Job Description
School Counsellor
Competition No.: 261 Hours Per Week: Full time
Close Date: 17/10/2023 04:00 PM Remuneration: As per NWTTA collective agreement
Location: MILDRED HALL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Instructions: Online
Duration: Term to June 30, 2024

Yellowknife Education District No. 1 invites applications for the following position for the 2023/2024 School Year:


School Counsellor

Full-time (100% FTE)

Term until June 30, 2024

Mildred Hall School




Minimum requirements include a Bachelor of Education Degree, NWT Teacher Certification, and at least 5 years of teaching experience.

The successful candidate should further have:

  • A Master's degree in counselling psychology
  • At least 5 years experience counselling youth
  • Experience working with Indigenous youth
  • Experience with individual and small-group Counselling
  • A willingness to work with teachers on whole classroom lessons to support student wellness
  • An understanding of, and experience using trauma informed practices


Candidates must have an original acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) in place. The original VSC must be dated within 90 days of the date the application is received. This is a condition of employment, and must be in place prior to commencing work in any school.


Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Required Certificates :
  • Three References: email/name
  • Attach Resume & Cover letter
  • Vulnerable Sector Check
Required Education and Training :
  • none
Preferred Education and Training :
  • none