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Special Education Teachers work with students who have physical disabilities, learning difficulties or other special needs. Typical work activities mentioned in a Special Education Teacher resume sample are preparing lessons, developing learning resources, assessing learning needs, advising parents, and monitoring student progress. They may also need to adapt curricula to their students' abilities. Qualifications such as instruction aptitudes, patience, communication, empathy and supervision are commonly seen on Special Education Teacher resumes. Education requirements include at least a Bachelor's Degree in special education.

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Special Education Teacher

Designed and implemented lesson plans using multiple modalities to reach students with various styles of learning from ages 3-8.

  • Generated and incorporated learning strategies for students with learning disabilities
  • Taught students to improve desired behaviors by creating behavior plans that utilize
  • Collaborated with school administrators, parents, and teachers in designing and implementing individualized education plans for students.
  • Assessed students' abilities based on the results of state/district assessments and used data to track students' academic progress.
  • Provided training to administrators and staff on non-verbal communication
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Sociology
Education
2

Special Education Teacher

Works in close collaboration with support staff, special education staff and the administration of various sized schools to provide quality curriculum and functional instruction to special needs students. Maintains effective classroom management and discipline and creates engaging lesions for students in a variety of grade levels. Ensures all grades, records and data collection are accurately updated and input.

  • Integrated technology in the delivery of educational needs of students at the Lane School, a small specialized campus with less than 500 students.
  • Trained staff members on the use of technology in the classroom at Lane thereby increasing efficiency of job requirements by all teachers.
  • Creates presentations, handouts and slide shows to communicate information to staff members and parents of special needs students.
  • Key member of a team of general classroom teachers and special education teachers collaborating to differentiate instruction for special needs students; delivered presentations of instructional tools to staff.
  • Provided special needs students the opportunity to run the classroom with supported independence through technology; efforts resulted in excellent test grades.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BFA
Communication
MA
Master of Arts
3

Special Education Teacher

Created Curriculum map for class of 30 students in a writing elective on Contemporary Global Issues.

  • Developed strong relationships with students and families through advisory, planning daily activities, tracking student progress, and generating action plans for struggling students.
  • Led Professional Development for 20 plus General Education Teachers on student engagement and differentiation.
  • Improved passing rates for SPED students on regents' exams in Earth Science and English by more than 50%, putting students on track for advanced diploma.
  • Supported Student Senate to promote student affiliation with school and organized various events.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Organizational Studies
MA
Special Education
4

Special Education Teacher

Managed IEP files and documents to maintain compliance with Special Education Law

  • Created and implemented Individualized Education Plans and Behavioral Programs
  • Provided Professional Development Training to faculty and staff members on Special Education Law and Services, IEP Writing, and Classroom Strategies and Implementation for diverse learners
  • Designed and implemented lesson plans, activities, and assessments to ensure the success of a diverse groups of students in a Title 1 school, grades 6-12
  • Participated in weekly/monthly meetings to analyze data, assess instruction, and plan creative, hands-on lessons to further students' understanding of Math and Reading/Language Arts content
  • Coordinated and implemented Reading Plus program and an action research project to increase student achievement and abilities in Reading
  • Coordinated After School Tutoring, Community Outreach and Transition Planning
  • Sponsored and coached various school clubs and teams
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Communication
MS
Speech And Hearing Science
MA
Special Education
5

Special Education Teacher

Facilitated the implementation and achievement of state standards

  • Prepared legal documentation and lead meetings based on analyzed data for 17 students
  • Initiated state mandated check-in meetings to ensure progress
  • Negotiated strategic action plans to achieve individual goals
  • Mentored new special education teacher on legal documentation preparation, meeting organization, and progress development
  • Achieved 100% student promotion
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Education
Paralegal
6

Special Education Teacher

Developed individual education plans (IEP) designed to promote educational, physical, and social development.

  • Established and communicated clear objectives for all lessons, units and projects to both students and parents.
  • Wrote and presented documents for Individual Education Plan conferences.
  • Led resource classes.
  • Enhanced lessons using Smartboard technology, iPads, and computers.
  • Encouraged students to be understanding of others.
  • Conducted small group and individual classroom activities with students based on differentiated learning needs.
Candidate Info
10
months in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
MA
Children
7

Special Education Teacher/least Restrictive Environment Facilitator

Virtual special education teacher servicing certificate of completion and diploma track middle school students. Ensure compliance with special education law and ongoing monitoring of levels of performance.

  • Provide focused academic support to the student on a daily or weekly basis as specified in IEP through phone conferencing, virtual
  • Developed IEPs to correlate with data and maximize success in virtual 1;1 learning environment.
  • Monitor levels of academic performance and work individually with students and parents to promote academic success and family
  • Integrated Study Island and USA Test Prep into core curriculum and extra help sessions.
  • Collaborated and led sessions with peers to refine instructional skills and increase educational technology skills. Created several
  • Presented effective virtual engagement strategies to fellow teachers at annual Best Practices Professional Development Seminar
Candidate Info
52
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AA
Music
BA
Psychology
MS
Elementary Education
8

Special Education Teacher

Established and set up CPS Autism cluster program focusing on functional academics, independent living skills, community based instruction, and recreation leisure skills

  • Wrote grants funded by DonorsChoose.com resulting in over $3,000 in sports equipment and other instructional materials
  • Established annual partnership with Comcast for $3,500 for community based instruction and program enrichment activities
  • Coached and trained students in six different Special Olympics events (Medfest, Basketball Skills Competition, Spring Games, Bowling Competition, Cubs Care Tee Ball, and Developmental Swim Competition)
  • Established Best Buddies student club and was recognized for outstanding commitment to Best Buddies in 2008
  • Presented professional developments at the Area 19 Best Practices Conference for two years in a row that focused on Accommodations and Modifications in Classroom Settings and Assistive Technology for Diverse Learners
  • Participated in two years of monthly professional developments related to educating students with Autism and Picture Exchange Communication System certification
  • Wrote quarterly Autism newsletter focused on updating parents, recognizing student achievement, and important upcoming dates and events
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Special Education
MA
Leadership
9

Preschool Intake Coordinator Supervisor/special Education Teacher

Referred children ages 3-5 to the appropriate NYC DOE school district for evaluations and service provision.

  • Coordinated evaluation schedules with psychologists, speech pathologists, physical and occupational therapists.
  • Organized evaluation reports and submitted to NYC DOE within the mandated time frames.
  • Provided parent advocacy for those students identified as preschoolers with a disability.
  • Participated in all initial conference reviews for special education service provision as the special education teacher.
  • Responsible for 100% of school enrollment within the CPSE program.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Special Education
MS
Special Education
Administration And Supervision
10

Special Education Teacher

Provided instruction to high school students with multiple severe/profound exceptionalities in the Community-based instruction (life skills) program, a self-contained setting, with emphasis on the areas of English, mathematics, science, social studies, personal health, and vocation.

  • Developed IEPs for 10-25 students using the CLASS/BRIDGE program.
  • Organized and directed activities on field and community-based trips to various community settings, including local retailers and parks.
  • Administered TAKS-Alternate (TAKS-Alt) assessment according to state established guidelines and deadlines.
  • Maintained documentation necessary for the school district to receive the appropriate funding for Medicaid approved services.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Social Services
MA
Special Education

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