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Secondary Teacher Counsellor - 1.0 FTE Temporary
Job Code: 2714974
School District #44 (North Vancouver)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jul 25, 2019 
 
 
Job Type:
Full Time
Contract / term
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 1
Mandatory Document:
Resume
Cover Letter
School:
Carson Graham Secondary
Start Date:  Jul 01, 2019
End Date:  2020/06/30
Salary:  Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

 

Secondary Teacher Counsellor

 

FTE:                                               1.0 Temporary

Location:                                       Carson Graham Secondary

Start/End Dates:                           Start July 1, 2019 / End June 30, 2020 or return of incumbent

Salary:                                           Salary and Benefits as per the Teachers’ Collective Agreement 


NATURE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

A temporary 1.0 Secondary Counselling position is available at Carson Graham Secondary. The successful applicant will support intellectual, human, social, and career development; case manage students with a variety of complex needs and identifications; support the transition process as it exists at the grade 7/8 level and at the grade 12 level; provide academic advising and guidance in course selection as it relates to graduation, post-secondary options, scholarships and bursary opportunities; and provide a continuum of preventative, developmental, remedial, and intervention services and programs.

 

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Education in Secondary Education

  • Masters Degree in Counselling Psychology, including a supervised counselling practicum

  • Coursework or training in Social Emotional Assessment in Schools

  • Training and demonstrated ability to provide individual and group counselling to students and to parents

  • Demonstrated ability and successful experience in communicating effectively with teachers, parents, school administrators, and community agencies

  • Training and demonstrated ability to perform Functional Assessments of Behaviour, and thorough knowledge of classroom management strategies

  • Demonstrated skill and successful experience in developing instructional and behavioural strategies to assist classroom teachers

  • Demonstrated ability and successful experience in creating Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) for students with social, emotional, behavioural, and/or mental health issues

  • Demonstrated skill and successful experience in helping students with social, emotional, and learning difficulties function effectively in an integrated school setting

  • Thorough knowledge of the BC Graduation Program, Ministry of Education Special Education Model, District Programs, the District’s Inclusive Education 44 Service Delivery Model, and community services

     

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS, ATTRIBUTES and EXPERIENCE

  • Strong commitment to excellence in teaching and demonstrated teaching ability.

  • Comprehensive understanding of curriculum coupled with demonstrated ability to interpret curriculum appropriately to accommodate individual differences.

  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement a variety of assessment practices to measure and monitor student progress effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to organize for instruction to maximize student potential.

  • Confidence and proficiency in using instructional organizers, concepts, and strategies that actively engage all students in learning.

  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability to structure and organize instructional strategies to enhance academic learning time.

  • Practical knowledge of district initiatives in reading so that reading skills and strategies can be taught explicitly across the curriculum to insure reading success.

  • Strategies to identify learning difficulties early, understand obstacles to learning, and implement effective intervention to maximize academic success.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the application of relevant computer technologies to teaching and learning.

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Evidence of personal initiative and strong work ethic.

  • Demonstrated successful and creative classroom experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to demonstrate flexibility and responsiveness to the needs and demands of the profession.

  • Willingness to be involved in professional development, with an ongoing commitment to learn and implement new methodologies and strategies.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, parents, and staff to enhance the school as a learning community.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Possession of a BC Teaching Certificate

  • Membership in the BC Teacher Regulation Branch.

  • A member of the North Vancouver Teachers’ Association and the BC Teachers’ Federation.

BENEFITS:

Teachers are entitled to a comprehensive benefits package including:

 medical, dental, and extended health plans;

  • group life insurance benefits;
  • teachers’ pension;
  • extended health benefits for dependents of deceased employees;
  • accidental disability insurance;
  • salary indemnity plan benefit;
  • supplemental employment benefits on maternity leave;
  • employee and family assistance programs.


NOTE: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those who possess the required qualifications as mentioned above will be contacted.

Due to a high volume of applications, we are unable to notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of applications

 


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