Tuesday, September 27, 2011

MCAS Development Opportunity

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is seeking applications for two MCAS Science Test Development Specialist positions.

It is important that the selected individuals have very strong content knowledge, are able to learn quickly, have an understanding of science learning, have strong editing and feedback skills, and can effectively facilitate meetings.

The job duties include: providing content expertise for the development, review, and refinement of MCAS science test materials in Earth and space science, biology, chemistry and physics; reviewing test items with attention to detail for content accuracy, grade-level appropriateness, grammar, spelling, and readability; evaluating of open-response MCAS scoring materials; facilitating meetings with educators who serve on the science assessment development committees; and assisting with providing professional development to the field regarding assessment. We are specifically looking for strong content knowledge in physics and chemistry or biology and chemistry.

More information about the position can be found at: https://jobs.hrd.state.ma.us/recruit/public/3111/job/job_view.do?posting

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