You might hire a special education teacher to:

  • Support learning for students with unique abilities, paying special attention to their individual needs
  • Innovate the special education department through the use of alternative and personalized instruction methods

  • Become a role model for other faculty members, students, parents, and members of the community

  • Facilitate long-term student success and further the excellence of the school district
Required Skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in education
Master’s degree
Minimum of four years’ teaching experience in a technical school or college prep setting
Additional certifications are a plus
Experience and proven success teaching students with a variety of unique circumstances
 
Strong interpersonal, communication, and mediation skills are a must