The Center for Applied Linguistics advertised several new positions this week. Here are short descriptions and links:
The language Test Development Manager manages all aspects of the development activities of PODER, a Spanish academic language proficiency test for students in grades K through 5.
The Research Assistant I (PreK-12 ELL Assessment) provides research and development support for project-specific tasks and activities, and is responsible for carrying out project activities as assigned, contributing to the completion of project tasks and deliverables.
Assist with research and test development for large-scale, computer-delivered Spanish academic language assessment for Spanish language speakers and learners in Kindergarten, first grade and second grade.
This position involves creating and delivering professional development services (face to face and online) on a variety of topics including sheltered instruction (using the CAL SIOP Model), literacy instruction in English for students learning to read in a second language, and literacy instruction in Spanish for students in transitional, developmental, and dual language bilingual programs. The position also entails assisting the professional development team in enhancing the content of CAL’s professional development materials to work with various types of professionals who teach linguistically and culturally diverse students.
Develop test items for a large-scale academic English language proficiency assessment for kindergarten and first grade ELLs, with a special focus on innovative computer-based test development.