Instructors of persons with disabilities

National Occupation Code (NOC): 4215  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Instructors of persons with disabilities teach children and adults using a variety of techniques to facilitate communication, rehabilitation, social skills and increased independence. They are employed in rehabilitation centres, specialized educational institutes and throughout the school system.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Braille Instructor
  • Braille Teacher
  • Finger-spelling Teacher
  • Instructor Of Persons With A Mobility Impairment
  • Instructor Of Persons Who Are Blind
  • Instructor Of Persons Who Are Deaf
  • Instructor Of Persons Who Are Hard Of Hearing
  • Instructor Of Persons With A Learning Disability
  • Instructor Of Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Instructor Of Persons With Developmental Disabilities
  • Instructor Of Persons With Disabilities
  • Instructor Of Persons With Intellectual Disabilities
  • Instructor Of Persons With Special Needs
  • Job Coach For Persons With Disabilities
  • Lip-reading Instructor
  • Lip-reading Teacher
  • Orientation And Mobility Instructor
  • Orientation And Mobility Instructor For Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Orientation And Mobility Instructor Of Persons Who Are Blind
  • Orientation And Mobility Teacher For Persons Who Are Blind
  • Orientation And Mobility Teacher Of Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Rehabilitation Instructor For Persons Who Are Blind
  • Rehabilitation Instructor Of Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Rehabilitation Teacher
  • Rehabilitation Teacher For Persons Who Are Blind
  • Rehabilitation Teacher Of Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Sign Language Instructor
  • Sign Language Teacher
  • Special Education Technician - Persons With Disabilities
  • Special Programs Instructor For Persons With Disabilities
  • Teacher For Persons With Autism
  • Teacher For Persons With Intellectual Disabilities
  • Teacher Of Braille
  • Teacher Of Persons Who Are Blind
  • Teacher Of Persons Who Are Deaf
  • Teacher Of Persons Who Are Hard Of Hearing
  • Teacher Of Persons Who Are Hearing Impaired
  • Teacher Of Persons With A Mobility Impairment
  • Teacher Of Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Teacher Of Persons With Developmental Disabilities
  • Braille Instructor
  • Instructor Of Persons With A Mobility Impairment
  • Instructor Of Persons Who Are Deaf
  • Instructor Of Persons Who Are Hard Of Hearing
  • Instructor Of Persons With A Learning Disability
  • Instructor Of Persons With A Visual Impairment
  • Instructor Of Persons With Special Needs
  • Lip-reading Instructor
  • Orientation And Mobility Instructor
  • Sign Language Instructor
  • Teacher For Persons With Intellectual Disabilities
  • Specialist, Intervenor For The Deafblind Community

Requried Skills for Instructors of persons with disabilities

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Data Collection
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Management
  • Organization
  • Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Writing

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for instructors of persons with disabilities.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $32,754
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $28,326
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for instructors of persons with disabilities.

Gender Median Income
Male $32,662
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (1 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for instructors of persons with disabilities.

$33,638.00
Lowest Observed
$33,638.00
Highest Observed
$33,638.00
25th Percentile
$33,638.00
Average
$33,638.00
Median
$33,638.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for instructors of persons with disabilities

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 40
35 to 44 years 25
45 to 54 years 15
55 to 64 years 10
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 95
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for instructors of persons with disabilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 65
Part Time 35
Total 100
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for instructors of persons with disabilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 25
Female 75
Total 100
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for instructors of persons with disabilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 90
Self Employed 10
Total 100
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for instructors of persons with disabilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 95
Unemployed 10
Total 95
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for instructors of persons with disabilities. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 0
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 30
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 65
Total 100
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Required Skills for Instructors of persons with disabilities

  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst
  • Data Collection
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Management
  • Organization
  • Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Writing

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