Special Education Teacher Jobs

Every day, more and more children are being diagnosed with developmental delays and learning problems. And, every day, the need for qualified, compassionate special education teachers grows more intense. At ProCare Therapy, we understand how valuable special education teachers like you are, and we help thousands of great professionals turn that value into exciting jobs. We also value your commitment and your future, and we show it by offering a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and ongoing career support.

Special Education Teacher Responsibilities

Special education teachers work with children and students with varying disabilities. These disabilities can be physical, mental, emotional or learning. These teachers create and adapt lessons in subjects like math, writing, reading, and many more. Special education teachers also create Individualized Education Programs, assess students’ progress, supervise teaching assistants, and collaborate with other school professionals.

Special Education Teacher Requirements

The requirements to become a special education teacher are similar to those of becoming a general education teacher. At a minimum, special education teachers need a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education, Elementary Education, or another subject such as math or science. Every state requires public school educators to be licensed and certified. The specifics of these certifications vary by state, so make sure to check with your state's regulatory laws.

Special Education Teacher Job Outlook

Typically special education teachers make more on average than general education teachers. As for the future of the special education teacher job, between 2016 and 2026 there are expected to be 33,300 new jobs, which is roughly an 8% growth in the occupation.

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Special Education Teacher Job Working with 4th-8th Grade Students

  • Oak Park, Illinois
  • Schools - Special Education Teacher
  • 1/18/2020

Special Education (SPED) Teacher Position (Full-Time) – Oak Park, IL

ProCare Therapy is working with a school district in Chicago, IL to place a special education teacher in a supportive school district. This is a full-time position. The school district has a need for a 5-month long term substitute and would like to have someone start ASAP to work with a middle school caseload.
Job Responsibilities:
• Developing and adapting conventional teaching methods to meet the individual needs of pupils
• All transitions & IEPs
• Preparing lessons and resources; marking and assessing work
• Updating and maintaining records of pupils progress
Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
• Licensure/certification in state
-LBS1 certification
-PEL required

For immediate assistance, please contact:
Rebecca Brown
Senior Director of Educational Resources
ProCare Therapy
(770) 325-0308
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