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Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten & Elementary School

Also called: Teacher, Severe/Profound Mental Handicaps Special Education Teacher, Learning Support Teacher, Resource Program Teacher

What they do:
Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.
On the job, you would:
  • Administer standardized ability and achievement tests to kindergarten or elementary students with special needs.
  • Collaborate with other teachers or administrators to develop, evaluate, or revise kindergarten or elementary school programs.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan or schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Device drivers or system software
  • Screen magnification software
  • Screen reader software
Voice recognition software
  • goQ WordQ
  • Nuance Dragon NaturallySpeaking software
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education

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Job Outlook

Below Average Outlook
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
Salary
$53,820
per year, on average
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