School Counselor - YCMHS - 100% Term #2022-284





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education

The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education encompasses the three counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving 5757 students in twenty-two (22) schools, composed of 13 Elementary Schools, 6 High Schools, 1 Middle School, and 2 Elementary/High Schools.


Regional Centres for Education have Employment Equity Policies and/or processes and we actively encourage applications from under-represented groups, particularly people of African Nova Scotian, African Canadian and African ancestry and Mi’kmaw/Indigenous ancestry. Please ensure that you complete the self-identification portion on the position application.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS (mm,dd,yyyy):   at 11:59pm.


Effective Dates (mm,dd,yyyy): 08/01/2022 to 07/31/2023 


Position Type: Term




TO APPLY: Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicable . (Please note: Failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application.)




School Counselor - 1 Vacancy - Grade 9 - 12



The School Counselor with the Tri-County Regional Centre for Education will be responsible for the coordination of the comprehensive counselling program within a school(s) focusing on preventative and responsive programs and services. These programs and services must be principally concerned with the personal, social, educational and career needs of all students, placing priority on the best interest of students. Consistent with the Department of Education and Tri-County Regional Centre for Education policies, the School Counsellor will work within an established framework for the delivery of specialized services to students. Working collaboratively in a team environment, the School Counsellor will demonstrate a strong commitment to the school improvement process in support of student learning and reports directly to the School Principal(s).       


Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid Nova Scotia Teacher Certification
  • Master of Education Degree in Counselling
  • Training in Restorative Approaches
  • Training in Trauma Informed Practises
  • Experience teaching at an secondary level
  • Experience as an secondary school counsellor
  • Proven ability to communicate and work alongside diverse cultural and racial backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to value the voice and contribution of others while remaining open to corrective criticism
  • Completion of WHMIS and First Aid, or willingness to obtain upon hire



Only Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.



The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education requires that all newly hired employees provide a satisfactory Child Abuse Register Check and Criminal Record / Vulnerable Sector Checks. If you have current ones less than 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume.


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