25%, Elem, Itinerant Teacher - Blind And Low Vision

  • 3-6 Year
  • Ottawa
  •   Posted On: June 1, 2018
  •   Skills:  Communication, Teaching

Job Overview

Roles & Responsibilities

OCDSB ELEMENTARY CONTRACT teachers (full-time, surplus, teachers interested in transferring) are equally eligible to apply for this OCDSB vacancy, posted internally on applytoeducation, for which they are qualified and capable. The position is subject to annual budget and funding approval.

Minimum requirements:

Ontario teaching certificate from the Ontario College of Teachers; and Additional Qualifications: Blind Part 1; and Contracted Braille

The position is an itinerant position, therefore, travel throughout the district is required on a daily basis. Access to transportation is mandatory.  

Note: In addition to supporting the key work identified in the Department’s work plan, the successful candidate will be assigned duties relating to / resulting from cross-departmental collaboration and an interdisciplinary approach to supporting our students.


To be eligible to apply, you must be employed as a contract teacher in the elementary panel with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board at the time of application. 


While there is no term end date for this position, it is subject to annual funding and budget approval.


Your salary is based on your grid salary/allowances. There is no additional allowance tied to this position.  

Selection Team:

The Interview Committee will consist of the System Principal of Learning Support Services, System Vice-Principal of Learning Support Services and a member of the Learning Support Team. The Interview Committee will review all applications received and produce a list of candidates to be interviewed. Candidates will be advised via email if they have been selected for an interview.

Right of Return:

Elementary teachers retain right of return to their home school for two years, subject to surplus/redundancy provisions. Following a term of more than two years, elementary teachers shall be subject to the transfer/placement process. French elementary teachers currently in an assignment where instruction is 50% or more in French shall have right of return to French assignments only.

Persons with disabilities who need accommodations in the application or interview process should email a request to [email protected]

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board is committed to equity for all students and staff and to delivering the highest quality education through a qualified workforce that reflects the diversity of the students and communities it serves.

Personal information is collected pursuant to the Education Act and will be used to determine the eligibility for employment with the OCDSB. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager, Human Resources, 133 Greenbank Road, Nepean, Ontario K2H 6L3.

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