Proficiency Assessment Specialist

7 days left

Location
Ashburn, VA, Asst. Supt. Instruction Office
Posted
Oct 22, 2019
Closes
Nov 20, 2019
Ref
IRC7836
Industry
Education
Hours
Part Time
The Proficiency Assessment Specialist conducts and evaluates student performance to determine language ability on the Credit Through Testing State approved exam or Nationally normed assessments. The purpose of these language assessments is to determine the students• proficiency level for course placement, awarding high school credit, as appropriate, or meeting the criteria for the Virginia Seal of Biliteracy.

Responsibilities
The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed appropriate:
* Conducts detailed language assessments of students who have a home or heritage language other than English.
* Prepares and writes reports including results of assessments, interpretations of scores, recommendations for improvement, as needed.
* Consults and collaborates with other proficiency assessment assessors regarding students• performance and language use.
Qualifications

* Bachelor• s degree, or higher, from a university or college
* Native or superior proficiency in listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the language assessed
* Experience assessing student language performance or proficiency preferred

Physical Requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Additional Details

Salary: Band 10 Part-time, as needed

This is a Non-Exempt position.

A person in this position reports to: Supervisor, World Languages and Cultures

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

How To Apply

To submit an application online, please select • Apply Now•
To be considered for the vacancy, please complete ALL sections of the application. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Please be sure to upload the following:

• Three (3) current professional references (Name, phone number, email address). At least one reference should be a current supervisor or most recent supervisor.
• Resume

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