Special Education Teacher

$110,000 yearly
  • Matawa First Nations
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Apr 24, 2024
Full-Time Teacher

Job Description

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and dedicated Special Education Teacher who is passionate about fostering a supportive and effective learning environment for students with diverse needs. This role demands a specialist with a strong understanding of neurodivergence and the Ontario curriculum, equipped to handle one-on-one teaching and the creation and implementation of Individual Education Plans (IEPs).


  • Develop and implement IEPs and write report cards for students with special educational needs, covering all curriculum subjects.
  • Provide extensive one-on-one instruction to ensure educational objectives are met.
  • Manage behavioral classrooms effectively, employing high-level expertise in de-escalation techniques and ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) modalities.
  • Work collaboratively with staff, parents, and other professionals to enhance student learning and well-being.
  • Track and report on student progress, aiming for high-impact results and continuous improvement.
  • Support the inclusion of First Nations youth and integrate culturally responsive practices.
  • Proven track record of writing Jordan Principle applications and helping individual families with JP submissions

Required Qualifications

  • OCT (Ontario College of Teachers) certification is mandatory.
  • Bachelor of Education and Masters Degree
  • Minimum of five years of teaching experience in special education autism classroom.
  • Special Education Qualification - Part Three completed with focus on Autism and ADHD
  • At least five years of experience teaching in a Grade 5 classroom as homeroom teacher.
  • Proven track record in managing behavioral challenges from strength based approach
  • Demonstrated ability in developing and executing effective IEPs.
  • Strong background in ABA methodologies including ABA certification.
  • Experience working with neurodiverse populations and substantial knowledge of related training and support strategies.
  • Preferred: Experience working with First Nations youth.
  • Proven track record creating effective alternative programs for youth with exceptionalities
  • Excellent understanding of literacy practices and the science of reading training and certification.
  • Reading Specialist certification is mandatory.
  • Strong music education background is an asset
  • Physical Education training in junior grade curriculum is a definite plus.
  • Mental health training for youth with trauma required. Certification mandatory

Why Join Us:

Join a team where your skills and passion for inclusive education can truly make a difference. We offer a supportive environment, opportunities for professional development, and the chance to contribute to a learning community that values diversity and inclusion.

Application Process:

Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience related to the requirements listed. We are committed to equitable hiring practices and encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

This position is an opportunity to be at the forefront of special education, providing critical support and making a lasting impact in the lives of students. We look forward to your application and the expertise you can bring to our team

Please forward resume, cover letter and three reference letters from principals to tom.recke@ martenfalls.com
Salary: 110,000+

Position Start Date

September 1, 2024