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STUDENT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (4 POSITIONS)

Position:

STUDENT SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL (4 POSITIONS)

Department:

COMPLEMENTARY AND COMPASSIONATE SERVICES

Competition Number:

READAPTATION2001-01

Location:

KANGIQSUJUAQ, AUPALUK, QUAQTAQ, UMIUJAQ

Status:

FULL-TIME REGULAR POSITIONS

STARTING DATE:

FEBRUARY 2020

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq is a school board offering educational services in the 14 communities of Nunavik.

FUNCTION & DUTIES:

Under the supervision of the Coordinator of Complementary and Compassionate Schools, the role of the Student Support Professional is to prevent, promote, detect, and intervene in the socio-affective needs of students. The Student Support Professional will work closely with the Regional and Local Student Counsellors, and school staff, in an aim to support the students in their personal, social and emotional development.

The position includes in particular the following responsibilities:

  • 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 school staff to plan and deliver early prevention activities using a trauma informed lens that will aid the student’s, social, emotional and mental well-being;
  • Prepare monthly reports and document interventions related to specific students in a confidential file;
  • Provide ongoing mentoring with collaboration of student counsellors;
  • Develop effective liaisons with local community organizations;
  • In crisis situations in the school and/or community, activate and assist with the KI crisis response protocol;
  • Involve parents or guardians in activities, programs and interventions where possible;
  • Consult with teachers on appropriate techniques and strategies of a therapeutic classroom;
  • Any other related duties as requested by the immediate supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

First level University Degree in a relevant specialization notably, psychoeducation, social work, youth work, etc.

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.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Fluency in 2 of the 3 languages of the board (Inuktitut, English and French);
  • 2 years of relevant experience;
  • 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;
  • DEC in special care counselling (asset).

CLASSIFICATION / SALARY / BENEFITS:

In accordance with the SPPOM collective agreement for professionals / from $45 420 to $78 640 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
  • Housing
  • Northern allowance
  • Social trips
  • Food cargo

All benefits are prorated based on the percentage of the task.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS: 4:00 pm, January 31, 2020

(Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.)

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