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Pearson California Education Specialist Scoring Job Opportunity at Pearson in Irvine, California

Education Specialist CalTPA Assessor Qualifications

Pearson offers compensation packages that reward exceptional quality and productivity. Scoring is generally compensated at $37 per cycle scored, with training paid $19/hr.

To be eligible to score the Education Specialist California Teaching Performance Assessment (EdSpec CalTPA), an applicant MUST meet the following requirements and attest to these requirements at least once annually.


Be a current (or retired within the last 3 years) California education specialist in one (1) or more of the following capacities:

  • University/program educator providing instruction to education specialist candidates within a CTC-accredited teacher preparation program

  • Field supervisor

  • Mentor or master teacher

  • Education Specialist

  • Birth–22 administrator (e.g., principal, assistant principal)


Have expertise in the specialty area assigned to score in one (1) or more of the following ways:

  • Hold a current California Level II Education Specialist Instruction Credential / Clear Education Specialist Teaching Credential, or added authorization (e.g. Early Childhood Special Education)

  • National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT) in Special Education

  • Have university teaching experience in the specialty content area

  • Hold a degree in Special Education


Adhere to the following confidentiality requirements:

  • Maintain the confidentiality of the assessment materials and knowledge gained as a result of participating in scoring the assessment, and will not share information with anyone (e.g., candidates, colleagues, etc.) without direct permission from the Commission and Pearson.

  • Agree not to participate in any professional activity, beyond employment in a Birth–22 school/district/county office or institution that requires candidates to use a CA-approved performance assessment, that results in payment for services related to supporting candidates in completing any CA-approved performance assessment. For example, TPA independent tutoring or consulting positions.


  • Reside in the state of California.

In order to score candidate submissions, assessors must complete the requisite training and meet the established calibration standards. Assessors will be paid for time spent in training, calibration, and scoring submissions.

Qualification Verification:

To verify employment, the application requests your supervisor contact information and credential details (if applicable). This information will be used for verification purposes only.

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What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: PART_TIME

Req ID: 13894