• United States Of America, Usa

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Content Developer-Mathematics-Limited Term - ( 1911882 )

Description

At Pearson, were committed to a world thats always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether its one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the worlds innovations, personal and global, large and small

Responsibilities

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

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

Bachelors Degree in Mathematics or Education, or equivalent education & experience required
At least 5 years experience as a teacher with focus on mathematics is required
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-TX-Austin

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Mar 2020

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