Teacher in the field of physical disability - Salary and Career
Special Education Teachers

Teacher in the field of physical disability - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They promote the education of students with special educational needs, teaching them to read and write in Portuguese and Braille, calculate, express themselves, solve problems and activities of daily living, develop skills, attitudes and values, develop functional activities and programs of essential stimulation and education of young people and adults, assessing the educational needs of students, carrying out activities such as: planning, evaluating, developing materials, researching and disseminating knowledge in the area, can direct and coordinate special education establishments.

How much does an Teacher in the field of physical disability earn

A Teacher in the field of physical disability earns between $1.307 and $4.808 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.213 and a median salary of $1.770 according to an Averwage.com salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 311 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Teacher in the field of physical disability

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.213 26.558 553 14
1º Quartile 1.307 15.684 327 8
Median Salary 1.770 21.236 442 11
3º Quartile 3.667 44.005 917 24
Higher Salary 4.808 57.701 1.202 31

Professional job categories

  • Science and arts professionals
    • teaching professionals
      • other teaching professionals not previously rated
        • special education teachers

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Main workplaces

Special Education Teachers they work in teaching, health and social services, research and development, recreational, cultural and sporting activities and public administration, defense and social security. They are statutory or registered employees, work both individually and in an interdisciplinary team, with occasional supervision, indoors and during daytime hours. Eventually, they work in uncomfortable positions for long periods, in some activities they can work under pressure, leading them to a stressful situation. They may also be exposed to loud noise, unsanitary conditions and physical aggression.

What does it take to work in the field of Special Education Teachers

The exercise of these occupations requires higher education in the area of education, with courses or specializations in the area of special education.

Functions and activities of Teacher in the field of physical disability

Special Education Teachers must:

  • acting in the teaching-learning process;
  • participate in the development of different educational assistance programs;
  • search for topics of interest in the area;
  • search about topics of interest in the area;
  • divulgar knowledge of the area;
  • evaluate student educational needs;
  • evaluate students' educational needs;
  • assess students' educational needs;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • act in the teaching-learning process;
  • research on topics of interest in the area;
  • disseminate area knowledge;
  • participate in the elaboration of the school's political-pedagogical project;
  • disseminate knowledge in the area;
  • disseminate knowledge of the area;
  • assess the educational needs of students;
  • prepare pedagogical materials and specific resources;
  • search on topics of interest in the area;
  • forming professionals to work in the area;
  • participate in pedagogical-administrative activities;
  • training professionals to work in the area;

