Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Curriculum & Assessment Specialist at Measured Progress

This position entails science test development responsibilities for customized large-scale educational assessment programs. Candidates should have a background in Physics or Physical Science with substantial physics background. The position includes writing, reviewing, and revising multiple-choice, short-answer, and constructed-response items with rubrics (and accompanying materials) according to assigned state curriculum frameworks and Measured Progress’s standards and deadlines. The start date of this position is negotiable, but not later than July 16, 2009. Additional responsibilities include the following.

Prepare educational assessment items according to published standards, specifications, and deadlines. Plan, direct, and facilitate off-site content advisory committee meetings and review test items and scoring guides for content and technical quality. Work with scoring leadership personnel to resolve issues around the application of rubrics. Utilize teaching experience and curriculum expertise, including thorough knowledge of national and/or state curriculum standards. Apply content knowledge in creating large-scale customized assessments. Employ excellent written and verbal communication skills in planning and running professional meetings and workshops. Travel to committee meetings and state departments of education.

NOTES: US Residents Only. Employer will assist with relocation costs

Master's degree in which either the bachelor's or master's degree is in the applicable discipline, combined with a minimum of one year of teaching experience at the secondary level.

Measured Progress offers an exceptional benefits package and work environment which features on-site child care and gym facilities, generous paid time off and savings plan, and immediate eligibility for health, dental, vision and life insurance.

All interested applicants apply online: www.measuredprogress.org

As an EOE/AA employer, Measured Progress openly encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds