Cobham Intermediate Canterbury

School counsellor 0.6 FTTE

Primary and intermediate (Years 1–8) / kura tuatahi, Certificated teacher

English, Health and physical education, Learning languages, Mathematics and statistics, Science, Social sciences, Technology, Te reo Māori, The arts

Listed 2:28 PM 05 November 2021
Closes 4pm 15 November 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAR2u

Cobham Intermediate has just under 700 students and provides specialised programmes for Y7 and 8 students. Cobham intermediate has a reputation as a leading school that maximises the benefits of our large size to provide specialised opportunities for all students. Cobham has a proud history of academic, cultural and sporting success at local, national and international levels.

Due to a promotion, we are seeking an experienced counsellor with the skills to support our students in Y7 and 8 as they navigate their paths. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the pastoral care team and the teaching staff to ensure our students have every opportunity to develop to their full potential possessing a high degree of self-worth.

We are seeking the following skills and attributes:

  • Graduate and preferably postgraduate qualifications.
  • Familiar with strengths-based practice principles.
  • Awareness of issues facing emerging adolescents. 
  • Able to take a lead role in offering pastoral support to whānau, teachers and senior management. 
  • The ability to teach well-being issues in a classroom setting.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Empathy for and motivator of young people.
  • Passionate about emerging adolescents and their needs.
  • An understanding of cultural and gender issues.
  • Be well organised, self-motivated and reflective.

The school counsellor will develop, foster and maintain relationships with the Principal, Senior Leadership Team, students, whānau, community and support agencies. 

Applicants must be registered with NZAC or equivalent. 

How to apply

Please send your CV, and direct enquiries to:

Christine Lambie
294 Ilam Road, Burnside, Christchurch 8053
(03) 351 6381

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAR2u

Listed 2:28 PM 05 November 2021
Closes 4pm 15 November 2021

Cobham Intermediate NZ

School details

Cobham Intermediate

Type: Intermediate
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 8
Roll: 697

School number: 3323
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Physical address:
294 Ilam Road, Fendalton, Christchurch

Postal Address:
294 Ilam Road, Burnside, Christchurch, 8053