Special Education Teachers, Middle School


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.
Also called: Middle School Special Education Teacher, Special Education Resource Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Teacher

Knowledge:

    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Math and Science
  • psychology
  • arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, or statistics
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • figuring out how to use new ideas or things
    Social
  • teaching people how to do something
  • understanding people's reactions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • read and understand what is written
  • communicate by speaking
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • notice when problems happen
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Concern for Others
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Cooperation
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Device drivers or system software
  • Screen magnification software
  • Screen reader software
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Email software

Education:

    master's degree
    bachelor's degree
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