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Learning Specialist Assistant

  • 12 Oct 2021 3:28 PM
    Message # 11414195

    Position Overview:

    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 


    Physical Demands

    • Some heavy lifting required up to 30lbs 

    Other Requirements:

    COVID vaccination will be required for this position unless the candidate has a legally valid exemption.

    Please submit your application, resume and cover letter for consideration to this position. Click here to apply: Apply 

    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.

Cal-ISBOA is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit shrmcertification.org

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