Education Canada Network http://www.educationcanada.com Education Canada RSS Feed - Nova Scotia en-us Director - Programs For Students Who Are Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing at Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority , NS http://jobsearch.educationcanada.com/index.phtml?a=v&j=221413 Competition #2018-02Director Programs For Students Who Are Deaf Or Hard Of Hearing REQUIRED BY: Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority (APSEA)LOCATION: APSEA Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia potential for flexibilityPOSITION SCOPEThe Director of Programs and Services for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing is responsible to the APSEA Superintendent for the efficient and effective delivery of programs and servicesPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCES: Masters in Education of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Masters of Education in Leadership/Administration Valid Nova Scotia Teacher Certification 5 years experience in administration and leadership positions 10 years experience teaching students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Experience in programming and service delivery for students in the public school system Experience in the development of policies and procedures is considered an asset KEY COMPETENCIES: outstanding leadership, management, and organizational skills demonstrated leadership skills in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing ability to efficiently manage human and fiscal resources within budget uses sign language at a minimum level of intermediate to the preferred level of advanced strong research and analytical skills, with the ability to see issues from a broad perspective ability to apply research findings and expertise to ensure best practices in the field experience in the recruitment, supervision and evaluation of staff current knowledge of technologies and resources for students who are deaf or hard of hearing strong understanding and experience in assessment and evaluation demonstrated ability to design, implement and evaluate professional development for educators strong communication and collaboration skills resulting in exceptional rapport with partners and stakeholders demonstrated ability to support strategic goals and foster organizational growth ability to initiate, foster and strengthen interpersonal relationships the ability to apply knowledge, experience and commitment in the areas of race relations, cross cultural understanding, human rights and diversityOffer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to APSEA or employment will be terminated. TERM: Full-time, permanent position effective August 1, 2018 SALARY: In accordance with the NSTU provincial scale. http://jobsearch.educationcanada.com/index.phtml?a=v&j=221413 Supervisor of Assessment and Short-Term Programs at Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority , NS http://jobsearch.educationcanada.com/index.phtml?a=v&j=221026 Competition #2018-05Supervisor of Assessment and Short-Term Programs For Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing REQUIRED BY: Atlantic Provinces Special Education AuthorityLOCATION: APSEA Centre, Halifax, NSPOSITION SCOPEReporting to the Director of Programs for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, the Supervisor of Assessment and Short-Term Programs is responsible for the provision, quality and daily management of assessment and short-term program services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing served by APSEA The Supervisor is also responsible for maintaining a strong, cohesive and collaborative team The incumbent demonstrates skill in leading meetings and developing and delivering programs The Supervisor produces comprehensive reports in a timely manner, compiling information from members of the assessment or short-term program team into one document and presenting/sharing the information therein with the family and school teamQUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE: Master of Education of Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing or equivalent. Master of Education in Administration/Educational Leadership or equivalent Uses sign language at a minimum level of intermediate to the preferred level of advanced. At least five years experience teaching students who are deaf or hard of hearing in the public school system, including assessment and program planning. An understanding of, and experience in, the administration and analysis of a variety of educational assessment tools, both informal and formal. Knowledge of pertinent legislation; experience in the development of policies, procedures, guides and handbooks. KEY COMPETENCIES: Demonstrated ability to organize, write and edit formal reports Ability to make sound and appropriate decisions in situations constrained by competing factors such as time, student safety and program goals. Demonstrated skill in the assessment of student needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programs and services for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Demonstrated ability in the management of human and fiscal resources within budget. Demonstrated ability to initiate, foster and strengthen interpersonal relationships. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Strong research and analytical skills, with the ability to see issues from a broad perspective. Current knowledge and understanding of the Expanded Core Curriculum, assistive technologies and resources for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Ability to apply knowledge, experience and commitment in the areas of race relations, cross-cultural understanding, human rights and diversity.Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to APSEA or employment will be terminated. TERM: Permanent full-time position effective August 1, 2018.SALARY: In accordance with the APSEA/NSTU Agreement. http://jobsearch.educationcanada.com/index.phtml?a=v&j=221026 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!