Thank you for expressing interest in a position at John Paul II High School. Our current vacancies are below:


JPIIHS seeks an innovative, professionally trained counsellor (teaching qualification preferred but not essential) who has a deep interest in the wellbeing of our youth, and is a current member of NZAC, or working towards full membership. The pastoral care team is collegial, organised , and is part of a high-performing school which aims to give every student the opportunity to excel.

The successful application will:

– Help students to explore their difficulties and concerns, and to develop their capabilities and resilience;

– Fostering conditions in which a student can grow and develop as a person;

– Offering leadership and sharing expertise in promoting positive relationships;

-Promoting awareness of and respect for difference;

-Advocating for those who are disempowered,

-Providing psychoeducation to students to enhance wellbeing;

-Working with families individually and connecting them with support agencies in the community as necessary.

The applicant will be able to demonstrate in their practice a commitment to the principles of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the bicultural foundations of Aotearoa New Zealand. Supporting the Catholic Character of the school is a condition of appointment.

Contract and remuneration will be in line with the Secondary Teachers’ collective agreement. (CA) as assessed by the Salary Assessment Unit of the Ministry of Education. Annual remuneration is dependent on service and qualifications, between $61,329.00, and $103,086.00. Hours of work will be as set out in the SCA and day by negotiation.

Applications close Friday 19 July 2024.