School Assessment/School Counseling Assistant

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Position Areas
Pupil Services


School Counseling Assistant FT (12 Months)
Itinerant Position - Elementary and Middle Schools

Salary Range: $25,230 - $32,364

Position Purpose
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor of School Counselors, School Testing Coordinator, School Counselor, to provide students, parents, administrators, and other teaching staff with information on career and or educational opportunities; administer and interpret career assessment tools; and assist students in developing educational and occupational goals and plans.

Essential Performance Responsibilities
  • Provides training and guidance to school personnel in the materials management of all national, state, and district assessments.
  • Establishes and maintains school  testing schedules including materials delivery, shipping, electronic transfer of data, maintains score reports, etc.
  • Assumes direct responsibility for ordering, storing, disseminating, tracking and shipping of all non-secure and secure test materials.
  • Assists in the coordination of reporting test data for school and district personnel.
  • Coordinates with district warehouse personnel for secure shipping and receiving of all test materials.
  • Provides student information as needed accessing the district Student Information System.
  • Performs duties associated with the management of the assessment office such as, answering phones, maintaining file systems, organizing test security storage locations, etc.
  • Participates regularly in district and building assessment team meetings, K-12 curriculum meetings, and Board workshops when appropriate.
  • Assists school counselor and/or other district and school personnel as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
Additional Duties
Performs other related tasks as assigned by the Principal and other central office administrators as designated by the Superintendent.
                Note:    The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities.  It is not meant to be all               inclusive of every task or responsibility.

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copy and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements

Travels to school district buildings and professional meetings as required.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards

Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Light Work: Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 15 pounts of force as frequently as needed to move objects
  • Medium Work: Exerting up to 50pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounts of force as frequently as needed to move objects
  • Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounts of force as frequently as needed to move objects
                Note:    Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for this position.

Qualifications Profile
  • Knowledge of basic standardized testing terminology, test security procedures, handling secure test materials, and material retention guidelines for secure information
  • Working knowledge of federal law, Virginia statutes, and School Board Policy related to assessment and accountability programs
  • Ability to communicate information effectively with all stakeholders including community members, parents, students, and school/district/state personnel
  • Ability to work independently, make decisions, coordinate warehouse delivery and pick up schedules, and work with contractors involved in ordering all test materials
  • Demonstrates proficient understanding and usage of technology and various computer programs; and secure web-based applications
  • High School Diploma required. (30+ hours of college coursework preferred)
  • Work experience with standardized testing materials
Terms of Employment:

Successful completion of State and Federal Background checks is required for employment.

FLSA Status:       Exempt

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439

At the following locations

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439