Vacancies

All members of staff at Wycombe Abbey contribute towards the School’s thriving community and work to continually strengthen our position as a world leader in girls’ boarding education.

We seek to recruit well-qualified and enthusiastic staff who demonstrate passion and knowledge for their area of expertise.

Any current career opportunities will be displayed below.

Wycombe Abbey is a full boarding school which provides an outstanding all-round education for girls aged 11 to 18.

We are seeking a well-qualified, enthusiastic and able graduate to teach Science, particularly Chemistry, throughout the school, including Oxbridge entrance level. This post would suit an NQT or a more experienced applicant.

The School has fantastic dedicated Science facilities with spacious and well-equipped laboratories.  The Sciences are extremely popular at A level and a large number of girls go on to study Science-related courses at university.

Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Accommodation may be available.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs R Wilkinson by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 2 March.

Wycombe Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638

Applicant Information - Teacher of Science (Chemistry)

Application Form

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and dynamic Art specialist to shape the vision and strategy of the Art Department at Wycombe Abbey. Wycombe Abbey is a world leader in girls’ education and we are seeking someone who will value the opportunity to be involved in the development of our current provision and to support and inspire pupils and staff.

The School has bright and spacious Art facilities; pupils benefit from access to the facilities in the evenings and at weekends. Art is a very popular option at GCSE and there is also a strong A level cohort.

Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Rent-free family accommodation is available.

Please complete an application form, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs R J Wilkinson and email this to Mrs J Wetenhall, HR Manager: wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 2 March

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No. 310638

Applicant Information- Head of Art

Application Form

We are seeking to appoint an ICT Technician who will play a key role in the ICT Support Team, supporting pupils and staff in this leading girls’ boarding school.  The successful applicant will be a team player with a positive approach, excellent customer service skills and a can-do attitude.  You will have good knowledge of Microsoft systems, particularly Windows 7/10, Office 365, as well as a broad knowledge of computer hardware, basic familiarity of networking and a logical approach to problem-solving. A full induction, along with the opportunity to develop your skills with internal and external training courses.

Hours of work: 40 hours per week including every second Saturday morning during term-time. 35 hours per week during Wycombe Abbey School Holidays.

Duties will include:

  • Support and use of Windows 7 and 10.
  • Support and use of Mac OS X, iOS, BYOD and Android devices.
  • Support and use of Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 365 administration.
  • Active Directory administration.
  • PC maintenance, upgrades, fault finding and repair.
  • Peripheral device fault finding, e.g. projectors, speakers etc.
  • Providing technical support and advice to staff and pupils.

 

Salary: Dependent on experience

Other benefits: Lunch provided (term-time), ongoing training opportunities and use of our Sports Centre.

To Apply: Please complete a non-academic application form and email it to the HR Officer, Kelly Scorer: scorerk@wycombeabbey.com.

Closing date: Sunday 4 March 2018 at 12pm.  Interviews to be held on the 7-8 March 2018.  

Wycombe Abbey is and equal opportunities employer committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applicant Information - ICT Support Technician

Application Form for support staff

Wycombe Abbey is a world-class school operating at the cutting edge of educational excellence. With its distinctive heritage, magnificent 160-acre campus and impressive resources, the School provides an outstanding education for 600 girls aged 11-18.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced payroll professional to manage all aspects of a busy payroll operation, delivering a high quality service to over 400 employees, including two subsidiary companies.

The appointed candidate will have previous experience of payroll management in a similar organisation, will hold a recognised payroll and pensions qualification, and will have experience of operating a payroll process from beginning to end. You will be an excellent communicator with a genuine commitment to Wycombe Abbey’s aims and ethos. The role would suit a proactive applicant who is able to reach out to, and communicate with, all areas of the School community.

To apply, please submit a completed application form, together with a covering letter addressed to the Bursar, Mrs Anne Bolton, outlining the experience and personal qualities which you believe qualify you for this position. The application form and letter should be emailed to Mrs J Wetenhall, HR Manager: wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com

Closing date: 12 noon on 2 March 2018

Applicant Information- Payroll Manager

Application Form for support staff