What does an Education Specialist 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.
- 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
- 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.
Education Specialist Salaries
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Education Specialist Career Path
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Education Specialist Insights
“Working weekends (which is the case in all retail roles) and the pay was not great.”
“This truly was a terrible experience and that left a very sour taste in my mouth.”
“I learned so much about my future career while helping others and the staff is great!”
“I don't care how good of a learning opportunity it is; it's scummy and exploitative.”
“great place to work and learn and grow in the retail and customer service field.”
“Staff in my group are given independence and freedom to take initiative to meet our goals.”
“One of the best reasons to work for the city of Denton is high salary range”
“Some weeks I would only work 17 hours while others it was close to 30.”
Education Specialist Interviews
Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an Education Specialist
- Kindergarten Teacher
- Substitute Teacher
- Elementary School Teacher