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.


New workers
£ 12,752
£ 28,172
£ 64,160

Available jobs

In the past year there were 27,191 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Mental Health

  • Marketing

  • Student Services

  • Learning Support

  • Working With Children

  • Finance

  • Project Management

  • Auditing

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Child Protection

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Teaching

  • Customer Service

  • Planning

  • English Language

  • Interpersonal Communications

  • Detail Oriented

  • Mathematics

  • Organizational Skills

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.