Pearson Spanish Content Developer (Limited Term) in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
**This position will be located in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
Development and review of Spanish items for large-scale assessments; evaluation of passages for use in large-scale assessments; interpretation of blueprints, and the construction of operational and field tests.
Involvement in standards interpretation, application of best practices in item and test development, facilitation of committees, and alignment determinations.
-Review and adaptation of Spanish curriculum materials from K-12 including standards and expectations, curriculum maps, and other curriculum documents.
Position requires skills in grammar, editing, and communications with internal and external customers.
Help facilitate, maintain and oversee content development in Spanish, Writing and/or Communications (Listening/Speaking); item writing and item and data review sessions, in addition to bias and sensitivity review sessions; and provides content expertise during those sessions as necessary.
Develop item, passage, and test specifications documents as necessary. Assist in developing and conducting the item writer training for development workshops. Perform passage research according to required specifications as needed.
Help select, assign and manage subcontracted item and content development via item writers.
Review and edit test items developed by contractors during the item writing and review workshops.
Classify test items according to pre-specified content dimensions. Ensure the accuracy of item content-coding, keying, and item validations.
Provide references in support of the use of each item (i.e. for the correct response and the incorrect response alternatives) as well as source references and copyright research.
Consult with the customer as required, including participation in planning, status, review meetings, etc.
Work closely with Test Development Managers, other Content Developers, Psychometricians, and across group users of assessment content.
Travel as necessary.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Spanish Education, Spanish Curriculum, Journalism, or equivalent education & experience required; Master's degree preferred.
At least 2 years of experience teaching Spanish in a classroom environment is required.
Some experience in large-scale educational measurement, especially item development, is strongly preferred.
-Experience revising K-12 Spanish curriculum, including standards and expectations, curriculum maps, pacing calendars, and other curriculum materials.
Some project management experience, including the scheduling of large-scale projects as well as personnel management preferred.
Must have outstanding verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish, including knowledge of standard Spanish grammar approved by the Spanish Language Academy (Real Academia Española).
Must be able to communicate effectively with team members in other locations utilizing various modes of communication, such as telephone, email, Zoom, etc.
Must be able to provide solutions for problems to a variety of audiences including both sophisticated and naive customers.
Excellent project planning and organizational skills required, including the ability to coordinate a project and individuals and to adapt to unforeseen and unexpected requests or changes in priorities.
General knowledge of all phases of the development, processing, scoring, and reporting of large-scale assessments is preferred.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs, WebEx, and similar technology.
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Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 5133