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Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Also called: Special Education Teacher, Resource Teacher, Teacher, Preschool Special Education Teacher

What they do:
Teach preschool 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:
  • Arrange indoor or outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, or safety.
  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, or changing their diapers.
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement, or positive reinforcement.

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
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Drawing software

Education

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
Salary
$52,480
per year, on average
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