Career, Scope and Opportunities in Special Educator

By | October 13, 2020
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Special Educator              

Special Educator works with the young ones who are suffering from Autism, Mental Retardation & Multiple Disabilities and helps them in improving academic performance. As there is a growing awareness and increasing demand for physically and mentally challenged young ones and adults, special education has become a great focus. They design instructions and build approaches as to meet the unique needs of special children by making use of specialized material and resources available.

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Key to Success

To be a successful Special Educator you need to have/develop:

  •   Friendly, helpful, outgoing personality
  •   patience
  •   observant
  •   loving & Caring

Scope and opportunities

The number of disabled people in the country is 7 per cent of the total population. The requirement of trained special educators is high because of the rising number of disabled population (Source – Rehabilitation Council of India). On completing a course in special education, one gets the opportunity to work as a special educator, special teacher, rehabilitation professional, rehabilitation psychologist, rehabilitation therapist and social worker. This profession includes personal attention towards the exceptional ones and systematically monitor the arrangement of teaching procedures, necessary equipment and materials, accessible settings, and other interventions formulated to help learners with special care to help them gives personal satisfaction and success.

 Lifestyle & Social Status

  • Mostly in house activity
  • Limited working hours
  • Being with children

Job Profile

  • Remedial teaching for students with learning disabilities
  • Rehabilitation therapies
  • Reader for students with reading difficulties
  • Individualized lesson planning

Skill sets

  • Mental and emotional stability
  • Creative and innovative in new methods

Work Value

Working for Social Cause

Creating better world for gifted children

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Current Job Scenario

Initially they are paid between Rs.10, 000 to Rs.15, 000PM and increases with the growing experience and knowledge.

Top Recruiters

Schools, rehabilitation centers, and NGO’s

Course Synopsis

Graduate in arts. This can be done by teachers, parents, nurses, social workers

Course Options B.A Psychology M.A Psychology D.Ed Special education
Academic Eligibility 12th Pass in any discipline B.A Graduation
fees Rs 5000 – Rs 10000 per year Rs 5000 – Rs 10000 per year Rs 5000 – Rs 10000 per year
Expenditure in Metro and Tier-1 Rs. 2 Lakhs to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs Rs. 2 Lakhs to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs Rs. 2 Lakhs to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs
Expenditure in Tier-2 Rs. 1.25 – Rs. 1.75 Lakhs Rs. 1.25 – Rs. 1.75 Lakhs Rs. 1.25 – Rs. 1.75 Lakhs
Duration 3 Years 2 Years  2Years
Mode Regular Regular  
Approved UGC  UGC  UGC
Affiliation Respective Universities Respective Universities  
Entrance Exam    Institute Level Entrance Exams  Institute Level Entrance Exams
Education Loan      

Career prospect

  1. NGO

Places where special educator required:

  1. Special schools
  2. School for the visually impaired
  3. School for the hearing impaired
  4. School with department of special education
  5. SOS children’s village
  6. Welfare organization
  7. Government department

Entrance Exam

There is State / University level exams for B.Ed, some of them are below:

  • DU B.ED

Kindly check with your state / university

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