Job Title: Pasco FDLRS Child Find Resource Teacher

Reports to:Site Administrator
Job Group:Instructional


Job Code:3907
Salary Schedule:INST


This employee is responsible for implementing Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) Gulfcoast Project activities by providing support services to individuals in Pasco County who are involved in the education of exceptional individuals ages 0-21. This employee will be responsible for activities in the tri-county service region of Pinellas, Pasco, and Hernando Counties. This person will report jointly to the Supervisor, Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System (FDLRS) serving Pasco, Pinellas and Hernando Counties, and the Director of Exceptional Student Education, Pasco County. Day to day activities will be coordinated by the DEES Program Specialist/FDLRS. This employee will serve Pasco County and will be based in the Pasco County School Administration Building, Land O' Lakes, Florida. The FDLRS title for this employee will be Resource Teacher (Child Find Specialist - FDLRS).


The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.
  1. Assisting in screening non-enrolled children up to age 21 who are suspected of having a disability.
  2. Provides follow-up on referrals of children suspected of having disability not receiving educational services.
  3. Maintains awareness of and collaborates with pre-kindergarten services available in the assigned district(s).
  4. Assisting in the creation and dissemination of flyers, presentations, and media information on the FDLRS Gulfcoast Associate Center, specifically Child Find activities.
  5. Provides appropriate screenings in a variety of settings to determine evaluation and/or prevention services.
  6. Provides information on Child Find activities and public school programs to professionals and agencies upon request.
  7. Prepares required reports.
  8. Maintains case records
  9. Participates in follow-up reviews of in-depth diagnostic evaluations as needed.
  10. Attends meetings of the County Early Childhood/Interagency Council(s) or other meetings as assigned.
  11. Participates in the development of Family Support Plans (FSP) as appropriate.
  12. Conducts inservice training sessions.
  13. Relates diagnostic data to educational planning/programing.
  14. Utilizes a computer for maintaining records, preparing reports and other related applications.
  15. Attending all monthly FDLRS Staff Meetings.
  16. Participating in FDLRS Professional Development activities as scheduled.
  17. Maintaining logs and documentation required for program and fiscal project audits.
  18. Performing other related duties as required.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Three years of teaching experience in Exceptional Student Education or a related area.


  • Valid Florida Certification in an area of Exceptional Student Education.


  • Master's degree in Exceptional Student Education or a related area.
  • Knowledge of community agencies and their functions/services.
  • Knowledge of exceptional student programs and placement procedures.
  • Knowledge of and application of general personal computer skills.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.



  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.


Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Pasco FDLRS Child Find Resource Teacher;   EST: June 19, 2001;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: June 19, 2001