Mistawasis Nehiyawak, Special Education Teacher

August 16, 2023

Community/Mistawasis Nêhiyawak Posting


Location: Chief Mistawasis School

Apply by: January 10, 2023

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.

Reports to:


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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participates in land based learning and able to apply to curriculum development programs as required.
  • 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:



For further information contact:


Denise Desjardins

Director of Education

Mistawasis Nehiyawak

Phone: 306-466-2390


Only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

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Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

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