Career Opportunities
District Counsellor
Job Code: 1964904
School District #91 (Nechako Lakes)
Closing Date: Ongoing
  Posted on: Jun 22, 2017 
 
 
Job Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
Openings: 
Mandatory Document:
Resume
Cover Letter
School: All
Start Date:  Sep 01, 2017
End Date: 
Salary: 
 
Job Description & Requirements
 

TEACHING VACANCY:  POSTING NO. 35 – May 19, 2017

School:                   Vanderhoof and Area Schools

Start Date:            September 1, 2017            

 

Assignment:         1.0 (FULL TIME) CONTINUING POSITION

 

  • DISTRICT COUNSELLOR

 

  • MUST HAVE ACCESS TO RELIABLE TRANSPORTATION – TRAVEL TO DIFFERENT SCHOOLS IN OUTLYING COMMUNITES IS REQUIRED

 

SPECIFIC ASSIGNMENT TO BE DETERMINED BY THE DISTRICT PRINCIPAL OF LEARNER SERVICES

 

Qualifications

 

  • possesses or is eligible for a BC Teaching Certificate
  • training and recent successful experience teaching both literacy and numeracy knowledge and skills in a variety of curriculum areas and a variety of grade levels
  • have completed a graduate degree recognized by the Teacher Regulation Branch in Counseling Psychology
  • strong evidence of experience working with behaviour disorders in children and adolescents
  • must be willing to work in a supportive and cooperative manner with existing district special education personnel, counselors, regular teaching staff, and administration in the delivery of a comprehensive counseling program at the elementary level, as well as work in support of district directions and undertakings
  • must be willing to become familiar with changing child abuse reporting regulations and guidelines
  • demonstrated knowledge and experience in administration of suicide risk assessments
  • demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the counseling role, willingness to build experience in developing I.E.P.s in the provision of individualized programs for students exhibiting emotional and behavioural disorders
  • experience teaching Social Skills programs to students with a wide range of abilities
  • proven interpersonal skills and a keen interest in exploring alternate, innovative and collaborative methods of working with students and their families
  • demonstrated ability to develop and maintain a positive classroom learning environment that engages students in active learning experiences
  • experience in differentiating instruction to create success in learning for each student
  • experience in integrating appropriate technologies into instructional practices in order to improve learning outcomes for students

     

    Professional dispositions are defined here as the values, commitments and professional ethics that influence an educator’s approach to their work. The SD 91 Board of Education expects our educators to demonstrate the following dispositions;

     

  • a belief that every child can learn
  • commitment to the BC Education Plan
  • commitment to ongoing professional learning for the purpose of strengthening student learning
  • commitment to making evidence-based, collaborative decisions about student learning in a professional learning community environment
  • commitment to integrating First Nations culture and experience into learning activities

 

Our Board of Education believes that teacher interest in providing extracurricular activities

contributes significantly to our students’ positive school experience.

 

Teachers currently employed with the district or on the district’s recall list who are interested in this vacancy should email Donna Benson at dbenson@sd91.bc.ca and include the posting number.

Other applicants should contact Director of Instruction, Mike Skinner (desk 250-692-4821 or cell 250-692-0915) or by email at mskinner@sd91.bc.ca .

District Web Site: http://www.sd91.bc.ca/


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