Secretary of Education Job Opening

About The Department and Job Duties

Est. October 17, 1979, it was made for the purpose of establishing policy for, administers and coordinates most federal assistance to education.It assists me, the president, in executing my education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress. It provides high quality education to pre-k and higher levels of instruction. It ensures that everyone has the opportunity to get an affordable, world class education. In addition to that, it also works to help the students and to make sure that they are in a safe environment.

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Job Requirements

College courses; associate's or bachelor's preferred, training and professional certification required by some employers, 3% for secretaries and administrative assistants.

How To Apply

Step 1: Send In A Letter With Your Résumé and Reason For Applying To Me Addressed To 1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20500 ( Or Send An Email To Me At

Step 2: Wait 3-5 Business Days For Me To Respond To Your Letter/Email

Other Job/Student Volunteer Opportunities

I have included these other opportunities to show that the department can help a variety of people by providing jobs and volunteer work for students. With this job, you would have the duty to employ these people.

Performance Improvement Officer: Serves as the principal advisor to the Deputy Secretary and other agency leadership on all issues within the Department pertaining to compliance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010. Salary: $124,406.00 to $187,000.00

Education Research Analyst: The incumbent plans, develops, and conducts education research activities within one or more assigned specific functional or specialized area of education that is supported by the National Center for Special Education Research. Salary: $77,490.00 to $100,736.00

AmeriCorps - National service programs provide opportunities to tutor and mentor youth, build affordable housing, teach computer skills, clean parks and streams, run after-school programs, and help communities respond to disasters.

Latest News From The Department

To keep you up to date with the department, I have provided you with recent news from it. This is also to help you see this job in action.


“LGBT Students Work to Ensure Safe and Supportive Schools for all Students” - Jan. 19, 2017

“Creating an Educational System that Supports Democracy Through Student Activism” - Jan. 18, 2017

“A New Principal — Again” - Jan. 18, 2017


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