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Pearson Teacher Certification Assessment Scorer in Ballston Spa, New York

The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson is recruiting permanently or professionally certified New York State teachers and recent retirees to score the constructed response component of the New York State Teacher Certification ExaminationsTM Content Specialty Tests. Scorers are needed in most content areas. We currently have a particular need for scorers in the following areas:

  • Business and Marketing

  • Mathematics

  • Multi-Subject Mathematics

  • English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

  • School Counselor (in development)

  • Computer Science (in development)

Working as a scorer is an excellent opportunity to enhance professional development, work with peers from across New York State to support the teaching profession, and stay up to date with current practices to expand content knowledge.

Remote Scoring:

All scoring activities are conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams and Evaluation Systems' web-based scoring platform. Upon logging into the system, scorers are trained and calibrated to a process for evaluating responses effectively and fairly. Scoring sessions are conducted throughout the year and scorers are recruited for scoring sessions based on their availability.

Individuals are eligible based on the following qualifications:

  • Permanent or professional New York State teaching certificate corresponding to the content field, and are currently teaching in a New York State school (public or private) OR

  • have a permanent or professional New York State teaching certificate corresponding to the content field and have taught (public or private) with in the last three years (including regular substitute) OR

  • are or have been educators at colleges/universities and have taught or advised in a content-relevant field within the last three years.

Scorer responsibilities:

  • Evaluates constructed responses of teacher candidates in New York.

  • Successfully internalizes training and scoring guide.

  • Participate in discussions.

  • Must be able to put aside personal biases and apply scoring guide according to rubric requirements.

  • Meets quality and productivity requirements established for the scoring program.

  • Engage with other scorers in consensus scoring activities.

Applicants should also:

  • be a resident of New York State with eligibility to work in the United States.

  • have basic computer skills (keyboard, mouse and access to the internet).

  • have the capability to meet via online meetings using a personal computer with web camera, microphone, and speakers.

  • Have the ability to maintain a confidential work environment.


  • Initial compensation rate is at $17.49/hour up to $18.75 after 375 hours.

  • Current teachers may request substitute teacher reimbursement and professional development certificates.

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Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.


Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: PART_TIME

Req ID: 4756