An Education Supervisor oversees school curriculum, programs and the overall performance of the faculty and staff.
He or she should develop and improve programs for the curriculum. Directing, training and evaluating teaching personnel of the school system and planning of the school year’s curriculum with the rest of the educators are also tasks of the Education Supervisor. On tope of this, he or she must be able to observe if the program made is suitable and meets the need of the students. To do this, he or she should pay visits to the classrooms and observe actual teaching methods of the teachers and the response of the students.
Recommendation for improvement of teaching techniques, methods and materials used should also be done by the Education Supervisor. To improve the performance of the faculty, the Education Supervisor should be able to provide workshops and training classes geared towards the development of the teachers. He or she may also be assigned to specific subject departments for specialization.
A person interested to work as an Education Supervisor should have a background in Education. A Bachelor’s degree in Education, Management or Business Administration or equivalent is required. For Education Supervisors assigned to specific subject matters, he or she should have a degree related to that focus such as a Bachelor’s degree in History for managing History and Social Studies departments.
For those who will be assigned under training and management of faculty and staff, a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Psychology, Behavioral Sciences or its equivalent is usually required.
Education Supervisors’ salary range from $60,000 to $100,000 depending on specific position and department as well as the location and experience level.