Teach academic, social, and life skills to kindergarten students with learning, emotional, or physical disabilities. Includes teachers who specialize and work with students who are blind or have visual impairments; students who are deaf or have hearing impairments; and students with intellectual disabilities.
Other Job Titles Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten May Have
Emotional Disabilities Teacher, Learning Support Teacher, Resource Program Teacher, Special Education Inclusion Teacher
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Administer standardized ability and achievement tests to kindergarten students with special needs.
Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, or teacher training workshops to maintain or improve professional competence.
Collaborate with other teachers or administrators to develop, evaluate, or revise kindergarten programs.
Confer with other staff members to plan, schedule, or conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, or other professionals to develop individual educational plans (IEPs) for students' educational, physical, or social development.
Level of Education Attained by Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten
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