Plainfield, IL: Elementary School Psychologist

Plainfield, IL 24 days ago

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Category Schools - School Psychologist
Job Type All Job Types

A long-time Soliant partner in Plainfield, IL is screening applications from  School Psychologists for the 2018-2019 school year.

We seek certified school psychologists with the following skills:

  • Proficiency in psychological evaluations and assessments
  • Ability to deliver psychology services in a comprehensive delivery model
  • Knowledge of Special Education service delivery
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

In this position, the school psychologist will be working with preschool students.

Applicant responsibilities will span the following areas.

Instructional Management

  • Evaluate student progress regularly and utilize data to make instructional programs and services more effective.
  • Consult on modifications required for special education students in the regular classroom.
  • Assist teachers in designing learning experiences for students.
  • Write behavior intervention plans and individual education plans.
  • Convey the philosophy and rationale for special education services to campus level staff through in-service, staff meetings, and conferences.

Student Management

  • Develop school guidelines for student conduct and communicate said guidelines to students, staff, and parents.
  • Determine appropriate interventions to deal with problem situations (behavioral/emotional) in the academic environment and evaluate the effectiveness of these interventions.
  • Promote a collaborative school environment by working with faculty and encouraging student/parent input 
  • Conduct evaluations of students who demonstrate severe behavioral needs to determine appropriate programming/placement.
  • Recommend behavioral management techniques or strategies for working with a student with behavioral needs.
  • Ensure open communication channels between students, their caregivers, and all staff members 


  • Maintain accurate data for departmental reporting purposes.
  • Maintain complete and accurate audit files.
  • Meet timelines as indicated by state and federal mandates.
  • Complete forms according to department guidelines.
  • Accept referrals and discuss current needs of the student prior to testing.
  • Promptly assess students referred for special education.

This is a suburban education community located 40 miles outside of Chicago. If you're looking for a family-friendly place to live, with weekend access to the Windy City, this is your place to be.

Start your application by using the button below, or e-mailing a resume highlighting your relevant experience to Monica Guu at [email protected] I welcome phone inquiries at (770) 723-3774

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement