Science Teacher

Our client is looking for an individual that has taught Science in the past- Chemistry or Biology. 
This is a contract position

Assessment Specialist I, Biology Assessment Specialist I Position Summary and Primary Responsibilities Position Summary The Assessment Specialist I develops items, tests, and related products that are closely aligned to the current subject area standards and student learning objectives and Ieads discussions with clients and stakeholders on assessment of subject related constructs. This role applies strong content knowledge to add significant value to item writing, item review, test assembly, and discussions at committee meetings, and is knowledgeable about current standards and trends. This role may also provide intensive support to constructed response scoring activities to support the accuracy and reliability of scoring. The Assessment Specialist I works independently, or as part of a team, and may also work with outside experts in a field of specialty. Responsibilities Develop test items for a variety of tests, including tests used for K-12 accountability, college admissions/placement, teacher certification and national benchmarks Develop innovative items types in accordance with client requirements Develop high quality test items that meet or exceed client requirements Gather and resolve feedback from multiple sources on items; evaluate item acceptability after testing Assemble pretests, tests, and/or pools of questions to meet specifications, and work with colleagues to ensure test forms are accessible to all students Participate in constructed response scoring activities, including work with faculty consultants or state department staff to develop training material and direct oversight of operational scoring Recruit, train, mentor, and manage outside item writers; help develop item writer training materials; assist with facilitation of item writer training meetings Assist client committees, including organizing and facilitating meetings, recommending committee members and explaining and summarizing analysis results Assist with reliability, validity or comparability studies. Apply knowledge of item statistics to evaluation of items and assembly of tests Adhere to ethical standards and comply with the laws and regulations applicable to your job function. Leadership, Teamwork and Flexibility Has a track record of adding value to official or unofficial teams by actively participating in them and seeking to understand the various interests of team members. Is customer focused and fosters respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues. Acts with the customer or internal stakeholders in mind and considers downstream implications. Is knowledgeable and up to date on industry trends and standard practices. Has the ability to succeed at working on new assessments, on developing innovative task types, on doing the work in new ways, and on dealing successfully with ambiguity. Demonstrates a strong learning orientation to willingly develop new skills and competencies that will improve personal and business performance. Assists in project direction; helps implement item development plans; works on special development projects. Able to problem solve and possesses flexibility to adjust project plans to meet deliverables on time and with the expected quality. Demonstrates a high level of productivity and exhibits accountability for assigned work. Education Masters degree in field of specialty or closely related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and experience can be acquired is required. Experience A minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible professional experience including teaching at the secondary or college level is required. Comprehensive knowledge of field of specialty in order to develop tests in subject area and to serve as resource person for peers, committees and clients is required. Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to apply rules of grammar, etc., to the development of Science- Chemistry and Biology content items and training material is required. Strong technical skills and ability to learn new technologies as needed for the job is required. Experience in test development, constructed response scoring oversight, educational measurement, applied statistics is a plus.

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