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- Assessment Data Analyst (Campus Testing Coordinator) Pool Leadership Academy Network (LAN) 2021-2022 School Year Pool JobID: 4725
- Position Type:
Professional Support: Campus/Data Analyst
- Category/Recruitment Type:
- Date Posted:
To Be Determined
- Closing Date:
Open Until Filled
Fort Worth ISD
Assessment Data Analyst (Campus Testing Coordinator) 2021-2022 School Year Pool
Leadership Academy Network (LAN)
Reports to: Principal-– Elementary School, Middle School
Pay Grade: 604
Salary Range: $65,192 – $79,611
Duty Days: 210
This is a grant-funded position
The Leadership Academy Network is an innovative partnership between Fort Worth ISD and Texas Wesleyan University designed to continue improving learning outcomes at the District’s five Leadership Academies. This first-of-its-kind partnership provides for Texas Wesleyan to operate and manage Leadership Academy schools, building on the success of the learning model piloted by Fort Worth ISD in 2017. (Please include)
All fulltime contract LAN employees work an extra hour each school day, compared to other FWISD campuses. The Leadership Academy Network provides a Strategic Compensation Plan that rewards employees for additional time and effort and student outcomes.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Test Administration & Monitoring
- Directs campus testing program to meet students’ needs; facilitates the use of technology in the testing process.
- Serves as the main resource in providing testing services to the campus; keeps principal informed on the testing affairs of the campus.
- Ensures the security and confidentiality of test materials are maintained before, during, and after testing.
- Actively monitors every testing room on campus for each day of testing; safeguards test security, optimal testing environments, and test facilitation for state, local, and norm referenced tests and assessments.
- Observes the administration of the District’s testing program as specified by the state of Texas and the District Assessment Calendar.
Training, Facilitating & Presenting
- Attends all test training and orientation sessions on test security and confidentiality, proper administration procedures, test processing, interpretation of tests, and signs annual TEA Oath of Campus Testing Coordinator.
- Conducts assessment training sessions for campus administrators, staff, and test administrators.
- Supports and trains the campus faculty and other appropriate staff in analyzing assessments and other relevant District/student achievement data using appropriate technology tools.
- Designs, develops, and delivers reports and presentations on key assessment findings.
- Contributes as a team member in the development, implementation, and follow through on the campus Continuous Improvement Plan.
- Conducts staff development workshops on data analysis in conjunction with the campus principal.
- Participates in development of campus improvement plans with staff, parents, and community members.
Professional Learning Community
- Helps facilitate teacher and grade level team PLCs through collaborative inquiry and using data as evidence
- Establishes professional development opportunities related to assessment and the use of data to support new teacher growth and development.
- Assists with regular faculty and department meetings; analyzes instructional and assessment data for the purpose of improving teaching and learning; assists teachers and administrators in using data to develop campus-wide strategies for intervening with at-risk students.
Assessment Program Management
- Receives, verifies, distributes, and returns secure test materials for the campus.
- Reports test security and confidentiality violations, and test irregularities immediately to the Department of Accountability & Data Quality.
- Ensures that data is collected, organized, and verified in an appropriate format, and accompanied by an effective analysis, to be used by campus administrators and teachers in instructional planning efforts and accountability.
- Develops resources for the administrative team and teachers as needed to guide data dialogue.
- Articulates the school’s mission to the community and solicits its support in realizing the mission.
- Demonstrates awareness of school-community needs and initiates activities to meet those needs using appropriate and effective techniques to encourage community and parent involvement.
Personal Work Relationships
- All Fort Worth ISD employees must maintain a commitment to the District’s mission, vision, and strategic goals.
- Exhibits high professionalism, standards of conduct and work ethic.
- Demonstrates high quality customer service; builds rapport/relationship with the consumer.
- Demonstrates cultural competence in interactions with others; is respectful of co-workers; communicates and acts as a team player; promotes teamwork. Responds and acts appropriately in confrontational situations.
Other Duties as Assigned
- Performs all job related duties as assigned and in accordance to the Board rules, policies and regulations. All employees are expected to comply with lawful directives in rare situations driven by need where a team effort is required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding assessment in education, as well as District policies and procedures.
- Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
- Skill in Windows-based computer applications, specifically with word-processing, Excel, PowerPoint, databases, Internet, and web-based scoring and reporting systems.
- Skill in interpersonal relationships, including using tact, patience, and courtesy.
- Skill in using qualitative and quantitative data to make decisions about teaching and learning, including student and teacher assessments.
- Skill in collecting and analyzing complex data.
- Ability to interpret policies, procedures, and various types of data.
- Ability to interpret test results and deliver analysis to various audiences.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
- Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
- Ability to organize and coordinate work.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written forms, with students, parents, staff, community, and stakeholders.
- Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to performance and professional growth.
- Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
- Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.
Physical & Mental Demands, Work Hazards
- Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment, including computer and peripherals; classroom equipment including Promethean Board.
- Posture: Prolonged sitting and standing; occasional stooping, squatting, kneeling, bending, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
- Motion: Frequent repetitive hand motions, including keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching; frequent walking.
- Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds); occasional moderate lifting and carrying (15-44 pounds).
- Exerting: Occasional 20-50 pounds of force; frequent 10-25 pounds of force, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- Environment: Works inside; may require occasional irregular and/or prolonged hours; may require districtwide travel.
- Attendance: Regular and punctual attendance at the worksite is required for this position.
- Mental Demands: Maintains emotional control under stress; works with frequent interruptions.
Minimum Required Qualifications
- Education: Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university in Education, Computer Science, or related field required; Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred.
- Certification/License: Valid Texas Teaching Certification.
- Experience: 4 years’ as classroom teacher; experience working with data and with diverse student populations preferred.
Note: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities.
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