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Assessment Coordinator - Umm Al Quwain

Sharjah American International School - Umm Al Quwain Campus
Umm Al Quwain, United Arab Emirates
School Accommodation
Entitled to airfare after completing one year of service
Start date
2 years
  • All Levels
  • Licensed Teacher
  • Bachelor
  • 3 years of teaching experience
  • B.A. or B.Ed. (in a teaching major) M.A. (in statistics or a related major)
  • Teaching Credential/License
    Other Certification
  • United States (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, Jordan, Lebanon, Thailand
  • 2 recommendation letters
  • Degree certificate and Transcript, High School diploma and transcript (grades 9, 10,11, and 12) attested by the Ministry of Education from the country of issue, Foreign Affairs Ministry, UAE Embassy
  • Police Clearance
  • Full-time overseas–hired and locally–hired employees receive a 25% (twenty-five percent) reduction in tuition fee - for up to two dependents for the first year of service and 50% (fifty percent) for each successive year of full-time employment with the school. All other fees must be borne by the employee. 
  • Medical Insurance - medical insurance provided to visa holders only

The Assessment Coordinator will manage the development and implementation of a comprehensive program of assessment for institutional improvements by accreditation requirements in support of institutional effectiveness.

The Assessment Coordinator must work with the faculty, staff, and administrators to develop effective strategies for the academic assessment of student learning outcomes at the general education and program levels. The assessment coordinator will provide ongoing support for assessment activities, assist with the analysis of assessment methods and results and report such results to both internal and external stakeholders.

The Assessment Coordinator will coordinate the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of all academic, support, and administrative units.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Principal and Assistant Principal to further develop the assessment plan.
  • Work with the curriculum coordinator and Heads of Departments through ongoing flex workshops for programs, inter-disciplinary committees, departments, divisions, or individuals to:
  • Develop Service Outcomes (SO), benchmarks, and rubrics
  • Present assessment plan
  • Work with Heads of Departments to:
  • Collect evidence – design assessment tools, collect samples of student work
  • Analyze evidence – make summative judgments
  • Document analysis in the report (develop a template for reports)
  • Implement Changes
  • Work with non-instructional and academic support units to develop and assess service outcomes and develop reporting forms if they do not exist.
  • Develop statistical models to measure the impact of learning support services on student achievement of intended learning outcomes.
  • Develop item analysis reports as necessary to help faculty evaluate the effectiveness of tests and test items.
  • Conduct focus groups with students and/or faculty and staff to get insight into practices that work and those that do not.
  • Work with administrators to problem-solve issues that arise with assessment plans and present solutions to appropriate bodies.
  • Work with the inspection and accreditation teams and assist with inspection/accreditation activities.
  • Create reporting forms for assessment activities on campus.
  • Work with Heads of Departments to disseminate reports and archive assessment activities.
  • Serve as a repository for evidence and reports.


Knows of:

  • UAE Inspection framework and Accreditation standards
  • Student learning outcomes
  • Assessment practices and methods
  • Assessment plan for college
  • Pedagogy – practice and study of teaching
  • Learning theory – practice and study of learning
  • Rubrics
  • Statistics
  • Psychometrics



  • Facilitate workgroups
  • Organize
  • Problem solve
  • Plan
  • Communicate and present
  • Provide resources
  • Monitor the assessment process
  • Collaborate with others
  • Coordinate
  • Lead
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret data
  • Train others on complex processes
This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job

To provide Western education, to encourage academic excellence, and to implement an inclusive learning environment that includes students of all ability levels. Sharjah American International School (SAIS) is an American Curriculum School that hosts over 25+ different nationalities and cultural backgrounds in grades K-12.

We strive for excellence and are committed to academically and socially preparing students. We aim to develop creative problem-solvers and analytical thinkers that are confident, committed, and hard-working.

SAIS fosters a community of inclusiveness with its cultural diversity of both staff and students. We are proud to have a diversified learning community where all members work together in harmony, collaboration, and respect to achieve common goals; creating a community of understanding that empowers students to be passionate, innovative, and productive citizens in an ever-changing global society while embracing the cultural values of the UAE.

SAIS nurtures students from KG to 12 who have multiple opportunities to develop both within and outside of the classroom developing each as it is important for every child to bring out own unique personality through the guidance and learning of successful Teachers. SAIS has strong excellence in excellent academic standards, providing classes in Mathematics, Sciences, and Information Technology, English, and other Religion academic programs. SAIS also provides outstanding classes in the Arts and- Performing Visual arts.

We aim to establish and maintain a community that inspires a passion for learning, where students dare to embark on challenging journeys to achieve their visions and to continuously strive to find or to test available opportunities as innovators or future entrepreneurs".

This is a Direct to School Job
This is a Direct to School Job
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