Special Education Teacher

$73,816 - $106,254 yearly
  • Mundo Peetabeck Education Authority
  • Fort Albany, ON, Canada
  • Jan 11, 2024
Full-Time Support Position Education Training Teaching

Job Description


Fort Albany First Nation is Cree Nation community along the west coast of James Bay. With a population of approximately 1,200 people within the community itself, Fort Albany First Nation serves around 5,000 band members that it shares with Kashechewan First Nation.

Mundo Peetabeck Education Authorities mission and vision statements are to focus life-long learning for all by promoting traditional values, retention of Cree language and achieving student success while maintaining a safe and positive environment. Mundo Peetabeck will provide the leadership to motivate and encourage all residents to work together to benefit the future aspirations of the community. To ensure the continuation of traditional values, enhance community involvement, provide personal and academic support by implementing Seven Grandfather Teachings. Teamwork with everyone involved and also sharing our traditional values with everyone in the community. 

POSITION: Special Education Teacher

Job Types: Full-time

Included Benefits:

  • Teacherages are rent-free and internet is included
  • Group Insurance Benefits
  • Plus incentive-free rent
  • Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan
  • Great West Life Dental, Health, and Life insurance. 
  • Travel 7500.00 a year


  • Ontario College of Teachers certification (preferred)
  • As our ideal candidate for this role, you will have knowledge of culturally responsive teaching practices, and be able to integrate First Nations cultural knowledge and activities into the curriculum. In addition, you will have excellent computer literacy skills, along with the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Special education training or experience working with students with special needs would be an asset


  • Preparing, teaching, and assessing academic subjects, on par with the Ontario curriculum 
  • Incorporating First Nation cultural knowledge and activities into the curriculum and classroom teaching, in collaboration with the Language and Cultural coordinator 
  • Participating in ongoing Professional Development 
  • Providing necessary information to the Principal for reports 
  • Coordinating meetings with parents and other professionals when necessary 
  • you will need an Ontario Teaching Certificate and excellent leadership skills. 
  • Knowledge of First Nations culture and experience with First Nations students is an asset, along with possessing excellent interpersonal skills and classroom management skills. 
  • You will need to be a member of the Ontario College of Teachers in good standing, and be able to demonstrate a professional work ethic and experience in a leadership position. 
  • Responsible for the delivery of a structured environment that includes the use of diverse evidence based strategies for the support of students

  • Plans and supports implementation of the essential components of an instructional program for students to include: early intervention, predictability and structure, functional analysis of behaviours, development of behaviour intervention plans and systematic data monitoring.

  • Provides support for the development of individualized student and family- centered educational plans in collaboration with school teams and district administrators.

  • Works with members of school teams to assess student needs, determine appropriate interventions, set up appropriate progress monitoring plans, analyze student data  in order to provide appropriate behavioural supports for students.

  • Assists in the implementation of individualized transition plans to ensure that students receive skills necessary for successful full-time re-entry in general education classrooms

  • Provides crisis response and management for students who are experiencing significant behavioral and emotional challenges.

  • Keeps appropriate records and inform administration and staff of student or family contacts

  • Required to follow Board policies and stay abreast of updates and changes.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Finally, it is important that you are willing to participate in local community and cultural events 


Please send resume to: nicole.gillies@mpea.ca


*****If hired, Current Criminal Reference Check including Vulnerable Screening Vector required**