Teach middle 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.
Other Job Titles Middle School Special Education Teachers May Have
Exceptional Children Teacher (EC Teacher), Exceptional Student Education Teacher (ESE Teacher), Inclusion Teacher, Intervention Specialist, Learning Support Teacher, Middle School Special Education Teacher, Self-Contained Special Education Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Teacher
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Establish and enforce rules for behavior and policies and procedures to maintain order among students.
Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology.
Develop or write Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students.
Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
Develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of handicapping conditions.
Level of Education Attained by Middle School Special Education Teachers
Most common level of education among people in this career: Master's degree (52%)
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