Resource Teacher

  • CompanyAamjiwnaang First Nation
  • Job TypeEducation
  • Required ExperienceProven successful experience working with students with a range of exceptionalities
  • Job TypePermanent Employment
  • Education / CredentialsDegree in Education in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline03/18/2024

Job Description

Position Title: Resource Teacher

Location: Sarnia, ON

Duration: Permanent, September – June annually

Posting Closes/Deadline: March 18, 2024

Tentative Interview Date(s): March 21/22, 2024

Overview of the Position:

The Resource Teacher is an education professional who provides support to the school in a variety of areas to support student achievement and wellbeing. The Resource Teacher will provide opportunities for differentiating instruction, build literacy and numeracy strategies and work with classroom teachers to strengthen our instructional capacity, case manage students in a small school environment, and ensure adequate data collection to monitor student academic and social growth and report learning outcomes.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate early learning supports for primary students
  • Work collaboratively with special education team to develop programming
  • Implement Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) strategies
  • Implement and enforce Universal Supports
  • Provide coaching and modeling to classroom teachers and support staff and participate in small group instruction
  • Provide resource support to classroom teacher and assist and implement accommodations put in place for student success.
  • Attend school-based team meetings and other meetings when required
  • Work collaboratively with AKG staff and outside agencies for student assessments
  • Build continued growth of literacy and numeracy success for students by utilizing programs such as Heggerty Phonemic Awareness, UFLI and MathUP
  • Be willing to participate and offer in-house training for school staff
  • Act as a liaison between the family and community/clinical services to support the development and implementation of student support services
  • Participate in student transition meetings
  • Submit internal reports to supervisor as required

Other:

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree in Education in good standing with the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment
  • Proven successful experience working with students with a range of exceptionalities.
  • High level of appreciation and sensitivity to Indigenous issues, beliefs, and values.
  • Must successfully pass the vulnerable sector screening and criminal record check.
  • Excellent technology skills and ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver to accept constructive criticism and feedback

Other Considerations:

In accordance with Section 16 Special Programs of the Canadian Human Rights Act, preference will be given to Aamjiwnaang Band Member with relevant education/experience (R.S.C 1985, c. H-6, s16 (1-3).

Preference may be given to First Nation candidates with relevant on reserve employment and/or those with knowledge and understanding of Aamjiwnaang and history and community.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent(s) of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.

Application Process:

If you are interested in this opportunity, kindly forward your resume and cover letter via mail, email, or fax to:

Aamjiwnaang First Nation

978 Tashmoo Avenue

Sarnia, ON

N7T 7H5

Attention: Ashley Fisher, Human Resources Officer

or

humanresource@aamjiwnaang.ca

or

519-336-0382 fax

For more information, check us out online at www.aamjiwnaang.ca