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Language Scorer (NY)

Pearson

Pearson

Hadley, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2023

The Evaluation Systems group of Pearson is recruiting permanently or professionally certified New York State teachers and recent retirees to score the constructed response component of the New York State Teacher Certification ExaminationsTM Content Specialty Tests in Languages Other Than English (LOTE) and Bilingual Education Assessments (BEA). We are continually recruiting qualified scorers in all language areas. We currently have a particular need for scorers in the following areas:

  • Yiddish

  • Korean

  • Albanian

  • Ukrainian

  • Portuguese

  • Punjabi

  • Urdu

  • Polish

  • Vietnamese

  • Cantonese

  • Farsi

  • Malayalam

  • Mandarin

  • Bengali

  • Romanian

  • Igbo

  • Swedish

  • Turkish

Working as a scorer is an excellent opportunity to enhance professional development, work with peers from across New York State to support the teaching profession and stay up to date with current practices to expand content knowledge.

Remote Scoring:

All scoring activities are conducted remotely via Microsoft Teams and Evaluation Systems web-based scoring platform. Upon logging into the system, scorers are trained and calibrated to a process for evaluating responses effectively and fairly. Scoring sessions are conducted throughout the year and scorers are recruited for scoring sessions based on their availability.

Individuals are eligible based on the following qualifications:

  • Permanent or professional New York State teaching certificate corresponding to the content field, and are currently teaching in a New York State school (public or private) OR

  • Are native or fluent speakers in the language and hold a college degree OR

  • Are or have been educators from colleges and universities who hold a degree in a content-relevant field and/or have taught or advised in a content-relevant field within the last five years.

Scorer responsibilities:

  • Evaluates constructed responses of teacher candidates in New York.

  • Successfully internalizes training and scoring guide.

  • Participate in discussions.

  • Must be able to put aside personal biases and apply scoring guide according to rubric requirements.

  • Meets quality and productivity requirements established for the scoring program.

  • Engage with other scorers in consensus scoring activities.

Applicants should also:

  • be a resident of New York State with eligibility to work in the United States.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

Note that the information you provide will stay confidential and will be stored securely. It will not be seen by those involved in making decisions as part of the recruitment process.

Job: PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: PART_TIME

Req ID: 11238