Working at Wycombe Abbey
Wycombe Abbey is an exceptional place for our pupils to learn and our staff to work. Working here you will be part of a world class school and community of 420 staff and 660 pupils. We are committed to encouraging curiosity, bold ideas, innovation, leadership and delight in learning – not just in the pupils, but in our staff body too, both teaching and support staff. We are looking for people who can bring new ideas, a passion for their area of expertise, skills and enthusiasm that will enrich our community as well as encourage our pupils to do their best.
Life at Wycombe Abbey goes beyond the job title. We encourage staff to be fully involved in School life and offer a rewarding working environment, generous employee benefits package, continuous professional development and an emphasis on staff wellbeing throughout your time with us. Whether you are a member of the teaching staff, House staff or support staff, you will be part of the whole team at Wycombe Abbey. Everyone at School plays their part in inspiring our pupils to strive for ambitious goals and to recognise that they can make a positive difference in the world, now and in the future.
Please watch the film above to find out more about working at Wycombe Abbey.
Wycombe Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with their past employer and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Every member of staff at Wycombe Abbey contributes towards the School’s thriving community and aims to provide a world class education for our pupils. Please click below to meet our staff.
Wycombe Abbey is a welcoming and vibrant community for all staff. Set in 170 acres of parkland, it is a beautiful countryside setting within a five-minute walk into the town of High Wycombe.
Living in High Wycombe or the surrounding area has its benefits. There are outstanding grammar schools, London is within easy reach with the fast train to Marylebone taking just 24 minutes. Oxford and Bicester Village are within 30 miles, with a new direct train link and Heathrow is just 20 miles away plus good transport links to the other London airports.
We have a focus on staff wellbeing at Wycombe Abbey with the Wellbeing Committee chaired by our Headmistress, Mrs Jo Duncan. The Wycombe Abbey Community Association works in partnership with the Wellbeing Committee to organise staff events on a regular basis, which are well attended. Events and activities have included time-out events, a walking club and a cook-a-long with our Head Chef.
A summary of employee benefits are listed below:
|Employee pension scheme||Death in service cover|
|Professional training and development opportunities||Free school meals|
|Free use of the Davies Sports Centre||Fee remission for eligible daughters|
|Free parking on site||Employee Assistance Programme|
|Cycle to work scheme||Wellbeing programme|
|170 acres of beautiful grounds||CPD Library|
|School plays, concerts and shows for staff to enjoy||Competitive salaries|
|Opportunities to visit our sister schools in Asia||Private Healthcare Scheme|