Northern Lights Public Schools is located in the heart of Alberta’s Lakeland region, which offers residents a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities and stunning displays of the Aurora Borealis. The division is focused on ensuring all students have the opportunity to succeed and has designated numeracy and student mental health and wellness as division priorities.
Northern Lights Public Schools invites applications for the following position:
S2324-39 Student Advocacy Counselor - North Star Elementary School
This is a part-time (0.80 fte) temporary position commencing as soon as possible. The Student Advocacy Counselor promotes student success, provides preventative services and responds to identified student needs. The successful applicant will provide universals for the entire school that targets executive functioning and social skills.
North Star Elementary School is located in the City of Cold Lake with approximately 475 students in Kindergarten to Grade 6. Walk in the doors of North Star Elementary School and you will feel the difference! The school is bright and spacious, children are engaged, happy and busy, the staff are energetic and friendly.
Preference will be given to applicants who have :
A minimum qualification of a Social Work Diploma or greater
A personal philosophy for creating strong relationships with youth and families
Ability to provide counseling for students
Ability to provide support and referrals for students and families
Ability to develop behaviour support plans
Ability to provide crisis intervention
Proven ability to be a strong contributing member of a motivated team
Previous experience with Google Workspace (Google Classroom, Meet, Drive, etc.)
A understanding of intergenerational trauma, indigenous culture, healing circles, restorative justice, etc.
How to Apply:
Interested applicants are required to create and complete all sections of their portfolio through the 'Apply On-Line' link on our website, in the employment section. Check your 'Job Application Log' to confirm that you have successfully applied. This position will remain open until filled.
The successful candidate will be required to obtain and provide a criminal records check including a vulnerable sector check. We thank all interested applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.