School Psychologists needed ASAP in Chicago IL - multiple locations! (23066472)

Location: Illinois-Chicago - Multiple cities around Chicago Metro (Chicago, Bourbonnais, Glenwood, Glen Ellyn, Buffalo Grove, Old Mill Creek, Naperville, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Orland Park, Posen, Matteson, Joliet, Frankfort, West Chicago
Duration: Locum Tenens - Full Time
Job ID: 23066472
Company: Maxim Physician Resources
Contact: Robert Hewitt, MSc    Call: 9727076388
Practice Type:   Academic
Job Posted: 10/19/21

School Psychologists needed ASAP in Chicago IL - multiple locations! - 23066472

Professional Educator License:

  • If you hold a valid, comparable out of state license:
    • A copy of your valid, comparable out of state license
    • A master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education

 

  • If you do not have a valid, comparable out of state license:?
    • A master's degree or higher from regionally accredited institution of higher education (except school nurse)
    • Proof of completion of a State Approved Program ?(Use ISBE form 80-02S: State Approved Program and Completion of Standards Verification PDF Document  - School Support Personnel Only)
    • Internship or equivalent experience
    • Completion of coursework* addressing methods of teaching exceptional children, reading methods, content area reading, and methods of teaching English learners (Use ISBE form 80-02S: State Approved Program and Completion of Standards Verification PDF Document - School Support Personnel Only)
    • Licensure Tests: All test scores are valid indefinitely.  View the options below to see the required tests for each area. Click here to register for the tests.
    • If completing a program at an Illinois institution, please work closely with the institution to ensure their specific requirements/timeframes are met.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Completes multi-factored evaluations (initial and re-evaluations) in compliance with state
    • regulations with in a designated time frame
    • Conducts pre-referral consultation/intervention, including but not limited to:
      • Being a standing member of the pre-referral team within the assigned school(s)
      • Observing the student(s)
      • Serving 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
      • Consults with teachers to add instructional strategies/interventions
      • Monitors response to curriculum modification
    • Serves as an instructional intervention specialist who plans intervention and individual education
    • Psycho-educational assessments shall include:
      • Norm referenced test that measure intelligence, visual motor skills and fine motor skills
      • Interviews with the patient and/or individuals familiar with the patient
      • Observations of the patient
    • Consults individually, or in groups, with patients and/or parents or other personnel on matters relating to the education and mental health of the patients to ensure the development and provision of the most appropriate education program
    • Maintains a monthly Psycho-Educational Evaluation log for each month of service
    • Reviews research in current best practice and presents recommendations to client for review and potential implementation as requested, including staff training programs on the basis of all necessary curriculum components and implements or supervises the implementation of intervention
    • Participates in on-going training/in-servicing related job duties
    • Consults with teachers and other team members on an ongoing basis
    • Serves as a technical assistant for the support of implementation of RTI in the assigned schools (if applicable)
    • Conducts an evaluation of each student assigned which shall include, but not limited to:
      • Conducting pre-diagnostic meetings in order to determine scope and sequence of
      • needed evaluations
      • Interviewing the student
      • Observing classroom behaviors
      • Consulting the student’s parents and teacher(s)
    • Reviewing the student’s academic history and current educational functioning
    • Conducts psycho-educational evaluations of the child’s learning process and level of educational achievement
    • Administers specialized evaluations specific to the nature of the child’s problems
    • Conducts Functional Behavior Analysis for student, if required
    • Helps create Behavior Intervention Plan for student, if required (consultation with team members required)
    • Attends pre-referral and screening team meetings in buildings assigned
    • Enters information regarding the psycho educational evaluation on CRT at least 24 hours prior to the extended IEP team meeting (as applicable per client/state requirement)
    • Participates in the extended IEP team meetings and other such procedures as necessary, including manifestation determination review meetings
    • As part of the team, determines the nature of a child’s problems through a full case study evaluation. When necessary, the Psychologist participates 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
    • Attends PAEC meetings, completing psychological evaluation reports, and scheduling/chairing pre-diagnostic meetings (PDM’s)
    • Participates 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
    • Maintains client information in a secure and confidential manner consistent with client and local procedures, as well as guidelines set forth by the State and State Board of Psychology
    • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary


School Psych specific requirements:

  • ?Tests
    • ?School Psychologist (183)
    • New Test - 237(Available 1/22/18)

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  • Internship
    • Completed a supervised field experience of at least 250 hours in a school and/or child student center.

 

  • Specific Requirements:
    • Requires a master's degree or higher in psychology or educational psychology with a specialization in school psychology.?
    • If a valid Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP) credential is held, no other requirements need to be provided.?

 

I look forward to your reply!

 

Robert Hewitt, MSc.

Maxim Healthcare

972-707-6388 - Office

512-775-1877 - Cell