Lead Coordinator: Testing and Graduation Reporting

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Aug 26, 2022
Closes
Oct 24, 2022
Ref
2823
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Lead Coordinator: Testing and Graduation Reporting supports the high school executive principal and administrative team through, but not limited to, leading and executing state and division test administrations, supporting the high school improvement process, and leading the requirements for graduation data reporting at the school level. The position is responsible for oversight and implementation of testing structures 9-12 and coordinating with a wide variety of secondary school staff. In addition, the Lead Coordinator will represent the testing team on the high school Graduation Task Force and in the school improvement planning process.

Contract:
  • 11 months
  • Licensed

The position reports to the Director of High School Counseling

Qualifications:

Education: Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree (Master's Degree preferred).

Experience: Job-related within a specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • SKILLS are required to perform multiple non-technical and technical tasks and manage projects with a potential need to learn new skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include planning and managing multiple simultaneous projects; coordination of efforts across multiple stakeholders; presenting information (oral, visual, and/or written) in an engaging manner to an array of audiences; using pertinent software applications; preparing and maintaining accurate data files and records; operating standard office equipment.
  • KNOWLEDGE is required to coordinate test administrations and support school improvement efforts including but not limited to: common test administration procedures, SOL data reporting requirements, state and federal accountability systems, continuous improvement planning, and process improvement strategies. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: Competence in word processing (e.g. Word), database (e.g. Excel, Access), and other computer applications.
  • ABILITY is required to effectively transfer knowledge to others and work collaboratively with diverse groups of people; two-way communication and the need to be self-reflective; effectively identify root problems and work systematically to implement viable solutions; work independently and as a member of a team. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include collaboration with a variety of stakeholders, excellent facilitation and public speaking skills, attention to detail, ability to analyze data accurately and on a timely basis; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities, and working with detailed information/data.

Essential Functions:
  • Leads the Titan Testing Team, composed of 3 team members who are responsible for testing students at the high school level in grades 9-12 across 4 campuses.
  • Creates, maintains and promotes a user-friendly school-wide data tracking system that aligns with graduation requirements, and the Profile of a Virginia Graduate.
  • Leads the planning and team execution of student testing in grades 9-12, including all state, local, and nationally normed tests, including PSAT/SAT, Advanced Placement (AP), Dual Enrollment (DE), CTE Industry Certifications, Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments, etc.
  • Coordinates with school counselors and special education case managers to ensure proper testing accommodations.
  • Strategically develops teams of staff to execute test administrations in a collaborative manner.
  • Supervises and evaluates the Testing Coordinators at the high school.
  • Serves as an integral testing member of the High School Graduation Task Force.
  • Co-Leads the school-wide Titan Testing Committee, which is a collaborative planning and execution team of school-wide testing.
  • Collaborates with the Executive Principal, Director of Counseling, administration, division, and school-community members to plan and prepare for various federal, state, and district level governance and accountability meetings, reports, and audits.
  • Compiles and completes detailed data analysis and reports aimed at coordinating interventions and advancing high achievement across all school quality indicators.
  • Works closely with the Executive Principal and Director of Counseling to pull, analyze and present data to aid in decision-making related to continuous improvement in programmatic and student outcome data such as academic achievement, civic engagement, attendance, and behavior.
  • Performs a variety of professional, supervisory, technical, and administrative tasks in directing the implementation and administration of all district, statewide, federal, and college entrance preparatory tests
  • Attends meetings and training sessions as a liaison with the Department of Accountability and Department of Technology Services when appropriate.
  • Gathers and assimilates data related to student progression from Grade 9 through graduation to increase the on-time graduation rate and reduce the dropout rate
  • Consults with and provides data and analysis to the administrators, instructional leadership team, teachers and various staff members in support of division goals and the School Improvement Plan.
  • Provides test data and analysis to department chairs, counselors and administrators in support of improved student achievement and the School Improvement Plan.
  • Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required.


Clearances
  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.
  • Child Protective Services Clearance.

Public Health Compliance
  • Proof of COVID vaccination. Exemptions for religious/medical will be reviewed.
  • Must follow safety and health protocols in the office and building environment.

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Primary Location:
ACHS King Street Campus
Salary Range:
Teachers and Other Licensed Staff Salary Scale (http://www.acps.k12.va.us/hr/compensation/)
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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