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School Psychologist

Chicago Heights, Illinois
Job Type
30 Jul 2022
School Psychologist - $100/hour

ESS is a leading provider of full-service staffing and management programs for the K-12 educational market. We are currently seeking a regional manager to manage the overall daily operations, activities, and staff in assigned school districts, acting as a liaison between ESS staff members, school district administrators and the corporate office to ensure the delivery of quality services.

Key Responsibilities

Consults with parents, school staff and others to facilitate the growth and development of all students.
Consults with appropriate individuals to implement and evaluate remedial plans in response to individual student needs.
Assists in the screening of students who may be in need of more comprehensive assessments.
Assists with the selection and/or administration of screening instruments and procedures.
Conducts informal and formal behavioral observations of students in a variety of school settings.
Assists in designing and implementing behavioral change programs for individual students.
Assists school staff in designing specific plans for remediation of problems of students referred for academic and/or social behavior difficulties.
Conducts valid psycho-educational assessments as components of case study evaluation; meets federal guidelines and timelines in conducting evaluations.
Develops and assists in the implementation of realistic intervention strategies consistent with the assessment data.
Monitors intervention outcomes by maintaining contact with persons involved and modifying strategies as needed.
Formulates psychological and psychoeducational conclusions and recommendations in a written report.
Meets with the multi-disciplinary team to interpret assessment results, develops recommendations and plans educational strategies.
Communicates verbally and in written form the student's present level of functioning and education needs in an understandable manner.
Meets with teachers, administrators, parents, and students to interpret assessment results and recommendations.
Records and reports services delivered and related times for Medicaid reimbursement purposes.
Attends staff meetings and contributes to ongoing development of District programs though involvement with building and District committees.
Strives to maintain and improve professional competence; demonstrates awareness of limitations and strengths, acknowledges recommendations, and sets goals for growth.
Possesses and maintains current information concerning assessment procedures and instruments; demonstrates observable knowledge of theory and content in general education appropriate to elementary and secondary levels and all categories of special education.
Treats personal information about students, parents or staff members confidentially and ethically by discussing such personal information only with individual having a demonstrable educational interest in the student.
Maintains communication and positive relationships with students, colleagues, parents and community.
Uses appropriate channels of communication.
Schedules multi-disciplinary conferences in cooperation with other staff members.
Works cooperatively with other school personnel in the identification, diagnosis, and remediation of individual students with specialized needs.
Perform other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education Services


Minimum of a Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
Illinois Professional Educator License (plus endorsement appropriate to assignment)
Previous experience in area of assignment within last 4 years and/or coursework in area of assignment within the last 3 years (or other equivalent experience/knowledge Superintendent determines will meet this qualification)
Comprehensive knowledge, understanding and skill in content area / assignment
Knowledge and experience with Google suite
Excellent communication skills
Ability to multitask, prioritize deadlines, and manage projects
Strong communication, interpersonal, and management skills
Perform strong ethical practice
Global & Cultural Awareness
Relationship Management
Demonstrated ability to solve problems and offer solutions
Must be proficient in English (speaking, reading, writing).
Pass criminal background check
Pass DCS background check

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About ESS

As leaders in the education staffing space since 2000, ESS specializes in placing qualified staff in daily, long-term, and permanent K-12 school district positions including substitute teachers, school aides, and other school support staff. With more than 800 school district partners throughout the US, ESS supports the education of more than 4.5 million students every day. We provide our employees the ability to work in school districts across the country in addition to benefits, comprehensive training, flexible work schedules, and professional development. Visit to learn more and help to improve education for every student, every day.

ESS is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


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  • Job Reference: 671840482-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: ESS Education
  • Location: Chicago Heights, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent