School Counsellor Position Back to Jobs

John Knox Christian Elementary School has one school counsellor position available beginning in the 2022-23 school year.

JKCS is dedicated to preparing students for a life of transformation and service through excellent Christ-centered education. We are community-minded and committed to partnering with families every step of their educational journey. If you are interested in joining our collaborative team, please submit your application via email to Mr. Jacob Rodgers: jrodgers@johnknoxbc.org and Mrs. Gloria Redaon: gredaon@johnknoxbc.org

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with teachers regarding individual student needs, arrange counselling schedules, and provide feedback on progress
  • Conduct detailed intake sessions with parents (before student counselling begins)
  • Provide short-term counselling to students (typically 20-30 minute sessions)
  • Observe and gain insight into student struggles
  • Help students explore their emotions and deal with unresolved issues through suitable modalities and interventions
  • Support students in learning new coping mechanisms and how to redirect inappropriate behaviours
  • Collaborate with students to develop creative problem-solving skills

 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum education: Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology
  • Currently a Registered Clinical Counsellor (RCC) with BC Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC) or Canadian Certified Counsellor (CCC)
  • Committed Christian
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork-oriented

 

Preferred Experience:

  • Several years of experience

 

School Counsellor Application Documents:

  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith

 

We will contact all applicants.