School guidance counsellor position available


We are seeking an experienced, proactive guidance counsellor to support our Nayland College students. The position is full time and permanent with a negotiable start date, preferably as soon as possible. If this sounds like you, keep reading.

The key tasks of the role are to provide a high standard of support for students, to promote emotional and mental wellbeing, self-confidence and resilience.

The candidate must be a member of the NZAC but teacher registration is not a requirement of this role. Position commences by negotiation.

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, collaborative student guidance counsellor preferably with previous experience in this type of role.

As a Microsoft Showcase school and finalist in the 2019 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence awards, Nayland College is a progressive co-educational school. We are located in the beautiful city of Nelson, giving you the opportunity to teach whilst having access to all the natural beauty and lifestyle options the Nelson/Tasman area is famous for.

The college’s values of success, opportunity, ako and respect underpin our teaching and learning and your commitment to those values through our PB4L and restorative practices is an expectation.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Applications close with the Principal at 12 noon on Friday 4 September.

Please complete the attached application form, include a covering letter and CV detailing qualifications and previous experience, and either email or post to the details below.


Address: Nayland College, 166 Nayland Road, Stoke, Nelson 7011


By Nayland College Official


Guidance Counsellor Application Pack 2020   PDF, 354.4 KB