Exciting Opportunity for an Extraordinary Practicum Student
Practicum Counselor, Senior School (Unpaid)
Part-time, Fixed-term (1-3 days per week)
September 2023 – June 2024
Crofton House School offers a girl-centred learning environment for students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 12. Here, every day students are motivated to strive for their best selves, embracing academic challenge and diverse experiences, guided by staff who know them and believe in them.
Bound by our belief in the power of girl-centred education, Crofton House School fosters a strong sense of community among educators, staff, students and families. Here, everyone can contribute to the strength of our school– including you.
We offer extensive professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. Our 10-acre campus provides modern facilities, as well as beautiful outdoor spaces and a daily connection to nature.
A Senior School Practicum Counselor will provide one-on-one social-emotional support to students 1 to 3 days a week, as well as facilitate psychoeducational groups, work on SEL programming, attend staff meetings, and coordinate with teachers and learning resource staff to support students. Suitable candidates will be up-to-date on empirically researched intervention methods for youth with regards to a variety of mental health concerns.
They will be able to make a commitment to remain with the students for the 2023-24 school year, which runs from September to June. If this is not possible consideration may be given the right candidate for a placement from September to December or September to March. The ideal candidate is flexible and dynamic, with strong empathy and rapport-building skills. Experience working with youth and families is an asset.
This is an unpaid practicum placement for a Masters-level student to achieve graduation requirements and gain experience working in a school environment. Current enrollment in a Master of Counselling, Master of Education in Counselling Psychology is a requirement. The student must have completed a majority of their coursework including Ethics, and be in good standing with their graduate program.
Employment and Application Details:
Consideration of interested students will begin in May 2023, with placement beginning at the start of the school year September 2023.
Please note that applicants must be able to legally work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal record check through the Ministry of Public Safety.
Apply online at www.croftonhouse.ca/careers. We will review applications as soon as they are received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Posting is ongoing until filled. Please submit a cover letter and resume with your application.
We thank all candidates in advance. We will, however, contact only those selected for an interview. No phone calls, please.
About Crofton House School
Crofton House School is a university preparatory day school for girls from junior kindergarten to grade 12. Set on a beautiful ten-acre campus in Vancouver, we offer an inclusive, supportive community of dedicated teachers, involved parents, and enthusiastic students. Collaborative, student-centered, inquiry-based education and world-class facilities create a unique learning environment where each girl can reach her full potential.
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