• Secondary School Special Education Teachers
  • Education and Training
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 52,680
    $37,470 range bar $68,990
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Slow Growing
  • Secondary school special education teachers teach high school subjects to students who have developmental or physical disabilities.

What do they typically do

  • Keep accurate and complete student records as required by law, district policy, and administrative regulations
  • Set up and enforce rules for behavior and procedures to keep order in the classroom
  • Meet with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems
  • Develop and carry out strategies to meet the needs of students who have a variety of disabilities
  • Prepare, administer, and grade tests and assignments to evaluate students' progress
  • Modify general education curriculum for special-needs students using a variety of instructional techniques and technology
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress
  • Teach socially acceptable behavior using techniques like behavior modification and positive reinforcement

Number of Jobs

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Job Growth +0.3%
Job Opening 327

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