Testing Coordinator

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Jun 05, 2019
Closes
Jun 27, 2019
Ref
1308
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

The Coordinator of Testing performs a variety of professional, supervisory, technical, and administrative tasks in directing the administration of standardized testing of students. Responsibilities include coordinating and supervising the school based implementation and administration of statewide, college entrance, and military service testing programs and training school staff to administer testing programs.

This is a 12 month, 240 day position.

This job reports to Principal.

Qualifications:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a job related area.
  • Certificates & Licenses: Valid Virginia Department of Education license preferred.
  • Experience: Job related experience within specialized field is required. Professional experience in standardized school testing preferred.

Essential Functions:
  • Assigns, trains, directs, and supervises staff assigned to testing programs to ensure adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.
  • Assists and advises school staff, as necessary, resolving problems as non-routine situations arise.
  • Attends meetings and training sessions as a liaison with the Department of Accountability.
  • Attends statewide training sessions and conducts local training sessions to inform school staff on proper conditions, practices and procedures for testing.
  • Supervises school-wide coordination of test implementation.
  • Monitors proper use, and further dissemination and maintenance of score report.
  • Conducts ad hoc research projects (e.g. teacher loads, grade distributions, lexile ranges, etc.) to convey information to principal.
  • Consults with appropriate faculty/staff to determine validity of requests for exemptions from testing and/or for modifications in testing procedures.
  • Monitors the administration of tests and investigates discrepancies in test administration.
  • Determines need to suspend or proceed with altered test administration.
  • Consults with and provides test data and analysis to department chairs, counselors and administrators in support of improved student achievement and the School Improvement Plan.
  • Coordinates and supervises the implementation and administration of the school based student testing required for graduation, college entrance, and the military service.
  • Interprets and disseminates test results in a timely manner.
  • Maintains list of students eligible to retake SOL test.
  • Monitors and creates annual summaries of Verified credits for graduation to inform staff, students, and parents of non-graduating students with sufficient credits, but insufficient number of verified credits.
  • Monitors Federal No Child Left Behind guidelines related to testing and works with staff to develop plans to meet Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) benchmarks.
  • Organizes and runs workshops training test administrators, assistants, and students.
  • Oversees ordering of test materials for the school, verifies shipment and coordinates repacking and shipping of materials.
  • Provides analysis of student achievement data to convey information to staff.
  • Provides training and support in software and instructional materials in SOL courses.
  • Stores all testing material in a locked room at the school to ensure security of test forms and related materials.
  • Works closely with the Guidance Department to deliver student testing services.
  • Works with department chairs in setting up remediating classes and disseminating information to students and parents.
  • Works with staff at the school to prepare for assessment programs and consults with data processing staff on computer hardware and software issues and concerns.
  • AP Coordinator
  • Validation and preparation of student data
  • Coordination of enrichment and remediation to meet individual student needs
  • May perform other additional duties or tasks as designated by supervisor.


WP

Primary Location:
TC Williams High School
Salary Range:
Support SUP-32
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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