Burnet CISD - Diagnostician

Job Details

Region: 13
School District/Employer: Burnet CISD
District Category/Employer: Campus
Position: Diagnostician
Assignment Level: Level
  • Alternative School
  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Special Education
Job Title: Diagnostician
School: BCISD All Schools
Campus Description: Burnet CISD is nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country surrounded by rolling hills, lakes, beautiful geological formations and historical sites. We are in the Highland Lakes area, the largest chain of lakes in central Texas and just a short drive from northwest Austin.
Date Posted: 5/26/2023
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Primary Purpose:
Assess the educational, learning styles, and program needs of students referred to special education services. Work cooperatively with instructional personnel to provide the most appropriate instructional programs for students with disabilities.

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Select and administer formal and informal assessments to determine student eligibility for special education services according to federal and Texas Education Agency regulations.
Compile and evaluate comprehensive student information including classroom observations; personal interviews with the student, teachers(s), parents and others; and relevant assessment data from student’s cumulative folder. Consult with parents and teacher concerning the educational needs of students and interpretation of assessment data.
Participate 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.Schedule and facilitate all ARD meetings to ensure compliance with federal and state regulations and timelines.
Present staff development training in assigned schools to assist school personnel in identifying and understanding students with disabilities.
Assist classroom teachers with implementation of IEP.
Participate in the selection of assessment materials and equipment.
Develop and coordinate a continuing evaluation of the assessment program and make changes based on findings.
Compile, maintain, and file reports, records, and other documents required.
Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy. Comply with all district and local campus routines and regulations.
Record and routinely check to ensure PEIMS data has been entered correctly on all students on campus of assignment and maintain confidentiality.
Maintain positive community relations by establishing proper rapport with students and parents. 
Maintain confidentiality.
Attend all required training as directed. 
The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Qualifications: Education/Certification:
Master’s degree in educational assessment
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
Ability to interpret data
Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
Two (2) years teaching experience
Salary Range: $54,908-$77,401
Benefits: Free Medical Insurance
Free Dental Insurance
Free Vision Insurance
Group Term Live/AD&D
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short Term & Long Term Disability Insurance
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Fantastic time off options
403 (B) Match
Automatic Enrollment in Teacher Retirement System
How To Apply: Apply online at www.burnetcisd.net.

Contact Person:

Name: Michele Gilmore
Email: mgilmore@burnetcisd.net
Address: 208 East Brier Street
City: Burnet
State: TX
Zip: 78611-0180
Phone: (512) 756-2124
Fax: (512) 756-7498