POSITION: STUDENT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL
DEPARTMENT: COMPLEMENTARY SERVICES
COMPETITION NUMBER: READAPTATION1806-02
LOCATION: TO BE DETERMINED AMONG THE NUNAVIK COMMUNITIES
STATUS: SUPERNUMERARY POSITIONS
DURATION: FROM AUGUST 2018 TO JUNE 2019
Kativik Ilisarniliriniq is a school board serving educational services in the 14 communities of Nunavik.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Complementary Services, the role of the Student Support Professional is to prevent, promote, detect, and intervene in the socio-affective needs of students with emotional and behavioral problems. The Student Support Professional will work closely with the Regional and Local Student Counsellors, and other student support staff, in an aim to support the students in their personal, social and emotional development.
The position includes in particular the following responsibilities:
FUNCTION & DUTIES:
Meet with students individually and in groups to assess emotional and mental wellness;
Respond to students at risk in the socio-affective domain and plan interventions with student counsellors;
Work in conjunction with student counsellors to plan and deliver prevention activities in terms of bullying, violence, substance and other forms of abuse;
Utilize the philosophy and associated techniques/processes within the Compassionate Schools system;
Document interventions related to specific students in a confidential file;
Under the direction of Complementary Services, provide ongoing mentoring of local student counsellors.
Develop effective liaisons with local community organizations;
In crisis situations in the school and/or community, activate and assist with the KSB crisis response protocol.
Involve parents or guardians in activities, programs and interventions where possible.
Any other related duties.
First level University Degree in a relevant specialization.
The Board may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the afore-mentioned qualifications if it finds a suitable candidate who is a beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA) and who accepts, as a condition of employment, to follow a training plan determined by the Board.
Fluency in 2 of the 3 languages of the board (Inuktitut, English and French);
Working experience in youth centres, youth detention centres, or disintoxication centres is considered as an asset;
Any working experience in a northern or remote area or in an intercultural environment is considered as an asset.
Member of the ‘Ordre des psychologues du Québec’ or ‘Ordre professionnel des travailleurs sociaux du Québec’ is considered as an asset;
WORK SCHEDULE: From 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday
SALARY / BENEFITS:
In accordance with the SPPOM collective agreement for professionals / from $41 162 - $84 259 annually depending on qualification and experience.
In addition to salary, you may be eligible to other benefits such as:
• 20 days of annual vacation
• 2 weeks of vacation during Holiday season
and, when applicable, other benefits such as:
• Summer schedule
• Northern allowance
• Social trips
• Food cargo
All benefits are prorated based on the percentage of the task.
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