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.
Education and Training
- teaching and course design
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- philisophy and religion
- customer service
Math and Science
- arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
- using the best training or teaching strategies for learning new things
- talking to others
- noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
- teaching people how to do something
- changing what is done based on other people's actions
- read and understand what is written
- communicate by speaking
Ideas and Logic
- notice when problems happen
- use rules to solve problems
- remember words, numbers, pictures, or steps
- add, subtract, multiply, or divide
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Graphics or photo imaging software
Computer based training software
- Adobe Systems Adobe Captivate
- Articulate Rapid E-Learning Studio
Desktop publishing software