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Instructional Coordinators

Also called: Curriculum and Instruction Director, Curriculum Director, Curriculum Specialist, Instructional Systems Specialist

What they do:
Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.
On the job, you would:
  • Observe work of teaching staff to evaluate performance and to recommend changes that could strengthen teaching skills.
  • Plan and conduct teacher training programs and conferences dealing with new classroom procedures, instructional materials and equipment, and teaching aids.
  • Interpret and enforce provisions of state education codes and rules and regulations of state education boards.

Knowledge

Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • philisophy and religion
Business
  • management
  • customer service
Math and Science
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics

Skills

Basic Skills
  • using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions

Abilities

Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • use rules to solve problems
Memory
  • remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps
Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Integrity
  • Initiative
  • Leadership
  • Dependability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Cooperation

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Visio Hot Technology
Computer based training software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Captivate
  • Articulate Rapid E-Learning Studio
Desktop publishing software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe InDesign Hot Technology
  • Microsoft Publisher Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 5 of 5)
master's degree or
bachelor's degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$63,750
$35,550
$101,500
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