Highly Capable Test Proctor, Tacoma, Washington

Created 10/20/2021
Reference 471867
Country United States
State Washington
City Tacoma
Tacoma Public Schools

Benefits: NONE

Hourly rate: $24.14

Additional Information: This is a temporary hourly position.
The successful candidate will be available to work between 7:30am and 4pm Monday-Friday on a flexible schedule to accommodate the workload at different times of the school year. There may be times where the workload requires a 40 hour week and other times where there would be little or no work hours. Work hours are dependent upon student testing requirements.
Candidate interviews will occur in early January
Training will occur in late January - exact date to be determined
The student testing window will be February - mid April, exact dates to be determined

More details will be made available during the interview process.
Additional Information: In accordance with Governor Jay Inslee's announced Proclamation 21-14.1 on August 18th, 2021, all K-12 school district employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18th, 2021. Candidates who are extended a conditional offer of employment with Tacoma Public Schools will be required to submit proof of vaccination status in compliance with Governor Inslee's mandate, prior to official hire with the district. Individuals qualifying for a medical and/or religious exemption outlined under the Governor's directive will be required to provide proof of exemption prior to official hire with the district. Tacoma Public Schools Human Resources will work directly with candidates to finalize proof of compliance with the Governor's mandate prior to official hire.

Additional Resources and Information:
Press Release from WA Governor's Office
Proclamation by the Governor: COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
OSPI Vaccination Requirement FAQ
Vaccine Mandate FAQs
DOH Vaccine fact sheet

This temporary position, under the guidance of the Director of Assessment, collaborates with the Tacoma Public Schools (TPS) Assessment Department and the District school/building staff to administer and proctor Highly Capable (HC) assessment administration.

1. Ensure the completion of Highly Capable (HC) assessment administration and make-ups, per the HC assessment calendar.
2. Collaborate with District school/building staff to setup and proctor HC assessment administration and use of facilities, including computers.
3. Maintain and monitor electronic and hard copy records for students who need to be assessed, including referrals and make-ups.
4. Record any irregularities, such as absences or no tests.
5.Complete daily and/or weekly status report, for each site, during and after the testing is completed.
6. Communicate issues, concerns, and/or progress report, with each site, as well as with the TPS Assessment Department.
7. Maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a high level of professionalism with students, District/school/building staff, and other customers.

1. May perform special research and prepares special reports.
2. Keep track of equipment inventory, as necessary.
3. Performs other related duties as assigned, on a temporary basis.
4. Regular, reliable, predictable, attendance or physical presence is an essential job requirement and critical to the performance of the work.

Reports to Director of Assessment or another assigned administrator.

Office environment; requires prolonged visual concentration and exposure to video display; required to setup, proctor, take down HC assessment administration at multiple school/building sites; experiences frequent interruptions; required to attend meetings at various sites; required to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, twist, climb, and/or be mobile, and move/lift heavy objects up to 20 pounds.

Education and Experience
High School Diploma or equivalent; coursework in computer training: one years' experience in an office environment; educational environment, preferred; experience working with children, preferred; experience maintaining detailed data and numeric records, preferred; or any combination of experience and training which provides the applicant with the knowledge, skills, and ability required to perform the work

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of or willingness to learn academic testing principles and practices.
Knowledge of or willingness to learn records management techniques.
Knowledge of and willingness to learn Microsoft Excel and Word.
Skill in obtaining, clarifying, and exchanging information.
Skill in keyboarding.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Ability to use word processing, spreadsheet, relational database, statistical, and specialized assessment software applications.
Ability to work without direct supervision.
Ability to demonstrate reasonable, reliable, and regular attendance.
Ability to perform arithmetical calculations and statistical analysis accurately.
Ability to concentrate on detail and be precise.
Ability to plan, organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of people in a multi-cultural, diverse socio-economic setting.
Ability to operate a computer, associated peripheral and electronic scanning equipment and program related computer scoring software applications.
_Licenses/Special Requirements
Valid Washington state driver's license.
Fingerprints and successful WSP and FBI background clearance/sexual misconduct clearance.
New description 12/2016; revised 4/2019.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Tacoma School District administration has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the primary functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload.

Tacoma Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator: Lisa Nolan, 253-571-1252, lnolan@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Elementary: Christa Erolin, 253-571-1318, cerolin@tacoma.k12.wa.us; Title IX Coordinator, Secondary: Eric Hogan, 253-571-1191, ehogan1@tacoma.k12.wa.us; 504 Coordinator: Elementary, Elise Friedrich-Nielsen, efriedr@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1096; Secondary, Megan Nelson, mnelson@tacoma.k12.wa.us, 253-571-1003. Mailing address: P.O. Box 1357, Tacoma, WA 98401-1357.

HRInfo@tacoma.k12.wa.us, (253) 571-1250

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