The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District is currently seeking a Performance Measurement and Innovation Specialist for the 2017-2018 school year.
Assessment is the process of gathering evidence of student learning to inform education-related decisions for students, teachers, schools and the district. The facilitator's primary role is to support all educators in understanding how to gather dependable evidence and how to use it productively to support or certify learning achievement by assuring that: All assessment begins with a clear purpose, starting with clear and specific learning target(s) to be assessed High-quality assessments are built or chosen to fit each intended context Results are communicated in ways that assure complete understanding by all stakeholders Assessment and student motivation are linked in ways that keep all students striving for academic success
Collect data from multiple data sources into one centrally organized location
Advocates for student involvement in their own learning through the use of assessment as a teaching and learning strategy Correlate student assessment data to the Wisconsin School Assessment System
Cross analyze data to determine data points for balanced curriculum review
Analyze the most effective assessments that drive student learning and school improvement
Contribute to Professional Development throughout the district
Organize student data for easy accessibility at the teacher level to inform instruction
Work with the Curriculum Team to adopt classroom resources aligned with the district Proficiency and Progressions that allow teachers to personalize the classroom experience for learners
Visit classrooms and administrators to analyze curriculum and assessment “at work”
Analyze site visit data to inform professional development, curriculum resource adoption, and assessment
Provide information to a broad variety of stakeholders on the procedures and guidelines for the assessment program
Develop instructional and informational materials to use as handouts in conducting in-services and consulting with school faculties; present at District-wide data summits and School Board meetings, and for other purposes as needed
Strong knowledge of statistics, data manipulation, and strong math skills.
MA/MS degree strongly preferred in statistics, math, business, or another related degree.
Knowledge of summative assessments, interim benchmark assessments, formative-assessment practices, and criterion vs. norm-referenced assessment interpretations
Knowledge of state and federal school laws, rules and regulations as they pertain to student assessment, including assessing students with disabilities
Ability to conduct workshops to train educators on assessment and data literacy, development of high quality assessment items, and evaluation of assessments for high quality, and accessibility considerations
Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory and effective working relationships with fellow employees and the general public; to conduct in-services with teachers
and school administrators; to express facts and opinions clearly and concisely
Knowledge of and experience with computer-based classroom assessments
Understands ways the District can promote and impede good assessment practice, and works to improve the conditions in the system to support good assessment practice
Additional Salary Information: Salary is based on experience
The Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District currently serves over 6,400 students residing in the City of Oak Creek and a portion of the City of Franklin. With the support of the community, the dedication of our staff and the commitment of the families we serve, the Oak Creek-Franklin Joint School District continues to demonstrate academic excellence and holds an outstanding reputation in the State of Wisconsin.