PSYCHOLOGIST

CATEGORY: 
PROFESSIONAL
LOCATION: 
KUUJJUAQ

POSITION:  PSYCHOLOGIST
DEPARTMENT: SCHOOL OPERATIONS
COMPETITION NUMBER: PSY1706-03
LOCATION: KUUJJUAK
STATUS: REGULAR FULL-TIME
STARTING DATE  AUGUST 2017

The Kativik School Board provides education to the Inuit of Nunavik.  Its facilities are located in the 14 communities on the Hudson and Ungava Bay coasts.  Its administrative centre, presently located in Montréal, will ultimately be relocated in Nunavik.

FUNCTION & DUTIES:
Under the supervision of the Coordinator for Complementary Services, the role of the Psychologist is to analyze, document and intervene in the socio affective needs of students.  The Psychologist will be expected to work closely with the Regional and Local Student Counselors, PSD Counselor and School Administrators regarding students who have emotional and behavior problems.

• In collaboration with student counselors, meet with students individually and in groups to assess mental wellness.
• Respond to children at risk in the socio affective domain and plan interventions in order to diminish that risk.
• Refer students to the appropriate persons as well as to specialized institutions as required.
• Under the direction of training and research department provide on-going training and mentoring of local student counselors.
• Collaborate on a regular basis with the special education counselors concerning students.
• Work in conjunction with student counselors to plan prevention activities in terms of violence, substance and other forms of abuse.
• Document interventions with specific students in a confidential file and send copies to the central office (confidential file).
• Work with teachers and administrators to help find solutions for specific problems.
• When requested offer workshops in the socio affective domain to employees of the school board.

QUALIFICATIONS:
First level University Degree in a relevant specialization.
Be a member of the "Ordre des psychologues du Québec".

The Board may, at its discretion, waive any or all of the aforementioned qualifications if it finds a suitable candidate who is a beneficiary of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA) and who accepts, as a condition of employment, to follow a training plan determined by the Board.

REQUIREMENTS:
Bilingualism (French, English)

CLASSIFICATION / SALARY / BENEFITS:
In accordance with the SPPOM collective agreement for professionals / from $ 44,443 to $84,259 annually depending on qualification and experience, as well as a labour shortage premium (20% of salary).

In addition to salary, you may be eligible to other benefits such as:
• 20 days of annual vacation
• 2 weeks of vacation during the Holiday season

and, when applicable, other benefits such as:
• Summer schedule
• Housing
• Northern allowance
• Social trips
• Food cargo

All benefits are prorated based on the percentage of the task.


DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS: 4:00 pm, June 22, 2017

SEND APPLICATION BY E-MAIL TO:

professionnels@kativik.qc.ca
You must indicate PSY1706-03 in the subject
of the e-mail.

Human Resources Department
KATIVIK SCHOOL BOARD
 
Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted
*The School Board reserves the right to submit the candidates to various tests intended to establish their skill level.

DATE OF PUBLISHING: 
Fri 5 May 2017 - Thu 22 June 2017