School Inspector

School Inspectorate

Minimum Any graduate degree

Not required

The tasks a School Inspector is expected to perform include:

Performing variety of supervisory and executive tasks in any branch of public or private schools

Ensuring satisfactory working on procedural matters, records and registers to be maintained, policy decisions, connected rules and regulation, etc. and guiding teachers and staff as necessary

Visiting schools, checking records and connected papers

Examining working conditions

Conferring with the teaching staff on questions relating to curricula, teaching methods, equipment and other matters

Visiting class rooms to observe teaching techniques and to evaluate teachers performance and scholastic results obtained

Preparing reports and making recommendations to educational authorities concerning possible changes and improvement in curricula, teaching methods and other matters

Knowledge of all regulations and safety measures for schools

Skilled in issuing notices and warnings to schools

Ability to conduct surprise checks and inspections

Skilled in basic auditing methods and examining the code of conduct followed in the premises of a school

Knowledge of ways to assess the teaching methods of teachers in a school

Ability to recommend positive changes that can be made in a school in order to create a better environment for students and teachers

Not applicable



Leadership abilities



It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Schools usually work for 5/6 days a week and 7/8 hours everyday. This may vary from school to school

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), One Arm and One Leg Handicapped (OAL) and those with Both Eyes Low Vision (BLV)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 9,000 to INR 35,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Education, Training & Research in India

According to IBEF, India is an important educational centre in the global education industry. India has more than 1.4 million schools and more than 35,000 higher education institutes. India has one of the largest higher education systems in the world and there is still a lot of potential for further development in the education system. India's online education market size is expected to touch US$ 40 billion by 2017. The RNCOS report titled, Booming Distance Education Market Outlook 2018 expects the distance education market in India to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of around 34% during 2013-14 to 2017-18.

The higher education system in India has witnessed remarkable growth in the past few years. India is definitely ahead of other developed countries in the field of education and training. The number of institutes offering higher education is much more in India when compared to China and the US. Education and training sector has undergone a sea of change in the recent past with the focus having shifted from public to private sector. Private sector is also actively involved in education and its role will become more pivotal in days to come. Increasing investment by both government and private sectors is giving rise to employment in education and related fields. In order to maintain required standards and due to growing competition in the education sector, job of a School Inspector has a promising future in India.

State governments

Cities and towns across India