Mesquite Independent School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Educational Diagnostician.  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 certificate, master's degree and Educational Diagnostician certification.


Preference will be given to applicants who:


--have knowledge of special education law, policies and procedures, and

  diagnostics as it applies to assessing children with suspected disabilities

--possess excellent communication (written and verbal), public relation, and

  interpersonal skills

--demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the policies and procedures

  of MISD

--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 Scale ($56,080 - $73,136 - depending on experience); 187 day contract



A formal online application should be made through the Mesquite ISD website:




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 other reason prohibited by law.