Psychoeducator - Special School

April 15, 2019




Full time _________________________________________________________________________________________

The Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries is looking to fill a regular full-time position of psychoeducator for the new Brenda-Milner specialty school, scheduled to open in September 2019 -2020 in Châteauguay.

Job Description and Qualifications

· In accordance with the attached job description and qualifications.

Duration of the regular work week

· 35h / week

Starting date

· June 2019

Immediate Superior

· Christian Duval, Deputy Director

Treatment and marginal benefits

· From $ 46,114 to $ 82,585 / year, depending on qualifications and experience and in accordance with the P1 collective agreement effective April 1, 2019.


Interested persons should send their curriculum vitae by e-mail to the following address : , before 4 pm on April 7, 2019.

Only applications sent by email will be considered. You can get technical support from the Human Resources Department to send your application by e-mail to Mrs. Jessica Florent at 514 380-8899, extension 3996.

The Commission scolaire des Grandes-Seigneuries (CSDGS) is engaged in an Equal Opportunity Employment Program and invites women, visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and people with disabilities to apply.

The CSDGS thanks all applicants for their interest, but will only communicate with those selected. No acknowledgment of receipt will be issued.

Description of tasks



Full time


Nature of work

The employment of a psychoeducator or psychoeducator more specifically includes functions of prevention, screening, help, support and assessment of the difficulties of adaptation and adaptive abilities of students who present or are likely to present difficulties of adaptation, as well as determination of a psychoeducational intervention plan and its implementation, in order to create the conditions favorable to the optimal adaptation of the pupil, to the reestablishment and the development of his adaptive capacity and its autonomy, interacting with its environment. She or he assumes a role of advice and support for school workers and parents.

Some characteristic assignments

The psychoeducator or psychoeducator participates in the development and implementation of the psychoeducation service while respecting the educational and administrative frameworks, both at the level of the institutions and the school board.

She or he contributes to the screening and recognition of students with difficulties, with a view to prevention and intervention; he or she plans and assesses the adaptation difficulties and adaptive abilities of the students, especially the student with handicaps or difficulties of adaptation, and the pupil with a disability.a mental or neuropsychological disorder attested by a diagnosis or assessment made by a professional resource authorized to do so, in order to specify the profile of the student's functioning and psychosocial needs; he or she collects relevant information from school and / or external workers and parents, selects and uses appropriate tests, conducts interviews, and makes observations and data analysis as part of the determination of an intervention plan to meet the needs of the student.

He / she participates with the multidisciplinary team in the development and revision of the student's intervention plan, incorporating, where applicable, his / her action plan; he or she participates in the choice of objectives and means of intervention; he or she collaborates with the other members of the team in coordinating and coordinating interventions and evaluating the achievement of objectives.

She or he participates with teachers in the development and implementation of strategies and projects to help students who are or are likely to have adjustment difficulties.

She or he accompanies and advises other school workers and parents of students with social maladjustments; he or she proposes strategies for intervening with these students and guides them in choosing attitudes and approaches to foster the development of desirable social behaviors and adaptive skills; he or she plans, organizes and facilitates training activities.

He or she plans, organizes and facilitates, in collaboration with other school or external interveners, activities with class groups or groups of students presenting common difficulties or particular problems.

She or he designs, adapts or develops materials based on the needs and abilities of students with adjustment difficulties.

She or he advises management staff, writes expert reports, appraisals, appraisals and progress reports and makes appropriate recommendations to support decision-making.

She or he advises and supports school workers in integrating students into regular classes; he or she proposes to them means of intervention or activities appropriate to the student's situation.

He or she establishes and maintains collaboration and links with partner organizations; he or she contacts other stakeholders to obtain or provide advice and information; he or she can direct the student or his / her parents to resources appropriate to the situation and needs.

He or she may be called upon to help defuse crisis or emergency situations and suggest possible solutions.

She or he prepares and updates files according to the standards of the profession and the rules defined by the school board; he or she prepares progress notes or evaluation reports of stage, end of process and follow-up of his interventions.

Qualifications required

Be a member of the Quebec College of Psychoeducators.

Have a good knowledge of the English language (written and spoken).

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