Psychologist - St. Louis Language Immersion Schools
Position: Psychologist
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: Psychologist
Job Location: St. Louis Language Immersion School
Beginning: Aug 01, 2023
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: St. Louis Language Immersion Schools
St. Louis, MO 63103
Telephone: 314-533-0975
Job Description:
Psychologist (K-8th Grade)

This posting is for a position during the 2023-2024 school year which would start in August 2023.

Must-Haves- High-priority skills and qualities
  • Engages in culturally responsive, equitable, and anti-racist practices   
  • Continuously reflects, grows, and develops professional practice     
  • Makes decisions aligned with the SLLIS Mission, Values, and Purpose
  • Believes in the capacity of each child to achieve at high levels 
  • Cultivates a collaborative, adaptable, and solutions-focused culture
  • Approaches all situations with an asset-based and growth mindset
  • Develops and uses effective organization systems
  • Communicates in a proactive, timely, and effective manner
Minimum Qualifications 
  • Missouri school psychologist certification or eligibility for certification
  • Advanced degree in psychology or closely related field   
  • Near native fluency in spoken and written English
Nice-to-Haves- Skills and qualities that are a plus but not necessarily a requirement
  • Employment experience in K-8th grade setting
  • Strong data tracking and interpretation habits
  • Solid understanding of academic and behavioral strategies for students with various needs
  • Knowledge of best practices when working with language learners 
  • Provides appropriate, research-based scaffolds and differentiates instruction
  • Implements Individualized Education Plans and student goals
  • Collects and analyzes data, and uses it to drive decisions 
  • Collect and analyzes data to track IEP goal progress to drive intervention planning
  • Implements Individualized Education Plans and student goals
  • Maintains student records; prepares reports on student performance; prepares other reports as requested.
  • Consult with colleagues, supervisors, and other professionals regarding the special education and general education needs of individual students. 
  • Administer diagnostic tests and procedures to determine students’ cognitive capability, processing strengths and weaknesses, adaptive behavior development, academic achievement levels and emotional/behavioral functioning.
  • Provide crisis intervention, individual and group counseling as needed
  • Facilitate school-based benchmarking and progress monitoring procedures.
  • Assist in the facilitation of the problem solving / RTI process.
  • Complete informal assessments including observations, curriculum-based measurements, functional behavior assessments and other structured clinical tasks for at-risk students in the general education setting.
Compensation and Benefits
The annual salary for this position is competitive and rages from $44,900 – $71,185. Our salaries are well-above market rate: SLLIS salaries are higher than 97% of public schools in Missouri. Your salary would be based on the highest postsecondary degree you have obtained and the number of years of experience you have. SLLIS also offers the following:
  • Compressive health care package (medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life insurance)
    • Vision insurance (no cost to you)
    • Short-term disability coverage (no cost to you)
    • $25,000 life insurance (no cost to you)
  • College tuition rewards program for dependents
  • Eligibility for federal loan forgiveness programs
  • Retirement contributions of 14.5% of annual salary and optional 403b
  • Supply reimbursements and a staff laptop to use  
  • 12 PTO days per year, plus no work in June or July!
  • Other paid time off includes: one week for Thanksgiving break, two weeks for winter break, one week off for Spring break, and all major U.S. holidays. This averages 25 days per year.
Application Process
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Not all applicants will receive an interview for the position, but all applications will be thoroughly reviewed. SLLIS has a multi-stage hiring process which includes a phone screening interview, an interview with our Talent Committee and a final interview with our administration team.

Commitment to Diversity and Equal Opportunity Employment Policy
SLLIS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff. The St. Louis Language Immersion School will honor your experiences, perspectives, and unique identity. We are committed to creating a just, equitable and inclusive school, St. Louis community, and world. We actively encourage all qualified applicants to appl

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