Educational Diagnostician-Deaf Education

Posted 2 months ago


           Mesquite Independent School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Educational Diagnostician for the Regional Day School Program for the Deaf. The appointee will report directly to the Executive Director-Special Education Services and the                       campus principals. The diagnostician will be responsible for the assessment of students referred to special education and their re-evaluations. The person will work closely with the special education support staff, campus administrators, the campus referral                             chairperson, and special education teachers.


The Diagnostician will have at least a valid teacher teacher certificate, master's degree and Educational Diagnostician certification.

Special Knowledge/Skills:

--hold a certification for the Hearing Impaired
--exhibits the ability to assess students with multiple disabilities including deaf/blind
--has knowledge of signed English systems and ASL
--demonstrates the ability to assess students to determine primary mode of communication
--have knowledge of special education law, policies and procedures, and diagnostics as it applies to assessing children with suspected disabilities
--possess excellent communication (verbal and written), public relation, and interpersonal skills
--display an understanding of appropriate evaluation instruments for AI students
-- exhibit a high degree of knowledge, understanding, and skill with respect to the appraisal process have an in-depth understanding of state rules, federal regulations, and policies concerning special education

Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the administration may find appropriate and acceptable.

Pay Range:  Counselor/Diagnostician schedule; 187 day contract.

The Mesquite Independent School District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information or for any reason prohibited by law.

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Mesquite ISD

3819 Towne Crossing Blvd, Mesquite, TX 75150