Special Education Teachers, Elementary School:

Teach academic, social, and life skills to elementary school students with learning, emotional, or physical disabilities. Includes teachers who specialize and work with students who are blind or have visual impairments; students who are deaf or have hearing impairments; and students with intellectual disabilities.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $53,120.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Bachelor's degree
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,277
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 3.91 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Oral Communication
Critical Thinking
Information Gathering
Attention to Detail
Interpersonal Skills
Written Communication
Customer Service
Work Ethic
Resource Management
Computer Fundamentals

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Training and Teaching Others

Develop teaching aids
Adapt course of study to meet student needs
Select teaching materials
Develop educational and instructional programs
Develop lesson, course, or training objectives
Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs
Update instructional or educational curricula
Select method of instruction
Plan educational or learning activities
Plan experiential learning activities
Manage educational content
Plan learning activities for improving social behavior
Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs
Establish rules or policies governing student behavior
Manage instructional outcomes
Adapt educational activities to meet student needs
Document lesson plans
Develop educational assessment materials
Apply multiple teaching methods
Evaluate student performance
Determine student learning levels
Monitor student progress
Organize educational material or ideas
Determine student problems
Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress
Plan esteem building activities for children
Update knowledge of formal and informal learning activities
Develop educational presentations
Develop instructional materials
Evaluate students for needs, skills, or educational potential
Teach mentally or emotionally-impaired students
Prepare audio-visual teaching aids
Tutor students who need extra assistance
Prepare educational reports or presentations
Manage classroom activities
Establish educational, instructional, or training policies, procedures, or standards
Create learning materials with technology-based delivery systems
Teach sports rules or techniques
Prepare tests
Teach elementary or primary courses
Manage decorum in meetings or group sessions
Teach post-secondary courses
Teach work related or interest-based courses
Apply early childhood education techniques
Identify training needs
Teach social skills
Teach secondary or vocational courses
Teach health or hygiene practices
Teach others to use technology or equipment
Teach life skills or strategies to clients or their families
Train others in the use of equipment associated with learning basic or fundamental knowledge or skills
Teach others how to use audio-visual materials
Teach physical education
Organize informational materials
Teach correct eating habits
Teach parenting techniques
Provide health education and disease prevention instruction
Teach music for specific instruments
Instruct participants in recreational or fitness activities

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