Kristin School Auckland

School counsellor

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

Health and physical education, Social sciences

Listed 2:29 pm 26 November 2020
Closes 11 December 2020
Vacancy reference #: 1HAEzb

  • Counsellor for students Y1–13
  • Commencing 20 January 2021
  • Albany location with park-like grounds.


We are seeking an experienced counsellor to job share with one of our full-time counsellors for 1 or 2 days per week. You would be responsible for counselling students from junior to senior school, including building relationships with the students to help promote emotional and mental wellbeing, self-confidence, and resilience. You will also be responsible for assisting with traumatic incidents or events which may require work after hours. Reporting to our newly appointed director of wellbeing, you will work closely with our school nurses, service-learning coordinator, attendance administrator and Chaplain to provide a holistic, supportive environment for our students.

The hours are 8am–4.30pm, term time only, 38 weeks, with school holidays off.

Experience needed:

Our ideal applicant will have a tertiary counselling degree, NZAC membership and experience working with young children and adolescents. A teaching qualification and experience in a NZ school would be advantage however is not essential.

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 Microsoft Office and Google Docs.


We are one of New Zealand's finest independent, coeducational schools, located in Albany, Auckland. We provide exceptional education for over 1,750 students from Early Learning to Y13, on one campus with park-like grounds and outstanding facilities. We grow inspiring teachers who are collaborative, adaptive and create a holistic nurturing environment to enable every student to progress with vision, integrity, and love. 

Benefits and culture

We offer the opportunity to be part of a supportive and welcoming community, a commitment to your professional development along with a competitive remuneration package, park-like grounds, staff car parking, gymnasium, free flu vaccinations, onsite massages and discounted health insurance.

How to apply

Please apply online:

Rebecca Isted
(09) 415 5097

Download our position description

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAEzb

Listed 2:29 pm 26 November 2020
Closes 11 December 2020

School details

Kristin School

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 1658

School number: 29
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Physical address:
360 Albany Highway, Albany, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 300087, Albany, Auckland, 0752