Job Description

    District Assessor/Program Support JobID: 19458
  • Position Type:
    Curriculum & Instruction Support- District

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    District Administration Center - Glendale, AZ

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:
    Position Title: District Assessor/Program Support
    Department: Federal Programs and Student Support Services
    Supervisor:EAS Program and Resource Manager
    Term of Employment: 196 days
    Salary Classification: 8

    Job Summary: Administers assessments for Gifted identification and English Language learners. Assessments may be administered online, via pencil/paper, or orally. Assists with monitoring EL compliance documentation. Supports inventory and distribution of EL resources and AZELLA results. Assists with other department tasks as needed.
    Essential Functions as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks, duties, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents in this class.
    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following.
    Other duties may be assigned.
    • Coordinates, administers, and scores assessments required by state law to determine English language proficiency
    • Completes all training requirements for AZELLA and gifted assessments
    • Assists with training additional site AZELLA assessors
    • Coordinates, administers, and scores assessments required to determine eligibility for Gifted services
    • Assists in developing schedules to administer assessments
    • Builds rapport with English learners in facilitating AZELLA Sample Tests administration prior to formal AZELLA testing
    • Maintains and updates student records and files including printing profiles of students who have completed the assessments
    • Monitors state reports to ensure appropriate assessments are on file for new enrollees and reports withdrawn students to ADE
    • Performs a variety of clerical functions related to the organizing, maintaining, updating, retrieving, and researching of confidential databases, files, class lists and filing status
    • Assists in planning and coordinating parent meetings and workshops
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required to promote the goals of the department
    • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of applicable PUSD and department policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of the principles of confidential files, records, and database management
    • Knowledge of the principles of Arizona State Department of Education assessment schedules and guidelines
    • Knowledge of the principles of student assessment
    • Knowledge of educational, economic, social, and health needs, customs and cultures of families
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district
    • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Ability to perform a variety of duties in a fast-paced environment
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A high school diploma of GED; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

    Other Requirements:
    • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check
    • Must possess and must maintain a valid Arizona driver license
    • May be required to lift and/or carry materials and supplies weighing up to 25 pounds
    • May be required to travel to perform work functions
    • May be required to work outside normal working hours
    What We Offer: Peoria Unified School District offers a robust benefits package that can help increase your financial security, advance professionally, and promote a healthy, fulfilling life. We also participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS). Some of the benefits offered include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Employee Assistance Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, a Wellness Program, Paid Time Off, and discounts on many other services.
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    The Peoria Unified School District recognizes that academic excellence is enhanced when students are exposed to a broad range of ideas, individuals and experiences. We are therefore committed to celebrating diversity and devoted to an inclusive environment for all employees regardless of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, national origin, military service, or other non-merit factors.
    Peoria Unified School District #11
    6330 W. Thunderbird Road
    Glendale, AZ 85306


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