Skip to main content

Show filters

Hide filters

early years special educational needs teacher





Early years special educational needs teachers provide specially-designed instruction to students with a variety of disabilities on a kindergarten level and ensure they reach their learning potential. Some early years special educational needs teachers work with children who have mild to moderate disabilities, implementing a modified curriculum to fit each student's specific needs. Other early years special educational needs teachers assist and instruct students with intellectual disabilities and autism, focusing on teaching them basic literacy and life skills. All teachers assess the students' progress, taking into account their strengths and weaknesses, and communicate their findings to parents, counselors, administrators and other parties involved.

Alternative Labels

early childhood special educational needs teacher

early years SEN teacher

early years special needs teacher

early years teacher in special educational needs

nursery special educational needs teacher

preschool special educational needs teacher

teacher in early years SEN

teacher in early years special educational needs

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences