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Entry Level - Assessment Associate

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Success Academy Charter Schools

Success Academy Charter Schools

Entry Level - Assessment Associate

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    We're redefining what's possible in public education.

    We set out to tackle this education crisis with a groundbreaking school design that delivers a rigorous, whole-child education to students from all backgrounds. Today, as the fastest growing, highest-performing charter school network in New York, our network of 47 K-12 schools outperforms every district in the state, proving irrefutably that all children are capable of excellence.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We actively seek applications from people of all backgrounds to strengthen our community and the perspectives needed to flourish in a multicultural world. Success Academy offers a full benefits program and opportunities for professional growth.

    The Assessment Associate plays a pivotal role in our high-performance, data-driven culture. Reporting directly to the Assessment Specialist, our Assessment Associates support in the oversight and management of assessment administration and data collection. They are responsible for assisting the Specialists in ensuring our teaching faculty administers assessments appropriately, rigorously, and with the highest degree of integrity. Additionally, they enter essential assessment data with accuracy to help support and guide strategic, data-driven decisions.

    This role requires the capacity to develop a holistic understanding of our school model, testing standards and ethics, and project/logistical planning and execution. This work helps to support and deliver critical student achievement data that helps our instructional team diagnose strengths and gaps in student achievement, support in the creation of educational plans, and help scholars and families get special education services to ultimately drive change in educational practice.

    In this Role you will:

    Coordinate Assessment and Academic Logistics including:

    • Execution of all assessment logistics (i.e. materials, timing, space, etc.) to allow for seamless, error-free assessment administration
    • Preparation and distribution of assessment materials
    • Understanding of security protocols & administration guidelines while administering all assessments with absolute integrity
    • Entry of data into our Student Information System (SIS)
    • Coordination of academic-oriented onboarding for new scholars

    Maintain Data in our Student Information System by:

    • Understanding the capabilities and reporting functions of our SIS and having the ability to train others on how to utilize the system to its fullest potential
    • Ensuring internal academic data in our SIS is entered accurately and on time
    • Providing management with reports and analyses that drive consistent growth in adult practice, student achievement, and parent investment
    • Executing processes that foster a transparent and communicative culture within the school community around student performance/progress
    • Ensuring the accuracy/consistency of records by maintaining internal and external data management systems
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  • Qualifications

    We’d be excited to hear from you if:

    • You have a Bachelor's degree
    • You have 0- 2 years of experience
    • You have an outstanding record of academic achievement and leadership
    • You are process oriented and able to maintain strong systems to ensure efficient testing administration
    • You champion the highest ethical standards
    • You have a strong work ethic and grit
    • You are able to perform complex, action-driven data analysis and you are skilled with MS Excel, and Google suite of products (GoogleSheets, GoogleDocs, etc.)
    • You possess strong organizational skills and have meticulous attention to detail
    • You have the ability to think critically and creatively
    • You have strong project management skills
    • You are a strong and timely communicator -- both oral and written
    • You are able to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders
    • You are a learner who is self-reflective, passionate, and committed to providing world-class schooling
    • You have knowledge and experience working with DOE or BOE electronic systems (preferred)
  • Benefits

    Success Academy Charter Schools provides a generous and comprehensive benefits package to suit the needs of our employees.

    Health & Wellness

    • A choice of medical, dental and vision plans to fit the needs of you and your family

    • Onsite flu shots and screenings

    • Team-building walks and runs, including a NYC Marathon team

    • Free, team-based private fitness classes offered by gyms near our Network office and by instructors at Success Academy schools

    Financial Security

    • A 403(b) Retirement Plan with the option of pre-tax contributions, Roth contributions, and employer-matching contributions

    • Employee perks and discounts

    • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit Plan

    • Cell phone reimbursement

    • A fully stocked pantry at our Network office and schools

    And so much more!

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  • Fun Fact
    In June 2018, we graduated our first class of seniors and ALL of them are headed to college!
  • About Us
    Our dual mission is to: Build exceptional, world-class public schools that prove children from all backgrounds can succeed in college and life; serve as a catalyst and national model for school reform, and help change public policies that prevent children from having access to opportunity.