There are 16 school counsellor job openings in 11 school districts.
In the Metro Vancouver region, school districts in West Vancouver and North Vancouver are recruiting to fill part-time and full-time positions. In North Vancouver, the district is looking for elementary and secondary Teacher-Counsellors to start in the fall. In the same region, West Vancouver School District is looking for a part-time Support Teacher/Counsellor to start in July.
Though some of these positions start in the summer, the majority commence in the fall school year.
In larger school districts, counsellors provide services to a particular school or community. In smaller school districts, counsellors may provide services to students across the entire district.
A Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology, and a teaching certificate from the Teacher Regulation Branch are typical qualifications of a counsellor. Learn more about becoming a school counsellor in BC districts.
Counselling Careers in BC Schools
The following are counselling career opportunities in BC school districts as of June 30, 2015.
- Elementary and Secondary Teacher-Counsellors – North Vancouver School District
- Learning Support Teacher/Counselling – West Vancouver School District
- Counselling à 0.1000 ÉTP – Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (Pemberton)
- Counselling à 0.2000 ÉTP – Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (Whistler)
- Counsellor – Mission School District
- Elementary Counsellor Grades K-6 – Southeast Kootenay School District (Cranbrook)
- Secondary School Teacher-Counsellor Teaching Position – Arrow Lakes School District (Nakusp)
- 1.0 FTE Continuing Learning Support, Counselling, Primary, Special Education Teacher – Kootenay Lake School District (Nelson)
Vancouver Island & Sunshine Coast
- Counselling à 0.8000 ÉTP – Counseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique (Victoria)
- Elementary Counsellor/Learning Support Teacher – Nanaimo Ladysmith School District (Nanaimo)
- Elementary Counseller 1.0 FTE for 2015-16 – Alberni School District
- Counsellor, Learning Assistance and ELL – Cariboo Chilcotin School District (Alexis Creek)
- Elementary Counsellor – Cariboo Chilcotin School District (100 Mile House)
- Counsellor/Behaviour Support/Transition Teacher – Cariboo-Chilcotin School District (100 Mile House)
- .875 McBride Elem/Sec Limited Duration Counsellor Position – Prince George School District (McBride)
- Temporary Part-Time (.714) Counsellor – Peace River North School District (Fort St. John)