Special Education Teacher Resume Example

Special Education Teacher Resume Sample

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SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER RESUME TEMPLATE (TEXT FORMAT)

SUMMARY

Versatile and dedicated child advocate with a solid focus on the individual needs of identified and Special Education students. Kindhearted and empathetic professional who is flexible and accommodating in the design and implementation of inspiring hands-on lessons, employing wide-ranging manipulatives and IEPs to enhance student achievement. Skilled in addressing student needs, ensuring children will thrive ad develop in an adaptable educational atmosphere. I use firm behavioral management techniques and possessing excellent interpersonal and communication skills to develop an excellent rapport with all members of the school community. I was responsible for teaching the curriculum, developing lesson plans, and implementing social skills for over 7 years. I also worked very closely with educating my parents about possible things we can do together to assist with achieving their goals.

EDUCATION

Master’s in Special Education, 2014

University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MS

SKILLS

  • Proficient in disability assessment testing.  
  • Individualized Education Program.
  • Experienced in use of the Internet and educational software.
  • Dedicated to enthusiastic and dynamic teaching as a means of creating and nurturing a lifelong love of knowledge in children.
  • Excellent understanding of child management and its process of development.

CERTIFICATES/LICENSE

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • RBT Trained

AWARDS

Davis Foundation teacher of the year nomination, 2018

Finalist to be awarded the Davis foundation teacher of the year awarded. These teachers are nominated by administrators, teachers, parents, former students, or other school personnel.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Easton County Schools, Easton, MO

Oct. 2015 – Present

  • Conducting comprehensive intakes.
  • Facilitating collaboration among agencies and families.
  • Provide workshops on a variety of special needs and educational topics.
  • Create a resource library for families and professionals.
  • Assist students with tutoring, goal setting, study skills and self-advocacy.
  • Assist teachers with modifications on their lessons to accommodate students.
  • Participate in multiple boards and committees based around the youth.

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Anoka-Hennepin School District, Easton, MO

Apr. 2012 – Mar. 2015   

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  • Provided educational, emotional, and social support to students in grades K-3 Setting I and II students with social, emotional and behavioral needs.
  • Worked in a Level 3 ASD classroom providing educational, emotional, and social support to autistic students in grades K-3.
  • Worked one-to-one with visually impaired students.
  • Provided educational, emotional, and social support to students in grades 4-5 with Cerebral Palsy, Williams Syndrome, LD, EBD, and ASD.
  • Collaborated with parents and early childhood intervention specialists (from School District 621 and Ramsey County) in supporting the special needs of individual children.
  • Utilized skills in working with children with various disabilities including speech and learning disabilities, ADHD, and sensory integration dysfunction.

 

Average Salary for Special Education Teacher Job

Special Education Teacher
Salaries
$55,443
National Average

min
max
 
$37k
$76k
 
Salary
$37k – $76k
 
Bonus$305 – $7k
 
Profit Sharing
$0 – $508k
 
Total Pay
$36k – $76k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com

 

 

Good Skills to Include on Special Education Teacher Resume

  1. Well-rounded in the field of Special Education and facilitation of IEP’s.
  2. Extensive knowledge and understanding for all learning disabilities and special education laws.
  3. Facilitated Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) trainings.
  4. Facilitated Professional Learning Community (PLC) trainings.

Resume Action Words for Special Education Teacher Resume

Advised
Aided
Appointed
Authorized
Prepared
Helped
Certified
Coached
Assisted
Consulted
Conducted
Discussed
Edited
Evaluated
Illustrated

Common Certificates for Special Education Teacher Resume

  • Elementary Education.
  • Microsoft Office Specialist.
  • Secondary Education.
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  • AED
  • First Aid
  • Teaching Certificate
  • TEFL
  • TESOL
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