Hamilton Girls' High School Waikato


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 3:06 PM 02 November 2021
Closes 3pm 17 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAQuw

We are seeking a dedicated and trained counsellor to work collaboratively with our responsive guidance team. You will work as an integral part of the wider pastoral care team, who enjoys working with young people and their whānau/family and is able to build and maintain strong networks with external agencies. The successful applicant will provide targeted counselling support to students and coordinate our health centre that offers wide ranging health and counselling services.

Hamilton Girls’ High School has shaped and influenced young women since 1911. Our vision is to be acknowledged as a leading contemporary, New Zealand school specialising in girls’ education. Through a focus on learning, research and innovation we will be recognised by our own community, the national and international community.

The core values and principles underpin a dynamic learning environment and our students are given every opportunity to aspire to excellence. As educational leaders at Hamilton Girls’ High School, we are committed to consolidating on and lifting the bar for raising the achievement across the four cornerstones of academic, leadership, cultural and sporting endeavours. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, with a commitment to the school’s vision, values and high standards of achievement in a progressive girls' school environment
  • Have a counselling qualification with either full or provisional NZAC membership
  • Have a passion for empowering young women and preparing them for their future.

You will work in a collaborative team who are committed to making a difference in the lives of young women. This role is 4 days per week includes Friday, 8 hours per day. 

Our school motto in Latin is Sapiens Fortunam Fingit Sibi –

“A wise woman shapes her own destiny”.

It is our aim to ensure that every girl who passes through our gate will be given the opportunity to shape her own destiny. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, cover letter and relevant documents, and all direct enquiries to:

Louise Cocks
(07) 839 1304 ext 864

Vacancy reference #:1HAQuw

Listed 3:06 PM 02 November 2021
Closes 3pm 17 November 2021

Hamilton Girls' High School NZ

School details

Hamilton Girls' High School

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Female
Decile: 6
Roll: 1673

School number: 132
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Physical address:
Ward Street, Hamilton

Postal Address:
P O Box 1267, Waikato Mail Centre, Hamilton, 3240