Teacher (1.0) – maternity leave

New Heights School and Learning Services is a not-for-profit K-12 School and Specialized Services provider for families with neurodivergent children and youth aged 2 ½ – 20 years with a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum. We are a play-based program that utilizes the strengths and interests of each student to address social-emotional and academic goals. Classrooms at New Heights School are multi-grade, with a maximum of 11 students with a Teacher and Educational Assistant teaching team. 

New Heights currently requires one Teacher (1.0), for a division two Elementary (Gr 4-6) multi-grade classroom, for a one year maternity leave contract.

As part of a multidisciplinary team, the Teacher will:

  • Support the students by teaching, using and modeling strategies
  • Collaborate to determine approaches that are most effective for the students
  • Adapt and modify curriculum objectives to meet each student where they are at
  • Develop and implement engaging learning activities to address specified emotional and academic goals
  • Monitor, assess and document students’ progress


  • An active Alberta Teaching Certificate
  • Experience working with neurodivergent youth who are on the autism spectrum
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to be self-directed, flexible, highly motivated and to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team

Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Resumes will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.

The position is for the 2024-2025 school year, and starts August 26th, 2024.

All qualified applicant submissions are appreciated, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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