Educational & Diagnostic Testing Center Specialist 
ACS Athens
Athens, Greece
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Reports to : Dean of Academics & Student Affairs

  • Educational & Diagnostic Center Coordinator
  • Summary Description :

    The Educational & Diagnostic Testing Center Specialist is responsible for carrying out psycho-educational evaluations, ensuring an efficient and effective approach in identifying students unique learning profiles and helping them excel and reach their full potential within the school environment and beyond.

    Clinical experience in working with children and adolescents as well as extensive knowledge and experience with psycho-educational evaluations is vital for the testing center.

    Job Functions & Responsibilities :

  • Establish and promote an environment that is welcoming, confidential, safe and respectful to all students, parents and teachers;
  • Maintain a positive and friendly attitude;
  • Work efficiently and effectively regarding procedures;
  • Keep office organized to ensure efficient and effective service delivery;
  • Provide all necessary information regarding the testing process to parents upon inquiry;
  • Become familiar with all necessary documentation required initially; ex. (consent form, intake form, other questionnaires used per case);
  • Meet with parents and take notes for intake meeting so as to gain better understanding of a student’s developmental background;
  • Be able to review and understand previous assessments of students;
  • Conduct in class observations;
  • Coordinate testing schedule with teachers and student;
  • Be able to build a good rapport with the students;
  • Review referrals and perform pre-assessment activities;
  • Conduct and administer psychological and educational assessments such as : (WISC, WJ, Conners, Bender Gestalt, Key Math, GORT, TOWL etc.);
  • Conduct clinical interviews;
  • Score assessments;
  • Provide accurate diagnosis and interpretation of results (i.e. learning difficulties, social-emotional well-being);
  • Know the context of the DSM 5;
  • Write up reports and maintain accurate records regarding each students’ case;
  • Meet with parents and student in order to discuss the findings and proposed interventions;
  • Collaborate with faculty, OLP specialists, counselors, CST, and all others to gain pertinent; ;information needed regarding the students that will be evaluated;
  • Collaborate with Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, Vision Therapists, psychologist, and other internal / external professionals;
  • Be able to identify the assessments that need to be used based on the specific needs of a student;
  • Display ethical and professional behaviors at all times;
  • Display understanding and empathy towards students and parents;
  • Have effective communication skills with parents and students;
  • Use excellent presentation skills, written and oral English skills when communicating with students, parents, teachers, and the ACS Athens community;
  • Keep the Center coordinator informed in all matters;
  • Protect confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties and use discretion in sharing information when needed;
  • Attend required meetings and extra school sponsored functions and events;
  • Perform any duties that are within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the supervisor(s);
  • Continue professional development and update knowledge on psycho-educational testing.
  • Requirements :

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologist;
  • A minimum of two years previous experience in testing;
  • Certification / License;
  • Extensive experience and training in psycho-educational assessments;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in English;
  • Excellent command of oral and written language in Greek;
  • Able to effectively and accurately interpret and provide diagnosis upon completion of a psycho-educational evaluation;
  • Effective communication skills;
  • Work collaboratively and efficiently within a team;
  • Be able to work within an international and diverse academic setting;
  • Be Technology savvy (ie. Word, excel, skyward, moodle, etc.);
  • International work experience and knowledge of the American Educational philosophy;
  • Expertise and experience in assessing students with LD, including literacy, math and emotional difficulties.
  • APPLICATION PROCEDURE :

    To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line (e.g. RE : TESTING SPECIALIST SMITH), and submit in English :

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license / certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.
  • Submit the above required information to jobs acs.gr. Deadline : August 24th, 2018

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