English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, Other
`Iolani school is seeking a Test Prep Coordinator to create and oversee a program to prepare students in grades 10 and 11 for the PSAT, SAT, and ACT tests. These test prep programs run year around. Responsibilities include developing test prep curriculum and performance analytics, training and supervising the teachers in the program, and recruiting students to attend program sessions. The Test Prep Coordinator is responsible for analyzing and presenting school-wide testing data and for supporting programming related to college admissions essay writing.
Teaching both in the test prep program as well as in the English Department is essential in order to understand students and the school community. Candidates should have a bachelor's degree or higher in English Literature, Speech, or Composition, or in History or Social Sciences as well as at least 3 years of teaching experience in grades 7-12 at an independent school. A demonstrated ability to differentiate instruction and to design lessons which make use of a wide variety of learning methods is very important. The position requires ongoing collaboration with teaching teams as well as administrative staff. In addition to strong written and oral communication skills, candidates should be comfortable using technology in his/her teaching, grading, and school-related communications.
Duties and Responsibilities
Creates the Test Prep program, including curriculum and performance analytics
Works with Special Programs office to design the 6-week summer course, recruit students and hire all test prep program teachers
Coordinates teachers, curriculum, and space for the morning prep sessions during the school year.
Supervises faculty in the Test Prep Program
Works with the Registrar on the administration of all Upper School on-campus standardized testing. This oversight includes PSAT, SATs, ACT and AP, including communication with students and families about testing logistics
Coordinates analysis and presentation of testing data (SSAT, PSAT, SAT I & II, AP’s, etc.).
Works with the College Counseling Office to support programming around college admissions essay writing.
Teaches in the test prep program during the school year and summer as well as in the History or English department (1-2 classes)
This position closes on March 10, 2017.
Previous experience leading school or center based Test Prep Program
Previous experience teaching English or History at the high school level
Knowledge of methods used to analyze and present the results of testing data
About 'Iolani School
K-12 school in Honolulu founded by the Episcopal Church in 1863.