Instructional Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Director of Education  


ABOUT US: Eagle Ranch is a nonprofit organization located in Flowery Branch, Georgia, dedicated to serving children and families in crisis, primarily through temporary residential services for children and counseling for families. Eagle Ranch was founded in 1985 and has served over 2,000 children and their families. Eagle Ranch School is located on the Eagle Ranch campus and forms one component of a holistic, therapeutic program that helps students close academic gaps, regulate emotions and manage their behavior.  

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Instructional Coordinator (IC) is primarily responsible for development, maintenance, and ongoing evaluation of an exemplary instructional program. Additionally, the IC is responsible for assisting the Director of Education (DOE) in the oversight and operation of Eagle Ranch School.


  • Stays current on latest pedagogical research and content-specific teaching best practices and trains staff on methodologies, including the best use of technology.
  • Assesses educational program for quality and adherence to standards.
  • Creates a student service plan for each child based on their individual needs.
  • Collaborates with treatment and program teams to individualize instruction for each student.
  • Facilitates an ongoing professional learning community and maintains consistent professional development for faculty.
  • Compiles, analyzes, and presents data and metrics for use in donor relations.
  • Acts as Hall County Public Schools Title I liaison.
  • Plans, organizes, and oversees annual Career Day.
  • Reviews curriculum and textbook options available annually and makes selections based on the needs of the students.
  • Observes instructional practice for each subject and recommends improvements.
  • Selects testing/evaluation tools and administrates testing/evaluation processes to ensure appropriate curriculum selection for every child with DOE.
  • Reviews grades of students in danger of failing. Updates parents on student performance and maintains open dialogue with families.  
  • Leads planning process with students and teachers regarding student conferences, including consulting on which works to include in the student portfolio and helps organize the information to be presented.
  • Mentors new teachers.
  • Assists the DOE in all matters related to accreditation.
  • Assists the DOE in managing student behavior (with Choice/Consequence model) and detention.
  • Assists school counselor with student and family orientation.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Education.


  • Evangelical Christian and active member of a local church.
  • Passion for helping children develop their God-given potential; must understand and support the importance of small group/individualized education and the unique challenges of the ER population of children.
  • Model the “love of learning” and the “love of teaching.”
  • Excellent communicator – ability to translate ER School vision, values, mission, goals, and philosophy into appropriate forms and language.
  • Demonstrate an approachable, consistent, transparent, supportive, and good-humored posture.
  • Organized, efficient, and able to work without always having detailed instructions.
  • Self-sufficient from a technical and work ethic standpoint.
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize effectively.
  • Flexible individual who is comfortable being a team member and leader as needed


  • Master’s level degree in educational leadership and/or curriculum development.
  • 5+ years teaching experience required, experience in Middle School preferred.
  • Georgia Teaching Certificate required.

TO APPLY: Candidates should email their resume and cover letter to the attention of Amanda Valentine at and wait to be contacted. Applicants who do not submit a cover letter will not be considered.