Mahurangi College Auckland

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 12:19 pm 29 March 2021
Closes 4pm 30 April 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAJMD

We are a thriving, inclusive and ambitious Y7-13 school, only 45 minutes north of Auckland surrounded by beautiful beaches and native bush. We are seeking an experienced senior guidance counsellor who will take a lead role in building relationships with students to promote emotional and mental wellbeing, self-confidence and resilience. Management units may be available to a suitably experienced candidate. Applicants are expected to uphold the school’s commitment to a high academic standard and to contribute to its co-curricular programme.

The counsellor will work closely with the deputy principal and deans and be responsible for counselling students from Y7–Y13. Our counsellor should have secondary teaching experience and be registered with the New Zealand Association of Counsellors. They will also build and maintain networks with external agencies, work with teachers, groups of students, and work efficiently under pressure.

This position will commence at the start of term 3, 2021, or by arrangement. 

Our ideal applicant will have a tertiary counselling degree, NZAC membership (or working towards membership) and experience working with adolescents. A commitment to bi-cultural practice is essential.

You will also have the following attributes:

  • Excellent organisational abilities
  • The ability to build relationships quickly
  • Professional judgement and confidentiality
  • Be able to work collaboratively with the pastoral team.

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries address to the deputy principal:

Catherine Wynne
(09) 425 8039

Vacancy reference #:1HAJMD

Listed 12:19 pm 29 March 2021
Closes 4pm 30 April 2021

School details

Mahurangi College

Type: Secondary (Year 7-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 7
Roll: 1492

School number: 24
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Physical address:
Woodcocks Road, Warkworth

Postal Address:
P O Box 64, Warkworth, 941