Process for Applying:
2 Letters of Professional Reference (within the last year)
Copy of Certification or Proof of Credentials
General Responsibilities: The Educational Diagnostician provides direct services to local schools, such as assessments, in-services and consultations concerning intervention strategies, referrals and follow-up. The Educational Diagnostician collects and compiles data as needed for the department, district, state and federal reports and assists school staff in crisis intervention.
Serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provides educational assessments for the identification of children’s/student’s needs and provides written reports within the required timelines.
Provides information and referral services for the child/student and family to other community resources.
Works directly with the child/student and family, utilizing accepted educational methods.
Establishes and maintains contact with school personnel for the purpose of discussing and implementing techniques of working with children/students and their families.
Confers with parents, teachers and principals, Pupil Appraisal Staff and other system professional staff whenever necessary on matters relative to assessment, educational and behavioral interventions, exceptional children, learning/teaching strategies, and other areas within the expertise of the Educational Diagnostician.
Provides preventative, related and support services to children/students as appropriate.
Performs other duties and assume such other responsibilities as assigned by the Coordinator of Pupil Appraisal.
Qualifications: Appropriate certification as Educational Diagnostician by the State Department of Education, Bureau of Teacher Certification. Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with other professionals, children, and their parents.
The East Baton Rouge Parish School System and all of its entities (including Career and Technical Education Programs) does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, national origin, disability or gender in its educational programs and activities (including employment and application for employment), and it is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of gender by Title IX (20 USC 168) and on the basis of disability by Section 504 (42 USC 794). The Title IX Coordinator is Andrew Davis, Director of Risk Management (ADavis6@ebrschools.org), - phone (225)929-8705. The Section 504 Coordinator is Elizabeth Taylor Chapman, Director of Exceptional Student Services (ETaylor@ebrschools.org) – phone (225)929-8600.