Johns Hopkins University Language & Literacy Testers in Towson, Maryland

General summary/purpose:

The Language & Literary Tester will travel to campuses and administer formal assessments that measure science skills. Assessments will be administered in a group setting. Testers must follow testing training procedures to ensure instrument and data fidelity. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check as required by school districts and JHU. This position is based in Texas.

NOTE: Must be willing to work flexible hours as necessary, but typical hours will correspond to the school schedule (8 am – 3 pm). Minimum of 20 hours weekly; job assignment of 2-3 weeks. Tester training will take place in various locations and/or virtually during late April to early May and attendance is required.

Testing window is tentatively scheduled for late April to mid-May dependent on need. Employment is dependent on passing tester training evaluation and background check. Reliable transportation is required.

Minimum qualifications: High School Diploma/GED required.

Preferred qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree preferred. Prior experience working with upper elementary and middle grade students, specifically with 5th through 8th grade. Knowledge of assessment procedures, specifically with the following assessments:

  1. ITBS

  2. Testers may be trained to administer additional standardized assessments.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Be able to pay attention to details, and understand written and verbal directions.

  • Ability to multi-task and work well in a team setting and take instructions from coworkers and supervisors.

  • Strong command of English language.

Any specific physical requirements for the job:

Texas School districts: Agua Dulce, Alice, Benavides, Brenham, Brooks County, Brownfield, Cameron, Corrigan-Camden, Crystal City, Cuero, Dilley, Donna, Dumas, El Campo, Fairfield, Gainesville, Gonzales, Grape Creek, Groesbeck, Hemphill, Houston, Judson, Livingston, Lyford, Mexia, Moody, Mt. Pleasant, Palestine, Post, Rio Grande City, Rockdale, Santa Maria, Snyder, Southside, Uvalde, Zapata.

Role/Level/Range: ACRO/01/CC

Starting Salary Range: Salary: $25 per hour

Employee group: Casual

Employee subgroup (FLSA Status): Non-exempt

Schedule (hours/days): Monday through Friday

Location: Telecommute

Department name: CRRE

Personnel area (School): School of Education

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at . For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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