Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

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.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Cooperation * Integrity * Self Control * Adaptability/Flexibility * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Concern for Others * Attention to Detail * Initiative

Representative Tasks * Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities. * Instruct special needs students in academic subjects, using a variety of techniques, such as phonetics, multisensory learning, or repetition to reinforce learning and meet students' varying needs. * Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement.


Educational Services,

Job Family Education, Training, and Library

Sample Job Titles Academic Interventionist, Adapted Physical Education Teacher, Behavior Specialist, Blind Teacher, Braille Teacher, Cross-Categorical Special Education Teacher, Developmentally Delayed Special Education Teacher (DD Special Education Teacher), Early Childhood Special Educator (EC Special Educator), Early Interventionist, Elementary School Special Education Teacher, Elementary Special Education Teacher, Emotional Disabilities Teacher, Emotional Support Teacher, Evaluator, Exceptional Needs Teacher, Hearing Impaired Itinerant Teacher (HI Itinerant Teacher), Hearing Impaired Teacher, Home Therapy Teacher, Inclusion Special Education Teacher, Integrated Program Teacher, Learning and Behavioral Disabilities Teacher, Learning Disabilities Teacher, Learning Disabled Teacher, Learning Specialist, Learning Support Teacher, Lip Reading Teacher, Math Interventionist, Mentally Retarded Teacher, Mildly Disabled Student Special Education Teacher, Non-Categorical Preschool Teacher, Paraeducator, Paraprofessional, Physically Impaired Teacher, Primary Special Education Teacher, Primary Special Educator, Reading Specialist, Resource Program Teacher, Resource Room Special Education Teacher, Resource Specialist, Self Contained Special Education Teacher, Severe Emotional Behavioral Disorders Teacher, Severe Emotional Disorders Elementary Teacher (SED Elementary Teacher), Severe/Profound Mental Handicaps Special Education Teacher, Sign Language Teacher, Special Education Administrator, Special Education Coordinator, Special Education Inclusion Teacher, Special Education Kindergarten Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Special Education Teacher of Multi-Handicapped Students, Special Needs Teacher, Teacher Specialist, Title Teacher.