Position Description

Testing Coordinator (AZ 2020-21)
Location GH Arizona - Phoenix
Job Category Lead Office (Finance, HR, Development, etc.)
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POSITION: Testing Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Academy Operations                     

LOCATION:        Phoenix Home Office/Remote        

REPORTS TO:    Executive Director of Title I Edu

FLSA STATUS: Part time- Hourly (10-20 hours per week) $17.00

Company Description

Great Hearts Academies is a non-profit network of charter schools dedicated to improving education by developing excelling public prep schools.  Great Hearts’ academies are substantially outperforming other public and private schools, proving that tuition-free schools can do a superb job of educating students if they are smaller, more efficient, and set higher expectations for all students through a core, classical liberal arts curriculum.  Great Hearts Academies gladly prepares their graduates for success in the best colleges and universities in the nation, but their main purpose is the formation of the soul, heart, and mind.  We believe that the highest goal of education is to become good, intellectually and morally.  The success of Great Hearts is based on combining an unwavering commitment to classical liberal arts education with the understanding that our schools can constantly be improved through sound, data-driven leadership. 

Position Summary

Support and assist the Executive Director of Title I Education, Data, and Intervention in the performance of various testing and assessment responsibilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with state and local assessment coordination, schedule, and communication with academy testing coordinators and headmasters (in-person and distance learning).
  • Assist with the coordination of state and local assessment schedule.
  • Provide support during state testing cycle for in-person and distance learning.
  • Respond to testing and assessment requests from academy testing coordinators and headmasters.
  • Support testing coordinators with testing and assessment concerns and questions.
  • Provide technical assistance support for testing coordinators and headmasters.
  • Communicate with Galileo and Amplify with testing issues, concerns, and requests for information and data.
  • Coordinate with the Executive Director regarding testing, assessment, and data matters as needed.
  • Work with (generally) testing and assessment issues that get elevated and require executive attention at the academies. 
  • Apply the standard policies and administrative regulations of a Great Hearts Academy and those established by the local Board of Directors and Headmaster, in accordance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Provide data reports when requested

Qualifications, Competencies & Strengths

Education: High School Diploma

Experience: Experience with data entry and input.

Special Skills:

  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint) skills, experience using Adobe Acrobat.
  • Superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills; oriented towards detail, thoroughness, and accuracy.
  • Experienced and comfortable interacting with individuals/groups at every level of the organization.

Additional Requirements

Type of fingerprint clearance: Must possess or obtain valid Arizona Department of Public Safety fingerprint clearance card.

Physical functions: Requires but is not limited to standing, sitting, repetitious hand and body movements, bending, squatting, and reaching. May be required to move or position equipment up to 15 pounds approximately.

Travel required: May need to travel locally to the various academies within the Phoenix metro area.

This description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, it does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Great Hearts Academies is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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