School Counsellor - Minahik Waskahigan High School

Job No: NLSD120
Location: Pinehouse

Northern Lights School Division No.113 is a provincial school system serving a predominantly Indigenous school population throughout an area encompassing the entire northern half of Saskatchewan. The schools are very diverse ranging from 10 to over 500 students per school, and catering to Cree, Dene, Métis, French, and English cultures and languages.

NLSD provides a full range of pre-kindergarten to Grade Twelve programs to more than 4300 students in 21 schools. We have offices located in the beautiful communities of La Ronge and Beauval, both approximately 400 kilometers north of Saskatoon.


The division is progressively piloting programs unique to Canada, staying on the cutting edge of technology, and integrating the varied cultural aspects of the communities into the classrooms.


Location:  Minahik Waskahigan High School

Start Date: As soon as possible

FTE: Full-time

Term of Employment: Temporary to June 25, 2024

Salary and Benefits:  Salary is based on education and experience. An excellent benefits package is offered.  

Application Deadline: OPEN UNTIL FILLED


  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree
  • eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers
  • counseling background
  • experience working with children and youth
  • a reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license
  • cross-cultural experience


Please submit your resume, three professional references, and a current criminal record check (file upload options are available at the end of this application).


For more information on the school and community, please contact the Superintendent of Education, Jordan Kolbeck, at 306-288-2310 or the Principal, Janet Hansen, at 306-884-4888, or visit our website at


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted. Please note that present and past employers may be contacted.

We welcome diversity and encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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