Special Needs Specialist

About the Role:


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Early Learning Integration Facilitator, the Special Needs Specialist is responsible for assessing the needs of children through applied behavioral analysis or other research-based tools and to ensure appropriate modification through individualized plans in inclusive educational programs. This includes support to children, families, and staff enrolled in childcare, K3-K5 and drop-in programs.

Salary: SP06 $56,374.52 - $61,749.50


➢ Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education with three (3) years working alongside children with special needs

in an inclusive setting, and experience working with families.


➢ Post Secondary Diploma in Early Childhood Education with specialized diploma/certificate in area related

to special education and five (5) years' work experience with children with special needs and families.

Key Competencies:

The successful candidate will demonstrate the AMBE key values of integrity, equity and accountability with a focus on:

➢ Teamwork: Working collaboratively and productively with others to achieve results.

➢ Service Oriented: Meeting or exceeding student and school needs.

➢ Communication: Clearly conveying and receiving messages.

➢ Results Orientation: Knowing what results are important, focusing resources to achieve them.

➢ Planning: Setting clear outcomes and indicators of success.

➢ Culturally Awareness: Understanding of, and sensitivity to, the distinct Akwesasne Mohawk community culture and language.

All interested individuals must submit a letter of interest, resume and copies of certificates/diploma to:

Shayleen Thompson, HR Generalist

Ahkwesahsne Mohawk Board of Education

169 International Rd Akwesasne, ON K6H 0G5 

or EMAIL: shayleen.thompson@ambe.ca

Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume

● A criminal records check is MANDATORY

● Native Preference in hiring.

● Applicants MUST have a Canadian Social Insurance Number.


All AMBE employees are required to be eligible to work in Canada,

and have a valid passport to facilitate daily border crossing.

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