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    Mathematics Item Writer for WestEd in United States

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    Brief Position Description:

    SAAS is seeking qualified individuals who will contribute to the delivery of high-quality products and services in the field of student assessment. Successful candidates will work directly with WestEd Mathematics Content Leads and coordination staff on writing assessment items for a variety of projects. The pay rate of $20.00–$30.00 per item varies based on item type and the project. The Mathematics Item Writer position is a work-at-home position only.

    Responsibilities:

    * Write original and unique mathematics assessment items for a variety of WestEd projects. Item types may include selected response, open ended, performance event, free response, and/or technology enhanced. Strong consideration will be given to applicants with experience in writing technology-enhanced items. Ensure that items meet WestEd writing guidelines and specifications as well as project-specific guidelines. Create all required metadata fields associated with each item written.
    * Create scoring materials for rubric-scored item types.
    * Develop a deep understanding of provided project materials (standards, item specifications, style guides, etc.).
    * Work collaboratively with content leads and coordinators assigned to projects.
    * Demonstrate growth and improvement as necessary during item writing cycle for each project.
    * Participate in kick-off meetings for each project.

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    * Bachelor’s degree with a major or minor in mathematics or a related field (Master’s degree preferred)
    * Teaching experience or a background in the application of mathematics content in other settings
    * Demonstrated expertise with mathematics content, specifically for grades 3–high school, and the ability to apply expertise in unique contexts
    * Working knowledge of rigorous college- and career-ready state standards or the Common Core State Standards for mathematics
    * Item writing experience
    * Ability to follow detailed rules/guidelines for writing items to be used in large-scale assessments
    * Experience writing technology-enhanced items (preferred, but not required)
    * Excellent writing skills
    * Ability to meet regular deadlines
    * Open to feedback and review
    * Demonstrated ability to communicate and send files via email and the Internet
    * Ability to learn and work in multiple assessment development platforms

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