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Teaching Assistants, Special Education

Also called: Special Education Aide, Special Education Paraprofessional, Special Education Teacher Assistant

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What they do:
Assist a preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary school teacher to provide academic, social, or life skills to students who have learning, emotional, or physical disabilities. Serve in a position for which a teacher has primary responsibility for the design and implementation of educational programs and services.
On the job, you would:
  • Assist in bus loading and unloading.
  • Assist librarians in school libraries.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees, as required.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

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Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel Hot Technology
Computer based training software
  • Padlet
  • Schoology
Data base user interface and query software
  • Blackboard software
  • Student information systems SIS

Education

Education: (rated 3 of 5)

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Job Outlook

Average Outlook
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Salary
$29,360
$21,890
$46,530
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