Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt
Reports To
Director of Research, Assessment & Accountability
Date Revised
10/23/2015
Department
Research, Assessment & Accountability
Primary Purpose
To provide support to teachers and campus/district administrators with the implementation of locally-developed class/campus/district assessments, including the use of web-based systems for scanning, scoring, and reporting student assessment results. To provide support to RAAD Coordinators with the technology-related aspects of state, federal, and locally selected assessment programs as needed.
Education Certification

Bachelor’s degree in education from an approved educational institution

Valid Texas teacher certificate

Special Knowledge/Skills

Working knowledge of curriculum and instruction

Working knowledge of locally-developed assessments, state/federal assessments, and data organization

Advanced awareness and use of web-based content management system (e.g., Schoolnet)

Advanced computer and technology skills

Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot technology tools

Ability to explain complex steps/processes in easy to understand language

Experience in conducting staff development and/or training

Strong organizational, communication, leadership, and interpersonal skills

Ability to work well with a diverse population

Experience

Three (3) years successful teaching experience in public school

Two (2) years successful experience in a teacher leadership position, preferred

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Ensure the availability of resources to support the locally-developed assessment program (e.g., unit assessments, semester assessments, etc.) according to established timelines.
  • Create training materials in a variety of formats for web-based content management system (e.g., Schoolnet) focusing on locally-developed assessment program reporting options.
  • Disseminate web-based content management support materials for locally-developed assessment reporting options via multiple means – e.g., email, website, webinars, face-to-face training, etc.
  • Collaborate with other campus/district staff to coordinate, design, and deliver locally-developed assessment reporting training and support.
  • Provide technical assistance to campus/district leadership to support locally-developed assessment result data disaggregation and analysis within web-based content management system.
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance for locally-developed assessments within the web-based content management system to campus and district staff.
  • Create training materials in a variety of formats for scanning utility to support locally-developed assessments and web-based content management system.
  • Disseminate scanning utility support materials via multiple means – e.g., email, website, webinars, face-to-face training, etc.
  • Provide scanning utility and scanner hardware troubleshooting assistance to campus and district staff.
  • Validate system stability of web-based content management system, scanning utility, and online assessment systems.
  • Ensure assessment data integrity in web-based content management system, scanning utility, and online assessment systems.
  • Advise RAAD Director and other stakeholders of instability of web-based content management system, scanning utility, and online assessment systems.
  • Maintain processes for escalating troubleshooting support by vendors for web-based content management system, scanning utility, and online assessment systems.
  • Provide technical assistance to District Testing Coordinator and Local Assessment Coordinator to support use of online assessment resources/systems to support locally selected, state, and federal assessment programs.
  • Provide resources and materials to support campus/district staff in accomplishing student assessment goals, including use of quality tools, charts, surveys, quantitative/qualitative analysis, and research-based solutions for reports.

Policy, Reports, and Law Responsibilities

  •  Compile, maintain, and file reports, records, and other documents required as necessary to support web-based content management system and online assessment systems.
  • Comply with policies established by state and federal law, State Board of Education rule, and local school board policy.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Articulate the district’s mission, instructional philosophy and curriculum implementation strategies to the community and solicit its support in realizing the district’s mission.
  • Use effective communication skills to present information accurately and clearly.
  • Respond in an efficient and timely manner to directives, tasks, or projects assigned by the superintendent, deputy superintendent(s), assistant superintendent(s), or Director of Research, Assessment & Accountability.
  • Demonstrate awareness of district/community needs and initiate activities to meet those needs.
  • Relate to staff, students, and parents in ways that convey mutual respect, concern, and high expectations.
  • Demonstrate use of appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
  • Pursue professional development through reading, attending conferences, and being involved with related agencies and organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture
Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion
Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment
Frequent districtwide travel; routine statewide travel; some late hours
Mental Demands
Work with frequent interruptions; coordinate multi-tasks; maintain emotional control under stress; maintain confidentiality as required by FERPA