Elementary & ECS Inclusive Education Teacher

  • Part Time
  • Canada

Renfrew Educational Services

Renfrew Educational Services is a not-for-profit, registered charity operating as an independent school. We are an acknowledged leader in program development for students with disabilities. For 50 years Renfrew has offered a wide range of programs and services to children from Calgary and surrounding areas.

We are currently accepting applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Teacher for the Elementary Education Program and for a full-time (1.0 FTE) Teacher for the Early Childhood Services Program to join our team for the 2024-2025 school year at our Janice McTighe Centre located at 2050 21 St NE. Please refer to the Renfrew Educational Services webpage: http://www.renfreweducation.org under the ‘Services & Programs’ for more information about the programs and services that Renfrew provides. About Us: Renfrew Educational Services is committed to providing inclusive and supportive educational environments for all students.

Our mission is to empower students with disabilities to reach their full potential through tailored educational programs and compassionate teaching. Job Summary: We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Special Education Teacher to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience working with students with disabilities and a strong understanding of development.

This role involves creating and implementing individualized program plans (IPPs), collaborating with families and multidisciplinary teams, and fostering a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment. Key Responsibilities: Develop and implement individualized program plans (IPPs) for students in conjunction with the classroom team. Design and deliver engaging and developmentally appropriate programs tailored to the needs of each student.

A strong focus on life skills and pre-vocational skills. Monitor and assess students’ progress, adjusting teaching strategies as needed to meet individual goals. Foster a positive, inclusive, and supportive classroom environment that promotes the social, and emotional, growth of all students.

Collaborate with parents, child development facilitators (CDF), and therapy teams to ensure comprehensive support and optimal programming for each student. Utilize a variety of instructional techniques and materials to accommodate diverse learning styles and abilities. Maintain accurate and detailed records of student’s progress, IPPs, and communication with families.

Participate in professional development opportunities to stay current with best practices in inclusive education. Supervise CDFs, practicum students and/or volunteers providing feedback and evaluation as required. Facilitate and participate in team planning meetings, teacher meeting and other meetings are required.

Knowledge and understanding of the Alberta Education Curriculum and Teacher Quality Standards. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Education degree. Valid teaching certification in Alberta.

Experience working with children with disabilities, preferably in an early childhood setting. Strong understanding of child development and inclusive education best practices. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Ability to work collaboratively with families, colleagues, and multidisciplinary teams. Patience, creativity, and a passion for working with children with diverse needs. Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package.

Professional development and growth opportunities. Supportive and collaborative work environment. Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students with disabilities and their families.

Safe and supportive workplace How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following application materials to the Staff Resource Team at: employmentrenfreweducation.org A cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience. A current resume. Contact information for three professional references.

Renfrew Educational Service is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.