This course is as important as they come as it allows you to offer the services of support to others who may need it to realise their potential.
Special needs education teaching professionals
Annual pay £34,320
Workforce change 6%
The workforce is projected to expand by 6% over the period to 2024, adding
5,400 jobs. In the same period, 34% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 28,515 job openings.
Special needs education teaching professionals organise and provide instruction at a variety of different levels to children who have emotional, behavioural or learning difficulties or physical disabilities. These professionals may also work with exceptionally gifted pupils.
creates a safe, stimulating and supportive learning environment for students
assesses student’s abilities, identifies student’s needs and devises curriculum and rota of teaching duties accordingly
gives instruction, using techniques appropriate to the student’s handicap
develops and adapts conventional teaching methods to meet the individual student’s needs
encourages the student to develop self-help skills to circumvent the limitations imposed by their disability
prepares, assigns and corrects exercises to record and evaluate students progress
supervises students in classroom and maintains discipline
liaises with other professionals, such as social workers, speech and language therapists and educational psychologists
updates and maintains students’ records to monitor development and progress
discusses student’s progress with parents and other teaching professionals.