaluations

  • An interview with the child

  • Classroom observation(s)

  • Consultation with the child's parents and teacher(s)

  • A review of the child's academic history and current educational functioning

  • A psycho educational evaluation if the child's learning processes and level of educational achievement

  • Administration of specialized evaluations specific to the nature of the child's problems

  • Conduct Functional Behavior Analysis for student, if required

  • Help create Behavior Intervention Plan for student, if required(consultation with team members required for this)

  • Attend pre-referral and screening team meetings in buildings assigned

  • Enter information regarding the psycho educational evaluation on CRT at least 24 hours prior to the extended IEP team meeting

  • Participate in the extended IEP team meetings and other such procedures as necessary, including manifestation determination review meetings

  • As part of the team determining the nature of a child's problems through a full case study evaluation, the Psychologist will, when necessary, participate in: parent conferences, classroom observations, consultations with local agencies, extended IEP team meetings, case follow-ups, consultations with teachers, the other diagnosticians assigned to the case, supervisors, and social workers

  • Attending PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluation reports, and scheduling/chairing pre-diagnostic meetings (PDM's)

  • Participating in other duties based on the needs of students and programs. These may include teacher in-service, counseling, screening of students (preschool, etc), parent groups, supervision of interns, research of ongoing programs, and development of new programs.

  • Complete and monitor progress of the child's vision and hearing status by utilizing the Vision and Hearing Tracking form

  • Monitor the status of obtaining a consent for re-evaluation by utilizing the Re-evaluation Consent Tracking form

  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Special Education Department Chair, Superintendent or designee

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