Bensenville School District 2

K-8 Elementary School District (DuPage County)

School Psychologist

Reports to: Department of Student Services Primary;
Building Administrators Secondary

Evaluated by: Department of Student Services

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Leading domain, intake, initials, and 3 year eligibility meetings.
Serve in the role of LEA representative when requested.
Review IEP’s and files of students new to the District. Collaborate with administrators and make recommendations for placement.
Conducts comprehensive, age-appropriate assessments and psycho-educational evaluations of students referred for potential special education services.
Creates norm and criterion referenced cohorts for data comparison.
Actively participate on the various building and district-level Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) Teams, meetings, and data reviews.

Psychologists will facilitate weekly Tier 3 meetings (student problem-solving meetings), aligned with district processes, at the building levels.
Collaborate and communicate with administrators, staff members, and parents about student evaluations, including parent requests and MTSS services.
Provide professional development to building and district staff members.
Stay up to date with best practices through professional development.
Participate in Psychologist PLC Meetings.
Use and apply knowledge of instruction, learning, and intervention within the classroom environment as appropriate.
Work with the SEL Team to assist and provide insight into the development, data collection, and data analysis of functional behavioral assessments and behavior intervention plans.
Work with the MTSS and Special Education Teams to provide assistance to staff in the design and implementation of appropriate interventions and accommodations for students.
Contribute to program development that furthers the integration of social emotional learning, behavior interventions, and problem solving in the classroom.

Required Skills and Knowledge: Ability to aggregate and disaggregate data for various audiences.
Ability to gather and analyze data to support eligible decision making.
Knowledge about English Language Learners’ academic development.
Knowledge of Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports (MTSS) including academic, social emotional, and behavioral components.
Strong leadership and communication skills, including written and verbal.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to engage in data-driven, child-centered decision making.

Physical Demands: Ability to read and communicate effectively with employees of the district.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions provided in either written, diagram or oral form.
Work involves walking, talking, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects or controls, and reaching with hands and arms.
Vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
May be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 20 pounds.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in School Psychology
Illinois Professional Education License -School Psychologist Endorsement
Bilingual endorsement Preferred, but not required.

Work Year:
Defined by Teacher Contract


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