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Assessment & Qualifications Teacher Certification Assessment Scorer - NY in Hadley, Massachusetts

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 are most in need of current or recently retired teachers in the following fields:

  • Agriculture

  • Theater

  • Earth Science

  • Students with Disabilities

  • Business & Marketing

  • Physics

  • Physical Education

  • Mathematics

  • Music

  • School Counselor

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.

Scoring sessions are typically one to two days long. Students with Disabilities scores every other week Monday through Friday. The other fields score approximately once every month or two Monday through Friday. The scoring day runs from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 4:30 p.m., including training.

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.

  • Candidates MUST also be current residents of New York.

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:

  • 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.


  • Rate of $17.50/hour.

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Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: PART_TIME

Workplace Type: Remote

Req ID: 16267