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Special Education Teachers, Secondary School
(SOC Code : 25-2054)
in Santa Cruz County

High School Special Education Teachers give specially designed instruction to 9th-through-12th grade children who have one or more disabilities. They work to ensure that students with disabilities reach their learning potential and pass the required California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree .

Santa Cruz County is the same as Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
Santa Cruz-Watsonville MSA20171st Qtr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
Santa Cruz County 2014 - 2024505000.01

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Possible Licenses Required and Issuing Authority[Top]
License Title
License Authority
Teacher CredentialsCalifornia Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Certification Assignment and Waivers

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
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Number of Employers in Santa Cruz County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Elementary and Secondary Schools 16299.2%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Special Education and Teaching, General

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Alternate Titles
Emotional Disorders Teachers; High School Special Education Teachers; Resource Program Teachers; Teachers of Developmentally Delayed; Teachers of Emotionally Disturbed; Teachers of Hearing Impaired; Teachers of Students with Learning and Behavior Disabilities; and Teachers of Visually Impaired
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