African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker

African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker - Ellenvale, Brookhouse

Competition No. 120AU4-Sep1416A

Deadline: Monday, September 19 2016 4:00 PM

The African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker in Program will contribute to the support for African Nova Scotian communities to ensure improved achievement and a positive school experience. The African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker will develop strategies to help African Nova Scotian students achieve success, will support School Principals on initiatives which address student achievement for African Nova Scotian students, and works with School Principals and staff in developing effective communication links for African Nova Scotian youth and their families. Working collaboratively with school administrators and staff, the African Nova Scotian Student Support Worker reports directly to a designated School Principal.


  • Undergraduate degree in social sciences or social work, or combination of work experience and training in working with at-risk youth;

  • Experience working with African Nova Scotian students and communities.

The African Nova Scotia Student Support Worker falls within the CUPE collective agreement. The collective agreement can be accessed by clicking HERE.

The Halifax Regional School Board is committed to achieving a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse communities it serves and a work environment of inclusion and respect. African Nova Scotian applicants who self-identify will be considered.

Candidates may apply on-line at where a detailed job description can also be viewed.

Applicants must register for a myHRSB account and complete an online resume on our job application system, Careers at HRSB. Additional information from your resume can be easily attached to your on-line application.

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