What does an Education do?

Educators are professionals who provide instruction or information related to a specific subject. This educational activity may take place in a variety of settings including a college or other institution, a community center, or an employer location. They may present lectures, review concepts and factual information, or provide hands-on demonstrations to teach practical skills. They develop lesson plans or program outlines and create presentations, handouts, and other materials. Depending on the setting and subject matter, they may also conduct evaluations or approve certifications.

Educators typically have advanced level knowledge in their particular area of expertise. They should have an extensive professional background in the field. Teaching experience is an advantage. These roles require excellent communication skills and the ability to explain detailed information in an easy-to-understand way.

What responsibilities are common for Education jobs?
  • Lead, identify and develop physician society 'hands-on' training programs.
  • Monitor students and manage student behavior in an online environment for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning.
  • Directly supervise five content area directors, two grant project directors and assigned Coordinator(s).
  • Assist with event planning, setup and breakdown as needed.
  • Complete and submit accurate reports as required by district, state, and federal jurisdictions.
  • Provide both synchronous and asynchronous instruction to students who participate in gifted education programs.
  • Collaborate with and coach content directors on effective project management.
  • Serve as liaison to assigned campus and external committees, task forces, and volunteers.
  • Evaluate productivity weekly and manage individual and team performance.
  • Meet on a regularly scheduled basis with school-level leadership personnel responsible for Adult Education programs.
  • Create a nurturing and safe learning based on high expectations for all students.
  • Develop capture plans and initiating relationships with key clients.
  • Effectively manage multiple projects/events and establish priorities with moderate supervision
What are the typical qualifications for Education jobs?
  • Bachelor's or Graduate's Degree in business, computer science or education or equivalent experience.
  • Is a professional at all times with strong work ethic.
  • Strong command of English language and good communication skills.
  • Dedication to supporting students.
  • Able to develop and implement lesson plans.
Work/Life Balance
3.5 ★
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Career Opportunity
3.5 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

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15 Oct 2021

“Working weekends (which is the case in all retail roles) and the pay was not great.”

Lenoir-Rhyne UniversityLenoir-Rhyne University
Career Education Officer
13 Jul 2022

“I learned so much about my future career while helping others and the staff is great!”

Michigan State UniversityMichigan State University
Educational Leader
5 Jun 2022

“I don't care how good of a learning opportunity it is; it's scummy and exploitative.”

Commonwealth of MassachusettsCommonwealth of Massachusetts
Educational Specialist
30 Jul 2020

“Staff in my group are given independence and freedom to take initiative to meet our goals.”

City of DentonCity of Denton
Recycling Education Coordinator
12 Mar 2021

“One of the best reasons to work for the city of Denton is high salary range”

17 Feb 2022

“MY store manager was not the best so it made it hard to keep working.”

2 Feb 2021

“This is the best work environment to work in I recommend to everyone to work at Lululemon.”

Rock Hill School District 3Rock Hill School District 3
26 May 2021

“Great teams of educators who really want to do what's best for all children.”

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