Dec 05, 2019
Description Position at IDEA Public Schools IDEA Public Schools : At IDEA Public Schools, we believe in college for ALL and we are committed to ensuring that all of our students graduate from college. IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free Pre-K-12 public charter schools in the United States sending 100% of our students to college. 58% of our students graduate from college in 6 years - that's 8 times the national rate for students in our communities! IDEA was founded in 2000 as a single school with 150 students in the Rio Grande Valley. When interest exceeded building capacity, to meet the demands, IDEA's co-founders committed to serving more students in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and beyond. We now serve nearly 45,000 students across Texas and Louisiana. By 2022, IDEA will serve 100,000 students. Be on the lookout for IDEA schools opening near you-with continued growth in our current regions and new launches in Tarrant County (Fort Worth/Arlington), New Orleans, Houston (2020), Permian Basin (2021), and Tampa Bay (2021)! When you choose to work at IDEA, you are part of our IDEA Team and Family. You will work alongside team members who set and reach ambitious goals every day, are excited to continue to grow with IDEA, and work relentlessly to make college for all a reality. To learn more about IDEA, check out this video . About San Antonio San Antonio is the nation's 7 th largest city and boasts the highest rate population of population growth across the U.S. As the San Antonio region continues to grow rapidly, IDEA is committed to increasing our community presence to provide the best experience for all families and children. In May 2019, we are excited to welcome our first graduating seniors out of the 11,800 students we serve across 22 schools in the San Antonio region. We believe through the hard work of our passionate IDEA Team & Family, college acceptance and matriculation can be realized. Currently, 1 in 6 San Antonio students graduate college-ready. Changing this statistic for the better is part of the promise IDEA makes to current and incoming students. Join our IDEA San Antonio family as we are poised to serve 29,000 students at 37 local schools by 2022. Role Mission: The role of the Testing Coordinator is to help ensure 100% of students are able to perform to the best of their ability in an environment that is conducive to testing. Through the work of the testing coordinator, teachers and leaders can feel confident in the data driven decisions that are making for all students at IDEA Public Schools. Ensuring that 100% of students get the appropriate test, accommodations and testing environment will help us achieve the goal of our mission of 100% of students to and through college. When this work is executed successfully, the leadership team can focus on the social emotional support of students and family engagement work 100% of students have high quality testing environments to be able to perform to their best ability 100% of testing bins are prepared 72 hours in advance of the testing date. This includes small group testing and supplemental materials are prepared and available Testing coordinator reviews all bin contents with teachers 2 days prior to the testing date TC audits special pops testing materials with the special pops coordinator prior to the testing date (SPED, ELL, 504, RTI) TC manages the state testing materials following district guidelines and is responsible to check state materials in and out from the district TC ensures that 100% of state testing answer documents are audited and correct before return to the district TC is responsible to coordinate with campus IT to prepare computers when online testing is the format for delivery TC will write the campus testing plans for each assessment for review from their manager 100% of special population documentation is complete and available for review at any time of the year TC is responsible to ensure 100% of ELL red folders are up to date and compliant with all district requirements TC will prepare all documents, data and coordinate the staff that need to be present for the BOY, MOY and EOY LPAC meeting 100% of stakeholders have access to the appropriate systems and are trained how to utilize them to the fullest capacity TC ensures 100% of teachers and leaders have access to all assessment systems required to analyze student data TC will train and support the use of assessment systems at the campus TC will monitor the scanning of assessments to ensure the campus meets the 95% multiple choice components scanned within 24 hours of testing TC will track and monitor testing to ensure 100% of eligible students complete all applicable assessments We look for Team and Family who embody the followingvaluesand characteristics: Believes and is committed to our missionand being an agent of change: that all students are capable of getting to and through college Has demonstrated effectiveoutcomes and results, and wants to be held accountable for them Has a propensity for action, willing to make mistakes by doing in order to learn and improve quickly Works with urgency and purpose to drive student outcomes Thrives in an entrepreneurial, high-growth environment; is comfortable with ambiguity and change Seeks and responds well to feedback, which is shared often and freely across all levels of the organization Works through silos and forges strong cross-departmental relationshipsin order toachieve outcomes We believe in education asa professionand hold ourselves to high level of conduct, professionalism and behaviors as models for our colleagues and students. Qualifications: Education: High School Diploma; Bachelor's degree preferred Experience: Educational testing experience preferred Knowledge and Skills: Superior organizational skills Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing Ability to problem solve in the moment Open to feedback to improve work Compensation: Salaries for this role typically fall between $13.94 and $16.03 per hour and is commensurate with relevant experience and qualifications. IDEA Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the organization's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), or Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), may contact IDEA Human Resources at (956) 377-8000.
IDEA Public Schools San Antonio, TX, USA Full-time