School Support Counsellor - RCI

School Support Counsellor - RCI

Reference Number: Temporary
Renfrew County District School Board
Location: Renfrew, Ontario
Posted: November 17th 2020
Description:

Renfrew County is located in the heart of the Ottawa Valley in Eastern Ontario and stretches from the outskirts of Canada's capital. The Renfrew County District School Board (RCDSB) covers an area that reaches to Deep River in the north-west, Arnprior in the east and the edges of Algonquin Park in the south.

We educate 9,400 students in 28 schools and are the third-largest employer in Renfrew County.  At RCDSB, we celebrate the unique contributions of each individual. We cultivate an environment that values imagination and innovation. We guide and support our students as they consider the evolving opportunities of the 21st century and discover their own pathways to success.  As a member of the RCDSB team, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic environment.

We are currently recruiting for a School Support Counsellor at Renfrew Collegiate Institute (secondary) in Renfrew. This is a temporary position, 35 hours per week, effective immediately and until January 4, 2021 or upon the return of the incumbent.

The School Support Counsellor will provide school-based prevention and intervention services in elementary or secondary schools to address social and emotional and behavioural barriers to learning. Incumbents will be assigned to a caseload at the secondary school level.

Qualifications
  • A minimum of a 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 board
  • Experience working within a school setting is essential
  • Experience in dealing with attendance issues and youth mental health issues would be considered an asset
Additional Information

Applications must be received no later than 12:00 p.m. on November 23, 2020.

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Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All other applicants are thanked for their interest. All offers of employment are conditional upon receipt of a current, original criminal background check which includes the vulnerable sector screening and is acceptable to the board.

Please advise the human resources department HRDept@rcdsb.on.ca prior to the closing date if you require accommodation at any time throughout the application process so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Contact Information
Renfrew County District School Board
Renfrew, Ontario

Website: www.rcdsb.on.ca
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