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FAMILY SCHOOL LIAISON COUNSELOR - PERMANENT PART-TIME - HERITAGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY

Support Staff

Location: Heritage Christian Academy, Calgary

Competition #: 9636

Open To: Both internal and external candidates

Date Posted: September 5th, 2019

Closing Date: Open Ended

Job Start Date: September 30th, 2019

Additional Information:

The Division:

Palliser Regional Schools is a public school jurisdiction located in southern Alberta. The geographical area stretches from just south of Lethbridge to the Bow River south of Calgary. Palliser Centre houses the Central Office Administration, Maintenance and Transportation and is located in the City of Lethbridge. In addition, a satellite Maintenance Shop has been set up in the Town of Vulcan. The division offers full public education services to approximately 8100 students ECS through Grade 12 in 51 schools, including 5 outreach programs, 2 alternative Low-German Mennonite programs, 11 alternative Faith based schools, 17 Hutterite colony schools, an on-line school, Palliser Beyond Borders, the Calgary Islamic School (Akram Jomaa Campus and Omar Bin Al-Khattab Campus), Palliser's newest school, Horizon Leadership Academy, and the Palliser Alternative Outreach School in Calgary. Ten of Palliser’s alternative faith based schools are located in the City of Calgary. Palliser’s approved operating budget for the 2018/19 school year is 96.35 M. The division prides itself on a history of excellence in education, strong community support, proactive planning and, most importantly, high student achievement.

Palliser Regional Schools has an opening for a permanent part-time (0.8 fte) Family School Liaison Counselor to offer support to Heritage Christian Academy. This position will commence September 30, 2019.

Responsibilities include direct counseling intervention to children and their families, and preventative and educational programming to students, parents, school staff and other interested community members. The family school liaison counselor will be a strong team member, working in partnership with school staff and interagency partners.

The successful candidate will possess an equivalent Master’s degree in the counseling area, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, or equivalent.

Heritage Christian Academy serves approximately 640 students from Grades K-12. The school is located in northeast Calgary and has a community committed to supporting student learning.

For More Information please visit the Heritage Christian Academy Website at: 

http://hcacalgary.com/

Applications:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of the Palliser Regional Schools website at:

http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/hr/career-opportunities

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to Jack Lilja, Coordinator of Counselling;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Minimum of three professional references.

The successful applicant hired will be required to provide a recent Criminal Record Check (completed within the past 3 months) including the vulnerable sector as a condition of employment.

Applications received by 2:00 PM, September 20, 2019 will be given first consideration, however, the posting will remain open for application until a suitable candidate pool has been found.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Jack Lilja, Coordinator of Counselling at:

jack.lilja@pallisersd.ab.ca

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marliss Norlin, Executive Assistant, Human Resource Services at marliss.norlin@pallisersd.ab.ca

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.