NMDCA, Testing Coordinator

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
New Mexico, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Ref
NMDCA18147
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K12 believes in Education for Any One. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

The mission of NMDCA is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!.

The Testing Coordinator manages all aspects of state mandated testing and assessment programs for schools within the state.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Manages all school and state mandated assessment programs including Scantron, ELL assessments, and AP Exams etc., including make-up testing;
  • Researches and secures facilities throughout the state for all in-person testing, maintaining communication to revisit needs prior to each administration, as needed;
  • Attends district, state, K12, and regional trainings and ensures knowledge transfer with appropriate personnel; Trains staff in appropriate District and State testing procedures (prior to each administration);
  • Tracks enrollment and orders testing materials accordingly; ensures accuracy of testing materials;
  • Creates test security plans and Test Administration Plans and documents needed for implementation of the plan; Monitors state testing to ensure all regulations and rules are followed; Investigates and prepares reports for reported test irregularities;
  • Trains Site Coordinators in appropriate procedures for coordinating testing at their location; Supervises, monitors, and maintains regular communications with all Site Coordinators;
  • Develops staffing plans and works with Administration to onboard staff for testing;
  • Develops communications to parents and staff regarding state testing;
  • Works with School Operations Manager to update and maintain the Testing Database; Maintains testing planning and tracking tools throughout the year; Tracks student accommodations for Special Education, 504, and general education students.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Other Duties & Responsibilities: The below statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities and/or duties required; other duties may be assigned.
  • Oversees processes for sorting, packing and shipping materials to sites; Regularly inventories and orders non-secure testing supplies for each administration;
  • Collaborates with the Special Education Manager on the implementation of state testing and the needs for alternate assessment testers.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree AND
  • Two (2) years of experience in test administration/protocols OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Other Required Qualifications:
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to do occasional moderate lifting
  • Professional experience using Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook; Familiarity with using databases; Web proficiency
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time
  • Ability to clear required background check

Desired Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with state testing
  • Current state teacher’s certificate
  • Experience teaching in the classroom and administering standardized tsts
  • Experience with virtual/online education

Work Environment: The work 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.
  • This is an office-based position. The noise level in the office is usually moderate (computers, printers, light foot traffic).

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.