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Lethbridge School District No. 51 - Teacher-Counsellor

Date Posted: July 18 2019



FTE: 1.0

Posting will remain open until 10:00 AM, Tuesday, August 6, 2019

We are looking for a teacher/counsellor that is an enthusiastic, flexible, energetic team player to support High School aged students. The successful candidate will understand the educational, social, emotional and intellectual needs of high school students. The successful candidate should possess the following skills:

  • Ability to build positive and supportive relationships with students, parents and staff
  • Demonstrated commitment to universal, targeted and individualized supports and services to promote personal and social development
  • Understanding of the comprehensive wellness approach and the ability to support the implementation at the high school level
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills


This teacher will possess the following:

  • a sound understanding of teaching context and contributing variables;
  • deep understanding of subject disciplines taught and pedagogical approaches based on best practice;
  • understanding of sound planning, assessment and instructional practices;
  • understanding of classroom management strategies that contribute to a positive learning environment;
  • the use of technologies in meaningful ways for teaching and learning;
  • qualities of a reflective practitioner who engages in professional learning to grow in areas reflected in the Teacher Quality Standard;
  • commitment to the school community with respect to professional relationships;
  • a belief in collaborative practice and teamwork;
  • active contribution to school and student activity, and overall ability to develop effective relationships within the school and community;


Applicants must posses or be eligible to obtain an Alberta Teaching Certificate.

Must have completed or be working towards a Master’s Degree in Counselling, Applied Psychology or Educational Psychology. Counselling experience would be an asset.


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