Teacher of the Deaf - On Call Supply Opportunities

  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Dec 16, 2021
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Job Description

Teacher of the Deaf
On Call Supply Opportunities – Pool Hiring

Positions available for 2021/2022 School year

A rewarding opportunity awaits you with The Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch in one of our two (2) Schools for the Deaf:

  • Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf - Milton
  • Robarts School for the Deaf - London

Our schools are dedicated to providing quality education to Deaf and Hard of Hearing students.  Currently we are looking for innovative educators who are in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers and who are available for on-call/supply work.

NOTE:  PDSB is currently inviting applications from OCT qualified teachers who are interested and willing to obtain the Deaf Specialist. ASL qualifications required for the position will be supported with an ASL/English Interpreter in the classroom while the successful candidate learns ASL.

  • Competition – PDSB21-180 – Teacher of the Deaf, Supply Positions available, Milton
  • Competition – PDSB21-181 – Teacher of the Deaf, Supply Positions available, London

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Certificate of Registration and Qualifications from the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT);
  • Deaf Specialist/Teaching Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing - Aural and Oral Communications Specialist and/or ASL/LSQ Communication Specialist (NOTE:  PDSB will consider teacher candidates who are currently engaged in completing the requirements for the specialist qualification and/or who express a willingness to obtain);
  • Primary/Junior and/or Intermediate/Senior division qualifications;
  • Experience in teaching Deaf/hard of hearing students in academic and in programs for students with multiple exceptionalities preferred;
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). (NOTE: PDSB will consider teacher candidates who express a willingness to obtain ASL language fluency).

ABILITIES:

  • Ability to teach deaf/hard of hearing students in academic programs and programs for students with multiple exceptionalities;
  • Ability to develop/modify lesson plans, create IEPs as needed to successfully teach Deaf students;
  • Ability to apply an in-depth knowledge of the principles of teaching Deaf students;
  • 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 including proficiency in English;
  • Ability to apply an in depth knowledge of bilingual-biliteracy-bicultural education for Deaf students;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team and working with students with multi exceptionalities.

LOCATION: Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf, 255 Ontario Street S, Milton, Ontario

Robarts School for the Deaf, 1515 Cheapside St, London, Ontario

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 the Competition File # and the School location that you are applying.

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

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Information:

  • Vulnerable Service Sector Screening Requirement

 NOTE:
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.

Effective October 1, 2021, the OPS COVID-19 Safe Workplace Directive requires all Ontario Public Service employees to provide proof they are fully vaccinated, meaning they are fully vaccinated as defined by the Ministry of Health (refer to: COVID-19 Fully Vaccinated Status in Ontario), including 14 calendar days have passed since receiving their final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Employees who do not provide proof of full vaccination will be deemed ‘not vaccinated' under the Directive and will be required to attend a vaccine education program and undergo regular rapid antigen testing. Employees who are not vaccinated under the policy with a valid medical exemption will not be required to attend a vaccine education program but must undergo regular rapid antigen testing.

Posting Date:   December 16, 2021
Closing Date:   Open
Clearance No:  N/A

THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, COMMITTED TO FOSTERING AND MAINTAINING A WORK ENVIRONMENT THAT PROMOTES RESPECT FOR OTHERS, OPEN COMMUNICATION, TEAMWORK AND ACCOUNTABILITY.