Instructional Specialist Senior Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
Develops, presents and assists in coordinating educational
activities, projects and programs.
second in a series of three classifications. Incumbents are
responsible for the development and presentation of an instructional
program or a component of a large program.
Examples of Duties:
- Provides leadership for complex and comprehensive programs
with major responsibility for the development of methods and
procedures within established guidelines.
- Reviews and evaluates effectiveness of teaching methods and
- Trains subordinates in subject matter and methodology
utilizing specialized knowledge and skills.
- Organizes, promotes, coordinates and conducts specific
programs with adults or youth.
- Develops or creates training programs and materials.
- Prepares assignments, curriculum, classroom activities, or
- Directs data gathering activities, including design
evaluation and analysis.
- Assists professional faculty members in the development of
programs and program proposals as required.
- Supervises the activities of subordinates.
- Answers inquiries and provides information relating to the
completion of forms, meetings, materials and recordkeeping.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of teaching principles, practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of principles of curriculum development.
- Knowledge of educational and training resources.
- Skill in teaching applications.
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment
AND two years of instructional or subject work experience; OR, Six
years of progressively responsible instructional or subject work
experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or
education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have
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