Assistant to the Headmistress’s Team, Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

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Start date: Required from Mid-August 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 pa
Contract term: Permanent

Wycombe Abbey is a world-class school operating at the cutting edge of educational excellence. With its distinctive heritage, magnificent 160-acre campus and impressive resources, the School provides an outstanding education for 600 girls aged 11-18.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organised, professional and able administrator to provide a bespoke administrative and secretarial service to the Headmistress and the Senior Deputy Head. Duties will include the production of accurate and clearly laid-out documents, diary management, maintenance of filing systems, minute-taking and other related tasks.

The appointed candidate will be an efficient and accurate administrator who thrives in a busy environment. You will be a strong communicator with the ability to maintain strict confidentiality and remain calm under pressure.

Ability to prioritise workload and adhere to deadlines is essential. You will thrive working in this collaborative yet demanding environment. Knowledge and understanding of a boarding environment is an advantage as well as a genuine commitment to Wycombe Abbey’s aims and ethos.

This role could suit a recent graduate who meets the requirements and can demonstrate a genuine desire to work within this environment.

To apply: please submit a completed application form, which you will find on our website together with a covering letter addressed to the Headmistress, Mrs Rhiannon Wilkinson, outlining the experience and personal qualities which you believe qualify you for this position.

The application form and letter should be emailed to Miss K Brown, HR Advisor:

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

Closing date: 22 June 2018 at 12 noon.

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. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Registered Charity No. 310638

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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
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...