9112 Language Assessment and Data Specialist @ Language Support Services/District Office

Colton Joint Unified School District Colton, CA
#9112 Language Assessment and Data Specialist @ Language Support Services/District Office

Employer:

Colton Joint Unified School District

Date Posted:

7/13/2018

Contact:

Claudia Gutierrez

Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1

Length of Work Year:

"A"; 12 months; 8 hours; 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Employment Type:

Full Time

Application Deadline:

7/22/2018 4:00 PM Pacific

Salary:

Range 44: $3,120 to $3,793 in five steps. Family medical and dental benefits available at 100% District paid.

Date Posted:

7/13/2018 Application Deadline:

7/22/2018 4:00 PM Pacific Employment Type:

Full Time Length of Work Year:

"A"; 12 months; 8 hours; 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Salary:

Range 44: $3,120 to $3,793 in five steps. Family medical and dental benefits available at 100% District paid. Number Openings: (At time of posting)

1 Contact: Claudia Gutierrez Email: claudia_gutierrez@cjusd.net Phone:

Posting #:

9112

Location:

District Office/Language Support Services

Posting #:

9112

Location:

District Office/Language Support Services

Job Description / Essential Elements: Print

COLTON JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTCLASS TITLE: LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT AND DATA SPECIALISTBASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Director Language Support Services, perform specialized language assessment activities to determine fluency for incoming students to the District; oversee the activities of the Language Assessment Center; test and place students. Assist K-12 schools to collect and organize English Learner achievement data to determine program effectiveness. Enter and retrieve English Learner student data into District database to evaluate District-wide English program.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:Assess incoming students in language fluency by administering various oral, writing, and reading tests in English and Spanish; score tests; place students in appropriate District program. EEnter initial student assessment data into database; maintain lists of students tested at the Center; review computer-generated reports and monitor progress of students. ESchedule and perform District and site testing and redesignation activities; travel to various sites to administer tests as needed. ECommunicate with students and parents regarding test scores; inform students of eligibility for the English Learner program; explain procedures, rights and the English Learner program; prepare related letters and forms. EEnter initial assessment data in the English Learner student files for the District office and for school sites. EPrepare transmittal list and inform Data Processing regarding students eligible to participate in the English Learner program; inform school administrators of enrollment eligibility. EOversee the activities of the Language Assessment Center; provide information regarding Center services to District personnel and others as needed. EPrepare and maintain records and reports related to redesignation activities. ETrain assistants and assure understanding and compliance with established procedures.Perform oral and written translations as needed.Perform various clerical duties and related duties as assigned.Assist in the preparation of an annual evaluation report.Provide on site assistance to collect and organize annual achievement data.Communicate regularly with Data Processing to update English Learner achievement data.KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:KNOWLEDGE OF:Methods of assessing and testing students for language fluency.Correct oral and written usage of English and a designated second language. District English Learner program.Record-keeping and filing techniques. Regulations and parent's rights related to the English Learner program.Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Oral and written communication skills. Operation of a computer terminal.ABILITY TO:Perform specialized language assessment activities to determine fluency for incoming students.Read, write, translate and interpret English and a designated second language. Oversee the activities of the Language Assessment Center.Test and place students in appropriate District program.Monitor progress of students.Operate a computer, data spreadsheet software, and other office equipment as assigned.Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others. Maintain records and prepare reports. Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions. Work independently with little direction. Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Collect and organize student achievement data. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Education: High School graduate or the equivalent. Completion of an Associate's degree or higher or 48 semester units of college coursework from an accredited college/university. Proof required. Experience: Two years experience in an English Learner program.Testing: Passing scores on District Spanish Usage test, District Spanish/English Written Translation I test, District Spanish/English Oral Translation test. Passing scores on the District Paraprofessional test may be substituted for degree/unit requirement.LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Speak, read and write Spanish to effectively communicate with limited English or non-English speaking students and parents in oral and written form.Valid California driver's license.WORKING CONDITIONS:ENVIRONMENT:Office environment.Driving a vehicle to conduct work. PHYSICAL ABILITIES:Hearing and speaking to exchange information.Seeing to read a variety of materials.Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard. Sitting for extended periods of time.Created 11/98

