Education Related Job Titles

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There are many different types of jobs available in education. Most positions, other than aides and assistants, require at least a Bachelor's degree. Some required a Master's degree or Doctorate in education.

Employment in education related occupations is expected to grow 8%, with almost 700,000 jobs projected to be added, between 2014 and 2024. The median annual wage for education, training, and library occupations was $46,660 in May 2014, which was higher than the median annual wage for all occupations of $35,540.

See below for a list of education-related job titles, as well as a list of in-demand skills employers seek in candidates they hire for education and training positions.

Education Job Titles

A - D

  • Academic Advisor
  • Academic Support Coordinator
  • Administrator
  • Admissions Assistant
  • Admissions Representative
  • Adjunct Professor
  • Advisor
  • After School Program Aide
  • After School Program Coordinator
  • Assistant Coach
  • Assistant Dean
  • Assistant Instructor
  • Assistant Principal
  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Preschool Teacher
  • Assistant Registrar
  • Assistant Teacher
  • Associate Dean
  • Associate Professor
  • Career Counselor
  • Child Care Assistant
  • Child Care Center Teacher
  • Coach
  • Crossing Guard
  • Day Care Assistant
  • Day Care Center Teacher
  • Dean
  • Driver Education Teacher

E - L

  • Education Coordinator
  • Education Specialist
  • Education Technician
  • Educator
  • Financial Aid Administrator
  • Food Service Aide
  • Food Service Coordinator
  • Food Service Manager
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Instructor
  • Instructional Assistant
  • Lead Teacher
  • Lunch Monitor

M - R

  • Preschool Assistant Teacher
  • Preschool Director
  • Preschool Group Leader
  • Preschool Specialist
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Preschool Lead Teacher
  • Principal
  • Program Assistant
  • Program Coordinator
  • Residence Hall Manager
  • Resource Development Coordinator
  • School Administrator
  • School Bus Driver
  • School Counselor
  • School Librarian
  • School Nurse
  • School Psychologist
  • School Secretary
  • School Social Worker
  • Special Education Assistant
  • Special Education Coordinator
  • Substitute Teacher
  • Superintendent
  • Superintendent of Schools

T - Z

  • Teacher
  • Teacher Aide
  • Teacher Assistant
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Tutor
  • Registrar
  • Youth Care Worker

Education Skills List

Review a list of the skills that employers seek when hiring for jobs in education. Skills vary by job, so also review these skills lists for specific occupations.

Highlight the skills you acquired during your education, internships and employment in your cover letters, resume and job applications.

A - C

  •     Active Listening
  •     Adapting Teaching for Special Needs Students
  •     Advising Student Groups
  •     Advising Students Regarding Educational Options
  •     Advocating for Students
  •     Analytical
  •     Capturing the Attention of an Audience
  •     Coaching Athletics
  •     Collaborating with Other Educators
  •     Communicating Across Culture
  •     Compassion
  •     Conducting Research
  •     Controlling a Classroom
  •     Creating Lesson Plans
  •     Creativity
  •     Critical Thinking 
  •     Critiquing Lessons
  •     Critiquing Writing

D - K

  •     Decision Making
  •     Detail Oriented
  •     Devising Assessments
  •     Disciplining
  •     Embracing Diversity
  •     Enthusiastic
  •     Evaluating the Reliability and Validity of Research
  •     Explaining Concepts Clearly
  •     Facilitating Group Discussion
  •     Grading Student Work
  •     High Energy
  •     Instructing
  •     Integrating New Technology into Teaching and Learning

L - P

  •     Leadership
  •     Making Referrals to Educational Support Professionals
  •     Modifying Behavior
  •     Motivating Students to Learn
  •     Multitasking
  •     Organizational
  •     Partnering with Parents
  •     Planning Year Long Courses
  •     Posing Provocative Questions
  •     Positive Attitude
  •     PowerPoint
  •     Presentation
  •     Prioritizing
  •     Problem Solving 
  •     Providing Clear Directions for Assignments
  •     Providing Concrete Examples
  •     Providing Feedback

Q - Z

  •     Receiving Constructive Criticism
  •     Recognizing Student Achievements
  •     Stress Management
  •     Summarizing Key Understandings
  •     Tailoring Lessons to Different Types and Levels of Learners
  •     Team Teaching
  •     Teamwork
  •     Time Management
  •     Using Visual Aids to Present Information
  •     Verbal Communication
  •     Working Independently
  •     Writing Reports

Job Title Samples
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