Job: ELL Testing Specialist

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Posted: 01/08/2018

Job Reference #: 5393

Job Description

Openings as of 1/15/2018
Student Support

  • ELL Testing Specialist JobID: 5393
  • Position Type:
    Student Support/ELL Specialist

  • Date Posted:
    12/22/2017

  • Location:
    Ocotillo Elementary

  • FTE/Hours per week:30

      
    GRADE:
    4552
    Starting Salary Range:
    $12.12 - $12.48
    POSITION CONTROL:
    3971
    DEPARTMENT:
    Academic Services
    ACCOUNTABLE TO:
    ELL Program Coach
    FLSA STATUS:
    Non-exempt

    CLASS SUMMARY: Under direct supervision, incumbent(s) conducts the standardized English language acquisition assessment for listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills with students. Pre-scores the proficiency tests, records the date of testing on the test and the electronic database. Submits tests and pre-scored reports to certified staff. Testing will be done at more than one district school location, requiring travel between schools and the district office.

    DUTY
    NO.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    FRE-
    QUENCY
    BAND/
    GRADE
    Conducts the standardized English language proficiency assessment for reading, writing, listening and speaking at assigned schools with students. Reads assessment prompts and records student verbal responses. Pre-scores and records proficiency tests using the scoring rubrics. Daily
    60%
    B2
    Maintains a testing log for record keeping and data on the administration and scoring of the assessments. Records testing date on the test booklet and electronic database. Submits pre-score reports and test booklets to certified staff for review and dissemination. Daily
    20%
    A1
    Maintains discipline by monitoring student behavior and taking the appropriate action including determining when to give a warning and when a formal notice should be written. Prepares incident documents including disciplinary actions and documentation for unusual incidents. Daily
    10%
    A1
    Coordinates testing schedule and materials with the Program Coach. Prepares room for testing, including setting up tables and chairs, and handing out materials. Performs cleanup after testing. Daily
    10%
    A1
    Performs other duties as assigned. As Required
    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
    • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (G.E.D.);
    • Proficiently fluent in English language.

    For school-wide Title 1 schools:
    • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
    • Completion of 60 College Credit Hours, Associate’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or successfully passed an Arizona State approved paraprofessional test.
    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    It is preferred that applicant possess the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
    • One year of experience working with children;
    • One year of AZELLA testing experience;
    • Valid first aide certification.
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
    To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
    • Demonstrating child development theories;
    • Knowing basic mathematical concepts;
    • Working with children;
    • Demonstrating appropriate techniques and procedures;
    • Facilitating group activities in a learning environment;
    • Reviewing completed work assignments;
    • Preparing classroom for various activities;
    • Applying appropriate scoring procedures;
    • Applying school rules, policies and procedures;
    • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
    The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts and outdoor weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.






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