District Counsellor with SD42 – posted 07/2023

July 5, 2023


(1.0 FTE Temporary)

School District No. 42 (SD42) meets the learning needs of approximately 16,000 students of all ages in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, and is defined by its determination to keep student learning and growth at the heart of all its decisions. With an annual budget of over $200M and over 2,000 staff, the school district provides K-12 educational services in 22 elementary schools, six secondary schools, and two alternate schools. It also provides a variety of certificate programs and relevant quality life-long learning opportunities through Ridge Meadows College and Continuing Education.

SD42 is looking for qualified applicants interested in working as a District Counsellor in our Safe and Caring Schools program, for a 1.0 FTE Temporary role. This position will be part of a team of educators who provide leadership to our schools. Reporting to the Principal, this position will primarily support and assist school counsellors in their school-based counselling roles and practice. The District Counsellor will work as part of the helping teacher collaborative team. Duties include but are not limited to the facilitation and coordination of the following: development of a counselling handbook, updating of protocols, policies, and provision and coordination of training, and strengthening connection with community partnerships.

Consideration will be given to applicants enrolled in or who possess a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology or equivalent, combined with successful elementary classroom teaching and counselling experience, outstanding communication and interpersonal skills with other professionals including school-based teams, and the ability to work as part of a strong collaborative team.

This is a 1.0 Temporary position, effective September 1, 2023 until June 30, 2024, or until the return of the incumbent.

Interested and qualified applicants should apply by clicking “apply online” below. Posting will remain open until filled.

In your application, please include your:

  • Resume and Cover Letter (preferably in PDF format),
  • District Application Form,
  • All Supporting Documentation,
  • Please reference posting #T2324-172 in your application.

The district appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about our School District please visit https://www.sd42.ca/our-district/

Our staff members are the foundation of our system. When you join our school district, you become part of a talented community of educators and support staff dedicated to enriching the lives of all students and helping them achieve success.

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