Job Posting Description, Spec. Ed. Diagnostician
Contact Information
Human Resources Department
215 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (4th Floor)
South Bend, IN 46601
574-393-6000
staffing@sbcsc.k12.in.us
 
Job Locations
Clay International Academy
 
Application Open: 06/07/2021, Filing Deadline: (none)
 
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307 Spec. Ed. Diagnostician - Clay Internaitonal

POSITION TITLE:  Special Education: 

                               Educational Diagnostician/Support Team Member                    

LOCATION: Clay International Academy

POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Work with school psychologists to assess students who have been referred for special education services utilizing tests of academic achievement as directed.
  • Generate reports reflecting testing observations and achievement testing results.
  • Adhere to standardized protocol for administering all MTeam assessments.
  • Coordinate schedules with the school psychologist and other MTeam members to ensure that evaluations are completed in compliance with state and local
  • Conduct and record observations on students as directed by school psychologists.
  • Serve as Teacher of Record (TOR) for individual cases as needed.
  • Work collaboratively with general and special education staff, building level administration and central office administration to support the needs of students with disabilities.

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:        

Special Education Supervisor

Director of Exceptional Learners        

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Indiana Special Education Teacher License in Mild Intervention or the equivalent.
  • At least five years of successful classroom experience in special education is preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Special Education preferred

Desired Experience and/or Training:

  • Experience in conducting standardized assessments and the interpretation of local instruments used to assess achievement.
  • Demonstrated ability in using technology to support the assessment process, writing reports, and sharing of web based information.
  • Experience with diagnostic procedures and the scope and sequence of providing interventions as part of differentiated instruction and the MTSS process.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral form.
  • Demonstrates good organizational skills.
  • Documented history of preparing appropriate and compliant Individual Education Plans (IEPs).
  • Knowledge of IDEA, Article 7 and local SBCSC special education procedures.
  • Working knowledge of SBCSC curriculum for grades K-12.
  • History of demonstrating the ability to work cooperatively with the multidisciplinary
  • Experience teaching in a primary center preferred.
  • Evaluation status of Highly Effective or Effective on his/her most recent performance evaluation.
  • History of timely and accurate submission of IEPs.
  • Experience in maintaining high expectations for student performance and in evaluating individual student data to make a recommendation for his/her LRE (Least Restrictive Environment).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • History of daily attendance and punctuality.
  • Demonstrated classroom management skills.

Duties:

  • Administer and interpret various assessments, including but not limited to measures of academic achievement.
  • Prepare and submit reports of these findings, in a specified format, to the evaluating psychologist.
  • Maintain records of any/all assessments, observations throughout the academic year.
  • Work with school psychologists and building personnel to assist in gathering the data that school psychologists will need to determine if there is a potential need for reassessment to evaluate for initial eligibility, continued eligibility and/or additional special education eligibility areas.
  • Provide ongoing support for building staff to address instructional and behavioral issues specific to individuals with disabilities and other diverse learners.
  • IEP review, training and support for IEP software
  • Perform all additional duties associated with being a member of a support team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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