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Special Education Assistant

Job Title and Job Description

Special Education Assistant

Assisting teachers with handicapped children.

What are some related career opportunities and job titles in your company or in your career area?

Yes, many jobs in this field. Understanding new techniques and equipment for disabled children.

What new technology will be important?

Computer (communicating) and adaptive physical equipment

What education or training did you have to prepare for this career?

Experience, workshops, collee

What education or training do you recommend for students today who want to enter this field?

Start with general education and progress to a specialty.

When you were in high school, did you know that you would enter this field?

No

Skills Profile

Skills UsedRating (5=Most Important thru
1=Not Important)
Comments

Artistic 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Athletic / Physical 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Bilingual 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Computer Technology 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Coordination / Using Hands, Tools, and Equipment 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Creative Thinking 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Interpersonal 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Investigative / Fact Finding 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
leadership and Supervising 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Logical Thinking 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Math 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Mechanical Understanding 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Sales and Negotiation 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
Scientific and Experimental 3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important3-Somewhat Important 
Social Service / Helping Skills 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Teaching / Instructing 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Verbal Communication 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Understanding Nature, Plants, Animals 4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important4-Very Important 
Understanding Yourself 5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important5-Most Important 
Writing 2-Less Important2-Less Important 
 

Interview By: LS