Special Education Teacher
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To view the latest Special Education Teacher (SPED) opportunities, kindly use the job search bar above. Preferred now has a dedicated Schools division, and we are growing our education clients. Special Education Teacher openings may vary considerably by time of year, however, so go ahead and apply now to be considered for future positions.
Special Education Teacher Responsibilities
In general, Special Education Teachers assess the metal, physical, and emotional needs of their students, and then to design and implement appropriate Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs). They monitor student progress, craft teaching plans, create engaging activities, and prepare students, families, and educators with the necessary skills to have a positive educational experience.
Special Education Teacher Salary Information
One’s salary as a Special Education Teacher depends largely on job location, education level, years of experience, and additional certifications. The average salary for Special Education Teachers is around $56,634 per year. The lower 10 percent earns about $32,409 in salary, and the upper 10 percent can earn upwards of $80,840.
Special Education Teacher Employment Outlook
The demand for Special Education Teachers is projected to remain steady through 2024, potentially increasing by 6 percent during that time. To find good opportunities within the field, it helps to have a partner like Preferred.
Special Education Teacher Specializations
With the right education and experience, Special Education Teachers can branch out into various specializations to better treat their students and enhance their professional standing. Some of these SPED specializations include:
- Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA): Helps educate teachers to better care for students with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
- Early Childhood Special Education: This certification helps teachers to care for infants-2nd graders and their families to maximize their academic, social, emotional, and developmental potential.
- Mild/Moderate Disabilities: These specialists work to build skills and necessary processes to include those with learning disabilities in the classroom.
- Severe Disabilities: These specialists work in self-contained classrooms with students who have autism, traumatic brain injuries, intellectual disabilities, multiple disabilities, or other health impairments.
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