TEACHER OF THE DEAFBLIND, On-Call/Supply Opportunities (Competition # PDSB24-044)

  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • Brantford, ON, Canada
  • May 02, 2024

Job Description

TEACHER OF THE DEAFBLIND, On-Call/Supply Opportunities (Competition # PDSB24-044)
Posted on 04/02/2024


On-Call/Supply Opportunities

 Are you interested in the education of students who are deafblind?  Consider bringing your professional expertise to the Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch.  Currently there is an exciting career opportunity available on an as required basis at our W. Ross Macdonald School in Brantford, which serve students who are deafblind in a student lodging school setting at both the elementary and secondary school levels.


  • PDSB24-044 - Teacher of the Deaf-Blind- Supply- W. Ross Macdonald School – Brantford
  • Primary/Junior/Intermediate and/or Senior division qualifications required.

NOTE:  PDSB is currently inviting applications from OCT qualified teachers who are interested and willing to obtain the Deaf-Blind Specialist.

 You will:

  • Provide individual/group programs of instruction for students who are deafblind;
  • Plan individual program needs as well as diagnosis and prescriptive teaching;
  • Provide regular communication to parents regarding school and classroom activities;
  • Participate in professional development activities. 

What we are looking for:


  • Valid Certificate of Registration and Qualifications from the Ontario College of Teachers;
  • Willingness to work towards obtaining Teaching Students who are Deaf-Blind teaching qualifications;
  • Appropriate subject(s) and division qualifications for the position.


  • Ability and demonstrated experience teaching students who are deafblind;
  • Ability to apply an in-depth knowledge of the principles of teaching students who are deafblind;
  • Ability to apply curriculum adaptations, methods and materials to assist students who are deafblind;
  • Ability to develop/modify lesson plans to successfully teach students who are deafblind;
  • Ability to effectively manage a classroom and students using a variety of behavioural management techniques;
  • Ability to write and present education materials and lesson plans using excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate with students who are deafblind;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.

 Location: W. Ross Macdonald School – 350 Brant Avenue, Brantford

Area of Search: OPEN

 Please submit a cover letter, your resume outlining qualifications, experience and an up-to-date copy of your Ontario College of Teachers Certificate of Registration and Qualification.  Your cover letter must clearly identify competition file number PDSB24-044 and be received no later than 11:59 pm, June 27, 2024.

 Please submit your application to the following email address: PSBjobs@ontario.ca

 Only candidate selected for an interview will be contacted.  Late applications will be declined.

 Additional Information:

  • Enhanced-Vulnerable Service Sector Screening Requirement


In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.

 Posting date: April 2, 2024

Closing date: June 27, 2024


Clearance No:  N.A.