Onslow College Wellington

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

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 9:50 am 28 October 2020
Closes 3pm 09 November 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HADQr

0.6 FTTE, 3 days a week. Please note that a full-time position will replace this 0.6 position in August 2021 and be advertised in early July.

We seek an enthusiastic, innovative, highly motivated, organised and culturally inclusive guidance counsellor who is registered with a recognised regulatory body (NZAC, ANZASW, NZAP, NZCCP, etc) to work in our co-ed college. Must be able to work collaboratively with our student support team and other guidance counsellors.

The role includes the provision of advocacy to promote student success, preventative services to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all students and full participation in the delivery of a comprehensive school counselling programme that addresses the mental/emotional health of students as well as their academic and personal/social needs.

We are a state secondary school located in Johnsonville, Wellington. Established in 1956, the college has 1,320 students, around 130 staff and covers 14 hectares.


Our purpose is to provide a quality programme, which provides excellence in the following: teaching and learning, student support and guidance, homestay accommodation, homestay care and school resources.

We are a signatory to the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016 and comply with the requirements of the code. Our kura is committed to working towards a bicultural approach across the school.

The website details the international programme.

How to apply

Please email your CV and direct enquiries to:

Katrina Brell
(04) 478 8189

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HADQr

Listed 9:50 am 28 October 2020
Closes 3pm 09 November 2020

School details

Onslow College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 1330

School number: 269
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Physical address:
Burma Road, Johnsonville, Wellington

Postal Address:
Private Bag, Johnsonville, Wellington, 6440