Texas Connections Academy - Parent Engagement Assistant, State Testing (Bilingual)

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Region: 4
School District/Employer: Texas Connections Academy
District Category/Employer:
Position: Administrative Assistant
Assignment Level: Level
  • Elementary
  • High School
  • Middle School
  • Bilingual
  • Office Support
Job Title: Parent Engagement Assistant, State Testing (Bilingual)
School: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston
Campus Description: Texas Connections Academy @ Houston (TCAH) is a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades 3-12 statewide. TCAH is provided in partnership with the Houston Independent School District (HISD) under the terms of the Texas Electronic Course Program (eCP) and Texas Online Schools (TxOLS). TCAH first opened in December 2008 with a regulatory cap of 100 students, and has grown to over 6,000 students served during the 2017-18 school year. TCAH operates as an approved HISD campus charter and is accredited through HISD.
Date Posted: 2/13/2018
Deadline: Until Filled
Openings: 1
Commitment: Full Time
Description/Notes: Working from the office in Houston, Texas, the Parent Engagement Assistant is responsible for ensuring that the TCAH school community builds strong relationships among the parent, teacher, school administration and students that results in improved student academic achievement that is consistent with Houston ISD’s Declaration of Beliefs, Vision and Goals as well as Connections Academy’s Learning Triad that incorporates the family (as the learning coach), the curriculum, and teachers. The person in this position may be required to travel as needed to support events.

The Parent Engagement Assistant will be responsible for the successful the following tasks:

Support state testing platform navigation including test site selection, testing calendar, testing site address, and other state testing related inquiries from families;
Support state testing record submission and request by families as needed;
Prepare, present, and lead state testing parent workshops as part of TCAH’s Parent University in both English and Spanish;
Prepare and distribute state testing notifications/communication in both English and Spanish;
Facilitate and coordinate translation of state testing communication documents;
Facilitate and coordinate state testing score mail out to families;
Monitor and support state testing confirmation phone call;
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience
High school diploma or equivalent required
Outstanding English and Spanish verbal and written communication skills, as well as superior listening skills
Experience in high school testing, guidance and/or registrar office preferred
Knowledge of STAAR, TELPAS, and College Board testing program preferred
Exceptional customer service skills
Excellent technical and software skills
Ability to work effectively both with and without supervision
Detail oriented and ability to effectively handle multiple priorities
Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company
Salary Range:
Benefits: https://www.connectionsacademy.com/careers/benefits
How To Apply: To be considered for this position, please apply here: https://re22.ultipro.com/CON1019/JobBoard/JobDetails.aspx?__ID=*2B7B460C8BFD332E

Contact Person:

Name: Christina McClellan
Email: christina.mcclellan@pearson.com
Address: 10550 Richomond Ave, Suite 140
City: Houston
State: TX
Zip: 77042
Phone: 1-888-410-6502

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