Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

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.

Key Competencies * Adaptability/Flexibility * Integrity * Self Control * Achievement/Effort * Dependability * Cooperation * Initiative * Concern for Others * Persistence * Stress Tolerance

Representative Tasks * Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory. * Teach socially acceptable behavior, employing techniques such as behavior modification or positive reinforcement. * Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement, or positive reinforcement.


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