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.

 

FIXED-TERM CONTRACT UNTIL JULY 2021

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and able applicant to join our Resident House team, working across the whole school with girls aged 11-18. This is an important role within our pastoral team, working closely with the Housemistresses and Assistant Housemistresses to create a welcoming, supportive, encouraging and cheerful environment for our girls.

The successful candidate must have previous experience working with young people, a strong commitment to the boarding ethos, warmth, enthusiasm and excellent communication and organisational skills.

This is a residential role and the post-holder is therefore required to be resident within the boarding house during term time as well as before and after the beginning and end of terms in order to ensure the efficient preparation and running of the House.

This is a fixed-term role commencing as soon as possible and ending on 9 July 2021.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Human Resources Advisor, Mrs J Buckman buckmanj@wycombeabbey.com. Further details are found under ‘News and Vacancies’ on the School website: www.wycombeabbey.com.

Closing date for applications: 30 November 2020 Candidates will be interviewed upon receipt of applications and the School reserves the right to close the vacancy early.

 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

Resident House Parent - Applicant Details

Application Form Support Staff

Graduate Resident Tutors

August 2021 – June 2022

This role is an exciting opportunity for graduates with an interest in education to gain experience for one academic year (10 months) in this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school. Applications are welcomed from students who will graduate in summer 2021.

Wycombe Abbey employs 12 Resident Tutors each year: 1 in each of the 9 senior boarding houses (age 12-17), 2 in our Junior House (age 11-12) and one in our Upper Sixth House.  Each Resident Tutor is attached to one specific House and is an important member of the House pastoral team under the guidance of the Housemistress.  Duties will include assisting with wake-ups and bedtimes, organising activities, attending House parties and outings.

A Resident Tutor will be attached to at least 1 academic department and there will be opportunities to observe lessons and, if desired, to team-teach and contribute to School life. This provides invaluable experience if you are considering a PGCE course/teaching career.

There may also be opportunities to help with university preparation lessons and to assist with activities such as drama, sport or music, according to each applicant’s particular interests. This may be part of a timetabled lesson, or during the evenings/weekends.

Benefits include:

  • Free on-site accommodation
  • Free meals during term-time
  • Use of the School Sports Centre and Swimming Pool
  • Situated in the centre of High Wycombe with excellent transport links to London, Oxford and Windsor (all accessible within 30 minutes’ journey time)
  • Invaluable experience if considering a PGCE course

To apply, please complete an application form for Support Staff and submit this, together with a covering letter to Kerri Little, Resident Tutor Line Manager, via buckmanj@wycombeabbey.com

Closing Date: 12 noon on 10 January 2021*

*We recommend that applications are submitted as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close the vacancy early and arrange interviews before the closing date according to response levels.

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

Graduate Resident Tutors 2021/2022 - Applicant Information

Application Form Support Staff