School Psychologist

Marquette, MI
Full Time
Mid Level



SUMMARY: The School Psychologist conducts evaluations to determine special education eligibility and serves as a contributing member on Individual Education Program (IEP) teams. The School Psychologist leads, supports, and assists in the implementation of a comprehensive Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS) within local school districts. The School Psychologist assists in the development of systems, programs and services that support the students’ social, emotional and educational needs.


  • Approval by the Michigan Department of Education as a School Psychologist and licensed, as required, by the State of Michigan
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to independently problem-solve, schedule daily activities, model good communication, and communicate and work effectively with school district staff and students


  • Comprehensive knowledge of the elements, implementation, and sustainability of a Multi-Tiered System of Support (MTSS)
  • Proven ability to work within a consultative and service delivery model
  • Demonstrated success working within an interdisciplinary model
  • Knowledge of computer technology applications for reading, curriculum and reports


  • Conduct evaluations to determine special education eligibility
  • Work flexibly within a state sanctioned adaptive model for reevaluations
  • Proactively contribute as an interdisciplinary team member within the context of IEPs, including development, planning, implementation, and follow-up as appropriate
  • Implement Positive Behavior Support programs and services
  • Recommend reading, math and curriculum accommodations for students
  • Conduct and coordinate workshops in Positive Behavior Support, Reading and Math difficulties and Curriculum Modifications
  • Provide effective support in crisis intervention situations
  • Develop Functional Behavior assessments and Behavior Intervention Plans to be consistent with Michigan Department of Education requirements
  • Collaborate effectively with teachers, administrators and parents
  • Provide individual and group counseling
  • Provide school psychology services in accordance with Michigan Rules & Regulations for Special Education
  • Provide leadership for the implementation of special education services
  • Develop individualized programs for students with unique educational needs
  • Lead, support, and assist in the implementation of a comprehensive MTSS
  • Function effectively as an interagency liaison as required by contracts
  • Assist schools in developing strategies/plans to ensure student success Job Posting – School Psychologist
  • Assist in pursuing grants funding to enhance services to students
  • Adapt and function independently within several school districts
  • Complete all required reporting and documentation related to the position within specified timelines
  • Model continuous learning and use best practice in educational improvement
  • Provide information to local districts regarding state and federal initiatives and legislation
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Must keep the affairs of Marquette-Alger RESA and LEAs confidential at all times
  • Must exercise confidentiality and sound judgment in dealing with local districts, staff, students, and parents
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral/written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in computer/software use including Google Suite, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must effectively orchestrate multiple activities/projects simultaneously to accomplish goals and use resources effectively
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of organization and efficient time management
  • Must successfully adapt/function independently within a variety of school districts
  • Position routinely requires travel to local school districts in Marquette and Alger counties, as well as possible assignments within other counties in the Upper Peninsula
  • Occasional travel to other areas of the State may be required

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full time position. Must have regular and reliable job attendance, performance, and the physical ability to do the job

REPORTS TO: Director of Mental Health Services

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: According to Marquette-Alger RESA MEA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Marquette-Alger Regional Educational Service Agency does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, (including sexual orientation and gender identity), disability, age, religion, height, weight, marital or family status, military status, ancestry, genetic information, or any other legally protected category, (collectively, "Protected Classes") in its programs and activities, including employment opportunities. The Agency's Compliance Officer shall handle inquiries regarding the Board's nondiscrimination policies and address any complaint of discrimination.


Apply for this position

Apply with Indeed
Human Check*