To supervise the administration, training, and reporting of all
state-mandated assessment programs, such as STAAR, TELPAS, and
national programs as designated by the district, to support
district-based assessments in collaboration with campus academic
support teachers, to provide district standardized reports to
campus administration regarding assessment data and to support
campus administration and staff in the use of data, to inform
decision making, to identify dyslexic students by administering and
interpreting diagnostic tests, to instruct and evaluate students
with dyslexia in any phase of the program.
Minimum of 3 years teaching experience with emphasis in
Specialized training in educational measurement and statistics,
Exceptional organizational skills
Knowledge and experience in computer software, including
relational databases, spreadsheets (MS Excel), and work
processing/communications (MS Word, PowerPoint)
Knowledge and experience using Eduphoria, eSchool, Texas
Assessment Management System (TAMS)
Ability to communicate technical and complex assessment data and
concepts to varied audiences, including school administrators,
teachers, parents, and students
Ability to work with all staff effectively in a Professional
Ability to maintain a professional, calm, and service-oriented
demeanor during stressful situations.
Working knowledge of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and
Ability to evaluate instructional programs and teacher
Knowledge of grade level specific TEKS
Knowledge of research-based literacy programs for English
Knowledge of the Descriptors of Dyslexia outlined by TEA
Dyslexia Handbook (19 TAC74.28)
Willingness to receive training in a recognized dyslexia therapy
Knowledge of the referral and testing process for dyslexia
services, goal setting and implementation of instructional
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
- Examines campus, district and state assessment data focusing on
trends with regard to teachers, teams, programs or processes and
demographics, to assist in decision making and action
- Collaborates with campus administrators, academic lead teacher,
and others in the support of state-mandated testing programs,
national testing programs and district assessment programs.
- Provides standardized district reports, including Eduphoria
(AWARE) to campus administration, support teachers and classroom
teachers regarding assessment data.
- Supervises the appropriate, accurate, and ethical
administration of standardized assessment activities.
- Trains campus staff to administer appropriately the instruments
used in state and district testing activities.
- Collaborates with district level departments in the training
and reporting involved with the state-developed STAAR assessments
specific to special populations to ensure requirements are met for
proper test administration and results reporting.
- Coordinates the distribution and return of testing materials as
- Serves as the primary contact at the campus level for all
matters related to test security and confidentiality. Follow state
and district rules and guidelines for the resolution of issues in
- Serves as the campus contact for the Curriculum, Instruction
and Assessment department for state testing programs and
district-based assessment activities.
- Reads all testing coordinator directions and applicable manuals
governing the administration of the student assessment
- Implement the District Dyslexia program at the campus level
ensuring that Federal, State and District policies/guidelines are
followed and in compliance
- Provide direct services in the area of
reading/dyslexia/dysgraphia: assessment, identification,
interventions, technology and progress monitoring
- Work with campus staff so that appropriate classroom
accommodations are provided for students identified with
- Provide a written report of student's dyslexia/dysgraphia test
- Attend Section 504/ARD meetings for the purpose of reviewing
assessment results, progress and provide recommendations.
- Demonstrates a willingness to assume a leadership role.
- Works positively towards meeting identified district and campus
- Communicates effectively and regularly with a variety of teams
at the campus and district level.
- Coordinates the annual testing calendar at the campus
- Participates in on-going training and development activities
offered by the district.
- Perform all other duties as assigned.
- Participate in staff development activities to improve
- Keep informed of and comply with federal, state, district, and
school regulations and policies.
- Compile, maintain, and file all physical and computerized
reports, records, and other documents required.
- Attend and participate in faculty meetings and serve on staff
committees as required.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
The periods immediately preceding and during district testing
are often stressful and demand long hours.
Other projects may also require long hours.
The distribution of testing materials requires the handling of
boxes that may weigh up to 40 pounds.
Maintain emotional control under stress. Frequent standing,
stooping, bending, pulling and pushing. Move small stacks of
textbooks, media equipment, desks, and other classroom
Wage/Hour Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 60
Reports to: Campus Principal