Arizona School Data Analyst - - (Immediate Opening) - (AZVA)

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Arizona, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 26, 2021
Ref
ARIZO18953
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K12, a Stride Company, 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 Arizona Virtual Academy 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 School Data Analyst is responsible for analyzing and interpreting assessment data as it relates to individual student achievement and to the overall academic performance of all schools grades K-12. The position is responsible for maintaining accurate and confidential data files of student achievement and will work to support data analysis training for teachers and administrators in the use of data to improve instruction and student learning outcomes, specifically for academically at-risk students. This position will also apply appropriate statistical measurements to data; review school and state data to develop comparison trends; and design and develop reports as requested for internal and external stakeholder reporting.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Assist with analyzing local, state, and national assessment data as it relates to individual student performance and school improvement, focused on at-risk students.
  • Develop and maintain historical student and school data files to monitor and track performance.
  • Interpret and review assessment data with administrators and teachers.
  • Compile data from multiple assessments to develop student, subject, grade-level, or school achievement profiles.
  • Work with faculty and staff in schools to conduct training in the use of data to improve instruction to target academic achievement where learning and achievement gaps are present.
  • Ensure the validity of all data presented to staff and stakeholders.
  • Attend, as necessary and appropriate, training sessions/conferences related to assigned responsibilities to effectively use data to inform school improvement initiatives.
  • Measures the impact of school improvement strategies;
  • Partner with Academic Administrators and/or Head of School to plan, develop, implement, administer, and evaluate school assessment programs;

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Other Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Experience in using academic data to impact instruction and school strategic planning is required and knowledge of data processing software is invaluable.
  • Skilled in explaining testing and statistics to administrators, teachers, and parents.
  • Ability to communicate, both in writing and orally, technical information in a way that is understandable to all stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with staff from various areas of responsibility.
  • Knowledge of quality management, systems, and strategic planning are required.
  • Ability to learn new software and processes as they become available.
  • Self-motivated and able to work in a quick paced environment.
  • Ability to design and format data files and tables and to modify and update such structures as required.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks in a timely manner.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or field related AND
  • Two (2) years of data analyst experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: None required.

Other Required Qualifications:
  • Experience working with data from various types of student assessments.
  • Experience working with large data sets including data analysis, interpretation, and display;
  • Possess strong communication, organizational, analytical, and written skills;
  • Demonstrated initiative and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Ability to interact positively with teachers, administrators, and support staff; and
  • Possess knowledge of the school improvement process.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to travel at least 5% of the time.
  • Ability to pass required background check

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 a home-based position

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.

Stride, Inc. 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.