TEACHER OF THE DEAFBLIND

  • Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch
  • W. Ross Macdonald School, 350 Brant Avenue, Brantford, ON, Canada
  • Jun 20, 2022
Full-Time Teaching / Support Positions

Job Description

TEACHER OF THE DEAFBLIND

1.0 Permanent position - available September 2022

(Contract rated under the Provincial Schools Authority)

A rewarding opportunity awaits you with the Ministry of Education, Provincial and Demonstration Schools Branch at the W. Ross Macdonald School.  Dedicated to providing quality education to blind, deafblind, and visually impaired students in the province, we are currently looking for innovative educators to fill the following positions:

  • Competition #PDSB22-143- Teacher of the Deafblind -1.0 permanent position available September 2022

You will:

  • Provide individual/group programs of instruction for students who are deafblind.
  • Develop Individual Education Plans including curriculum expectations and assessment.
  • Provide regular communication to parents regarding school and classroom activities.
  • Participate in professional development activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Valid Certificate of Registration and Qualifications from the Ontario College of Teachers.
  • Teaching Students Who Are Deafblind, Specialist qualifications, or willingness to obtain (minimum Teaching Students Who Are Deafblind Part 1)

ABILITY:

  • 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, including 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: 350 Brant Avenue, Brantford, 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 number PDSB22-143 and be received no later than 11:59 pm, Wednesday, June 29, 2022.                                                   

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

APPLICATIONS SHALL BE CONSIDERED FROM PERMANENT AND REPLACEMENT TEACHERS IN THE PROVINCIAL SCHOOLS AUTHORITY TEACHERS (PSAT) BARGAINING UNIT PRIOR TO CONSIDERING EXTERNAL CANDIDATES.

Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to fill future vacancies represented by the Provincial Schools Authority Teachers (PSAT).

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

Note:  The successful candidate (s) will be required to provide an original, satisfactory Criminal Reference Check, including Vulnerable Sector Screening (dated within the last six months) as deemed suitable by the Employer, prior to the commencement of employment.

Posting Date:  June 20, 2022

Closing Date:  June 29, 2022

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