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Content Developer-Spanish Assessment Specialist - ( 1912087 )

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 include

- Development and review of Spanish items for large-scale assessments; evaluation of passages for use in large-scale assessments; interpretation of blueprints, and the construction of operational and field tests

- Involvement in standards interpretation, application of best practices in item and test development, facilitation of committees, and alignment determinations

- Position requires skills in grammar, editing, and communications with internal and external customers

- Help facilitate, maintain and oversee content development in Spanish, Writing and/or Communications (Listening/Speaking); item writing and item and data review sessions, in addition to bias and sensitivity review sessions; and provides content expertise during those sessions as necessary

- Develop item, passage, and test specifications documents as necessary Assist in developing and conducting the itemwriter training for development workshops Perform passage research according to required specifications as needed

- Help select, assign and manage subcontracted item and content development via item writers

- Review and edit test items developed by contractors during the item writing and review workshops

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

- Provide references in support of the use of each item (ie for the correct response and the incorrect response alternatives) as well as source references and copyright research

- Consult with the customer as required, including participation in planning, status, review meetings, etc

- Work closely with Test Development Managers, other Content Developers, Psychometricians, and across group users of assessment content

- Travel as necessary

- 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 Spanish Education or equivalent education & experience required; Masters degree preferred

- At least 2 years experience teaching Spanish in a classroom environment required

- Some experience in large-scale educational measurement, especially item development, strongly preferred

- Some project management experience, including the scheduling of large-scale projects as well as personnel management preferred

- Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish, including knowledge of standard Spanish grammar approved by the Spanish Language Academy (Real Academia Espaola)

- Must be able to communicate effectively with team members in other locations utilizing various modes of communication, such as telephone, email, Skype, etc

- Must be able to provide solutions for problems to a variety of audiences including both sophisticated and naive customers

- Excellent project planning and organizational skills required, including the ability to coordinate a project and individuals and to adapt to unforeseen and unexpected requests or changes in priorities

- General knowledge of all phases of the development, processing, scoring and reporting of large-scale assessments preferred

- Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, WebEx and similar technology

Primary Location US-PR-Guaynabo

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Quality Assurance/Testing
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 17th Mar 2020

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