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Education Consultant – Supernumerary (50%) – Academic And Vocational Training Centres

Position Description

Education Consultant – Supernumerary (50%)

Academic and Vocational Training Centres

Nature of the Work

The position of education consultant encompasses, in particular, responsibility for providing advice and support to staff of educational institutions and services in the implementation, development and evaluation of programs of study, class management and instructional materials. More specifically, the successful candidate will work to advise and support schools in their development, implementation and evaluation of interventions, adaptations and modifications for students with handicaps, social maladjustments or learning difficulties. Additionally, the successful candidate will collaborate with other members of the Complementary Services team to ensure interventions and measures are aligned with research-based, best practices, within a developmental perspective.

Duties and Responsibilities

The education consultant participates in carrying out the educational project and the special projects of educational institutions; he or she participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of their success plan, while complying with the academic and administrative requirements of both the educational institutions and the school board;

He or she contributes to the implementation of programs of study and training, provides advice to the teachers and administration concerning the interpretation of those programs, designs and leads training workshops and sessions on program components; he or she collaborates in developing learning situations and supports experimentation in class;

He or she provides advice and support to teachers either individually or in a group format in matters pertaining to their daily teaching activities; he or she develops or selects and delivers training and instrumentation activities designed to respond to needs in pedagogical adaptation

He or she provides teachers with learning evaluation tools and guides them in the design, preparation or adaptation of evaluation tools;

He or she may be called upon to work with a multidisciplinary team to draw up and review the individualized education plan of a handicapped student or a student with social maladjustments or learning difficulties; he or she participates in defining intervention objectives and means;

He or she works with teachers to prepare and implement strategies and projects aimed at helping students who are experiencing or who are likely to experience social maladjustments or learning difficulties;

He or she collaborates with other school resources, partner organizations and the Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur;

He or she must have the ability to assess students’ abilities and needs and recommend the appropriate secondary pathway;

He or she must have the ability to extract meaning from psychological test results and other professional reports; as well as the ability to recommend appropriate strategies related to learning, behaviour,and social-emotional development, based on associated reports;

He or she must have good understanding of the process of monitoring, identification and coding of students in his or her assigned schools;

Any other related duty assigned by the Director of Complementary Services.

Required Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate specialty, preferably with additional certification in special education, psycho-education or orthopedagogy.

Other Requirements

Special education and/or resource experience within elementary and/or secondary education;

Functional Bilingualism (French and English); A minimum of five years of teaching experience;

Knowledge of the Québec Education Programme, educational pathways and corresponding programs; knowledge of WQSB Special Education Policy;

Familiarity with common diagnoses and MEES documentation regarding students with ‘Handicaps’;

Excellent oral, written and presentation skills;

Familiarity with assistive technology; Excellent understanding of inclusive practices and of frameworks/approaches that support inclusion;

Willingness to work with outside services/agencies in support of student success; Willingness to travel throughout the WQSB territory.

Working Conditions:

Start Date: September 15, 2022

End Date: June 29, 2023

Salary: $27.08 TO $50.39 per hour (based on qualifications; schooling; experience)

The position is governed by the collective agreement between CPNCA and FPPE (Federation of Education Professionals of Québec).

Application must include:

Resume (including detailed work history and education background)

A cover letter

Professional references


by: 4:00 p.m. September 9, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities. As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people. We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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