(Flexible hours, Term time)
We are seeking reliable, enthusiastic and able applicants to provide cover in boarding houses working with around 60 girls aged 11-18. This is an important support role within our pastoral teams, working under the direction of the Housemistress and Assistant Housemistress to create a welcoming, supportive, encouraging and cheerful environment for our girls.
The successful candidates will ideally have previous experience working with young people, a positive “can-do” attitude, a practical approach, warmth, enthusiasm and strong communication and organisational skills.
Duties will include providing a welcoming presence within the house, routine tasks such as laundry and organisation of supplies and deliveries, house administration tasks, ensuring that the house is tidy and any other duties to assist the house team.
Applicants must be willing to be called upon, usually at short notice, to provide cover across any of the Boarding Houses. The hours will predominantly be afternoons, evenings and weekends.
Closing date: 9am, Monday 27 September 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 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
Wycombe Abbey School
- Mainstream school with independent funding
- Secondary with sixth form
- Girls school with students of age 11 - 19 years
Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...