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Charter School Diagnostician

Company: Sam Houston State University
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Information This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code -51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.Requisition 202200188STitle Charter School DiagnosticianFLSA status ExemptHiring Salary This position is a pay grade 18. Please see Pay Grade Table at: Category ProfessionalDepartment Charter SchoolDivision Division of Academic AffairsOpen Date 05/13/2022Open Until Filled YesEducational and Experience Requirement Master's degree in educational assessment or related field. Must possess a valid Texas educational diagnostician certificate. Valid Texas Teacher Certification or able to obtain within one calendar year from hire date. Three years of related experience required. Knowledge of diagnostic procedures, education of special education students, human development, and learning theories. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.Nature & Purpose of Position Implements the special education assessment process and assesses the educational and program needs of students who qualify for special education services. Provides diagnostic information and works cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities.Primary Responsibilities Receives student referrals and implements the assessment and evaluation process. Selects and administers formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to all applicable federal and state regulations. Collects and organizes relevant assessment data from student's cumulative folder, classroom teachers(s), principal, support staff, parents, and outside resource people. Conducts classroom observations and personal interviews. Schedules and participates in the Admission, Review, and Dismissal ( ARD ) Committee to assist with interpretation of assessment data, appropriate placement, and development of Individual Education Plans ( IEP ) for students according to district procedures. Consults parents concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data. Consults parents, teachers, administrators, and other relevant individuals to enhance their work with students. Develops and maintains effective individual and group relationships with students and parents. Assists in the selection of assessment materials and equipment. Develops and coordinates a continuing evaluation of the assessment program and makes changes based on findings. Compiles, maintains, and files all physical and computerized reports, records, and other required documents. Complies with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy in the areas of assessment, placement, and planning for special education services. Complies with all district and local campus policies, procedures, and regulations. Participates in professional development activities to improve skills related to job assignment. Writes reports, provides diagnostic information, effective recommendations, and works collaboratively with all staff to provide the most appropriate programs for students with disabilities. Conducts meetings and builds relationships with families and team members. Represents the district at Special Education meetings and helps the district stay in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws. Performs other related duties as assigned.Other Specifications Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop, implement, and evaluate effective special education services. Must be able to work with a diverse population and demonstrate an ongoing commitment to diversity. All stakeholders are considered learners and are expected to continue to learn, grow, and positively contribute to the world around them.Must be willing to travel between zoned Charter School sites. Sites located in Greater Houston area.In addition to submitting your application online, interested candidates must complete the Pre-Employment Affidavit found at: This form should be submitted via email to position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority ( CSA ).Full Time Part Time Full TimePosition NumberQuicklink StatementEEO Statement Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an at will employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code - 51.215. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

Keywords: Sam Houston State University, College Station , Charter School Diagnostician, Other , Huntsville, Texas

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