Special Education Teacher - Regular Full-time
South Hull Elementary School
Who We Are:
The Western Quebec School Board
dedicated to developing lifelong learners who contribute to society and are
prepared for their future. Teachers and staff are committed to academic
excellence and the provision of quality bilingual education, which encourages
social, emotional and moral development. South Hull Elementary
School is currently seeking a qualified teacher for the 2022-2023 school year.
The successful candidate will work in a small, specialized, enclosed class for
children with adaptive and intellectual disabilities. The students within this specialized class
may have physical, adaptive, communicative and behavioural challenges related
to their diagnosis and may use augmentative and alternative communication
systems. The students will require
programming and integration opportunities, based on their individualized strengths,
Experience and training working with students who have exceptionalities;
Experience with augmentative and alternative communication systems (i.e., PECs, Core Boards, Proloquo2Go,);
Experience with children on the autism spectrum and the TEACCH program;
Experience/Knowledge with/of ABA approach
Experience working with children with significant behavioural needs;
A valid certification in non-violent crisis prevention and intervention (CPI);
Experience working collaboratively and leading a group of support staff;
Excellent communication skills and willingness to communicate regularly with parents;
Experience collaborating with other professionals (i.e., occupational therapists, speech and language pathologist, mental health professionals, etc.);
Experience with best practices in supporting learning, behavioural and adaptive skills for students with exceptionalities;
Experience supporting class integration initiatives would be an asset.
Prepare and present courses and provide developmental and cognitive learning activities within the guidelines of the authorized programs; Work together with the other teachers and the personnel of the school in order to take the appropriate measures to meet the individual needs of students;
Supervise students for whom the employee is responsible as well as other students in the employee(s) presence;
Evaluate the performance and progress of students for whom the employee is responsible and to report on them to the school administration and to parents according to the system in effect;
Monitor the late arrivals and absences of the employee(s) students and to report them to the school administration according to the system in effect;
Participate in meetings relating to the employee(s) work;
Choose the appropriate method to prepare and present the employee(s) courses within the guidelines of the authorized programs;
Take the necessary measures to enable the employee to attain and maintain a high level of professional competency in keeping with the Education Act;
Provide learning and developmental activities to students and shall participate in the development of student life in the school.
Preference given to applicants who hold a valid "Brevet d'enseignement" from the province of Quebec. Minimum requirement is either a valid teaching permit from the province of Quebec or from a Canadian province.
Valid Security Background Check.
Special Education teaching experience is considered an asset.
Application must include:
Please ensure your profile with Apply to Education is up to date.
Resume (including detailed work history and education background).
A cover letter.
A valid security background check.
Skills & Competencies:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to adapt to a variety of student needs
Superior organizational skills
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH APPLYTOEDUCATION
Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities. As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people. We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people. The Western Quebec School Board is required to implement Quebec’s Law 21: An Act respecting the laicity of the State.