Preschool Counsellor

Part-time Position (14 to 21 hours per week)

End of school-year contract




What to expect

As a member of a department offering cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary support services to schools, the Preschool Counsellor will offer consultation, intervention and collaborative leadership to daycares, administrators, educators, families and children with the express goal of enhancing the children's overall functioning in the CPE.


  • Utilize a systems approach, conduct psychosocial assessment of children and families around preschool-related issues
  • Identify issues underlying presenting conditions
  • Ongoing supportive counseling with referred parents
  • Consultation and collaboration with administrators and educators around both individual children and global daycare issues
  • Co-ordination of Ometz supplementary services in the daycare
  • Serving as a member of the daycare's children services team
  • Fulfilling administrative responsibilities as identified by department (assessments, referrals, and maintenance of dossiers on database)
  • Formulate and implement daycare and classroom based intervention plans
  • Participate in group work with children/classes, parents or educators, as needed
  • Coordinate crisis intervention
  • Present and take part in staff development programs with teachers/educators
  • Facilitate parent workshops
  • Supervise stagiaires
  • Serve on agency departmental, interdepartmental, interagency and school committees
  • Master degree in psychoeducation or in social work
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in early childhood development and family systems
  • Good knowledge of Jewish & Orthodox Community
  • Fluency in French and functional in English
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and web based data entry
  • Eligibility for appropriate professional order membership

This position requires the selected applicant to undergo vulnerable sector police check.

Please submit your CV and letter of interest.

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