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Develop and review test items, including proficiency-based tasks, for large-scale English learner assessments across multiple content areas and grades.
Develop item, passage, and test specifications, item development plans, test blueprints, and other ancillary documents.
Interpret standards, test blueprints, and item development plans.
Classify test items according to pre-specified content dimensions and ensure the accuracy of content-coding, keying, and item validations.
Provide item source references and copyright research.
Provide content and language support for core content areas.
Help select, assign, manage, and train item writers and educators.
Facilitate and support customer meetings and provide language acquisition expertise.
Facilitate activities related to test construction and review of composed test forms.
Consult with the customer as required, including participation in planning, status, review meetings, etc.
Work closely with test development managers, other content developers, psychometricians, and other Pearson groups.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Some travel is required.
This is a temporary, full-time, benefits-eligible position.
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is at least 60k. This position is not bonus eligible. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/ (https://neo.pearson.com/external-link.jspa?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpearsonbenefitsus.com%2F)
Bachelor's degree in English Education preferred. Bilingual, English as a Second Language or equivalent experience required; Master's degree is desired.
At least five years of teaching experience is required.
At least five years of experience in the field of English language acquisition is required.
Expert knowledge of language acquisition, including national trends and regulations, required.
Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and must be able to identify problems and provide solutions to a variety of audiences including both sophisticated and naive customers.
Must have excellent planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills and the ability to coordinate multiple activities and adapt to unexpected requests.
Must have strong technology skills including working with Microsoft Suite and Adobe Pro, and confidence necessary to work with unfamiliar programs.
Some experience in large-scale educational measurement is preferred.
General knowledge of all phases of the development, processing, scoring, and reporting of large-scale assessments is preferred.
Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Organization: Assessments School
Req ID: 1104