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Assessment Specialist - English


PowerSchool | Product Management

 Job purpose

Reporting to the Manager, Content, the Assessment Specialist is responsible for assisting in the creation, alignment, delivery and maintenance of content for PowerSchool products (i.e. PowerSchool’s formative assessment item bank).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Research and share knowledge of state, national, and global academic standards
  • Work collaboratively with assessment specialists and item writers to provide detailed and timely feedback for content creation based upon best practices for assessment item development
  • Develop, follow, and/or deliver item/assessment development plans aligned to state and national academic standards
  • Complete bias and sensitivity reviews
  • Assess and maintain content developed by PowerSchool and/or third parties
  • Develop and deliver content-related professional development to staff and clients (as deemed necessary)
  • Respond to client inquiries, comments, and suggestions
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Complete other assigned duties as necessary 


Skills & Requirements


To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in K-12 education, preferred
  • 2-5 years’ experience teaching and/or developing assessments, preferred
  • Sound knowledge of assessment item development
  • Strong familiarity with subject specific matter
  • Thorough understanding of Bloom’s Taxonomy and Webb’s DOK
  • Understanding of instructional and assessment processes
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency, general computer literacy
  • Able to cope with strict time management requirements
  • Able to work cohesively with a team
  • Able to follow and complete directives in a timely manner
  • Able to meet/or exceed expectations of tasks performed
  • Able to be efficient and organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-evaluation and motivation tendencies toward expanded growth and quality control