Education Reviewers review and examine the work of teachers in classrooms and schools, and observe the results of the application of curriculum programs in primary, middle or intermediate school, or secondary educational institutions.

Specialisations: School Inspector.

You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in education to work as an Education Reviewer. Training may also be available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).

Tasks

  • Visits schools and observes teachers in the classroom, noting pupil response, motivation and teaching techniques.
  • Discusses programmes, records and teachers with school principals to record academic performance of schools, welfare of pupils and performance of individual teachers.
  • Makes suggestions to government officials about improvements to educational facilities, equipment, buildings and staff to ensure continued standards of education.

More about Education Advisers and Reviewers

All Education Advisers and Reviewers

  • $2,020 Weekly Pay
  • Very strong Future Growth
  • Higher Unemployment Unemployment

Education Reviewers

  • 620 workers Employment Size
  • Very high skill Skill level rating
  • 65% Full-Time Full-Time Share
  • 44 hours Average full-time
  • 53 years Average age
  • 70% female Gender Share

The number of people working as Education Reviewers (in their main job) grew very strongly over 5 years:
from 420 in 2011 to 620 in 2016.

  • Size: This is a very small occupation.
  • Location: Education Reviewers work in many regions of Australia.
  • Industries: Most work in Education and Training; Public Administration and Safety; and Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.
  • Full-time: Many work full-time (65%, similar to the average of 66%).
  • Hours: Full-time workers spend around 44 hours per week at work (compared to the average of 44 hours).
  • Age: The average age is 53 years (compared to the average of 40 years). Many workers are 45 years or older (71%).
  • Gender: 70% of workers are female (compared to the average of 48%).

Employment Outlook

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Weekly Earnings

Weekly Earnings (Before Tax)

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Main Industries

Main Employing Industries (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Industries are based on the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC 06).
Main Employing IndustriesIndustry (% share)
Education and Training74.5
Public Administration and Safety16.1
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5.3
Health Care and Social Assistance2.5
Other Industries1.6

States and Territories

  • NSW

  • VIC

  • QLD

  • SA

  • TAS

  • NT

  • ACT

Employment by State and Territory (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Share of workers across Australian States and Territories, in this job compared to the all jobs average.
StateEducation ReviewersAll Jobs Average
NSW32.631.6
VIC24.925.6
QLD19.920.0
SA7.77.0
WA9.610.8
TAS3.22.0
NT0.61.0
ACT1.31.9

Age Profile

Age Profile (% Share)

Source: Based on ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Age profile of workers in this job compared to the all jobs average.
Age BracketEducation ReviewersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
15-190.0-5.05.0
20-241.4-9.39.3
25-3410.8-22.922.9
35-4416.4-22.022.0
45-5425.7-21.621.6
55-5916.4-9.09.0
60-6415.3-6.06.0
65 and Over13.9-4.24.2

Education Level

Highest Level of Education (% Share)

Source: ABS Census 2016, Customised Report. Highest qualification completed by workers in this job (in any field of study). Qualifications needed by new workers might be different from the qualifications of workers already in the job.
Type of QualificationEducation ReviewersAll Jobs AverageAll Jobs Average
Post Graduate/Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate48.3-10.110.1
Bachelor degree41.5-21.821.8
Advanced Diploma/Diploma5.1-11.611.6
Certificate III/IV2.3-21.121.1
Year 122.8-18.118.1
Year 110.0-4.84.8
Year 10 and below0.0-12.512.5

You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in education to work as an Education Reviewer. Training may also be available through VET (Vocational Education and Training).

Checks, licences and tickets

You may need:

  • national police check
  • working with children check

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Employers look for Education Advisers and Reviewers who are caring and empathetic and can work well in a team, with the ability to communicate with a diverse range of people.

Filter Skills & Knowledge

Knowledge

These are important topics, subjects or knowledge areas.

  1. Education and training

    91% Skill level

    Curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

  2. Customer and personal service

    82% Skill level

    Understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

  3. English language

    81% Skill level

    English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  4. Administration and management

    69% Skill level

    Business principles involved in strategic planning, leadership, and coordinating people and resources.

  5. Personnel and human resources

    67% Skill level

    Recruiting and training people, managing pay and other entitlements (like sick leave), and negotiating pay and conditions.

Occupational Information Network
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The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 11-9032.00 - Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School.

Learn about the daily activities, and physical and social demands faced by workers. Explore the values and work styles that workers rate as most important.

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Demands

The physical and social demands workers face most often are shown below.

  1. Face-to-face discussions

    100% Important

    Talk with people face-to-face.

  2. Telephone

    100% Important

    Talk on the telephone.

  3. Contact with people

    98% Important

    Have contact with people by telephone, face-to-face, or any other way.

  4. Teamwork

    97% Important

    Work with people in a group or team.

  5. Electronic mail

    97% Important

    Use electronic mail.

Occupational Information Network
O*NET is a trademark of the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration.
The skills and importance ratings on this page are derived from the US Department of Labor O*NET Database Version 21.2, 11-9032.00 - Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School.

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