  • Activities

    • demonstrate ability to manage educational establishments;
    • participating in the activities of the sensory integration program;
    • participate in the organization of events on prevention;
    • adapt the curriculum to the students' needs;
    • transcribe students' braille texts in ink;
    • plan activities based on the visual experience of students;
    • demonstrate ability to interpret sign language;
    • coordinate course;
    • disclose the results of research projects;
    • guiding work in the reading room;
    • demonstrate ability to manage frustrations;
    • plan the evaluation of the teaching-learning process;
    • guiding volunteers for special education in communities;
    • elaborate projects to assist young people and adults;
    • master braille;
    • participate in pedagogical meetings;
    • performing recreational activities aimed at socio-affective interaction;
    • participate in the organization of seminars, forums and other events;
    • preparing the community to interact with people with special educational needs;
    • teaching work orientation classes;
    • develop projects for the care of young people and adults;
    • prepare deaf instructors to work in teaching modalities;
    • elaborate essential stimulation projects;
    • prepares the community to use orientation and mobility techniques;
    • teaching contents of curricular subjects;
    • prepare self-contract materials;
    • direct institutions serving students with special learning needs;
    • transcribe texts in ink into braille;
    • correcting student work;
    • prepare visual cues for contextualizing environments;
    • teaching activities of daily living (adl);
    • demonstrate tolerance;
    • develop assistance programs for young people and adults;
    • participate in lectures and courses;
    • teaching recreational activities;
    • elaborate a lesson plan;
    • make didactic-pedagogical materials;
    • research bibliography on syndromes and pathologies;
    • delivering work orientation classes;
    • developing professional activities with students;
    • study the proposals of educational legislation;
    • provide specialized pedagogical support services in different teaching modalities ;
    • demonstrate flexibility;
    • demonstrate ability to articulate different realities;
    • research the use of technologies;
    • develop assistance programs for youth and adults;
    • master different forms of communication;
    • study the written language of sign language;
    • participate in category associations;
    • apply the legislation on the rights of people with special learning needs;
    • work in educational rehabilitation programs;
    • participate in the assessment of students' expressive communication;
    • create didactic-pedagogical materials;
    • analyze new theories for practical implementation;
    • developing activities of the different curricular components in libras and portuguese;
    • register grades and contents in class diaries;
    • develop projects with non-school institutions;
    • plan extracurricular activities;
    • teaching curriculum contents in sign language and portuguese;
    • analyze the results of assessments of professionals from other areas;
    • search written sign language;
    • coordinate course;
    • prepare functional activities that involve the community;
    • analyze bibliographies on syndromes and pathologies;
    • participate in research projects;
    • teaching portuguese as a second language;
    • elaborate codes of social interaction;
    • guiding student internships;
    • search bibliography on syndromes and pathologies;
    • disseminate written sign language to the community;
    • participate in the planning of school-family integration activities -community;
    • demonstrate the ability to articulate different realities;
    • elaborate assessment instruments;
    • pedagogically coordinate institutions serving students with special learning needs;
    • participate in area associations;
    • demonstrate leadership ability;
    • mastering content and methodologies in the area;
    • provide advice to the school community;
    • participate in the preparation of newsletters on forms of communication;
    • training an interpreter guide for the deaf and blind;
    • forward the student to training in companies;
    • monitoring student training in companies;
    • plan individual educational intervention programs;
    • master sign language;
    • establish partnerships with multidisciplinary teams;
    • participate in school inclusion programs;
    • develop functional activities that involve the community;
    • work on the theme of prejudice in different types of events;
    • proceed ethically;
    • adapt teaching games in braille and in enlarged types;
    • demonstrate ability to work in a team;
    • select activities and physical and material resources;
    • perform pedagogical and cultural activities in hospitals;
    • implement educational assistance programs;
    • participate in health and education forums;
    • evaluate receptive student communication;
    • participate in the activities of the sensory integration program;
    • search sign language;
    • develop visual material for students;
    • organize exhibitions of student work;
    • research language acquisition strategies;
    • demonstrate ability to motivate others;
    • study approaches to augmentative and alternative communication;
    • participate in class councils;
    • demonstrate ability to study and research;
    • contribute to the elaboration of magazines, newspapers and newsletters;
    • preparing the community to use braille;
    • prepare instructors to work in the apprentice's professional training;
    • demonstrate ability to direct educational establishments;
    • demonstrate pedagogical coordination capacity of educational establishments;
    • participate in the preparation of information on prevention;
    • participate in the elaboration of the teaching plan;
    • teaching the use of soroban for mathematical calculations;
    • prepare materials with motor and postural adaptations;
    • evaluate school performance;
    • participate in the evaluation process of the student's psychomotor and cognitive aspects;
    • elaborate records of student progress;
    • working with computer language resources;
    • plan curriculum components according to year/cycle;
    • transcribe texts in enlarged types;
    • work in educational qualification programs;
    • work in essential stimulation programs;
    • direct institutions that serve students with special learning needs;
    • demonstrate observation skills;
    • adapt the curriculum to the needs of students;
    • teaching work orientation classes;
    • working with augmentative and alternative communication;
    • demonstrate improvisational skills;
    • develop educational assistance programs;
    • analyze pedagogical proposals;
    • forward the student to the job market;
    • evaluate the linguistic performance of the deaf;
    • demonstrate ability to work with differences;
    • establish partnerships with families;
    • develop research projects;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • prepare reports;
    • prepare teachers for inclusion classes;
    • teaching the use of reference objects;
    • define school contents;
    • teaching to organize reference objects to anticipate daily activities;
    • record texts in different media (tapes, multimedia etc);
    • forward students to specific assessments;
    • demonstrate ability to recognize own limitations;
    • create materials for alternative communication;
    • evaluate students' expressive communication;
    • assess beginner student's knowledge;
    • grant interviews to the mass media;
    • elaborate proposals for teaching portuguese as a second language ;
    • planning extracurricular activities;
    • forward the student to protected, vocational or occupational workshops;
    • demonstrate ability to work with individualized teaching;
    • participate in the preparation of texts on topics in the area;
    • evaluate student learning styles and paces;
    • forward student to regular education;
    • research visual and spatial experience of deaf and deafblind people;
    • indicate institutions for vocational education practices;
    • evaluate project results;
    • disseminate sign language to the community;
    • prepare instructors to work in the professional training of the apprentice;
    • participate in the assessment of students' receptive communication;
    • prepare professionals for educational work in hospitals;
    • performing activities for orientation and mobility;
    • participate in the elaboration of the school curriculum;
    • demonstrate planning ability;
    • alphabetizing in braille;
    • teaching the activities of autonomous living;
    • create textures, reliefs that convey knowledge;
    • assess beginner student knowledge;
    • indicate institutions for professional education practices;
    • assess students' learning styles and paces;
    • deliver lectures and courses;
    • participate in the process of evaluating the student's psychomotor and cognitive aspects;
    • create material in brazilian sign language (libras) and portuguese language;
    • identify students' learning needs;
    • prepare the sign language interpreter to work in the teaching modalities;
    • develop essential stimulation projects;
    • teaching portuguese language;
    • search for special education topics;
    • produce videotapes with subtitles and sign language;

    Sectors that hire Teacher in the field of physical disability the most in the job market

    • activities of associations for the defense of social rights
    • general public administration
    • elementary school
    • welfare services without accommodation
    • social assistance activities provided in collective and private residences
    • child education - day care
    • child education - pre-school
    • other teaching activities
    • language teaching
    • hotels

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