Junior School Counsellor (one year maternity leave coverage)
An IB World School, St. John’s School is an independent, co-educational, non-denominational, university preparatory day school situated in the Kitsilano neighborhood of Vancouver. Serving 570 JK through Grade 12 students in an urban setting, St. John’s boasts a vibrant, accomplished, well rounded student community striving for excellence in academics, athletics and the arts. One hundred percent of graduates are accepted by the best post-secondary programmes around the world.
St. John’s is a member of the Independent Schools Association of BC and the Canadian Accredited Independent Schools, an associate member of the National Association of Independent Schools, USA and an IB World School offering the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes.
St. John’s Junior School is seeking a qualified and experienced Counsellor to join our team starting in September 2019 for a maternity leave position that will run from September 2019 to June 2020.
The successful candidate is an articulate and caring individual who communicates with ease and confidence, especially with children aged 4 – 12.
Ideal candidates must also hold an M.Ed. or M.A. in Counselling Psychology (with at least a year long practical placement), a current R.C.C. membership or equivalent, a valid B.C. TRB Teacher’s Certificate, be committed to ongoing professional growth, and be willing to work in a collaborative professional community. Three years or more counselling experience would be considered an asset (in an independent school and/or an IB World School environment would be ideal).
St. John’s offers a very competitive and comprehensive salary and benefits package.
All interested candidates should forward their resumes, along with the names, addresses and phone numbers of three referees, and a cover letter, in confidence addressed to:
Ms. Carolyn Breland
St. John’s School
2215 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6K 2J1
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