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Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Teach preschool 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.   (O'Net 25-2051.00)

 
Reported job titles:   Adapted Physical Education Teacher, Assistant Teacher, Autistic Teacher, Behavior Specialist, Blind Teacher, Braille Teacher   (view all job titles)
 
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     Location Pay
    Period
    2016
    Percentile Wages Average
    Wage
    10% 25% 50%
    Median
    75% 90%
     Vermont Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $40,050   $46,740   $57,430   $70,030   $80,030   $60,310  
     
     Burlington-South Burlington, VT Metropolitan NECTA Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $35,370   $40,390   $53,630   $66,910   $79,940   $56,750  
     
     Southern Vermont Balance of State Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $43,730   $50,290   $57,690   $68,000   $106,790   $62,930  
     
     Northern Vermont Balance of State Hourly n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a   n/a  
    Yearly $43,280   $48,580   $65,670   $73,500   $78,200   $61,630  
     
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    Location Employment Annual % change
    (compounded)
    Annual job openings
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    net replacements)
    2014 2024
    Vermont 42 44 0.5% 1
    source: Employment Projections, Vermont Economic & Labor Market Information, in cooperation with U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, statewide estimates released July 2016.
     


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    Industry Percent of Total
    2014
    Educational services; state, local, and private 61.8%
    Social assistance 29.8%
    Ambulatory healthcare services 2.7%
    Local government, excluding education and hospitals 2.2%
    Nursing and residential care facilities 1.5%
    source: Employment Projections, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, National Employment Matrix, released July 2016.
     


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  • Arrange indoor or outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, or safety.
     
  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, or changing their diapers.
     
  • Communicate nonverbally with children to provide them with comfort, encouragement, or positive reinforcement.
     
  • Confer with parents, guardians, teachers, counselors, or administrators to resolve students' behavioral or academic problems.
     
  • Develop individual educational plans (IEPs) designed to promote students' educational, physical, or social development.
     
  • Develop or implement strategies to meet the needs of students with a variety of disabilities.
     
  • Employ special educational strategies or techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory- and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, or memory.
     
  • Encourage students to explore learning opportunities or persevere with challenging tasks to prepare them for later grades.
     
  • Establish and communicate clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects to students, parents, or guardians.
     
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order among students.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Special Education Teachers, Preschool  updated February 2011
     


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  • Artistic - Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
     
    source: Occupational Information Network: Special Education Teachers, Preschool  updated July 2013
     


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    License Name Licensing Agency
    Educator Office of Educator Licensing
    Vermont Agency of Education
     
    source: Vermont Department of Labor, Licensed & Certified Occupations in Vermont, 2015.
     


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      Related Instructional Programs
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impairments.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries.
     
    • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness.
     
    • Special Education and Teaching, General.
     
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    source: National Center for Education Statistics 2000 Classification of Instructional Programs .
     


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