Educational Diagnostician


DEPARTMENT:  Comprehensive Programs
POSTING #:  22-050
TWC JOB ORDER #: 15337841
MONTHLY SALARY:  Based on AISD pay scale using education and years of experience
SHIFT:  Monday-Friday, 7:45am-3:45pm
OPENING DATE:  5/11/2022
CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled

Ways to Apply

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts evaluations related to academic achievement, intellectual functioning and adaptive behavior using methods and adaptations needed for students with vision loss and severe impairments (No experience with students with visual impairments needed.  Training will be provided.)
  • Initially works closely with assigned mentor to learn best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments.
  • Compiles triennial multidisciplinary re-evaluation reports.
  • Makes recommendations for IEP development and student progress.
  • Consults with instructional staff regarding test interpretations and recommended teaching strategies.
  • Communicates evaluation results in jargon-free manner to students and families.
  • Participates in IEP Planning Meetings, IEP Committee Meetings, and other team meetings as assigned; may co-facilitate IEP discussions with LEA partner school districts.
  • Reviews and supports IEP development process.
  • May provide training on areas of expertise related to assessment practices.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and remains current in state and federal laws, policies and procedures regarding evaluation; continues professional growth and development.
  • Attend work regularly in accordance with TSBVI leave policy.
  • Comply with all applicable security and safety rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Perform related work as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in special education or related area [Applicant selected for hire will be required to submit a copy of all college or university transcripts].
  • Texas Educational Diagnostician certification.
  • Texas Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments certification or willingness to obtain it within a specified period of time.
  • Skill in working well as a team member and with diverse groups of students, parents and staff members.
  • Skill in learning and implementing best practices for assessing students with visual and multiple impairments.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience assessing students with visual and multiple impairments in a public school setting.
  • Familiarity with IDEA and Texas regulations and rules governing assessment of students in special education.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish.

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