School Counselor - Yar. Alt. High & Weymouth - Permanent 2024 (83737)(3)





Tri-County Regional Centre for Education


The Tri-County Regional Centre for Education (TCRCE) encompasses the three (3) Counties of Shelburne, Yarmouth, and Digby serving approximately 6100 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 descent/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): 08/01/2024  


Position Type: Permanent


Assignment: School Counselor


Locations: (Schedule to be determined)

  • Yarmouth Alternate High based out of NSCC Burridge Campus
  • Weymouth Consolidated School



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’s degree in Counselling, Counselling Psychology, or equivalent
  • Training in Restorative Approaches
  • Training in Trauma Informed Practises
  • Group Counselling Theory and Practice
  • School Counselling Programs
  • Professional Ethics
  • Counselling Skills
  • Career and Transition Counselling
  • Experience teaching at an secondary level
  • Experience as an secondary school counsellor
  • Cultural responsivity in Equity and Inclusion within a counselling context
  • 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




  • Complete the online profile/resume - you can attach a resume to your profile, security checks, and reference letters if applicableIn the profile ensure you fill in all areas with a red asterisk * to avoid errors even if it doesn't pertain to your application.
  • Ensure your resume is up to date and includes all relevant education, experience, training, and certificates. 
  • Ensure to upload all post secondary education diploma/certificates. 

(Please noteThree (3) references from Immediate Supervisors required - failure to include your references will cause delay in processing your application, also you should include email addresses for your references, this will speed up the process, ensure they know to check their junk/spam folders).


Once You've Applied:

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. A notification email will be sent when the position has been filled. Ensure to check your junk/spam folders.



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 security checks less than 3 months old you can attach these checks to your profile / resume, otherwise, you will receive instructions once a decision has been made on your application. 


For more information about the TCRCE visit our website at