Closing Date: Feb 27, 2020 3:00 PM EST
Posted on: Feb 20, 2020
Contract / term
Management & Professionals
Management & Professionals
Teachers, Principals & Superintendents
ECE, EA/TA/ERW, Clerical, Secretarial, Administrative, Custodians, etc.
D’Arcy McGee High School
Start Date: Mar 09, 2020
End Date: 2020/06/23
Job Description & Requirements
COUNSELLOR IN ACADEMIC TRAINING
FULL TIME (35 HOURS PER WEEK)
D’ARCY MCGEE HIGH SCHOOL
Nature of the Work
The position of counsellor in academic training encompasses, in particular, responsibility for helping, evaluating, advising and guiding students in the youth and adult sectors in developing their career plans and in choosing an educational path suited to their personal characteristics
The counsellor in academic training participates in developing and implementing an academic and vocational guidance service that meets the academic and administrative requirements of both the educational institutions and the school board.
He or she evaluates students (individual or group meetings) with respect to their interests,
personality, professional experiences and personal needs, using appropriate methods, direct
observations and information provided by teachers and other school resources and, where
Through individual or group counselling sessions, he or she helps a student to carry out a
self-analysis and to build an overall image of himself or herself, explore and clarify his or her
situation and determine personal and professional goals, grasp the information received,
understand, assume and overcome his or her personal and social problems.
He or she provides support to students in their search for means aimed at enabling them to
overcome the difficulties associated with their education plan and their social and employment
He or she provides information and advice to parents on the measures required to provide help
and guidance to the student in defining and carrying out his or her educational and career
He or she contributes to the screening and identification of students experiencing difficulties, using
an approach focussing on prevention and intervention; he or she works with a multidisciplinary
team to draw up and review a student’s individualized education plan by including his or her action
plan in the plan, if necessary; he or she participates in defining intervention objectives and means;
he or she works with other team members to ensure concerted and coordinated interventions and
assess the achievement of objectives.
He or she advises management staff, prepares expertise, evaluation, progress and
end-of-process reports and formulates appropriate recommendations to support decision making.
He or she acts as resource person for the guidance-oriented approach, he or she gives advice to
school resources, provides them with documentation, suggests activities that enable them to
identify variables contributing to the student's personal, academic and professional progress.
He or she plans, organizes and delivers academic and vocational information activities dealing
with training program requirements, professions and market trends; he or she coordinates and
assumes the activities of the documentation centre related to his or her specialty, ensures the
purchase and update of specialized reference materials (magazines, CD-ROM, software or
others) and provides support to the students and staff using them.
He or she establishes and maintains relationships and collaboration with representatives of the
labour market and of other organizations that could be involved in providing academic and
vocational guidance to students.
He or she prepares and updates files according to the rules defined by the school board; he or
she prepares progress notes or reports as well as end-of-process and follow-up reports on his or
A bachelor's degree in an appropriate specialty, notably guidance counselling
The position is governed by the collective agreement between CPNCA and FPPE (Federation of Education Professionals of Québec);
Salary: $24.46-$40.98 per hour (based on qualifications and experience)
Start date: March 9, 2020
End date: June 23, 2020.
Application must include:
Resume (including detailed work history and education background)
A cover letter
APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED THROUGH APPLYTOEDUCATION
by 3:00pm February 27, 2020
Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.
The Western Québec School Board applies an Equal Access Program and encourages Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of Visible and Ethnic minorities and persons with Handicap to apply.