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25 Oct 2023

Full-Time School Counsellor (Bilingual)

Commission scolaire francophone –  Yellowknife, NT

Job Description

School Counsellor (Bilingual)

Department Information
The Commission scolaire francophone des Territoires du Nord-Ouest (CSFTNO) is the governing education body for French first-language schools as legislated under the Education Act. The CSFTNO provides schooling for approximately 235 students in two schools. CSFTNO employs approximately 45 administrators, teachers and support staff and has an annual budget of over $5 million. The School Counsellor will be placed at École Allain St-Cyr in Yellowknife.

Job Information
The School Counsellor provides students and families with information and support that encourages them to be emotionally and socially successful at home, at school and in the community, and works with the school team to ensure holistic supports for students within the school. Operating in the fast paced school environment, the School Counsellor must be flexible and responsive to prioritizing needs.

The School Counsellor reports to the Principal, and works closely with the Inclusive Schooling team at the District and School level, to provide a variety of individual, family, group and crisis counselling and referral services to support students and families. The School Counsellor should work with the school team to create, establish, and promote preventative measures to promote positive mental health and help promote positive healthy lifestyles. The School Counsellor provides services and referrals to students, families and staff services that encourage emotional and social health and well-being. These support services may result in some students and families experiencing more success at home, at school and in the community.

To be successful in this role you will typically need to have completed a post-secondary program relating to counselling children and families, as well as have experience working in counselling and support programs for children and families.

Affirmative Action
Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Affirmative Action Policy.

Criminal Records Check
Candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector check. Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition.

This job opening requires candidate to be fluent both orally and written in both English and French.

Diversity and Inclusion
The Government of the Northwest Territories is an inclusive workplace. If you have a disability and you require support during the hiring process, you are encouraged to identify your needs if you are contacted for an assignment or interview so that you may be accommodated during the hiring process.

Eligibility lists may be created from this competition to fill future term and indeterminate positions.

Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.

Job Opening Information
Job Opening ID # 24300
Closing Date: November 30, 2023 – 23:59, Mountain Time

Salary Information
The salary range for this position is from $42.77 per hour to $51.08 per hour (approximately $83,402 – $99,606.) plus an annual Northern Allowance of $3,700.

GNWT Inquiries
Inquiries Only:

Department of Finance
Government of the Northwest Territories

Tel (867) 767-9154 Extension 14106
Fax (867) 873-0445

Note: If you do not receive electronic notification confirming receipt of your application, please follow up via telephone.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Advertised until: 2023-11-24

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