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edTPA Scorer

Reference
1712834
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
USA
Expiry Date
24/02/2018
edTPA Scorer Description ## Testing plays an important role in preparing learners. Pearsonis the largest provider of educational assessment services in the U.S. We score examinations for the federal government and ...

Job Description

edTPA Scorer

Description

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Testing plays an important role in preparing learners.

Pearsonis the largest provider of educational assessment services in the U.S. We score examinations for the federal government and more than 25 states, including billions of multiple-choice tests and more than 111 million essays every year.

Learning outcomes are at the heart of every assessment we create. Our innovative technology-enhanced items, performance-based assessments, and adaptive learning programs help you measure and build key 21st-century skills in learners of all abilities.

>edTPA (Teacher Performance Assessment) is a pre-service assessment process designed by educators to answer the essential question: " Is a new teacher ready for the job? "

edTPA includes a review of a teacher candidate's authentic teaching materials as the culmination of a teaching and learning process that documents and demonstrates each candidate's ability to effectively teach his/her subject matter to all students.

In order to score the edTPA, you must meet the criteria outlined in the Scorer Experience Qualifications section below. Please note: working with teacher candidates or beginning teachers within the last five years is a core requirement to be a scorer. PK-12 educators and College/University educators who have worked with a teacher candidate or beginning teacher are encouraged to apply.

Note that there is a high demand for applicants in the following content/handbook areas:

  • Classical Languages (Greek & Latin)
  • Elementary Education (including Spanish/English bilingual educators)
  • Elementary Mathematics (including Spanish/English bilingual educators)
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Health Education
  • Performing Arts
  • Physical Education
  • Secondary History-Social Studies
  • Secondary Mathematics
  • Secondary Science
  • Visual Arts
  • World Languages

We accept and process applications continuously. The next opportunity to join the edTPA team is Spring 2018 , when portfolio submissions are expected to be highest.

Qualifications

>Employment Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher
  • U. S. citizenship, resident alien status or authorized to work in the U.S.
  • U.S. residency
  • All scoring and other work activities must be completed in the United States

Scorer Experience Qualifications:

PK-12 and Higher Education Educators must have content specific expertise in the content area you are applying to score in one (1) or more of the following ways:

  • University or PK-12 classroom teaching experience within the United States
  • Extensive professional development
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

Current or Retired Higher Education Faculty, Field Supervisors, Teacher Preparation Program Administrators and other Higher Education Educatorsat a state-endorsed Teacher Preparation Programs mustwork with teacher candidates or teachers within the last 5 years in one (1) or more of the following ways:

  • Teach a content-specific course within a Teacher Preparation program (content-specific curriculum, instruction, and/or assessment in the edTPA content area you are applying to score)
  • Supervise field experiences of teacher candidates in the edTPA content area you are applying to score
  • Lead or assist with edTPA implementation at your college/university
  • Provide instruction/professional development to teacher

Current or Retired PK-12 Classroom Teacher, Induction or Peer Assistance Mentor/Coach, National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT), School Principal or Other PK-12 Administrator(e.g. Assistant Principal, Dean of Students, etc.) must meet either A or B:

A)Hold a current teaching license from a State Education Agency in the edTPA field you are applying to score

AND

Have worked in a PK-12 classroom setting, within the past five (5) years either:

  • Hosting/Mentoring teacher candidates in the edTPAfield in which you are currently certified/licensed and applying to score

OR

  • Supervising/Mentoring beginning teachers in the edTPAfield in which you are currently certified/licensed and applying to score

B)Hold a current National Board certification in the edTPAfield you are applying to score

AND

Have worked with (e.g., taught, mentored, supervised) teacher candidates or beginning teachers within the past five (5) years in the edTPAcontent area you are applying to score.

READY TO APPLY? Click HERE tobegin the application process.

Want to LEARN MORE about Scorer Expectations and Qualifications? Click HERE .

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords : scorer, teacher, assessments, evaluator, educator, school,principal, evaluator, education, college, university, adjunct, faculty, degree, instructor,district

Primary Location: United States

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Human Resources

Employee Status: Casual/Seasonal

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 19, 2017

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 1712834