- Holds or is eligible for the Virginia Postgraduate Professional License with an endorsement in special education or a related area
- Has a Master’s Degree in special education or related field emphasizing assessment, learning theory, and instructional interventions
- Has extensive experience in educational assessment, instruction, and consultation as a teacher or educational diagnostician
- Demonstrates strong oral and written communication abilities and productive time management skills
- Possesses leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary to work effectively with students, parents, teachers, administrators, and colleagues
- Proven expertise in curriculum based assessment and instructional interventions
- Knowledgeable of RTI and PBIS frameworks for instructional and behavioral interventions
- Elementary teaching experience strongly preferred
- Bilingual skills in Spanish strongly preferred
The Educational Diagnostician reports to the Supervisor of Diagnostic Services.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to touch and hold objects or instruments and to type; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to see, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or bend, and may be required to lift up to approximately 15 pounds.JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Educational Diagnostician provides an array of educational services to students including achievement testing, educational consultation, and academic intervention in accordance with both best practices and the policies and regulations of the School BoardRESPONSIBILITIES:
- Administers diagnostic educational evaluations to assess the academic functioning and educational needs of students and writes comprehensive educational reports; holds parent conferences to provide interpretation of educational assessment findings
- Participates as an active member of the Pupil Services Student Support Team and the Child Study Committee to effect school-based interventions for general education students; attends eligibility meetings to assist in the determination that a child has a disability and needs special education services
- Consults and collaborates with school administration, instructional staff, and parents regarding the individual educational and academic needs of students utilizing curriculum-based measurement and instructional consultation approaches
- Assists in the implementation and coaching of the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program and provides consultative services using a Response to Intervention (RTI) approach for selected schools; participate in Restorative Practice conferences as needed
- Follows current research and best practices in instruction and curriculum, learning, special education, and assessment; provides workshops and trainings for school staff and administrators
- Performs other duties and accepts other responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor or Director of Diagnostic and Prevention Services
LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR. IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.
OPEN UNTIL FILLEDAPPLY TO:
Department of Human Resources and Talent DevelopmentSALARY:
Salary Range: Refer to
208 Day Position, 8 hours per dayDAYS: FROM - TO -