Learning Support Specialist and Guidance Counsellor

We invite applications for a full-time teaching opportunity at St. Anne’s School in the role of Learning Support Specialist and Guidance Counsellor reporting to the Assistant Head of School, Director of Upper School. This position will begin in August 2023.
St. Anne’s School is looking for an exceptional learning support specialist and counsellor to support the academic, emotional, and social development of students in the school. The Learning Support Specialist and Guidance Counsellor will work with faculty and administrators to support the wellbeing of students and facilitate a circle of care.
As the learning support specialist, you will work with students who require academic support and help them develop skills and strategies to best support their learning. This will include the preparation of student support plans based on recommendations in psycho-educational assessments and working with parents, faculty, and students to implement and monitor these accommodations.
As a guidance counsellor, you will be responsible for overseeing the development of students in grades 7-10 by assisting each student with course counselling, developing executive functioning skills, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle and relationships. Experience with university counselling is an asset.
In this role, you will also be responsible for teaching, which may include learning strategies and career studies.

Candidates are required to hold a relevant university degree (e.g., Bachelor of Education, Master of Education in Counselling Psychology, Master of Special Education or similar). Additional qualifications in Guidance and Special Education and/or Specialist qualifications in Guidance and Special Education are an asset. Candidates must have a comprehensive understanding of the Ontario Ministry of Education’s current curriculum and an understanding of legislation related to special education services in Ontario. The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to contribute to the many facets of school life, including extra-curricular responsibilities. Coaching experience is a strong asset for applicants. Additionally, we seek candidates with a demonstrated willingness to participate in EDI (equity, diversity, and inclusion) initiatives within the community.

We seek educators who can engage, empower, and actively prepare young women to fulfill their role in the world, and who will assist in the building of a progressive, supportive and innovative community. If you are the kind of teacher who has a deep sense of purpose, is desirous of the autonomy to lead, and is seeking support for personal growth, tell us your story.
If you would like to teach in an all-girls school that fosters a culture of collegiality and warmth, and an opportunity to work in a beautiful and unique setting, with access to the best technology and professional development we would like to hear from you. The school offers a competitive compensation package that includes the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.
To express interest in this opportunity, submit a cover letter and resume directly to sac.simplication.com by April 20, 2023.
We believe that diversity in our school fosters a rich, inclusive, and creative environment.  We are actively engaged in building a more diverse school and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. By extension, we are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation through the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at 905-727-2580.

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