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NC School Testing Coordinator

Kelly Services
Hillsborough, NC 27278
POSITION PURPOSE: The Testing Coordinator performs a variety of professional, supervisory, technical, and administrative tasks in order to direct the administration of local, state, and national standardized testing of students in the school system. The Testing Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supervising the district-wide implementation of local, state and national standardized testing programs which includes training the principal or principals designee to serve as the school testing coordinator prior to each assessment. The Testing Coordinator also assists school staff with preparation for test administrations and is responsible for scanning and scoring local, state and national standardized tests, as applicable. In conjunction with the Director of Testing and Accountability, the Testing Coordinator provides test results and consultation regarding the interpretation of test results in order to improve student achievement.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

1. Thorough knowledge of rules and regulations regarding the administration of standardized tests in the NC public schools



2. Thorough knowledge of the various tests required of public school students by the NCDPI



3. Through knowledge of the technical variables associated with testing



4. Thorough knowledge of the operation of computer and scanning equipment



5. Considerable knowledge of state and local testing requirements



6. Considerable knowledge of the proper conditions, practices and procedures for testing



7. Considerable knowledge of the current literature, trends, methods, and developments in the area of standardized testing



8. Considerable knowledge of the ethical guidelines applicable to the positions as outlined by professional organizations and/or federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations



9. Demonstrated skill in preparing individual schools for statewide testing programs



10. Demonstrated skill with interpreting testing results



11. Demonstrated skill in training and supporting administrative staff and school test coordinators



12. Ability to utilize basic statistical procedures



13. Ability to maintain complete and accurate records



14. Ability to use common office machines and computer-driven word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs



15. Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing



16. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships


EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution in Education, Educational Research, Educational Leadership or other related field



Three (3) to five (5) years of experience administering standardized tests and interpreting results



Any equivalent combination of training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities


CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

Must possess a valid drivers license administered by the NC Department of Motor Vehicles PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Six (6) or more years of experience administering state-wide assessments and interpreting results



Three (3) years serving as a school test coordinator



Valid NC Teacher Certification



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES



1. Provide coordination for district testing and accountability program



2. Work with Director of Accountability to ensure program compliance with all state Accountability Policies



3. Manage all facets of achievement testing to include: storage, security, inventory, ordering, scheduling, delivery and pickup, scanning, scoring, pre-coding, test disposal, testing modifications, printing of scoring reports, and distribution of scoring reports to schools



4. Conduct special evaluations on issues identified for research



5. Provide appropriate training regarding test administration requirements for school audiences and curriculum and instruction staff



6. Coordinate all testing and test-related activities that are a part of countywide testing program 7. Participate in the establishment of guidelines in the utilization of appropriate data for screening and placement of pupils in special programs; i.e. Title I, Academically Gifted and programs for students with exceptional needs



8. Assist with reporting of each schools status/compliance with ABCs of Public Education and AYP for NCLB



9. Facilitate data exchange and communication with DPI Department of Accountability Services



10. Coordinate in developing short and long term planning for testing administration



11. Operate state developed software to support the testing program



12. Attend all state and regional meetings



13. Monitor performance of school based test coordinators



14. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Testing and Accountability



WORKING CONDITIONS PHYSICAL DEMANDS Work is considered light to moderate physical work requiring the exertion of up to 35 pounds of force



WORK ENVIRONMENT

Employees in this position are required to work in indoor and outdoor environments, and come into direct contact with staff, students and the public.




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



Looking for meaningful work that enriches the lives of students in your community? At Kelly Education, we connect passionate people with great jobs in local schools. Whether youre looking to work a few days a week or every day, want to work in a classroom or a non-instructional rolewell connect you with flexible work you can feel good about. Even if youre new to the education field, our thorough training and orientation will prepare you to be successful.





**About Kelly** ****




At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.



Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2020-11-13 Expires: 2020-12-14

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