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2022-46-16 Itinerant Teacher DHH, New Glasgow/Truro (Term)
New Glasgow/Truro (Office in New Glasgow), Nova Scotia, Canada

Description


 
 
COMPETITION #: 2022-46-16
 
LOCATION:                 New Glasgow/Truro (office location New Glasgow), NS
 
POSITION:                   Full Time, Term
 
SALARY:                      In accordance with the APSEA/NSTU Agreement.
 
APPLICATION BY: Open Until Filled

START DATE: August 1, 2022 until July 2023


About Us

Atlantic Provinces Special Educational Authority (APSEA) is an interprovincial cooperative agency established in 1975 by joint agreement among the Ministers of Education of New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. 
 
APSEA provides educational services, programs, and opportunities for children and youth who are Deaf, hard of hearing, blind, or visually impaired who reside in Atlantic Canada. Our employees support learners to reach their highest potential for an independent, self-sufficient, and fulfilling life. 
  
 
What We Offer  
 
APSEA offers meaningful opportunities to help make a difference in the lives of children, youth, and their families. We are committed to fostering a culture that is inspiring, supportive, and inclusive.  
  
In joining APSEA's team, you would receive: 
  • Access to a Pension Plan  
  • Access to Comprehensive Health and Dental benefits  
  • Discounted gym program rates 
  • Professional learning opportunities 


Position Overview:   
The Itinerant Teacher is responsible for providing both direct instruction in areas of the Expanded Core Curriculum, and consultation in support of children and youth who are Deaf or hard of hearing. This individual works collaboratively as a part of the educational team and/or early learning team. This position reports to the APSEA Provincial Supervisor of Programs for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing. 
 
Qualifications and Experience You Bring:   
  • Master’s degree in education of Students who are Deaf or hard of hearing, or equivalent   
  • Valid Nova Scotia Teacher Certificate 
  • Competency to teach the Expanded Core Curriculum for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing 
  • Experience working with students who are Deaf or hard of hearing, including those with multiple exceptionalities 
  • Experience and training in early childhood education is an asset 
  • Experience with assessment, program planning and delivery of instruction for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing 
  • Ability to assess and provide programs to address the diverse learning styles of students   
  • Experience teaching in a variety of settings (e.g., school, home, early learning centres, community) 
  • Experience working in a virtual learning environment 
  • Ability to communicate effectively in ASL  
  • Demonstrated competency in assistive technology for students who are Deaf or hard of hearing 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and relate positively to children, families, early learning staff, APSEA staff, administrators, educational team members and community partners 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  
  • Excellent organizational/time management skills  
  • Demonstrated self-initiative and ability to work with limited supervision  
  • Demonstrated confidentiality and professionalism with regard to access and distribution of student information.  
  • Culturally responsive with the ability to apply knowledge, experience and commitment in the areas of cross-cultural understanding, human rights and diversity  
  • Strong commitment to professional growth and learning to remain current in the field.  
  • French language skills an asset 
  • Regular travel: access to a reliable mode of transportation; may require overnight stays  

Offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials.
 
APSEA is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, APSEA will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Julia Pascucci, Human Resources Generalist at julia_pascucci@apsea.ca
 

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