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Content Developer - Mathematics

Company: myGwork
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Content Developer - Mathematics - ( 2107381 )

Description

We are the world's learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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Provide assessment expertise in item and test development planning and customer interactions

Facilitate various client committee meetings (content review, data review, etc.) and provide content expertise during those sessions

Interpret standards, test blueprints, and item development plans

Develop item and test specifications documents

Develop and provide training and feedback to item writers based on established standards, cognitive complexity, and best practices for item development

Select, assign, and manage subcontracted item and content development

Develop and review math test items and scoring materials, including selected-response, technology-enhanced, and constructed response items for various types of assessments

Work as a member of a team to develop, review, and revise ancillary materials

Classify test items according to pre-specified content dimensions and ensure the accuracy of item content-coding, keying, and item validations

Provide source references and copyright research, if needed

Facilitate activities related to test construction and review of composed test forms

Work with test development managers, other content developers, psychometricians, and other Pearson groups

Consult with the client as required, including participation in planning, status, review meetings, etc.

Some travel may be required

Perform other duties as assigned

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is at least $65k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program. Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/ 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.

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or Education, or equivalent education & experience required

At least five years' teaching experience in the field of mathematics required. Experience in elementary or middle school preferred.

Some experience in mathematics assessment and/or publishing is preferred

Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work closely with clients

Must be able to propose problems/solutions to a variety of audiences

Must have excellent planning, organizational, and problem solving skills, and ability to manage personal tasks within a project and schedule, and to adapt to unforeseen and unexpected requests or changes in priorities

Must have strong technology skills including working with Microsoft Excel, Adobe Pro, Microsoft Word; and confidence necessary to work with unfamiliar programs

Familiarity with the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSS-M) is preferred

General knowledge of test development including processing, scoring, and reporting of large-scale assessments is preferred

Experience working with technology enhanced items is preferred

Basic understanding of xml preferred

General knowledge of computer adaptive testing preferred

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Work Locations :

US-Remote

Remote

Job : Professional Development

Organization : Assessments School

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : Yes, 25 % of the Time

Job Posting : May 27, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2107381

This employer is a corporate member of myGwork, the business community for LGBTQ+ professionals, graduates, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace equality.

Keywords: myGwork, Olympia , Content Developer - Mathematics, Other , Olympia, Washington

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