Counsellor-Continuing (1.0 FTE)

Full Time

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Elementary & Secondary Counsellor

1.0 Full Time Continuing

2023 VSB Teacher Salary Grid

(Salary range $59,394 to $106,217)

At the VSB, we are proud to provide exceptional learning experiences for students. As a large, urban school district, the VSB is one of Canada’s most diverse school systems.

With deep gratitude and respect, we are honoured to be learning and unlearning on the ancestral and unceded lands of the x?m?θk??y? ?m (Musqueam), S?wxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation) & s?lilw?ta? (Tsleil-Waututh Nation).?We embrace Indigenous ways of knowing and learning and work to expand Indigenous perspectives across the curriculum and within our 107 schools and programs, where more than 50,000 students learn and grow.

Equity and inclusivity are at the forefront of our approach to education. More than 7,700 staff work to create learning environments where every student thrives by prioritizing students’ needs, applying evidence-informed practices and building relationships. The VSB’s culture reflects the diversity of our city.

Students enrolled in the VSB come from varied backgrounds and lived experiences and are encouraged to explore and share their unique selves and gifts. Our commitment to students goes beyond academics. Students’ overall well-being and sense of belonging are equally important. We strive to build a school system where every student can be their authentic self and succeed throughout their learning journey.

In doing this work, we champion equity and accountability by making evidence-based decisions. As a learning organization, humility is our guidepost as we seek to continually improve student outcomes in service to them, their families, and the broader community. Our work is guided by the?VSB Education Plan?and grounded in the embedded equity statement.?. For more information about our school district, visit?


Bachelor of Education

Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology or School Counselling – consisting of a supervised clinical practicum/internship (Minimum 400 hours)

Teaching experience at the elementary or secondary level is an asset

Demonstrated skills and knowledge in counselling children and consulting with school staff & parents

Excellent organizational & interpersonal skills

Thorough knowledge of programs & services for families in the district and community

Your application should include the following documents:

Cover Letter


Academic Transcripts showing a Master’s of Counselling Degree


Recent Graduates require final Practicum Evaluation(s) from a Master’s of Counselling program

Experienced Teachers require a recent Teaching Evaluation (not lesson observations) within the past 8 years

3 Professional References -email and phone numbers

Recent Graduates to include your Faculty Advisor, School Advisor(s), Practicum or Clinic Supervisor(s) and one or more of the following: Principal, Vice principal or most recent previous employer

Experienced Teachers to include current Principal, Vice Principal and previous Administrator(s)

We do not accept friends or teaching colleagues as references

TRB (Teacher Regulation Branch) Status:

If your application is in process, provide a screen shot of the application, including the dropdown menu of outstanding documents

Due to the confidentiality of the interview process and the high volume of applications, we do not provide feedback, notify unsuccessful applicants or respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application.

We will contact applicants directly if we are interested in moving forward or if an application requires additional information.



Register on Make a Future: and create a profile under the Category ”Teachers, Principals & Superintendents”

2. Click on Job Postings then click Search

3. Select the Job that you are qualified for

4. Answer the job posting questions then click Apply


Upload supporting documents to the Competition

6. Once you submit your application you will receive a confirmation email

*The VBE has been given approval from the Human Rights Tribunal for a Special Program under s. 42(3) of the Human Rights Code. Under this special program, the VBE seeks to preferentially hire Indigenous persons to a variety of teaching positions. Therefore, each applicant may wish to provide, on a voluntary basis, information whether they identify as an Indigenous person.*


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