1345-Education and Training Institution Managers

Job Title: 

Education and Training Institution Managers

Job Description: 

Education and training institution managers plan, direct, coordinate and evaluate the educational and administrative aspects of education and training services, primary and secondary schools, colleges and faculties and departments in universities and other educational/training institutions.


Tasks include:

  • determining educational and training programmes based on frameworks established by education authorities and governing bodies
  • implementing systems and procedures to monitor school/institutional performance and student enrolments
  • directing administrative and clerical activities concerning student admissions and educational services
  • providing leadership and guidance to teaching, academic and administrative staff as well as to student
  • evaluating the work of teachers, lecturers and trainers by visiting classrooms, observing teaching methods, reviewing instructional objectives and examining learning materials
  • promoting the educational/training programme and representing the service or institution in the wider community
  • supervising the maintenance of educational/training facilities
  • developing and enforcing a disciplinary code to create a safe and conducive environment for students and teachers/trainers
  • controlling selection, training and supervision of staff
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

School principal
Registrar (institution of higher learning)
Dean (institution of higher learning)
Head of training institutions

Specific Occupations: 

School principal

Other education managers (including registrars, deans of education institutions and heads of training institutions

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore