OLP Testing Accommodations and Proctoring Aide

Department: Student Affairs

Reports to: Optimal Learning Program Coordinator

School year: 2019 - 2020

The OLP Testing Accommodations and Proctoring Aide is designated specifically for providing accommodations and for proctoring students enrolled in the Optimal Learning Program. This position will alleviate the extensive time OLP Specialists and OLP Aides give for scheduling and providing accommodations for 6th -12th grade tests. Many students in our program receive accommodations.

They require OLP time for their tests and exams, that fall outside their designated OLP Class/Consult time. It is the Test Accommodations Aide's responsibility to ensure smooth testing processes between OLP and MS/Academy faculty.

DUTIES:

  • Create the weekly schedule for accommodations for tests
  • Communicate weekly/daily with faculty regarding tests
  • Schedule extended time
  • Schedule space
  • Provide oral testing accommodation
  • Updating existing files
  • Review confidential files
  • Provide scribe accommodation
  • Accommodate tests (font, quantity on page)
  • Communicate with teachers regarding inappropriate test taking behaviors (cell phones, copying, talking, etc)
  • Collecting student phones prior to tests
  • Delivering sealed tests to faculty/faculty boxes
  • Communicate with faculty regarding student test performance and understanding of questions
  • Check tests students submit to ensure all questions are complete
  • Ask prompting questions
  • Schedule make-up tests
  • Create mid-term and final exam schedule for OLP
  • MAP test scheduling in OLP
  • Lunch duties
  • OLP weekly meetings
  • Provide accommodations within the OLP class and mainstream class
  • Arrange laptops for all students with this accommodation
  • Create testing accommodations matrices for faculty
  • Assist in creating study guides for tests
  • Provide immediate support for test anxiety
  • Collaborate extensively with OLP Specialists and Aides

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Preferred Bachelor’s in Education, Special Education or Counseling;
  • Understanding of differentiation and specific learning differences, behavioral/emotional differences and teaching writing and conceptualized mathematics;
  • Native English language speaker;
  • Understanding and knowledge in child/adolescent psychology and development;
  • Exceptional communication, data analysis, and organizational skills;
  • Strong technology skills (able to use Google apps, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel);
  • Ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with students, staff, parents and colleagues;
  • Efficient organizational skills;
  • Technology skills (able to use MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel);

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To be considered for this vacancy, please reference job title and your last name in the subject line e.g. OLP_PROCTORING AIDE_SMITH), and submit in English:

  • Cover letter, which should include a statement of your educational philosophy;
  • Resume, which should contain applicable license/certification information and;
  • The contact information for three professional references.

Submit the above required information to jobs@acs.gr.

Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Application deadline: September 15th, 2019

ACS Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, or disability in admission to, access to, employment in, or treatment in its programs and activities. ACS Athens is an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workplace. The school system's educational philosophy and HR goals, including the goal of equal employment opportunity, will be considered in filling all positions.