Inclusive Education Mental Health Clinician 1.0 Continuing Contract

Job Code: 3506151

Job Description

The Position: Our district is seeking a BC-Certified District Behaviour Interventionist-Mental Health Clinician/Counsellor for a 1.0 Continuing Contract position. The Mental Health Clinician/Counsellor functions as a part of a multidisciplinary team whose major role is to enhance the educational and social functioning of all students :


The District Behaviour Interventionist-Mental Health is an itinerant position. They function as a part of a multidisciplinary team whose major role is to enhance the educational and social functioning of all students.


  • Liaise with school staff on mental health issues
  • Coordinate activities and behaviour support for all district schools
  • Provide targeted and specific mental health counselling for students as identified
  • Performs direct observation of students in school settings
  • Provides consultative support for staff around student behavioural IEPs
  • Conducts in-service to staff and district
  • Supports students referred by the School Conduct Review Committee and/or through the Violence Threat Risk Assessment (VTRA) process
  • Complete 1701 designation for elementary/secondary school Category H/R students
  • Work collaboratively with other Inclusive Education staff and school personnel as members providing Critical and Emergency Response Team (CERT) support for schools and respond to Violent Threat Risk Assessments, if required
  • Attends all Inclusive Education Meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Inclusive Education


  • Training and/or experience in working with students with a range of severe behaviour challenges
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting
  • Ability to develop positive behaviour support plans for students with behaviour challenges
  • Ability to develop and communicate early intervention strategies to a multi-disciplinary team
  • Experience with elementary, middle, and secondary school-aged students
  • Ability to collaborate with school-based teams, school staff, and parents


  • Relevant and successful 2-5 years of field experience in the area of clinical counselling.
  • Minimum requirement of a Master’s Degree in Counselling, Psychology, or Social Work, including successful practicum experience.
  • Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) designation or equivalent is preferred.

How to Apply:

Please apply to the specific posting at Click ‘Apply Online’ to sign in/register; 2) Apply to this job posting; and 3) Check your ‘Job Application Log’ to confirm that you have successfully applied.

Your application must include:

  • a letter of application and resume;
  • University diploma(s) in relevant fields;
  • counselling practicum reports;and
  • 3 current professional references and their email addresses.

By application, candidates give permission to the Prince George School District to contact any references or any past or present employers named in the application. This posting will remain open until filled. We regret that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information, please contact the Director of Inclusive Education: Lisa Horswell, or Jenny Rankin , District Principal, Human Resources, Follow us on Facebook at School District No. 57 or on Twitter @HRsd57


School District No.57 resides on the unceded ancestral lands of the Lheidli T’enneh First Nations, McLeod Lake Indian Band and the Simpcw First Nations.

Geographically we expand from Mackenzie, through Prince George, to McBride and Valemount. We serve 41 schools: 32 Elementary schools, 8 Secondary schools and 1 District Learning Support center for alternative and alternate learning opportunities.

We provide educational programs for approximately 15,000 students inclusive of early learning, after school art and sports programing, trades programs, and dual credit programs with our local post-secondary schools.

We support Lheidli T’enneh students, McLeod Lake students and Takla students living on reserve through our Local Education Agreements. With each Nation we co-construct the educational services provided to the students while attending a school within our school district.


Known as BC's northern capital, Prince George is a bustling city of over 77,000 residents, situated at the crossroads of Hwy. 97 (north-south) and Hwy. 16 (east-west), and at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers. As a major City of the Pacific Rim, Prince George is firmly tied to the global market. The area offers a lifestyle that is definitely worth boasting about. Residents enjoy affordable housing, incomes above provincial averages, an extensive range of quality services, and cultural and sports events. Recreational opportunities are second to none and range from golfing, skiing, fishing and hunting to an endless list of team sports. Local post-secondary educational facilities include the University of Northern British Columbia and the College of New Caledonia .

Move Up Prince George / School District No. 57

Posted On
May 25, 2023
Closing Date & Time

Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Management & Professionals
Job Open To
Teachers & Administrators
Prince George
Inclusive Education
Employment Start Date
September 01, 2023
Mandatory Document
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Certificates & Diplomas