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Temporary First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Counsellor

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: Oct 21, 2021
Thames Valley District School Board

Job Description


POSITION TITLE: First Nations, Métis, and Inuit (FNMI) Counsellor (ending June 2022)
SALARY RANGE: $36.53 - $42.96 per hour, plus 4% vacation pay
DATE OF VACANCY As soon as possible
POSITION SUMMARY: The First Nations, Métis and Inuit Counsellor provides school-based prevention and intervention services to address the social and emotional barriers to learning for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students in elementary, secondary and alternative school settings.

QUALIFICATIONS: Successful completion of a two-year Degree or Diploma in Child and Youth Counselling, Social Service Work or Child Studies and a minimum of one (1) year experience in a school Board or community agency providing counselling services to children and families.

This position is itinerant in nature and travel to different sites during the course of the work week is required.

The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.

Please note that it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resources on or before the deadline date.

Conditions of Employment with Thames Valley District School Board, due to COVID-19 requirements
  • Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination requirement for all staff as directed by the Ministry. Individual accommodation requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis 
  • Mandatory requirement to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) based on your role within TVDSB. This may include wearing a medical mask, eye protection and any other protective equipment as directed. Individual accommodation requests will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis
  • Mandatory adherence to all Health and Safety Protocols and Training as required and directed

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English). 

The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Thames Valley District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources team member indicated below of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you require.

Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.

C. MacMillan, Acting Staffing Specialist, Human Resources

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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