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Safe Schools Outreach Coordinator

to engage significantly in-risk students and families with the education system and community support systems to promote healthy life choices.

Prince Rupert
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$62,971–$78,713 a year
Job type
Fixed term contract
Application Details
Cover letter
School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is seeking an exceptional leader for the temporary position of Safe Schools Outreach Coordinator, effective January 8, 2024, or a mutually agreeable date.


School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert) is located within traditional Tsmsyen Territory on the beautiful north coast of B.C. and services the small communities of Hartley Bay and Port Edward in addition to the City of Prince Rupert. Currently we have one secondary school, one middle school, five elementary schools, one store-front site and one on reserve school (Hartley Bay, K-12). Our student population is approximately 1,800 students, 64% of which are Indigenous. School District No. 52 is an exhilarating place to work where new ideas and opportunities are embraced. We are excited to work with a professional

who values and is committed to public education and who will provide leadership in alignment with the districts strategic plan.


Reporting to the Director of Instruction, the Outreach coordinator is responsible for supporting School district initiatives to engage significantly in-risk students and families with the education system and

community support systems to promote healthy life choices.


Specific Responsibilities

Develop and implement on the ground support for students and families

Liaise with community agencies to identify students and families who are in need of support, make referrals, and support students to access supports.

Transport students to school, home, community agencies

Respond to critical incidents involving in-risk students

Help to develop programs and practices with existing staff to create self-sustaining support and referral processes for in-risk students

Identify community specific reasons why youth are attracted to gang related activity and harmful and violent behavior and work with staff to address those influences

Provide in-service for district staff around violent and gang related activities, sexual exploitation including trafficking and grooming

Help to develop student centered programs to create safe environments in order for students to learn strategies to avoid or change risk factors for harmful behaviours

Assist with developing programs and education around reduction of harmful activities including substance abuse

Work with community agencies to increase capacity in the community to support youth and families in-risk.

Integrate Indigenous culture and language in programs and services for in-risk youth

Co-ordinate with Indigenous organizations and communities to jointly support in-risk youth and families

Follow up with identified students and families and community agencies to ensure ongoing support

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Director of Instruction

Co-ordinates with: District Principal of Inclusive Education, District Principal of Indigenous Education Key Relationships: Principals, Vice-Principals, Indigenous Role Model Mentors, Indigenous Family

Resource Workers, Counsellors


Class 5 drivers license

Post-secondary education preferably in Social Work, Counselling, or Psychology

Recent experience working with in-risk students and families

Recent experience working with community partners to support youth and families in-risk

Salary Range - $62,971 - $78,713


Cover Letter

Please submit a cover letter describing your particular interest in the position, current role and key responsibilities


A complete and current resume must be provided, clearly describing:

all relevant education;

all job and leadership experiences related to the role; and

provincial and/or community involvement/committees.

Supporting Documentation

Letters of reference are not required, please submit professional reference contacts, please include emails and two phone numbers (office or home or cell) for each reference.

Applications will only be accepted in electronic form and must be received by 4:00 pm on December 18, 2023.We appreciate all applicants, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

School District 52 Prince Rupert values inclusion and embraces diversity as a strength. Our goal is for all individuals to feel a sense of belonging in a safe, supportive and welcoming community. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals, including Indigenous, Black, people of colour, all genders, LGBTQ2+ and persons with disabilities.

Please submit all documentation in a single PDF and completed applications are to be captioned as Safe Schools Outreach Coordinator, and emailed to:

Attention: Michele Cross

School District No. 52 (Prince Rupert)

Email: hr@sd52.bc

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