Example Educational Diagnostician Job Description

Our Educational Diagnostician job description includes the Administrative Assistant responsibilities, duties, skills, education, qualifications, and experience.

About the Educational Diagnostician role

An educational diagnostician is a professional who assesses, evaluates, and diagnoses educational, psychological, and/or developmental issues in students. They use a variety of tests and assessments to identify learning needs and disabilities, and recommend appropriate interventions. Educational diagnosticians also collaborate with teachers and other professionals to develop individualized education plans and strategies for students.

Role Purpose

The purpose of an educational diagnostician is to assess and diagnose the educational needs of students in order to develop appropriate interventions and strategies to help them succeed in the classroom. This includes conducting evaluations, interpreting results, and planning and implementing instructional programs. Educational diagnosticians may also provide guidance to teachers and other school staff on how to best support the individual needs of students.

Educational Diagnostician Summary

Educational Diagnostician: The educational diagnostician is responsible for assessing the academic, learning and emotional needs of students. They provide direct services to students and collaborate with teachers, parents, and other support staff to create an individualized learning plan. The educational diagnostician is also responsible for designing and implementing research based interventions, monitoring student progress, and implementing and leading professional development in the area of special education. Additionally, the educational diagnostician is responsible for conducting educational evaluations, interpreting assessment results, and making appropriate recommendations.

Educational Diagnostician Duties

  • Develop educational plans for students based on assessment results
  • Provide consultation to teachers, parents, and administrators
  • Collaborate with other professionals to create educational programs
  • Administer and interpret standardized tests
  • Provide training and guidance to teachers and parents
  • Monitor progress of students
  • Maintain records of assessment results and educational plans

Educational Diagnostician Skills

  • Conducting assessments
  • Interpreting and utilizing assessment data
  • Collaborating with educators and parents
  • Developing and implementing educational plans

Educational Diagnostician Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field such as special education, psychology, counseling, or a related field
  • Current state-issued teacher certification or licensure
  • Ability to conduct psychological and educational assessments
  • Knowledge of special education laws and disabilities
  • Ability to interpret data and develop appropriate educational plans
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, parents, and school personnel

Personal Traits

  • Organized
  • Patient
  • Flexible
  • Analytical
  • Excellent communication skills

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