Purpose: This assessment helps you identify people who are comfortable working around children, handle classroom frustrations well, come across as pleasant, kind, helpful, caring and desirous of helping each child meet educational goals as well as helping kids feel good about their efforts to learn. The test also helps identify candidates who are willing to work within rules and regulations, work hard and do not seek opportunities to slack off. In addition, the test measures mental aptitude to help you judge who will learn quickly, profit from instruction, and make good decisions when there are no ready guidelines to follow.
Who Is It For: Teachers / instructors whose primary responsibility is education.
About the Test: This test consists of two parts (1) a 155 question personality inventory, (2) a 44 item test of general cognitive aptitude with about equal number questions for verbal reasoning, numerical reasoning, and abstract reasoning. It probably takes about 60-90 minutes to complete it although this will vary from person to person because it is untimed.
What the Report Gives You: Graphical display of scores, narrative interpretation of aptitude results, list of strengths and developmental concerns, and suggested interview questions.
Testing Process: Online testing provides immediate reporting. Proctoring is desirable but not required.