CAREER

Instructional Coordinators

Overview

Salary Median (2020)

$66,970

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+5.9% (as fast as the average)

Most Common Level of Education

Master's degree

Career

Roadtrip Nation Leaders in This Career

What Instructional Coordinators Do

Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology into instruction in order to provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. May train and coach teachers. Includes educational consultants and specialists, and instructional material directors.

Other Job Titles Instructional Coordinators May Have

Curriculum and Instruction Director, Curriculum Coordinator, Curriculum Director, Curriculum Specialist, Education Specialist, Instructional Designer, Instructional Systems Specialist, Instructional Technologist, Learning Development Specialist, Program Administrator

How Leaders Describe a Typical Day at Work

Executive Director ,

cityWILD

I build infrastructure necessary to help cityWILD achieve their mission of engaging diverse youth in personal development, community engagement, and connection to the outdoors. I use the lens of the outdoors and nature to teach leadership skills and self-empowerment.

Director of Content and Engagement ,

Laureate Education

I review internal and 3rd party content aligned to targeted academic disciplines and supported languages and work with institutional content owners to ingest the content into a repository for use by faculty & instructional developers, I also deliver live demo sessions of the content repository to potential users, so they understand how to search and use the content in their courses.


Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • 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.
  • Conduct or participate in workshops, committees, and conferences designed to promote the intellectual, social, and physical welfare of students.
  • Advise teaching and administrative staff in curriculum development, use of materials and equipment, and implementation of state and federal programs and procedures.

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