Job Title:                                  Educational Diagnostician

 

Reports to:                              Coordinator of Special Education

 

Dept./School:                          Intervention Services / Brock

 

Pay Grade:                               103

 

Wage/Hour Status:                 Exempt

 

Days Per Year:                         197

 

 

Primary Purpose:

 

Implement the special education appraisal process. Assess the educational, learning styles, and program needs of students referred to special education services. Provide diagnostic information and work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Certification:

 

Master’s degree in special education, educational assessment or related field from an accredited college or university.

Valid Texas teaching certificate

Valid Texas educational diagnostician certificate

 

Special Knowledge/Skills:

Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education students, human development, and learning theories

Knowledge of state and federal laws, rules and regulations and policies governing special education.

Ability to interpret data.

Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

 

Experience:

Two years of successful teaching experience

 

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

 

Assessment/Evaluation

Consultation

Program Management

Communication

Professional Growth and Development

Other

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

None

 

Working Conditions:

 

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

 

Patience and emotional control under stress. Organization and focus in order to frequently monitor timeline deadlines and folder compliance. Moderate lifting and carrying; may be required to lift and transfer students to and from wheelchair or assist with positioning learners with physical disabilities and/or use adaptive/assistive equipment. Biological exposure to bacteria and communicable diseases. Regular district-wide travel to multiple work locations as assigned. May work prolonged or irregular hours.