Job opportunity: Family School Liaison Worker - Smoky Lake

Job opportunity: Family School Liaison Worker - Smoky Lake
Posted on 05/12/2021

ASPEN VIEW PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Requests Applications for the following Support Staff Position

1.0 FTE Family School Liaison Worker serving:

H.A. Kostash School & Vilna School (Aspen View Public Schools)
Holy Family Catholic School (Lakeland Catholic Schools)

Aspen View Public Schools, with a division office located in the town of Athabasca, is a rural school division providing diverse and innovative programming to students in a number of communities. The division is unique in that it is surrounded by a multitude of lakes, golf courses and trails that appeal to an active, outdoor lifestyle while still being in close proximity to larger urban centers.

The Family School Liaison Worker provides services to students from Kindergarten to Grade 12, their families, school staff and the community to help improve the quality of the lives of students in the areas of personal development/self-control, relationships, life management/coping skills, self-esteem/self-awareness and accessing community resources.

Under the direction from the Director of Student Services, the duties of this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide services to students, including one-on-one counseling sessions, group sessions, presentations, mediation, resource information and referrals to other appropriate services;
  • Provide services to adults with children or youth, including resource information, support through mediation or liaison support, family meetings and referrals to other appropriate services;
  • Provide services to school staff, including planning, implementation and evaluation of programs/services for students, case conferencing, resource information, liaison support and referrals to other appropriate services;
  • Participate in on-going professional development through networking meetings, workshops, courses and/or conferences to enhance and develop FSLW job skills and education;
  • Provide services at schools and in the community as needed in critical incidents.

Qualifications:

  • Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Human Services, Education or Health Care is required;
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in the field;
  • Current/updated Suicide Intervention and Standard First Aid and CPR;
  • A current Criminal Record Check and Involvement Check will be required;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills;
  • Case management/professional documentation skills;
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientated;
  • Time management, goal setting, planning and implementation are key skills;
  • Proficiency working with Microsoft Office Suite, 365 and G Suite for Education;
  • Applicant must have a reliable vehicle with business insurance as this position involves travelling to schools and surrounding areas.

Submit Resumes to Aspen View Human Resources in Microsoft Word or PDF format, along with two references and a current criminal record check, by 12:00 noon, on June 9, 2021

For further information, contact Shannon Smith, Director of Student Services at 780-675-7080, ext 07

We appreciate interest in this position; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number:  DO202116

Human Resources
Aspen View Public Schools
E-Mail – careers@aspenview.org

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