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An education manager is responsible for planning, organising and overseeing the educational approaches and strategies as well as the development and resources of the curriculum for preschool, primary school, secondary school and administrators. These duties require candidates to be highly organised with the ability to prioritise.
Education managers must be able to efficiently communicate rules, ideas, regulations and policies, and as such they must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to act as a leader.
This role requires candidates to be knowledgeable about educational regulations and standards. Applicants must be able to create and interpret performance summaries in order to identify issues, collect information and draw conclusions in an objective manner. Those wishing to work in this role are generally expected to hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree, although many employers also look for at least two years’ experience of working in the education field.
Successful candidates can expect to earn between £19,000 and £52,000.


Educational Managers are responsible for the successful execution of educational programs. They work in conjunction with employees and other managers to get this done. Many work in Universities and Colleges as well as others work in Junior High Schools and other educational centres. Their job also includes providing the adequate resources and managing the expenditure annually.
An Educational Manager usually performs many of the following tasks:
•  Implementing educational programs
•  Equipping the education centre
•  Preparing financial reports
•  Maintaining health and safety practices
•  Preparing curriculum
•  Supporting staff
•  Attending administrative meetings


• Information technology
• Project management
• Reporting and budgeting
• Curriculum development
• People management
• Presentation and communication
• Leadership
• Research
• Networking
• Being innovative and strategic
• Being motivational
• Being discreet and amicable
• Being thorough and effective


Educational Managers work in educational institution overseeing the curriculum and educational plans. Their qualifications may vary, but they typically have teaching certification and board compliance. Many mangers often pursue more than just a Bachelors Degree and complete their Masters and Ph.D. as well. Areas of study include: Education, Management, Business Administration, Curriculum Development, Leadership, Assessment.

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