The Learning Specialist Assistant will support the Learning Specialists in the process of applying for standardized testing accommodations and coordinating school-based standardized testing. Separate from offering support for standardized testing, the Learning Specialist Assistant will manage day-to-day operation of the Testing Center for make ups of classroom tests.
Essential Job Functions:
1. Standardized Testing
Facilitates process of applying for standardized testing accommodations for eligible students
Communicates with families to obtain required forms and additional documentation
Serves as a liaison to families who have general questions about the accommodations request process and test dates
Maintains organizational systems to track status of all testing requests
Maintains spreadsheets to manage school-based, Special Testing administration
Works with Learning Specialists to verify specifics of accommodation requests
Files accommodations requests through online systems, uploads documents
Coordinates logistics for school-based testers
Notifies families of ACT/SAT decisions; notifies learning specialists when a request is not approved
Maintains communication with College Board and ACT on an as-needed basis
Manages space and materials related to school based testing
Creates a Facilities Use for to reserve space for test administration
Checks all documents and test booklets to ensure proper completion.
Bubbles in test answer sheets if needed
2. In-School Testing Center (for make-up testing only)
Facilitates day-to-day operations of Testing Center; maintains records
Proctors tests according to specifications indicted by teachers
3. Technology Skills:
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
Ability to navigate multiple web portals with classified log-ins and unique student support accounts.
Use of Google Docs and all Google Drive features.
Additional responsibilities (non- essential)
Trains testing proctors
Communicates with College Counseling team regarding testing policies
Receives and organizes test materials when they arrive; handles tests after they’ve been administered
Coordinates proctors for Special Testing
Other duties as assigned by the office of College Counselling.
Onboard proctors for payment systems for SAT and ACT
Approve hours and payment for proctors online and on paper
Box up, label, and ship tests back to the ACT and College Board, respectively
Train proctors on how to fill out paper payment forms and how to access the web-based payment systems for ACT and SAT - two different payment systems
Determine how many days, how many rooms, how many proctors will be needed
Schedule test dates on campus and recruit/procure proctors for tests
Required Qualifications: (Skills, experience, education/certification, etc.)
2 years working in a school setting
Bachelors preferred not required.
Experience working with Middle and High school students
Some knowledge of learning exceptionalities preferred
Personal: Well-organized individual with strong ability to attend to detail; compassionate, enjoys working with students, friendly, calm
Some heavy lifting required up to 30lbs
COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless the candidate has a legally valid exemption.
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One of Crossroads School’s founding commitments is to developing a socially, economically and racially diverse student body. We are equally committed to a supporting a vibrant and diverse workforce. Crossroads is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer; we do not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, gender or gender identity, age or sexual orientation. People of color, women and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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