School Psychologist

Evaluates needs of children within ESU 6 service area, and plans and carries out programs to enable children to attain maximum achievement and adjustment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

·    Conducts diagnostic evaluations to identify child’s needs, limitations, and potentials, observing child in classroom and at play, studying school records, consulting with parents and school personnel, and administering and interpreting diagnostic findings to help determine verification of disabilities.


·    Prepares formal reports on students evaluated with diagnostic statements and recommendations.


·    Serves as a member of the multi-disciplinary team to determine disabilities and program recommendations.


·    Carries out research to aid in introduction of programs in schools to meet current psychological, educational, and sociological needs of children.


·    Counsels pupils individually and in groups to assist pupils to achieve personal, social, and emotional adjustment.


·     Provides classroom observations upon teacher request and parental permission to aid in evaluating students or to assist the teacher in behavioral management.


·     Facilitates referral of students with disabilities to other agencies upon request of schools or parents.


·    Maintains records in accordance with state and federal requirements.


·    Advises teachers and other school personnel on methods to enhance school and classroom atmosphere to provide motivating educational environment.


·    Refers individuals to community agencies to secure medical, vocational, or social services for child or family.


·    Serves as consultant to ESU 6 Director of Student Services, administrative committees, and parent teacher groups in matters involving psychological services within educational system or school.


·     Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this job.

Zone 5

Additional Information

  • Position Begins:  2023-2024 School Year
  • Contract Days:  Full or part-time available
  • Salary:  Commensurate with Education and Experience
  • Benefits: Health/Dental Insurance, Vision Service Plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Payflex (FSA), 403b, Nebraska Public Employees Retirement System (NPERS), EHA Wellness Program, Paid Sick, Personal and Bereavement Leave.
  • ESU 6 is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Contact Information

Educational Service Unit 6
210 5th St
Milford, NE 68405

Nichole Hall
(p) (402) 761-3341
(f) (402) 761-4331

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