Pearson Content Specialist – Mathematics (12-Month Limited Term) in United States
As a Mathematics Content Specialist within the Asset Creation team, you will work as both a content and assessment expert to develop K-12 assessments for our state and district clients. Our team develops standards-based assessments for students across the United States. We collaborate with education departments, committees of educators, and business partners to develop assessments of learning that are accessible to all students. We are looking for flexible and creative content experts to join our team.
Develop and review mathematics test items and stimuli, including multiple choice, technology enhanced, extended response, cluster sets, performance-based tasks, and simulations across multiple grade levels for large-scale assessments
Help develop mathematics item and test specifications, item development plans, test blueprints, and other ancillary documents
Help select, assign, manage, and train item writers and educators to develop mathematics items based on standards, cognitive complexity, and item development best practices
Facilitate and support customer meetings and provide mathematics assessment expertise
Facilitate activities related to test construction and review of composed test forms
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 other Pearson groups
Perform other duties as assigned
Some travel required
Compensation at Pearson is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific location. As required by the Colorado, California, Washington State, New York State and New York City laws, the pay range for this position is as follows:
The minimum full-time salary range is between $60,000 - $70,000.
This position is not bonus eligible, and information on benefits offered is here.
Bachelor's degree in education, mathematics, or equivalent experience required
Five years’ experience as an elementary or secondary mathematics teacher preferred
Professional knowledge of mathematics and educational trends required
Some experience in large-scale educational measurement preferred
General knowledge of all phases of the development, processing, scoring, and reporting of large-scale assessments preferred
Outstanding oral and written communication skills
Ability to creatively and flexibly address challenges with a variety of audiences
Excellent planning, organizational, and problem-solving skills and the ability to work on multiple activities and adapt to unexpected events
Skilled in basic software tools and technology and the confidence necessary to work with unfamiliar programs
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Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Organization: Assessment & Qualifications
Req ID: 12914