School Counsellor II

1 year contract (School year)

2.5 days a week (2 days at Yavne, 0.5 at Ometz)



What to expect

As a member of a department offering cutting-edge, multi-disciplinary support services to schools, School Counsellor II will offer consultation, intervention and collaborative


  • Utilize a systems approach, conduct psychosocial assessment of students and families around school-related issues
  • Identify issues underlying presenting conditions.
  • Ongoing supportive counseling with referred students/families
  • Consultation and collaboration with administrators and staff around both individual students and global school issues
  • Co-ordination of Ometz supplementary services in the school
  • Serving as a member of the school’s student services team
  • Fulfilling administrative responsibilities as identified by department (assessments, referrals, and maintenance of dossiers on database)
  • Formulate and implement school and classroom based intervention plans
  • Participate in group work with students/classes, parents or staff, 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
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Expertise in child development and family systems
  • Knowledge of group work
  • Knowledge of school systems and school-related issues
  • 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 by September 28, 2020.

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