Coordinator: Mental Health Capacity Building Project Coordinator 1.0 FTE
Oyen, Alberta: Oyen Public School and South Central High School
Prairie Rose School Division No. 8 will provide a positive learning environment where all students will achieve their potential.
The Mental Health Capacity Building in Schools Initiative is an integrated, multidisciplinary team approach in providing promotion, prevention and early intervention addiction and mental health services to children, youth and their families within a school-based setting. The REAL (Resiliency, Empowerment, Attitude, Life) Project is led by the AHS – Addiction and Mental Health in partnership with Alberta Education, Prairie Rose School Division, Oyen schools and other partners and community agencies, with funding from Alberta Health and Wellness. The project is to be implemented through June 2013 with the potential for renewal at that time.
The overall goal is to build resiliency skills in children, youth and families and to support children and youth to stay in school and succeed. These projects focus not only on at-risk students but are designed for all students. Each project team provides mental health and wellness promotion and prevention supports designed to build strengths in children, youth and their families and are built upon their unique needs.
· Degree or diploma and experience in an area related to psychology, counseling, social work or education.
· Ability and experience in organizing and implementing project-based work
· Ability to lead a team in a common vision of providing support to students, family and community.
· Excellent communication skills, including ability/experience in writing reports.
· A desire to live in the community of Oyen or surrounding area is desirable.
Please submit applications including cover letter, resume and at least 3 current references to:
Brian Andjelic - Deputy Superintendent, Prairie Rose School Division, 918 2nd Ave, Dunmore,AB T0J 0K3
Phone: 403 527-5516 ext. 2304 Fax: 403 528-2264
APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 7, 2012 - Noon
Town of Oyen Website: http://townofoyen.com/
The Prairie Rose School Division (www.prrd.ab.ca) is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we require the successful applicant provide a satisfactory Police Information Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Check, an Alberta Children’s Services Intervention Record Check.
Thank you for your interest in Prairie Rose School Division. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.