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 has been at the forefront of girls’ boarding education for the last 120 years. Superb academic outcomes are the School’s hallmark and pupils regularly secure places at the most prestigious universities across the globe. Known for its world-class education, Wycombe Abbey encourages curiosity, innovation, leadership and delight in learning among its pupils.

We have a part-time vacancy for a School Counsellor who will provide a comprehensive counselling service focused on the mental health and resilience of all pupils, including those considered at risk and those with additional needs. The Counsellor will employ and develop a range of therapeutic interventions to encourage confidence, independence, reflection and resilience in young people, whilst supporting them with individual needs. The Counsellor will work in partnership with senior pastoral staff to assist with the further development of a holistic approach to mental health and wellbeing of pupils. A counselling service to support staff wellbeing will also be provided on an ad hoc basis.

The role is based in our Health Centre which plays a key role in supporting the health and wellbeing of the girls and staff at Wycombe Abbey.

The ideal candidate will enjoy working with teenagers and will have significant experience of counselling young people.  Previous experience in a school role is desirable but not essential.

To apply, please complete the application form for support staff and return to the Human Resources Department via .

Closing date: 19 July 2020

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.

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Application Form Support Staff

We started the process of re-opening School on 15 June 2020, with the return of a group of pupils to boarding on site.

We are adhering to the BSA Covid-Safe Charter, full details can be found here.

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