McAuley High School Auckland

Head of health and guidance

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
1MU + 1MMA

Listed 11:23 am 19 October 2020
Closes 3pm 06 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HACw5

We are seeking a full-time head of health and guidance at our Catholic girls’ school to lead our collegial and supportive team, to provide targeted counselling support, lead our other guidance counsellor, nurses and social worker, and to engage with wider networks and wrap-around services to benefit our learners.

The successful applicant will need to be able to engage meaningfully with students and put in place interventions that inspire, motivate and enable change for good.  A commitment to our culture of care is essential.

Commencing term 1, January 2021, you would be responsible for counselling students from Y9–13, including building relationships with the students to promote emotional and mental wellbeing, self-confidence and resilience. Must be able to work collaboratively with our students, parents, staff and wider school community, and closely with our wider pastoral care team and senior leadership team.

The ideal applicant must be a New Zealand registered and certified teacher and hold NZAC membership (or working towards membership).

You will also have the following attributes:

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • The ability to build relationships quickly
  • Highly collaborative for working in a team
  • Professionalism judgement and confidentiality
  • Sound knowledge of Google suite and Kamar SMS an advantage.

How to apply

Please send your CV and direct enquiries to:

The Principal
(09) 276 8715

Vacancy reference #:1HACw5

Listed 11:23 am 19 October 2020
Closes 3pm 06 November 2020

School details

McAuley High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State : Integrated
Gender: Female
Decile: 1
Roll: 786

School number: 90
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Physical address:
26 High Street, Otahuhu, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 22480, Otahuhu, Auckland, 1640