Onslow College Wellington

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 9:24 AM 12 January 2022
Closes 3pm 16 February 2022
Vacancy reference #: 1HASKu

Position start date – by negotiation.

The college is committed to a bicultural approach and developing systems to support this.

We seek a culturally responsive, enthusiastic, innovative, highly motivated, organised, NZAC registered guidance counsellor to join our well-regarded guidance team. Our counsellors are committed to a mana enhancing approach and to ensuring mana ōrite.

Our counsellor will be forward-thinking, have excellent people skills and will be able to work collegially with the student support team. Our counsellors engage professionally with outside agencies and delivery of programmes that meet the pastoral and well-being needs of our diverse student. You will be a visible and important part of our school community, with a commitment to the wider life of the school.

The role includes the provision of advocacy to promote student success, preventative services to ensure the wellbeing and safety of all students and full participation in the delivery of a comprehensive school counselling programme that addresses the mental/emotional health of students as well as their academic and personal/social needs.

We are a state secondary school located in Johnsonville, Wellington. Established in 1956, the college has 1,320 students, around 130 staff and covers 14 hectares.


Our vision is for every ākonga to be able to come as they are to Onslow College, for them to grow as a whole person (academically, socially, artistically, culturally, sportwise) and for them to be able to thrive in their future. We will use our values to guide our behaviours and to help us support everyone to be able to grow and succeed.

How to apply

Please email your CV and direct enquiries to:

Katrina Brell
(04) 478 8189

Vacancy reference #:1HASKu

Listed 9:24 AM 12 January 2022
Closes 3pm 16 February 2022

Onslow College NZ

School details

Onslow College

Type: Secondary (Year 9-15)
Authority: State
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 1317

School number: 269
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Physical address:
Burma Road, Johnsonville, Wellington

Postal Address:
Private Bag, Johnsonville, Wellington, 6440.0