Requirements for Applying

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Director Language Support Services, perform specialized language assessment activities to determine fluency for incoming students to the District; oversee the activities of the Language Assessment Center; test and place students. Assist K-12 schools to collect and organize English Learner achievement data to determine program effectiveness. Enter and retrieve English Learner student data into District database to evaluate District-wide English program.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Education: High School graduate or equivalent; Associate Degree or 48 semester units of college course work from an accredited college or university. Proof of education (diploma or copies of official transcripts) must be submitted with the application, including In-House employees. No online transcripts, for student viewing only, will be accepted.Experience: Two years experience in an English Learner program.Testing: Passing scores on District tests: Spanish Bilingual Skills Exam (computerized), Spanish/English Translation I (written), and Spanish/English Oral Translation (oral), within the last three years.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:All applications must be submitted online at www.edjoin.org. Proof of education (diploma or copy of original transcripts) must be submitted with the application, including In-House employees. For assistance with submitting an application, please contact Edjoin at 1-888-900-8945. TESTING INFORMATION: The following tests will be given by invitation only on Tuesday, August 14, 2018: Spanish Bilingual Skills Exam and Spanish/English Written I. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to test and notified via email. To those who pass the multiple-choice tests, the District Spanish/English Oral Translation test will be given by invitation only on a date to be determined.

* Copy of Transcript (Copy of official transcript or college diploma showing the completion of 48 semester units or AA degree or higher)

Requirements for Applying

BASIC FUNCTION: Under the direction of the Director Language Support Services, perform specialized language assessment activities to determine fluency for incoming students to the District; oversee the activities of the Language Assessment Center; test and place students. Assist K-12 schools to collect and organize English Learner achievement data to determine program effectiveness. Enter and retrieve English Learner student data into District database to evaluate District-wide English program.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Education: High School graduate or equivalent; Associate Degree or 48 semester units of college course work from an accredited college or university. Proof of education (diploma or copies of official transcripts) must be submitted with the application, including In-House employees. No online transcripts, for student viewing only, will be accepted.Experience: Two years experience in an English Learner program.Testing: Passing scores on District tests: Spanish Bilingual Skills Exam (computerized), Spanish/English Translation I (written), and Spanish/English Oral Translation (oral), within the last three years.

APPLICATION INFORMATION:All applications must be submitted online at www.edjoin.org. Proof of education (diploma or copy of original transcripts) must be submitted with the application, including In-House employees. For assistance with submitting an application, please contact Edjoin at 1-888-900-8945. TESTING INFORMATION: The following tests will be given by invitation only on Tuesday, August 14, 2018: Spanish Bilingual Skills Exam and Spanish/English Written I. Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to test and notified via email. To those who pass the multiple-choice tests, the District Spanish/English Oral Translation test will be given by invitation only on a date to be determined.

* Copy of Transcript (Copy of official transcript or college diploma showing the completion of 48 semester units or AA degree or higher)

The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying based on actual or perceived race or ethnicity, gender/sex (including gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and pregnancy-related medical conditions) sexual orientation, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, genetic information, political belief or affiliation, a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance, or regulation in any program or activity it conducts or to which it provides significant assistance. Title IX Compliance Officer: Ingrid Munsterman, Asst. Superintendent of Human Resources, 1212 Valencia Dr., Colton, CA 92324.State law requires all of our employees to be fingerprinted for the purpose of a confidential background investigation. Proof of freedom from active tuberculosis based upon an inter-dermal test must be furnished at time of employment. Public Law 99-603 (Immigration, Naturalization & Control Act of 1986) requires that all employees hired after November 6, 1986 provide proof of work eligibility. Therefore, if hired please be prepared to present appropriate documentation verifying identity and ability to work legally in the U.S.Any applicant who contacts a Board Member or a member of any evaluating body regarding the position applied for will be disqualified from employment consideration.

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