Kelston Girls' College Auckland


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

Hauora, Well-being / Mana Atua

Listed 2:31 PM 02 July 2021
Closes 3pm 09 July 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAMs3

Kelston Girls’ College is seeking an experienced counsellor to job share with one of our full-time counsellors for 2 days per week (0.53FTTE). You will be responsible for counselling students from across the whole 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 Hauora Leader, you will work closely with our Hauora Team to provide a holistic, supportive environment for our students.

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 an advantage however is not essential.

Applicants should possess the following transferable skills:

  • The ability to build relationships quickly
  • Highly collaborative for working in a team
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Professionalism, sound judgment, and confidentiality
  • Strong knowledge of the Google suite of applications

If this is a role that appeals to you, please send your CV and cover letter including 3 professional referees and a completed vetting form to: 

Vetting Form

How to apply

Please send your CV, and cover letter to:

Principal's Assistant
(09) 827 9622

Download our Application form
KGC Employment Application Form v11

Download our Person Specification
Counsellor Person Specs 2 v2

Vacancy reference #:1HAMs3

Listed 2:31 PM 02 July 2021
Closes 3pm 09 July 2021

Kelston Girls' College NZ

School details

Kelston Girls' College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Female
Decile: 2
Roll: 453

School number: 84
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Physical address:
Great North Road, New Lynn, Auckland

Postal Address:
P O Box 15798, New Lynn, Waitakere, 640