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25-2053.00    Special Education Teachers, Middle School

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    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
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  • Special Education Teachers, Middle School

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Educational Resource Center Teacher (ERC Teacher)
  • Educational Specialist
  • Physically Impaired Teacher
  • BD Special Education Teacher (Behavioral Disorders Special Education Teacher)
  • EBD Special Education Teacher (Emotional-Behavioral Disabilities Special Education Teacher)
  • ED Special Education Teacher (Emotional Disabilities Special Education Teacher)
  • EMD Teacher (Educable Mentally Disabled Teacher)
  • Exceptional Student Education Teacher (ESE Teacher)
  • Individual Education Program Team Leader (IEP Team Leader)
  • Interrelated Special Education Teacher
  • Learning Disabilities Special Education Teacher
  • Learning and Behavior Disorders Special Education Teacher (LBD Special Education Teacher)
  • Middle School Special Education Teacher
  • SED Special Education Teacher (Severe Emotional Disorders Special Education Teacher)
  • Self-Contained Special Education Teacher
  • Special Education Administrator
  • Special Education Collaborative Program Teacher
  • Special Education Resource Teacher
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Special Educator

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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.


  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students' educational, physical, and social development.
  • Employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory.
  • Modify the general education curriculum for special-needs students based upon a variety of instructional techniques and instructional technology.
  • Monitor teachers and teacher assistants to ensure that they adhere to inclusive special education program requirements.
  • Observe and evaluate students' performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Organize and supervise games and other recreational activities to promote physical, mental, and social development.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Assist students with special educational needs.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Evaluate performance of educational staff.
  • Plan educational activities.