- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary $13.23 gross per hour
There are currently limited-term positions available. All positions are for the period of January 2020 through June 12, 2020. / Monday-Friday assignment.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES
Under the direction of the Director of English Learner Services, coordinates English Language Proficiency (ELP) Assessments for both initial and annual assessment of English learners; plans, organizes, and schedules assessment activities; trains, assigns work, and provide works direction to temporary personnel assisting with assessments; supports site-based personnel assisting with assessment at school sites; assists District personnel in the administration and scoring of ELP Assessments; maintains a variety of logs, records, and files of training and assessment data; translates oral and written materials accurately and fluently in both English and the second language; and performs a variety of tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility
Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.
Examples of Duties
• Administers and proctors English Language Proficiency (ELP) assessments for initial and annual assessment of English Learner (EL) students; maintains the security and confidentiality of assessments materials;
• Provides information and assistance to site-based personnel assisting with assessment; travels to sites as needed in order to support assessment activities;
• Reviews and monitors the work of other employees involved in the ELP testing;
• Scores students' responses to ELP assessments using rubrics based on fluency and grammar use in English and Spanish;
• Records student test results; establishes, maintains, and updates assessment data; completes required ELP assessment booklets; recommends students for English Language Development (ELD) Academy as needed based on assessment data;
• Ensures timely communication between school-site based personnel and the English Learner Services Department regarding ELP and primary language assessments;
• Inputs, updates, and maintains EL student data in various student record databases; verifies student EL status for state reporting;
• Receives, verifies, logs, stores, and distributes assessment materials; ensures accountability for all assigned testing material; keeps shipping log for state assessments;
• Provides information to parents/guardians regarding EL student program options; completes paperwork for program participation as needed during enrollment process;
• Requests and logs student cumulative records and assessment data from other school districts; follows up as needed;
• Mails initial and annual score sheets to parents/guardians; files initial and annual score sheets in EL student cumulative files; maintains EL student folders in cumulative records;
• Maintains a variety of logs, records, and files; ensures the timely duplication and distribution of a variety of records, reports, and other materials as directed;
• Translates a variety of written materials from English to a second language and from that language into English; interprets and facilitates communication between staff and non-English speaking students and parents/guardians.
• Trains, assigns tasks, and provides work direction to temporary personnel assisting with ELP assessments;
• Maintains student profiles and other records of students as requested;
• May perform related clerical work such as posting records, making arithmetic computations, and securing information.
Other Related Duties
• May assist in the setup of work areas, displays, and exhibits;
• Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Any combination equivalent to sufficient experience, training and/or education to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above. Typically, this would be gained through:
Graduation from high school or equivalent education proficiency and two years of experience working with school-age children in an organized educational, health, childcare, or other structured setting including experience in the administration of individual assessments of English and Spanish fluency.
Special: Possession of a valid California Driver's License.
Ability to be insured, and continue to be insurable, by the District's liability insurance carrier.
All licenses, certificates, and other requirements listed above are required at the time of employment and must be maintained during the course of employment unless otherwise noted.
Physical Requirements: Employees in this classification stand, walk, sit, stoop/bend, reach overhead, lift and carry up to 20 lbs. or up to 50 lbs. with assistance, use fingers repetitively, use both hands simultaneously, speak clearly, hear normal conversation, and see small details.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, AND TRAITS
• Assessment principles and procedures;
• Basic principles and practices of child development and child guidance;
• General needs and behavior of children;
• Modern office practices and procedures;
• Record keeping principles and practices;
• Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy;
• Techniques of proper telephone etiquette;
• Basic subjects taught in District schools, including arithmetic, grammar, spelling, language, and reading;
• Pertinent Federal, State and local laws, codes, and regulations;
• Good public relations techniques;
• English and a designated second language use, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
• Assist students by providing proper examples, emotional support, friendly attitude, and general guidance;
• Demonstrate an understanding, patient, and receptive attitude toward children;
• Conform to and support the assigned administrator's style of management;
• Provide information and assistance to parents, the general public and other staff members in a helpful, courteous and timely manner;
• Maintain confidentiality of privileged information obtained in the course of work;
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
• Understand and follow oral and written directions;
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action;
• Work effectively within established time schedules and with minimal direction;
• Operate a variety of office machines and equipment such as a personal computer and all applicable hardware and software, copiers, printers, scanner, typewriters, calculators, and fax machines;
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships.
• Maintain regular and consistent attendance.
• Diligently attends to details and quality;
• Easily adapts to situations and changes;
• Effectively manages one's own time, priorities, and resources.
• Is trustworthy and responsible for his/her actions;
• Stays focused and has good work ethic;
• Strives to meet customers' needs.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Employees in this classification work primarily inside an office environment with changing priorities and short deadlines, and are occasionally required to drive an automobile to conduct work.
APPOINTMENT: In accordance with Education Code Section 45301, an employee appointed to this class must serve a probationary period of six (6) months during which time an employee must demonstrate at least an overall satisfactory performance in order to attain permanent status in the classified service.