Heather Trought

BA, PGCertEd, DipCareersGuidance
Approved Smithells® Professional

Heather is an established career professional with 27 years' experience specifically in career guidance with young people.

Heather has worked at Auckland Grammar School and was Head of Careers at St Peter's College, Epsom for six years. Since 2011 she has also been seeing private clients through Clear Path Careers.

Heather was invited to contribute to the AUT Graduate Diploma in Career Development as a Senior Lecturer. She has also worked with the Department of Education in the UK to develop a careers website and training programmes for Career Teachers.

Heather specialises in working with young people who may be stuck in their career planning. Heather helps each young person to discard confusion and the fear of the future, by understanding their own uniqueness. This allows for clear career goals to be set with follow-up support for future work and life progression.

In 2017, Heather completed specialised training with Smithells®NZ in the use of the Smithells® Career Planning System.

Heather is a Professional member of CDANZ, the Career Development Association of New Zealand.

Heather has a passion for interior design, running and travel.

Heather manages Clear Path Careers with her husband David. She sees clients from Auckland and in Hamilton.

Click to contact Heather or call her on 021 1406805


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