Richmond SD#38 Seeking an Area Counsellor

February 4, 2021


Recognized for its dedication to inclusion, diversity, and strong partnerships with the community, the Richmond School District is among one of the largest districts in British Columbia. With a deep history of high-quality experiences for students, the Richmond School District strives to provide the best education and future for every student.We are currently seeking a full time Area Counsellor to join our Learning Services Department on a temporary basis from March 29th,2021 to June 30th, 2021.Counselling staff will work in a proactive manner with students and their families to support success in student academic, social, and emotional development and will have a knowledge of and ability to access outside agency support. The applicant must also be able to articulate strategies for dealing with a diverse set of students with varying learner profiles and be able to work closely with administrators, and resource teachers to ensure that appropriate support structures are in place.Support of the District’s various initiatives and directions (PBiS, ERASE, SOGI, Mindfulness, etc.) is expected.

The successful candidate must possess current academic and professional preparation in counselling as outlined in the Collective Agreement, Section D, Article 21 and recent experience in this area. The candidate will have demonstrated ability and experience with personal and group counselling, working with student and parent groups, liaising with school, district and community support systems, providing peer mediation and conflict resolution.Demonstrated ability and experience in working with pre-adolescent issues, personal issues and family issues are necessary for this position.Required knowledge and skills include the ability to provide counselling service to students within the school setting, provide collaborative consultation to teachers, parents and administrators, assist in the coordination of services as a member of a school-based team, and support liaison with other agencies and settings. Must be capable of working both independently and in a collaborative team environment in the context of the Learning Services Department and with school personnel.

For further information about the position, contact Larry Antrim, District Vice Principal -Learning Services at

Please apply at by February 26th2021.

The Richmond School District is the best place to learn and lead.


We appreciate the submission of all applicants but advise only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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