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Posted: 
2024-06-11
Job Type: 
Part Time
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College/CEGEP
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Education
Job Location: 
Pembroke
Concurrent Internal/External Posting

June 10, 2024

THE RENFREW COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD

requires the following

SCHOOL SUPPORT COUNSELLOR SCHOOL:

Fellowes High School, Pembroke, ON

SCHEDULE:

40% of full time (14 hours per week)

QUALIFICATIONS: ? A minimum two year community college diploma in the social services field (e.g. CYW, SSW, BSW, BST), or an equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable to the RCDSB. ? Experience supporting child and youth mental health and well-being. ? Experience working within a school setting is essential. DUTIES:

Working in a multi-disciplinary team setting and following a tiered pathway for student support and access to mental health services, the School Support Counsellor will:

? Provide support for mental health promotion in the classroom and school.

? Provide targeted support and intervention to students and/or groups as needed.

? Provide support for students with behavioural exceptionalities.

? Provide support for children and youth facing mental health challenges.

? Provide support for students with attendance issues. Hiring will follow the requirements outlined in the Collective Agreement for the School Support Counsellors and the RCDSB Administrative Procedures. Positions will be filled by members of the Board's School Support Counsellor bargaining unit BEFORE external applications are considered. The Board reserves the right not to fill a position.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest.

All offers of employment are conditional upon receipt of a current vulnerable sector screening and educational qualifications acceptable to the District.The Board is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Applicants requiring a Code-protected accommodation are encouraged to advise Human Resources (hrdept@rcdsb.on.ca) throughout any stage of the recruitment process.The Renfrew County District School Board is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our employment practices. For more information please visit the RCDSB Careers page.