Testing Coordinator

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Oct 18, 2021
Closes
Nov 19, 2021
Ref
2431
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 the 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 a specialized field is required. Professional experience in standardized school testing is 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 the 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 military service.
  • Interprets and disseminates test results in a timely manner.
  • Maintains a list of students eligible to retake the 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 an 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 the 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.


Clearances:
  • Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance.
  • Tuberculosis Skin Test.

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

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Primary Location:
ACHS Minnie Howard Campus
Salary Range:
$61,881.60 - $76,089.60 / Support SUP-32
Shift Type:
Full-Time

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