Special Education Teacher Job Description

Special Education Teacher Job Description

May 16th, 2019

Special Education Teachers facilitate lessons with students who have physical, intellectual, emotional and/or learning disabilities.

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We are looking for a compassionate Special Education Teacher with experience teaching students with special needs. The ideal candidate will be patient, innovative and organized.

To be successful as a Special Education Teacher you should be committed to helping students, offering support to overcome practical obstacles to their learning.

Special Education Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate lessons in a manner that will be effective despite a student's disability.
  • Provide support for students both academically and personally where necessary.
  • Respect students and treat them with dignity in the learning environment.
  • Prepare lessons in advance with the needs of learners in mind.
  • Design activities to achieve the learning goals of the students.

Special Education Teacher Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Education.
  • Previous experience working with students with special needs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of teaching practices for students with special needs.
  • Specialization in Special Education would be advantageous.

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