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2340 SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSIONALS
 


    Special education teaching professionals teach physically or mentally handicapped children, young persons, or adults, or those with learning difficulties, at a given level of education.

    Tasks include -

    (a) designing or modifying curricula and preparing lessons and activities in accordance with requirements;

    (b) giving instruction using techniques or special aids - such as braille or lip-reading - appropriate to pupil's handicap and level, and supervising work in class;

    (c) encouraging pupils to have confidence, helping them to discover and adopt methods which would compensate for limitations imposed by their handicap, and giving them a feeling of achievement;

    (d) administering tests, evaluating and noting progress of each pupil and discussing it with parents, head teacher, therapists, social workers, etc.;

    (e) giving private instruction;

    (f) preparing reports;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Teacher, remedial/professional

  • Teacher special education/for the blind (professional)

  • Teacher, special education/for the mentally handicapped (professional)


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Teacher, remedial/associate professional - 3330

  • Teacher, special education/for the blind (associate professional) - 3330

  • Teacher, special education/for the mentally handicapped (associate professional) - 3330


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.