Wairoa College Hawke's Bay

Guidance counsellor

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Guidance counsellor

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 10:40 AM 24 May 2019
Closes 12pm 12 June 2019
Vacancy reference #: 1H9uTN

We are a Y7–13 school situated in the beautiful rural town of Wairoa in Hawke’s Bay. Our school has a vision to ensure every student is engaged in an innovative future-focused curriculum that inspires personal excellence.

We are seeking a counsellor to join our guidance team, to provide confidential counselling services, assist with social, health, career and guidance programmes and help to develop and refine our pastoral care system. This is a great opportunity to be part of a strong pastoral team and help drive the future-focus transformation of teaching and learning at our college. Teacher registration is preferable. A tertiary qualification (BCouns, MCouns, postgraduate Dip Couns, or relevant qualification) is required. Membership of NZAC or appropriate/relevant professional body is expected.

The counsellor will act as an agent for positive change within the school community in maintaining an inclusive school culture which will ensure the equality of educational opportunity for all students. They will support staff and students in developing warm and positive relationships.

We would prefer someone who has experience and skills in working with young people and supporting them and their families/whānau, coordinating and monitoring of students including referrals to external agencies and communicating effectively with students, staff and whānau.

As with all staff, the successful candidate will be instrumental in helping us all move towards our learning vision.

This is a full-time permanent position. Starting term 3.


How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to: dgh@wairoacollege.school.nz

Jo-Anne Vennell, Principal
(06) 838 8303

Vacancy reference #:1H9uTN

Listed 10:40 AM 24 May 2019
Closes 12pm 12 June 2019

School details

Wairoa College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 1
Roll: 493

School number: 214
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Physical address:
16 Lucknow Street, Wairoa

Postal Address:
16 Lucknow Street, Wairoa, 4108