Education Managers Job Profile

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Job Description for Education Managers

EDUCATION MANAGERS administer educational institutions.

Qualifications for Education Manager

The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • coordinating the educational, administrative and financial affairs of an educational institution
  • researching, implementing and evaluating educational and administrative policy
  • liaising between educational institutions, parents and the wider community
  • identifying and addressing present and future needs for student and staff development
  • supervising the work and conduct of students, and teaching and administrative staff, within policy guidelines

Occupations:

  • School Principal
  • Faculty Head
  • Regional Education Manager
  • Education Managers

School Principal  Manages the educational operation and administration of a primary or secondary school.

Qualification  for School Principal: The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years relevant experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • manages the educational, administrative and financial affairs of schools
  • develops management and policy approaches within broad governmental guidelines in conjunction with the school council
  • implements systems and procedures to monitor school performance and student enrolments, the receipt of fees and the collection and storage of information required for reporting purposes
  • supervises the maintenance of school facilities to provide a safe working environment for staff and students
  • promotes the educational program of the school through the development of publicity material and contact with appropriate organisations including school councils
  • manages arrangements for internal examinations
  • enforces a disciplinary code
  • represents the school at community and administrative meetings
  • organises and implements methods of raising additional funds in conjunction with parent groups
  • manages staff recruitment and training
  • may perform teaching tasks.

Faculty Head Administers and implements policy, and provides advice and administrative support to staff and students in universities or other tertiary institutions.

Qualification for Faculty Head: The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least 5 years’ relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • coordinates the organisation and administration of the faculty, department or school
  • monitors performance against budget
  • manages financial, plant, equipment and information technology resources and systems development
  • provides advice on policy and procedures to tertiary institution staff and students.
  • develops position and policy papers for consideration by the faculty, department or school
  • manages and presents the faculty’s, department’s or school’s various activities to prospective and current students and to the broader community
  • plans and organises community events, prepares informative literature and liaises with government, industry and interest groups
  • manages staff recruitment and training.

 

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