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2021/22 Assessment Assistant, Global Languages & Cultures

Company: Leander Independent School District
Location: Leander
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

If hired, the State Board for Educator Certification will require all first time applicants for an initial credential to be fingerprinted as part of a national criminal background check. A cost of up to $49.00 will be charged for fingerprinting.

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

To provide a range of support to teachers and schools to improve the Language Assessment Proficiency Committee (LPAC) process.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

* Test students whose Home Language Survey (HLS) indicates a language other than English is spoken.
* Contact previous schools, if applicable.
* Work collaboratively with campus ESL teacher, other department staff, and school staff.
* Assist with all aspects of EL (English Learner) identification process
* Keep summary sheets update (bilingual campuses).
* Order forms and testing materials as needed.
* Attend all district required trainings related to this position.
* Demonstrates regular and prompt attendance.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

* None

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Education/Certification/Experience:

* Graduation from an accredited high school.
* Experience working with children preferred.
* Bilingual preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

* Ability to communicate effectively; manage multiple priorities and projects; use computer and application software.

Mental/Physical/Environmental Demands

* Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
* Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
* May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions during portions of work day.
* Ability to travel from frequently throughout the district. Ability to understand, remember, and communicate routine, factual information.
* Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis.
* Ability to make decisions which have moderate impact on immediate work unit.
* Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information.
* Ability to maintain composure and professionalism at all times.
* Use standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals.
* Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting.
* Repetitive hand motions including frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching.
* Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds).
* Work with frequent interruptions.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Leander Independent School District, Austin , 2021/22 Assessment Assistant, Global Languages & Cultures, Other , Leander, Texas

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