Part-time Test Administrator

Job type:Part time
Town/City:Chula Vista
Salary/Rate:$23 - $24/hour
Business Sector:Life, Physical, & Social Science
Job ref:ZR_2316_JOB
Post Date:February 26, 2024

Seeking Reading Test Administrators!


Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking Reading Test Administrator to work on a national evaluation of an early reading program in the Chula Vista, CA area.


Reading Test Administrators will conduct assessments of 2nd grade students reading skills in elementary schools in Chula Vista, CA. In addition, test administrators may be asked to assist in collecting parental consent forms from schools. Individuals who have experience working with young children between the ages of 5-8 are encouraged to apply, especially retired teachers and substitute teachers!

Position Specifics

This position will begin with an in-person training the week of April 22nd in Chula Vista, CA on how to administer the Woodcock Reading Mastery Test, 3rd Edition, followed immediately by one day of practice. Testing will tentatively begin on April 29 and continue through May 24th. Please note, that testing may end early. Reading Test Administrators should expect 20-35 hours of work each week during daytime school hours. Candidates must be willing to travel to local schools and work as part of a team. Qualified candidates must be available to commit for the entire length of the testing window. Reading Test Administrators will only be hired if they pass all required background checks and pass a simple study-created certification test on administering the Woodcock Reading Mastery Test.


Job Requirements

   Be available to attend an in-person training tentatively scheduled the week of April 22nd.   

   Be available to work 35 hours/week from April 29th through May 24th, from 7:30 am-3:30 pm

   Access to personal, reliable transportation

   Be willing to travel reasonable distances to reach assigned schools

   Strong interpersonal skills with both adults and children

   Strictly adhere to AIR’s and the school district’s procedures to protect the privacy of children and families

   Maintain contact with the testing team leader and other project team members

   Submit completed assessments and timesheets daily to the team leader

   Ability to work well independently and under the direction of team leaders

   Pass School District required background check and fingerprinting processes; follow all COVID-19 and other health-related requirements of the district and AIR


Preferred Experience

   Bachelor’s Degree in education, child development, psychology, or a related field

   Experience engaging with children from a variety of backgrounds

   Experience working with early elementary school age children (5-8-year-old children)



Data Collectors will receive paid training in person, tentatively scheduled the week of April 22nd. Attendance at training is mandatory.  Trainees must successfully complete training to continue employment on the project.

Pay for this position begins at $24 per hour but will vary based on experience. Mileage will be reimbursed at $.67 per mile when traveling from one school to another.