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Based on 272 responses, the job of Special Education Teacher, Secondary School has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.95 out of 5. On average, Special Education Teacher, Secondary Schools are highly satisfied with their job.
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Q: What is it like working as a Special Education Teacher, Secondary School?

March 2019
Exceptional Education.
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School in Lee's Summit:
Pros: Working in teams to increase student achievement
Cons: Not enough special education collaboration
November 2020
Fantastic working environment.
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School in Los Angeles:
Pros: The team and the students.
Cons: overtime and extra hours needed for the job.
July 2016
Special Education Teaching.
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School:
Pros: Everyday is a new day. It can be challenging as well as rewarding. A good professional director is definitely a plus and one who will back you up when needed. I like having a supportive supervisor who will listen to me and the challenges I encounter and who will assist me when needed. I like dealing with children from different backgrounds and who have come from dysfunctional families. I enjoy the challenge the students bring on a day to day basis. It helps make the job more interseting. I love children and like to help them figure out what it is that they want from life and how they are going to meet thier goals, short-term as well as long-term. I like having a good repport with the caretakers as it helps me get to know my students better and enables me to help them through tough times at home as well as at school.
Cons: I don't like supervisors who are not supportive and will leave you out to dry. I don't like dealing with rude parents who are in denial and feel that their child is really trying and it's the teacher who is at fault. I try real hard to develop a good rapport with caregivers so I can speak to them on the phone, via e-mail, or meet with them in person about their child's goals, objectives and behaviors. I'm not always respected by the students and feel that they are sometimes unmotivated and need to be more ambitious and respectful of adults in general. Students I have dealt with insome schools that I have worked at are often not serious about how important it is to have an education because they often don't come from educated parents or parents who believe that it is important to have a good education. Most teachers are challenged by the fact that students are often hungry, not interseted in an education and would rather be out on the street selling drugs.
September 2016
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School:
Pros: Helping the slow learners to reach their full potential.
Cons: Behaviour problems, controlling learners frim sub-economic environments.High srtess levels,
March 2017
Good weather, nice people.
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School in Riverside:
Pros: Good weather, nice people.
Cons: Lack of qualified substitutes.
July 2017
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School in Springdale:
Pros: Staff, students.
Cons: The system few co workers.
January 2018
Teachers salary seams to be considered a secondary income by Law makers.
Special Education Teacher, Secondary School in Salt Lake City: