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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3706573
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Re-posted : October 25, 2021
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

This is a Short Term job posting for the 2021-2022 SY

Child Find - Special Services

192 Day Contract 




Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university;

Current New Mexico Department of Education license appropriate to Educational Diagnostician



Effective organizational and planning abilities;

Professional written and oral communication skills;

Ability to maintain high level of professionalism and confidentiality regarding students, parents, staff, and school matters;

Ability to work collaboratively with school staff, parents, and other professionals

Experience evaluating students from ages 3-5 preferred.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual educational evaluations for students referred through the MDT;
  • utilizes a variety of instruments to assess the educational and intellectual factors influencing learning processes;
  • schedules time appropriately to provide adequate service to the school(s); provides a written report reflecting the results for educational placement and instructional strategies;
  • serves as a member of the IEP committee as needed;
  • consults with parents in gathering data for and interpreting results of evaluation and in making recommendations for educational placement and instructional strategies;
  • establish and maintain open lines of communication with students, parents, staff and administration;
  • gather, maintain, and submit accurate, complete records as required;
  • receive and maintain assessment materials and supplies as provided by the District;
  • maintain continuous record of students evaluated;
  • use and cooperate with support services offered by the District to aid the evaluation process;
  • develop and maintain an environment conducive to valid assessment procedures when testing;
  • take all necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facilities;
  • maintain a professional relationship with colleagues;
  • uphold and enforce school rules, administrative regulations, and Board policy;
  • be punctual in meeting all school schedules;
  • maintain and improve professional competence as required by District and state;
  • demonstrate knowledge of essential subject matter related to student assessment and special education instruction;
  • demonstrate effective use of oral and written expression;
  • attend and participate in Department staff meetings, in-services, and other meetings as required. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


Application Procedure:

Applicant must attach:

  • Copy of Professional License (if you are not currently licensed, please attach a letter stating where you are in the licensure process).
  • Copy of transcript from each crediting college or university

An Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Special Education > Educational Diagnostician
    Student Services > Educational Diagnostician
  • Job Requirements

    • No experience required

    Contact Information

    • Vanessa Burge , Administrative Assistant
    • 500 Laser Rd.
    • Rio Rancho, New Mexico 87124

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