The MHCB Success Coach provides mental health promotion and prevention to children, youth and families. Working as part of a team, this position develops and delivers developmentally appropriate, evidence based social emotional learning and mental health programming that meets the objectives of the MHCB initiative. Delivery of programming involves universal classroom programming and small group work in schools and community settings, and focuses on increasing knowledge, building skills and fostering abilities that enable others to better their own mental health and wellness.
This position requires someone who has been formally educated in the health or social sciences field (such as health promotion & prevention, social work, nursing, early childhood development, public health, psychology) and who is knowledgeable about addiction, mental health, FNMI and LGTBQ populations.
Qualifications & Work Experience
The ideal candidate will have:
We ask that applicants prepare both a cover letter and resume, complete with the names and telephone numbers of three current work related references. Cover letters can be addressed to Ray Hoppins, Associate Superintendent People Services, Chinooks Edge School Division. Applications for this posting will only be accepted by using the link below, and will no longer be accepted by email.
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Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm, Friday, April 10, 2020. The successful applicant will be required to provide a Criminal Record check and a Child Intervention (Welfare) check.
Chinooks Edge is one of the largest school divisions in the province, serving over 11,000 students in 43 Central Alberta schools between Calgary and Red Deer. Our schools are located in 13 small communities that sprawl east and west from the Highway 2 corridor, conveniently providing Chinooks Edge staff and families with the best of both worlds: a friendly, healthy and affordable small-town lifestyle combined with the proximity to big city amenities! Plus, the world famous Rocky Mountains are a short drive away. The Chinooks Edge reputation for staff and student wellness, our family-friendly communities that boast easy access to exciting cultural and recreational opportunities, and our highly regarded quality learning environments make us a desirable division in which to live, learn, work and play! For more information on Chinooks Edge School Division, please check our website ().
By virtue of the submission of an application, the applicant agrees that the Principal or designate can contact previous employers for the purpose of conducting confidential reference checks whether or not the applicant has listed a reference for that employer.
While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Resumes of individuals not granted an interview will not be kept on file.
Job Type: Full-time