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JOB DESCRIPTION

Position Title

Data Analyst for Student Achievement

Qualifications

  • Must hold a Bachelor’s degree in instructional technology, mathematics, or related field. Comparable work experience may be considered.
  • Must have experience in using academic data to impact instruction and school systems thinking and planning.
  • Knowledge of data processing software is invaluable.
  • Skill in explaining testing and statistics to administrators, teachers, and parents.
  • Ability to communicate, both in writing and orally, technical information in a way that is understandable to people without technical training.
  • The ability to create and maintain a climate of respect and fairness for all students.
  • Ability to effectively motivate and assess students academically and socially.
  • Ability to work as a member of a highly functioning team.
  • Understanding of the laws that govern students’ state and federal rights.
  • Strong understanding of cultural proficiency, equity, opportunity and access required.

Reports to

Assistant Superintendent of Equity

Job Goal

Responsible for accurately collecting, organizing, analyzing and report student and school improvement data.

Performance Responsibilities

  1. Analyzes and prepare reports from local, state, and national assessment data as it relates to individual student performance and school improvement.
  2. Develops and maintain historical student and school data files to monitor and track performance.
  3. Interprets and review assessment data with administrators and teachers; support planning of action steps
  4. Compiles data from multiple assessments to develop student, subject, grade-level, or school achievement profiles.
  5. Works with staff schools, as needed, in one-on-one and group settings to conduct training in the use of data to improve student results.
  6. Ensures the validity of all data presented to staff.
  7. Attends, and leads as appropriate, training sessions and site meetings related to assigned responsibilities.
  8. Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.
  9. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 Terms of Employment

10 months, salary and benefits per the MEA agreement.

Evaluation

Performance on this job will be evaluated annually in accordance with the Board’s policy on the evaluation of non-certified, technical staff.


The Montclair Public School District encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer

Established: October 2017
BOE Approved: November 2017

 

 

 

 

Updated: 9/26/2018