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Orientation And Mobility Instructor

Ministry of Education

This is a Part-time position in Haliburton, ON posted September 21, 2022.

The Ministry of Education, W.

Ross Macdonald School for the Blind, has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated individual in the role of Orientation and Mobility Instructor.

You will work under the direction of the Student Support Manager to provide and implement orientation and mobility instruction for students who are visually impaired.

OPS Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility, and Anti-Racism: We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.

We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

Refer to the “How to apply” section if you require a disability-related accommodation.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Provide orientation and mobility instruction for visually impaired students.

Develop and implement individualized programs.

Assist each student to gain a good understanding of their environment.

Explore various types of orientation and mobility services.

Provide each student with instruction in mobility skills to enable them to travel as independently as possible.

Provide night evaluation and night instruction when needed for students who have difficulty travelling at night and/or have night blindness.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory College certification from a recognized educational Orientation and Mobility instructor program and/or equivalent training, education and working experience in a child related field.

Current First Aid, CPR and Crisis Prevention Intervention training and/or Behaviour Management Training or equivalent.

Skills and Knowledge: Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with students.

Demonstrated ability to plan and implement suitable programs geared to the needs of each individual student.

Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, guidelines and practices.

Sound judgement/organization/planning skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.

Ability and willingness to work shifts.

Additional Information: Address: 1 Temporary
– Irregular On-Call, duration up to 10 months, 350 Brant Ave, Brantford, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union Understanding the job ad
– definitions Schedule: 4-A Category: Health and Social Services Posted on: Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Note: In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check.

Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Corporate Talent Programs Branch, Talent and Leadership Division to evaluate the results.

If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position.

The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision.

The details of an individual’s employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled.

Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.