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School District #83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) Itinerant Elementary Counsellor Teacher Contract in Salmon Arm, BC

School District #83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap)

Branch Salmon Arm BC CA

Position:
Itinerant Elementary Counsellor Teacher
Location:
Salmon Arm, BC

Leading social skills and parenting groups as able; The successful candidate will be part of the Student Services department with responsibility for…

School District #83 is presently seeking a

1.0 FTE ITINERANT ELEMENTARY COUNSELLOR TEACHER

This is a temporary appointment effective as per the successful applicant’s availability to June 30, 2017.

Please note that there is a possibility this position will be available on a continuing basis starting in September 2017.

The successful candidate will be part of the Student Services department with responsibility for collaborating with schools to support students with behavioural challenges.

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Counselling (or in progress toward a degree with a supervised practicum);

A senior level course and experience in Level B assessment;

Valid BC teaching certificate and current membership in the Teacher Regulation Branch

Teachers applying for this position must possess the following attributes:

Knowledge of best practices of appropriate behavioural interventions and counselling;

Working knowledge of identification procedures for Special Education categories;

Valid driver’s license and functional vehicle;

Previous successful experience as a School Counsellor desired;

Demonstrated successful experience working with School Based Teams and community agencies;

Demonstrated ability to work proactively with students and their families;

Demonstrated successful counselling experience working with teachers, small groups of students and classes;

Effectively consult with School Based Teams to support students with behavioural challenges;

Ability to work with school based personnel to build school capacity for supporting behaviourally challenged students;

Leading social skills and parenting groups as able;

Acting as a liaison with school based personnel to develop Individual Behaviour Plans (IBP);

Small group and one-to-one counseling as able;

Facilitating documentation to meet the criteria for Special Education categories;

Facilitating and presenting referrals to the District Screening Committee;

Demonstrated experience collaborating with community based agencies;

Proven ability to utilize information from “C” level assessments to support behavioural and program planning;

Further duties to be determined in consultation with the Director of Instruction of Student Learning.

Questions regarding this position may be directed to Dianne Ballance at [email protected] , Director of Student Learning.

Please submit resume with full supporting documents to [email protected] . If you have questions or concerns, please contract Tracey Ward, Administrative Assistant – Human Resources at (250) 804-7841.

Deadline date for receipt of application is: 12:00 NOON, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2017.

We thank all those who apply, however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted .

S.D. 83 – AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Salmon Arm, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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