Assistant Housemistress, Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

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

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to take on a pastoral role. This post would suit either a Newly Qualified Teacher or an experienced teacher. Full support and mentoring is given to those new to the profession.

The Assistant Housemistress resides in a boarding house and assists the Housemistress and House team in overseeing each girl’s personal and academic development, taking a full and active role in all aspects of life within the boarding house.

The Assistant Housemistress can usually expect to teach up to 22 periods each week. Applications from all subjects relevant to our curriculum are welcomed.

Accommodation is provided all year round on a beautiful site in the centre of High Wycombe with free meals during term time. Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which compares favourably with other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector.

Please complete an application form as soon as possible and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall

Further details are  found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website:

We reserve the right to interview and appoint applicants upon receipt of the application.

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

More about Wycombe Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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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...