Competition #: 144C8-Sep1223AR4
Position: School Counsellor
Location: Eastern Passage Education Centre
Assignment: School Counsellor
Start Date: Friday, September 01 2023
End Date: Wednesday, July 31 2024
Posted: Tuesday, September 12 2023 12:00 PM
Deadline: Monday, October 02 2023 12:00 PM
The School Counsellor is responsible for the coordination of the comprehensive counselling program within the school, focusing on preventative and responsive programs and services. These programs and services must be principally concerned with the personal, social, educational and career needs of all students, placing priority on the best interest of students.
Candidates who meet the following qualifications are encouraged to monitor postings and apply:
Eligible for a Nova Scotia Teacher's Certificate or Permit to Teach through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Applications are reviewed regularly and candidates may be contacted prior to the posting close date.
HRCE is also accepting applications from individuals who do not have a Bachelor of Education degree/teaching experience but meet the other qualifications above. Those selected to move forward in the hiring process will be contacted regarding next steps. Upon a satisfactory interview and positive references, candidates will be asked to complete a Permit to Teach Application and provide required documentation such as official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions. Permits will be in effect for the 2023-24 school year.
Please refer to job description for further details.
Nova Scotia's Regional Centres for Education and the Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) are committed to an inclusive education system that supports the well-being and achievement of every student and is high-quality, culturally and linguistically responsive.
The Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE) is actively working to hire individuals from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi'kmaw/Indigenous ancestry, to work toward equitable representation within all employee groups. Equitable hiring strengthens the knowledge and expertise in our schools, and supports our public education system in establishing schools as safe, caring, and accessible learning spaces that support all students. This will provide opportunities for students to see themselves reflected throughout their schools, learning resources, and within their learning experiences.
HRCE has a Recruitment, Selection and Hiring of Staff Policy and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi'kmaw/Indigenous ancestry, in compliance with the applicable collective agreements or terms and conditions of employment. Applicants are encouraged to complete the Diversity Management section under the Questionnaire heading in the online resume.
Thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment with the Halifax Regional Centre for Education is contingent upon providing a satisfactory Criminal Records Check with a Vulnerable Sector Search and Child Abuse Registry Search.