The Abbotsford School District is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the of the Stó:lō people, the Semá:th First Nation and Mathxwí First Nation. With this, we respect the longstanding relationships that Indigenous Nations have to this land, as they are the original caretakers.
Located under an hour from Vancouver, the Abbotsford School District is settled in the heart of the beautiful Fraser Valley and surrounded by spectacular mountain views. Learn more about the Abbotsford community: https://tourismabbotsford.ca/ - www.thefraservalley.ca
Why the Abbotsford School District?
Every day, in every classroom and office throughout the Abbotsford School District, our employees provide a world-class, innovative educational experience for over 19,000 students. We believe that teachers continue to be drawn to the collaborative and supportive work environment that we provide. We have extensive professional development supports for new teachers, ranging from mentorship programs to leadership programs, and numerous career-pathing opportunities.
Working in public education is both challenging and rewarding, but at the Abbotsford School District we truly believe that every one of our employees has the opportunity to help children learn, grow and succeed.
Elementary Counsellors are a part of the larger District Learning Support Services team. Working in itinerant positions, they support multiple elementary schools across the district. Generally speaking, our Elementary Counsellors provide ongoing emotional, social and behavioral support for identified students, participate with School Based Teams and integrated care teams, liaise with district and community agencies, and support parents and families of identified students either directly support or through referral to community agencies.
Education & Experience
All teachers are expected to demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: