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Location: London, ON
Date Posted: May 14, 2023
London District Catholic School Board

Job Description

The London District Catholic School Board has a reputation for excellence, with more than 3,500 employees working together to educate approximately 24,000 students at 43 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools and St. Patrick Adult & Continuing Education within Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties, including the cities of London, St. Thomas, Strathroy and Woodstock.
We invite applications for the full time position of...

Association of Professional Student Services Personnel
Permanent Full time – 1.0 FTE 
Starting Immediately 
Salary range: $ 62,779 - $ 86,075 (commensurate with experience)

Reporting to the Clinical Lead Supervisor, the successful applicant will work in the following key domains of school social work practice: assessment, individual, small group & classroom intervention, staff & system consultation and capacity building, as well as advocacy & community liaison services to the students in both elementary and secondary schools, and their parents, and to function as a system member of the of the Social Work Team at LDCSB.

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience with children, youth and families at risk.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to be self-directed in a complex work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Experience providing evidence-informed individual and group interventions (both small and large group), with children and youth experiencing social, emotional, behavioural, and mental health challenges
  • Experience in crisis intervention and the implementation of system-wide risk management protocols
  • Knowledge of the Child & Family Services Act, Education Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other pertinent legislation including provincial school attendance policies
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a team environment with students, school staff and parents in partnership with other system staff and community partners
  • Possess excellent communication, organization and consultation skills
  • Possess an understanding and willingness to support an inclusive Catholic education environment and the mission of the London District Catholic School Board
  • Experience in school social work preferred
  • Reliable transportation is required to travel within the LDCSB District

Applications must include: cover letter and resume, documented proof of qualification, and the names and contact information of three professional references, one of whom is your immediate supervisor. Submit applications by Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 4:00 pm 

The London District Catholic schools exist to provide an educational atmosphere which fosters and directs the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social growth of all our students to enable them to live and contribute as responsible Catholics in any society. Hiring a diverse workforce within the denominational rights will best serve our students and promote an inclusive environment. The London District Catholic School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspective and experiences and needs of our students and school communities. All hiring decisions will be fair, consistent, transparent, and made in accordance with applicable laws, including the Ontario Human Rights Code and the school board collective agreements. Hiring decisions must respect the denominational rights of the school board.

The London District Catholic School Board is committed to providing accommodations. If you require accommodation to enable your participation in the interview & selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please advise the Board when contacted for an interview.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

V. Romeo, Director                                                                                                             L. Steel, Chair
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