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Instructional Coordinator

Department: Academics 
FLSA Classification: Salary / Exempt 
Employee Type: FT/11-mo 
Reports To: Blanca Loya, Dean of Instruction & College Success

Opening in 2009, Cristo Rey Jesuit now has student enrollment of nearly 500 young men and women. Cristo Rey Jesuit offers a rigorous college preparatory education available to students of limited economic resources in the Houston area. A unique Corporate Work Study Program places student in Houston  businesses and nonprofits where they learn the expectations of the corporate world and earn up to 50 percent of the cost of their education. Cristo Rey Jesuit belongs to the national Cristo Rey Network of schools and the national Jesuit Schools Network.


To inspire and prepare students of limited economic resources to succeed in college and lead their communities as compassionate, committed, and competent men and women for others for the greater glory of God.


Compelled by our Jesuit mission and identity, we are a vibrant community that transforms the world by loving, learning, and excelling in all we do.


Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston is a 9-12 learning community that educates students of limited economic means to become men and women of faith, purpose, and service. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, integrated with a relevant work-study experience, students graduate ready to succeed in college and in life.


We are seeking a dedicated, intellectually curious and mission driven individual who is open to growth and wants to be part of our community. They will have the unique opportunity to help develop one of Houston’s most promising educational options for young men and women from families with low to moderate income. An ideal candidate should have an appreciation of the school’s mission and a commitment to the values of Catholic education and be comfortable modeling an active and inspiring faith life for all in the community.

The Job:

The primary function of the Instructional Coordinator is to provide training and supervision to teachers and staff to ensure implementation of classroom instructional objectives, lessons, and strategies that are congruent with the needs of Cristo Rey Jesuit students. The Coordinator will coach teachers with curriculum development, classroom management, instructional strategies, assessment of student performance, and all aspects of professional development in multiple content areas. They will help develop and facilitate professional development sessions. The Instructional Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and supervising the implementation of testing programs at Cristo Rey Jesuit. The Instructional Coordinator will supervise and manage the school library/media center. The instructional coordinator will develop and implement activities and events to build a more academic and college-going culture on campus.


Include, but are not limited to:

  • Effectively lead teachers through coaching cycles.
  • Observe classroom instruction and provide developmentally appropriate coaching via written and oral feedback 
  • Assist teachers in collecting and analyzing student performance data to drive instructional decisions
  • Differentiate support for teachers based upon their needs
  • Collaborate with campus instructional leaders to align feedback and support for teachers
  • Facilitate professional development opportunities
  • Track teacher development and observations efficiently
  • Coordinate activities, events, and signage to create a visible college-going, academic culture on campus
  • Manage all facets of achievement testing to include: storage, security, inventory, ordering, scheduling, delivery and pickup, scanning, scoring, pre-coding, test disposal, testing modifications, printing of scoring reports, and distribution of scoring reports to schools.  
  • Provides appropriate assessment support to faculty to identify student capabilities and monitor student progress on a regular basis through data analysis and problem solving.
  • Provide instructional leadership to faculty through assessment selection and implementation.
  • Provide appropriate training regarding test administration requirements for school audiences and curriculum and instruction staff. 
  • Serve as an information resource for users of library/media center materials and provide staff development opportunities for teachers on the availability and use of campus and learning resources. Organize and track library resources. 
  • Be actively involved in the School’s religious life and have a pastoral attitude toward the students entrusted to Cristo Rey Jesuit.
  • Participate in the school community in which you will be asked to perform supervision duties, which may include but not limited to: moderate clubs, lunch duty, morning and afternoon dismissal, athletics supervision/coach, and serving as adult leaders on retreats and /or special events.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Instruction and the Principal.
Education and/or experience: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, Master’s Degree preferred. 
  • State of Texas Teacher's Certification preferred. 
  • 3-5 years teaching experience in marginalized communities is preferred. 
  • Training in reading or literacy strategies preferred. 
  • Proficiency in Spanish, highly preferred. 
Physical Requirements and Work Environment: 
  • Regularly interact with students, parents, staff and visitors. 
  • Work at a desk and computer screen for extended periods of time. 
  • Be able to occasionally lift up to 30 lbs. 

Please submit cover letter, resume and school transcripts to 

Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston and Cristo Rey Work Study Program, Inc are equal opportunity employers.