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TEACHER - ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/SECONDARY

DISTRICT COUNSELLOR - EXTERNAL

Posted on: January 5th 2017 at 10:00am
Closes on: February 3rd 2017 at 10:00am

Location: 
DISTRICT STAFF - CORE - VARIOUS LOCATIONS
Commencement Date: 
ASAP
FTE: 
1.0


Information:

School Counsellors are teachers who have additional specialized training (Master’s Degree in Counselling).  This enables them to facilitate both comprehensive developmental and preventative programs, as well as proactive, remedial and crisis intervention services to students and their families.



Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS

Teacher training (elementary preferred) with a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology or equivalent.
Master’s coursework to include individual and group counselling processes family counselling, theories of counselling, nature and assessment of behaviour disorders.
Must possess exceptional presentation skills to classes, staff and district personnel with proven recent experience.
Demonstrated effective written and oral interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience as a highly effective team member.
Eligible for B.C. Certification.

Case Management:

Assist in identification and referral of students who may need ongoing counselling services to outside agencies.
Assist in designation of students within ministry categories.
Assist children and their families in accessing community services which would support their needs.
Assist schools in developing Behaviour Plans for violent students.
Monitor the progress of students working on behaviour issues.
Review and/or collect relevant documentation.
Facilitate the development of IEPs for moderate/intensive behaviour students.
Facilitate Care Team and IEP meetings for moderate/intensive behaviour students.

Duties would include, but not exhausted by:

Facilitating, coordinating or implementing services for students through consultation.
Provide preventative remedial and/or social development programming.
Support schools and district in the Social Responsibility goals.
Provide counselling services for short duration to support the emotional needs of individual students.

Please apply directly to hr@sd34.bc.ca

Please include the following with your application package:

Cover Letter

Resume of qualifications and experience

Copies of teacher evaluations or final practicum evaluation reports

Letters of Reference

Copies of your University transcripts to date (Photocopies are acceptable)

Copy of your current teacher certificate

Copy of your Teacher Qualification Service Card 

 



How to apply:

Please submit your application before February 3rd 2017 at 10:00am to:

Human Resources Department
School District Office
2790 Tims Street, Abbotsford, B.C.
Fax: (604) 859-6187
Email: hr@sd34.bc.ca