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Education Advisers and School Inspectors

Education advisers and school inspectors plan, organise and direct the educational activities and resources in a local authority education area, and undertake inspections of schools and other training establishments excluding universities.


Median Salary

New workers start around £23,037. Normal pay is £40,125 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £62,160.

Daily Tasks

  • Prepares reports on schools concerning teaching standards, educational standards being achieved, the spiritual, moral and social development of pupils, resource management etc.
  • Observes teaching, assesses learning level and discusses any apparent faults with teachers, heads of department and head teachers.
  • Arranges for the provision of school medical and meals services.
  • Verifies that school buildings are adequately maintained.
  • Appoints and controls teaching staff.
  • Plans and advises on the provision of special schools for children with physical or learning disabilities.
  • Advises on all aspects of education and ensures that all statutory educational requirements are being met.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Active Listening
  • Active Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Speaking
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Science

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