Special and inclusive education teachers
Special and inclusive education teachers develop and deliver specialised learning programs for students (Kindergarten to Year 12) who have a range of disabilities and learning difficulties. Special and inclusive education teachers may work in a variety of educational settings throughout their careers.
Attributes of great special and inclusive education teachers
Great special and inclusive education teachers are excellent communicators as they regularly communicate not only with students, but with parents, other teachers, support staff, health and well-being professionals and specialists such as speech pathologists and psychologists. They create learning environments where all students can flourish, with the ability to support the individual learning needs of every student.
How to decide if you should be a special and inclusive education teacher
If you're passionate about supporting students to achieve their full potential, consider becoming a special and inclusive education teacher.
How to become a special and inclusive education teacher
Find out more about the steps you will need to take to become a teacher in a NSW public school.
Get paid to become a special and inclusive education teacher
Scholarships are available to HSC students, university students and industry professionals considering becoming a special and inclusive education teacher. Find out how you can get paid to study to become a mathematics teacher in NSW public schools.
The Inclusive Practice in Education Scholarship is also available to current teachers who would like to become a special and inclusive education teacher.