Department: Education Department
Location: Chief Mistawasis School
Reports to: Principal
Apply By: Open until filled


Job Summary

To create a school environment favourable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for inclusive education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.

Job Duties

  • Confer with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and professionals to develop individual educational plans designed to promote students’ educational, physical, and social needs
  • To assist teachers and educational assistants to employ special educational strategies and techniques during instruction to improve the development of sensory and perceptual-motor skills, language, cognition, and memory
  • Teach personal development skills such as goal setting, independence, and self-advocacy, and prepare students for later grades and life skills relevant to their development
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students’ needs and progress
  • Observe and evaluate students’ performance, behaviours, social development, and physical health
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records, and prepare reports on children and activities, as required by Mistawasis Nêhiyawak policies, and administrative regulations
  • Participate in the scheduling and directing of second level services, including, educational psychologist, speech and language pathologist, occupational therapist, and other clinicians
  • Perform all other acts reasonable and necessary to accomplish their primary function as requested by the Principal and/or Designate
  • Provide guidance and support to administrators, learning support teachers and classroom teachers to ensure the implementation of appropriate educational programming, including, individualized programming to meet students’ needs (IIP’s)
  • Collaborate with school teams to identify required supports for students, such as assessments, transition plans, safety plans, etc.
  • Collaborate with staff to plan and coordinate alternative education programming
  • Develop and deliver professional development for staff
  • Work collaboratively with outside agencies to provide supports for students

Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum education degree (B.Ed.)
  • Must possess or be in the process of obtaining your Post-Degree Certificate in Special Education or related Degree
  • Saskatchewan Teacher’s Professional A certificate
  • A current, original Canadian Criminal Record Check (CPIC) and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, and with other agencies
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Must possess a good working knowledge of technology
  • Valid First Aid/CPR/AED


Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:

Taylor Landry
Director of Human Resources
Box 250, Leask, Sask., S0J 1M0
Phone: 466-4800 ext.237
Fax: 466-2299

Mistawasis Nehiyawak thanks all individuals for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.