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White Rock Christian Academy

Youth Care Worker, Educational Support Services

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  • Part time

  • 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Youth Care Worker Summary Reports to the Jr. School Principal and provides guidance and support to students. This position is part of the ESS department and partners with the counselling department. This position is part-time (60%). Duties and Responsibilities Perform short-term counselling and crisis intervention for students as neededProvide programming to educate students regarding well-being issuesConsult with teachers and explore possible strategies and solutions for the concerns that arise to support studentsMaintain confidential records of interactions with studentsGuidance for teachers in identifying students who may require additional support and interventionLead STAR meetings (Students at Risk) Identify areas of concern student relationships and develop strategies to improve the interactions between studentsImplement restorative justice procedures following discipline incidentsMeet regularly with the counselling team and school base teamFacilitate communication with parents from the integrated support team to offer consistent and coordinated advice in supporting their childrenAssist with planning, implementing and monitoring behaviour management programs including observation, record keeping and follow-up. Qualifications A bachelors degree in social work, psychology, counseling, education, or a related field.Previous experience working with youth in educational, counselling, or social service settings is preferred. This could include internships, volunteer work, or paid positions.Certifications such as Certified Child and Youth Care Worker (CCYCW), Certified Youth Care Practitioner (CYCP), or other relevant certifications in counseling or social work preferred. A strong understanding of child and adolescent development, behavior management techniques, trauma-informed care, and relevant laws and regulations (such as child protection laws) is essential.Christian counselling or perspective courses will be an asset Application: To express your interest in joining our team, please provide us with the following documents:Application form ( Application for Teaching Position.indd ( )Cover letter and full résuméStatement of faithTranscripts from all relevant post-secondary education Reports/evaluations (optional):Recent graduates (up to two years of counselling experience in a school setting) require final Practicum Reports3 professional references-email and phone numbers- Recent graduates (up to two years of counselling experience in a school setting) to include your Faculty Advisor, School Advisor(s) and one or more of the following: Principal, Vice Principal or most recent previous employer- Experienced counsellors (two or more years of counselling experience in a school setting) to include current Principal, Vice Principal and previous Administrator(s) Please send all documentation to attention Academic Principal (Junior School) Mr. Gerry Goertzen to .


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